BA (Psych), BSW, MSW, RSW, Registered Social Worker
Michael Doris is a Social Worker, providing mental health counselling/psychotherapy based in Peterborough, Ontario. Currently offering virtual counselling.
Beginning his post-secondary education at Trent University acquiring a BA in Psychology, Michael completed an Honours Bachelor of Social Work degree (BSW) from Renison College at the University of Waterloo. His Master of Social Work degree (MSW) was completed at the University of Toronto as part of the Mental Health and Health specialization program. He is a registered member of the Ontario College of Social Work (OCSWSSW) as well as the Ontario Association of Social Work (OASW.)
He has been actively engaged in the field of individual mental health and substance use counselling for over seven years, specializing in trauma counselling and compassion fatigue counselling. He is a certified Clinical Traumatologist and Compassion Fatigue Specialist through the Traumatology Institute in Toronto, Ontario. CBT-E, cognitive behavioural therapy for eating disorders is also a specialization. Among others, Michael is experienced in providing both CBT and DBT therapies for a variety of life challenges such as depression, anxiety, stress, worry and grief.
Michael assumes a non-judgmental and strengths-based perspective when working with clients. He focuses on staying client-centred, ensuring clients feel comfortable and in control of the pace of counselling along with enhancing their inner resilience, independence and coping skill development.
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Offers Distance Counselling
Age Groups Served
Adults, Older Adults/Seniors
Registered Social Worker
Abuse, Addiction, Anger Management, Anxiety, Attachment, Bipolar Disorder, Bullying - Workplace, Career/Work Performance Issues, Conflict Resolution, Crisis, Depression, Dissociative Disorders, Divorce & Separation, Eating Disorders, Grief & Bereavement, Marital Issues, Mood Disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Panic Attacks, Personality Disorder, Phobias, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Postpartum Depression, Pre-Marital Counselling, Relationship Issues, Schizophrenia, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self Esteem, Self Harm, Stress, Suicidal Ideation, Trauma
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing, Trauma-Focused
311 George St. North
Lower Level 5, Unit 5
Monday, Wed and Thursday - appts can start 5 pm onward. Tuesdays - appts can start from 1 pm onward.km awayGet Directions