Ana Delage is a Registered Psychotherapist offering psychotherapy and counselling services in private practice for individual adults and youth (16 and older). She supports individuals in the areas of trauma, anxiety, low mood and depression, stress management, grief and loss, assertiveness training, relationship difficulties, and challenging life transitions.
She approaches clients from a strength-based perspective, honoring their knowledge of themselves and respecting that they are the experts in their lives. She believes everyone has the ability to gain control over their lives despite faced barriers, and that given the right environment, tools and support, they can achieve their goals and move forward. She works towards empowering clients so they can create positive change and a future with possibilities for themselves.
She acknowledges every client is unique and she integrates a variety of modalities to best fit the client’s needs. She uses Solution-Focused Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Feminist Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Mindfulness, and EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing).
She has a B.A. Honours in Psychology and a M.Ed. in Counselling from the University of Ottawa. She is registered with the College of Registered Psychotherapist in Ontario (#3606), and she is a Canadian Certified Counsellor with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (#2479).
Ana continuously works towards improving herself professionally and she often engages in further education. For example, she has extensive training in Narrative Therapy and Solution-Focused Therapy. She has recently finished the level 2 training in EMDR and is currently in the process of becoming a member with EMDR International Association.
Prior to venturing into private practice, she worked for 8 years in the mental health field for a few non-profit community organizations, providing services to individuals struggling with severe and persistent mental illnesses, addictions, and sexual trauma. Currently, she shares her time between her private practice and a family services organization.
She provides services in English and Portuguese.
Sessions are 60 minute in length. Clients may request a 90 minute session when engaging in EMDR therapy.
Fees for services are $140 for a 60 minute session, and $180 for a 90 minute session. Ana accepts cheque, cash, or etransfers. At the end of each session, you are given a receipt which you can send to your third party insurance. Services are covered by most third party insurance as Ana practices under the supervision of a Registered Psychologist.
Fees may be lowered for those with limited financial resources.
Please contact Ana by phone, email, or using the contact form below. All correspondence is strictly confidential.