In-Person Counselling in Guelph and Online Counselling across Ontario.
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Chris Jarvis

Therapist Snapshot:

Areas of Focus: Anxiety, Depression, Relationship Issues, Anger Management, Grief & Loss, Burnout, Divorce and Conflict Resolution Skills.

Professional Designation: Master of Arts in Spiritual Care and Psychotherapy (M.A.), Registered Psychotherapist (R.P.)

Insurance Information: Covered by most insurance plans. Check your benefits for Registered Psychotherapist (RP) coverage. We offer receipts for reimbursements.

Counselling Services provided: Individual Therapy (adults) and Couples Therapy

His approaches: Chris’s approach is client centered, holistic, trauma informed, and anti oppressive. He uses a variety of therapies specific to client needs including: Cognitive and Dialectical Behavioural Therapies, Narrative Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.

Individual Session Fee (50 minutes): $140 + hst
Couples Session Fee (50 minutes): $160 + hst

NOTE: Can't find a time on a given day for in-person sessions? Try the corresponding video/phone options for more times.

Some counsellors provide only tele-health counselling on certain days of the week and so their schedule will appear “booked” if you select in-person services.

Chris Jarvis

If you have any questions about the counselling process, take a look at our FAQ section. To schedule a phone consult, email [email protected] or call 519-766-8292 with your questions, phone number, and three time-slots that work for you.

Chris's Profile:

He believes each person holds intrinsic value and inherent wisdom drawn from their lived experience. As such, he aims to facilitate a collaborative therapeutic space honouring client’s stories, ensuring their safety, and recognizing paths to wellness.

From the foundation of a trauma informed, anti-oppressive therapeutic environment, Chris employs a variety of modalities including Narrative therapy, Acceptance and Commitment therapy, Emotionally Focused therapy, Cognitive and Dialectical Behaviour therapy, Solution Focused therapy, and mindfulness work. His approaches are further informed by a variety of theoretical frameworks including attachment theory, family systems, grief and loss, and spiritually integrated psychotherapy.

Chris holds an MA in Psychotherapy and Spiritual Care from Wilfrid Laurier University and a BA from Duke University is Religious Studies and Music.

He has experience working in clinical settings providing therapeutic support for patients and families experiencing acute mental health crises, life limiting illnesses, end of life care, spirituality/faith concerns and substance abuse and recovery. He also has extensive experience supporting and advocating for persons and families living with the label of disability.

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