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Toronto, Ontario therapist: Stacy Kirkbride - Turnpage Counselling & Psychotherapy, registered psychotherapist
Body Image

Stacy Kirkbride - Turnpage Counselling & Psychotherapy

Registered Psychotherapist, MACP, Registered Psychotherapist, Recreation Therapist
I believe the path to healing body image issues involves understanding the root of how our current relationship with our bodies developed, as well as setting a new foundation based in a new narrative about our bodies that is firmly planted in acceptance and values-based self-knowledge, self-care, enhanced self-esteem, and loving kindness.  
3 Years Experience
Online in Niagara Falls, Ontario
Niagara Falls, Ontario therapist: Adrienne Sharma-Richardson PhD MEd RP OCT, registered psychotherapist
Body Image

Adrienne Sharma-Richardson PhD MEd RP OCT

Registered Psychotherapist, Registered Gestalt Psychotherapist Somatic Experiencing Practitioner Gottman Trained Couples Therapist
I have borrowed Andrew Seuber's approach to working with a negative body image, that is from the inside out. He suggests that "The negative image is understood as a dissociated and shame-based “part” of the personality in need of understanding and compassion, achieved via mindful awareness, “parts” dialogue and trauma processing. The first step is to create healthy separation between the "observing" or aware Self and the part(s) absorbed in the eating disorder via mindful awareness. Once this separation between the "whole" self and part of self is established, the Gestalt polarity tradition (empty chairs) is utilized to develop understanding of the shame-based part. Understanding leads to compassion for the eating disordered part from a non-enmeshed state of consciousness, aka the aware self, the experiencing self, the observing self. Healing of the eating disordered part occurs when that part no longer feels exiled as a "not-I" and is assisted in processing the traumatic roots of the disorder."  
11 Years Experience
In-Person in Niagara Falls, ON L2E 1X9
Online in Niagara Falls, Ontario
St. Catharines, Ontario therapist: Stacey Stemplowski, registered psychotherapist
Body Image

Stacey Stemplowski

Registered Psychotherapist, BA, RP, CCPA, OAMHP
Challenging the internal narrative along with approaches o kindness.  
7 Years Experience
In-Person Near Niagara Falls, ON
Online in Niagara Falls, Ontario
Vaughan, Ontario therapist: Ps. I Love You Psychotherapy Inc., registered psychotherapist
Body Image

Ps. I Love You Psychotherapy Inc.

Registered Psychotherapist, HBEd, MA (Hons.), Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
I have never met anyone who did not like something about themselves. In today's world we are all victims of what we see and what is fed to us in the media. I will teach you to accept yourself and strive for excellence and not perfection.  
2 Years Experience
Online in Niagara Falls, Ontario
London, Ontario therapist: Gibson & Associates: Psychotherapy, Counselling + Consulting, licensed clinical social worker
Body Image

Gibson & Associates: Psychotherapy, Counselling + Consulting

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Our relationship with sense of self and body image can be complicated! It is influenced by many forces, including our family history and socio-cultural forces. This all comes to bear on how we feel about ourselves when we look in the mirror. If you are struggling with your body image and relationship with your body, we can help. We can explore the where this has come from in your life, we can heal these wounds and also focus on strategies for a better relationship with your body. Please contact us to begin this work and schedule your first appointment.  
13 Years Experience
Online in Niagara Falls, Ontario