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Lynda L. Hammond

Lynda L. Hammond

BSW, MSW, RSW, Registered Social Worker


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Are you or someone you know feeling: sad, anxious, overwhelmed, pressured, angry, guilty, ashamed, fearful, distressed, self-critical, lacking energy, irritable, resentful, powerless, wronged, pained, hopeless, maybe it is time you talk to someone?

Do you or someone you know: have thoughts of suicide?

Do you or someone you know: engage in self-harm behaviour?

Do you or someone you know: want to make changes to your substance use?

Are you or someone you know experiencing: behaviours, addictions or other challenges that are interfering in your daily life and relationships?

If so, it is definitely time to talk to someone.

Whatever brings you or someone you care about to therapy; I invite you to contact me.

I am a social worker practicing psychotherapy in Fergus, ON with individuals age 16+ and couples. I will work with you to heal hurts, change unwanted behaviours, build healthy coping skills, improve relationships, self-confidence and self-efficacy. We will address the issues in your life that leave you feeling stuck, unworthy, lacking control and lost by combining strategies and tools from various models of therapy that engage your rational brain, emotional brain and your body through movement.

About me: Lynda holds a Master of Social Work degree and was the 2014/15 recipient of the distinguished Ontario Graduate Scholarship. She is a member in good-standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers and the Ontario Association of Social Workers.

Lynda has extensive experience in crisis mental health, suicide risk assessment, responding to and managing ongoing, intermittent or new thoughts of suicide. She has been providing suicide related education and training since 2012 and offers professional consultation.

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Therapist Information

Offers Distance Counselling

Age Groups Served

Early Adolescents, Late Adolescents, Adults, Older Adults/Seniors, Couples

Languages Spoken

English

Counsellor's Gender

Female

Therapist Type

Registered Social Worker

Conditions Treated

Abuse, Addiction, Anxiety, Attachment, Bipolar Disorder, Bullying - Workplace, Career/Work Performance Issues, Crisis, Depression, Divorce & Separation, Eating Disorders, Ethnic/Minority Issues, Gender & Identity Issues, Grief & Bereavement, Infertility, Marital Issues, Memory Issues, Menopause, Mood Disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Pain Management, Panic Attacks, Personality Disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Relationship Issues, Self Esteem, Self Harm, Sexual Orientation, Stress, Suicidal Ideation, Trauma

Therapeutic Approaches

Attachment Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Emotionally Focused Therapy, Family Systems, Harm Reduction Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative, Relational, Sandtray-Worldplay® Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy

Location

4-265 Bridge Street, Fergus, ON

  • 4-265 Bridge Street, Fergus, ON

    Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, some weekends, hours flexible

Distance Counselling
Also Available!

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