EXPERIENCE CHANGE WITH ANITA MEHTA
Couple and Family Psychotherapy
"One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful."
I am a Registered Nurse and licensed Couples and Family Therapist and Psychotherapist in the province of Quebec. I have a PhD in Nursing and received a Master of Science (Applied) in Couples and Family Psychotherapy at McGill University. I currently work as the Director of Education and Knowledge Exchange, for the Montreal Institute for Palliative Care and do co-therapy with couples and families with SENCE Psychotherapy where I am a partner. In addition, I have my own private practice and work at the Jewish General Hospital as a Care Counsellor Nurse. At the hospital, my role is providing mental health services to couples, children, adolescents, and their families in the context of family therapy.
I have worked with the Psychosocial Oncology Program at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), working with patients and families dealing with illness, life transitions, family trauma, loss and grief, role changes, distress, anxiety, and depression. Additionally, I worked in the Jewish General Hospital as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in medicine and oncology. I also worked as a consultant for the Ometz counselling department working with children, adolescents, couples, and families.
I am an accredited couple and family therapist with the Ordre des Travailleurs Sociaux et Thérapeutes Conjugaux et Familiaux du Quebec (OTSTCFQ). I am also an accredited psychotherapist with a psychotherapy permit from the Ordre des Psychologues du Quebec (OPQ).
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
· Life transitions
· Loss and grief
· Coping with illness
· Child/Adolescent Mental Health
· Adult Mental health
· Behavioural Issues
· Couple conflict
· Separation & divorce
· Family issues
· Communication difficulties
· Anger management
· Stress management
· Self Esteem
· Peer Relationships
· Conflict resolution
· Child therapy using play
Individual therapy to help cope with current stressors in your life. I can assist you in managing a difficult situation, and to help you find strategies to manage distress, confusion, anxiety, and feelings of depression. Therapy is directed towards helping a person understand and change behavior and overcome challenges. It strives to improve an individual's overall well-being and mental health, to resolve or manage concerning behaviors, beliefs, compulsions, thoughts, or emotions, and to improve relationships, interactions and social skills
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHAT ARE YOUR FEES AND WHAT FORMS OF PAYMENT DO YOU ACCEPT?
Accepted payment methods include cash or money transfer prior to the session. I will provide a receipt for all fees paid. Kindly contact me to discuss rates.
HOW LONG ARE THE SESSIONS?
The first assessment is usually 90-minutes long, and subsequent sessions are 50-minutes long.
ARE YOUR SERVICES COVERED BY INSURANCE?
I am an accredited couple and family therapist belonging to the Ordre des Travailleurs Sociales et Therapeutes Conjugales et Familiales du Quebec (OTSTCFQ). I am also an accredited psychotherapist with a psychotherapy permit from the Ordre des Psychologues du Quebec (OPQ). Verify with your insurance company directly to assess if they cover sessions provided by professionals in these orders.
HOW DO I BOOK AN APPOINTMENT?
You can either email or call me to discuss if my services are right for you.