“It is in changing that we find our place – whether this be through learning more about ourselves, finding new ways of doing or seeing things in our lives, or by making changes to achieve our goals.”
The process of psychotherapy helps us to look within and to develop a better understanding of ourselves and the world around us. Through therapy, we develop a curiosity that seeks to learn, to see new and different perspectives, and to understand how we think, feel, and act.
What is interesting about each of our pursuits within psychotherapy is that we possess more control than we often realize or give ourselves credit for, we are often stronger than we know, and we usually have the answers to our challenges and difficulties – we just need a little help accessing them.
FINDING THE RIGHT THERAPIST FOR YOU
Brittany Sirtonski is the Clinic Supervisor at Durham Region’s holistic creative wellness clinic, Sirtonski Wellness Space. In Brittany’s clinical work, she provides professional, supportive, and authentic counselling, psychotherapy and expressive arts services for children, adolescents, adults, and families in the Durham region. Our office is located centrally in Whitby, Ontario and serves the entire Durham region including Pickering, Ajax, Whitby, Oshawa, Courtice, Bowmanville, Uxbridge, Port Perry, and surrounding towns and villages. Additionally, Brittany is able to offer distance therapy sessions to individuals living outside the Durham Region.
The important foundation to satisfying support and long-term change in counselling and psychotherapy is a strong client-therapist relationship. It is essential to find a therapist that you are able to feel safe and not judged by, someone who supports you in setting, planning, and achieving your therapeutic goals. I
SEEKING HELP IS A STRENGTH
Our clinical team of therapists are authentic, open, honest, and supportive with each and every one of our clients. Our clients trust the process and trust us enough to open themselves up in our time together. This is not something that we take lightly – it is a difficult task to ask for help. So, for our clients to have the courage and strength to reach out and ask for our help, we see it as an honour to be able to support them in their therapy and life journey.