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Leanna Bissell, MA, BA, RP (Qualifying)

Leanna Bissell

Registered Psychotherapist
EMDR Therapy

 

Appointments: In-Person & Virtual

Languages Spoken: English

Leanna has 10 years experience supporting people with anxiety, depression, substance and alcohol use concerns, postpartum depression, PTSD, body image, disordered eating, ADHD, Acquired Brain Injury, and trauma.  She is a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) with a Master of Arts Degree in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University and a Bachelor Degree in Psychology from Brock University.

Leanna has worked with individuals from a myriad of backgrounds providing empathetic support and instilling hope for the future. She believes that therapy is a partnership and a collaborative process that focuses on creating an atmosphere where meaningful and impactful conversations can take place to explore a person’s inner strengths and therapeutic goals.

Leanna uses approaches such as narrative therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, solution-focused brief therapy, dialectical behavioural therapy and mindfulness-based practices to thoughtfully provide a safe space for healing.

Leanna is passionate about continuing to learn and develop her toolkit in order to provide outstanding professional, holistic and relevant therapy for people of all backgrounds and walks of life.

Leanna would like to hear from you if you have concerns in any of the following areas:

  • Addictions (alcohol, drug, video games)

  • ADHD (poor time management, disorganized thoughts)

  • Trauma (sexual assault, motor vehicle accident, intimate partner violence, childhood attachment)

  • Anxiety (social anxiety, worry and rumination)

  • Depression (low mood, low motivation, fatigue, poor concentration)

  • Acquired brain injury

  • Body dissatisfaction

  • Emotional eating or chronic dieting

 

Additional Therapies offered:

  • EMDR - Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing

 

Learn more about EMDR Therapy here:

https://www.rootofhealth.ca/post/have-you-heard-about-emdr-therapy

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