Ongoing Counselling

CCSYR provides brief, goal-focused counselling for individuals, couples, and families. Our counsellors will listen to your concerns, and help you to explore and identify ways to cope with your situations. We aim to help you make a positive difference in your everyday life, over a few weeks or months.
Our team includes registered professionals in psychotherapy, marriage and family therapy, social work, and psychology.

Toll free: 1-800-263-2075 ext. 241
Local: 905-770-7040 ext. 241

Individual Counselling

Life can get challenging. You don’t have to do this alone. We will help you get through personal and relationship challenges, anxiety and depression, and life transitions.

We provide support for:

  • Improving relationships
  • Work-life balance
  • Settlement adjustment
  • Family conflicts
  • Divorce, separation
  • Grief and loss
  • Loneliness and isolation
  • Personal growth
  • Retirement adjustment
  • Coping with changes in health
  • and many more…


Youth Counselling

Youth is a critical time when the foundations for developing into healthy, well-adjusted and resilient adults are laid. But navigating this process can often feel chaotic – for both youth and the parents/caregivers.

We provide support with:

  • Anxiety
  • Anger Management
  • Bullying
  • Communication
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Self Harm
  • Self-esteem
  • Sexuality
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Trauma
  • and many more…


Couple Counselling

Couple relationships need love, but they also take a lot of work. We work with couples who have made a commitment to restore their communication, increase intimacy and enjoyment, and resolve conflict safely.
You and your partner may be just starting out. You may be going through a big change, like having a child. You may be contemplating separation. Wherever you are starting from, we’re here to help.

Issues we work on include:

  • Building intimacy and shared values
  • Communication and managing conflict
  • Clarifying healthy boundaries and roles
  • Extended family, and cultural issues
  • Sharing life changes over the years
  • Recovering from affairs, restoring intimacy
  • Power and control imbalance
  • Remarriage
  • Supporting a partner with physical or mental health challenges


Family Counselling

Whether you are raising kids on your own, with a partner or with extended family, keeping family relationships healthy can be tough, especially in times of transition and when children or teens are in need of extra support. Our focus is on helping you be the best parent you can be, alone or with your partner.

Issues we work on include:

  • Family communication and problem-solving
  • Needs of caregivers
  • Connecting with teachers, doctors and community resources for children
  • Parent-child relationship
  • Blended families
  • Cultural adjustments
  • Chores, mealtimes, schoolwork routines
  • Coping with extended family pressures
  • Finding quality time to have fun as a family
  • Sibling relationships
  • Behavioural and emotional needs


You are not alone. You deserve to feel better.

To inquire or sign up for our Counselling Services,
please call 905-770-7040 ext. 241
(toll free 1-800-263-2075)

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    Counselling FAQ’s

    • What is Counselling?

      Counselling is having conversations with a counsellor to explore your thoughts and feelings during a time of transition or difficulty in your life.
      Our counsellors are registered through the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) and the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW).

    • How would counselling with CCSYR look like?

      • You will call CCSYR Counselling Intake to express interest in counselling.
      • Our intake staff will ask you a few questions to understand your situation and availability.
      • Your request will be reviewed, and you will hear back from us within a few business days.
      • In the first few sessions of counselling, you and your counsellor will discuss your goals (e.g. what will be different in your life, or in your family, as a result of counselling).
      • You and your counsellor will meet regularly for a period of time to work towards your goals.

    • Do you offer virtual counselling?

      Yes, virtual counselling via telephone and video conferencing are available, as well as in-person counselling.

    • Where would in-person counselling take place?

      We are located at 21 Dunlop St., Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada.

    • What languages are the services available in?

      We offer services in various languages, please call to inquire.

    • How much does it cost?

      CCSYR is a nonprofit agency. We aim to provide accessible counselling services to all York Region residents.
      Fees are charged on a sliding scale according to each client’s household income. No one is turned away for financial reasons. Proof of income may be required to ensure fairness to all clients.

    CCSYR is a Family Service Agency accredited by the Canadian Centre for Accreditation.

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