Walk-in Counselling is Back!

In-person counselling clinics have returned. Same-day sessions are available on a first-come, first-served basis in Orillia (Mondays), Midland (Tuesdays) and Barrie (Wednesdays and Thursdays). Click here for details.

Virtual sessions will also continue across Simcoe Muskoka. To book a remote appointment, call 1-888-726-2503 – or access our new self-serve booking system here:




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Counselling and Therapy Services in Simcoe County

Catholic Family Services of Simcoe County (CFSSC) is an accredited registered charity offering professional counselling, psychotherapy and mental-wellness education. Our inclusive, affordable and accessible services are available to everyone living or working in Simcoe Muskoka regardless of age, ability, cultural or religious background, race, sexual orientation or gender identity.

Did you know that we are the only family service agency in the county that doesn’t have admission criteria related to a particular diagnosis? Thanks to your support, our clinics serve more than 3,000 clients each year. That equates to more than 17,000 hours of direct service to individuals, couples and families across our region.

 

Individual Counselling

Individual counselling involves sessions that are one-on-one with a clinician.
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Couple Counselling

Whether you are in a new relationship, or a long-term relationship, couples counselling can be beneficial.
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Family Counselling

Family counselling can be beneficial in strengthening existing families or defining new families.
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Youth Counselling

Youth Counselling is for any young person, aged 12 or older who is experiencing challenges
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Groups and Workshops

CFSSC currently offers a variety of groups and workshops, including the Partner Assault Response (PAR) program.
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Walk-In & Virtual Counselling Clinics

CFSSC’s in-person and virtual counselling clinics serve all communities across Simcoe Muskoka. Walk-in Clinics have returned to Barrie, Midland (as of May 3) and Orillia.
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Walk in Counselling Clinics

Walk-In Counselling Clinics

CFSSC’s in-person and remote counselling clinics serve all communities across Simcoe Muskoka. Walk-in Clinics have returned to Barrie, Midland (as of May 3) and Orillia.

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Our Services

Catholic Family Services of Simcoe County is a non-profit organization offering professional counselling services and education. Our services are available to everyone living or working in Simcoe County.

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Our Locations

To best serve Simcoe County and surrounds, we have a number of locations and service-delivery models for your convenience.

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News & Blog

 

Self-Care During the Holidays

Today’s blog is written by Lee Anne Medwid. It’s the Season to be jolly… ho, ho, ho! Christmas decorations appear in stores as soon as the Halloween items have been removed. What’s that piped-in music, Christmas music already?  As Christmas continues to become increasingly commercialized, stress can increase.  Trying to meet their own expectations and […]

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Managing your Anger

By Angie Blandford, B. Sc., MSW Emotions In the 20th century, Dr. Paul Ekman identified six basic emotions: Anger Disgust Fear Happiness Sadness Surprise In Dr. Ekman’s book, Emotions in the Human Face: Guidelines for Research and an Integration of Findings (1972), he states that these emotions are universal, hardwired, automatic and can trigger different […]

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What is Self-Compassion?

By Ricky Giesbrecht, MA, RP, CCC.   Have you heard of self-compassion? When I first heard the word in 2012, I wasn’t sure what it meant. I always thought compassion was something you showed others, but the word “self-compassion” asks you to be compassionate to yourself. I wondered about this idea, so I did some […]

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My first Family Service Day

By then-CFSSC communications intern, Ben Murray If you asked me three weeks ago what Family Service Ontario (FSO) is, I wouldn’t have been able to give you a good answer. I’m a Georgian College student just wrapping up a post-graduate diploma in Professional Writing. Three weeks ago I began my work placement at CFSSC with […]

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ORILLIA

Walk-in Counselling Clinic
Open 9:30am-3:30pm

169 Front Street South

BRADFORD

Virtual Counselling Clinic
Call to book a session: 1-888-726-2503

118 Barrie Street

MIDLAND

Walk-in Counselling Clinic
Open 10:30am-4:30pm (starting May 2022)

287 Bayshore Drive

BARRIE

Walk-in Counselling Clinic
Open noon-6:15pm (closed 4:30-5:30 for dinner)

20 Anne Street South

BRACEBRIDGE

Virtual Counselling Clinic
Call to book a session: 1-888-726-2503

173 Manitoba Street, Suite 202

BARRIE

Walk-in Counselling Clinic
Open 9:30am-3:30pm (closed 12-1 for lunch)

20 Anne Street South

HUNTSVILLE

Virtual Counselling Clinic
Call to book a session: 1-888-726-2503

10 Main Street East

COLLINGWOOD

Virtual Counselling Clinic
Call to book a session: 1-888-726-2503

199 Campbell Street

 
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