Secure Tele/Video Counselling In response to COVID-19
Serving you since 2003
Anjali Joseph, MA RP RMFT
220 Laurier Ave W. Suite 740
Telemedicine is in full swing! My Office is closed but I'm here for you!
As the COVID-19 virus continues to be a growing concern in Ontario, I will continue to "see" you through telephone counselling and video counselling sessions rather than in-person visits. My building will remain closed until further notice. however, I'm here for you virtually, every step of the way.
I will be working from home to book your virtual appointments by phone and respond to emails and questions. You can also book appointments on-line All on -line services are fully HIPAA, PIPEDA, PHIPA, and FIPPA compliant.
Are you worried about the health of a loved one, or yourself? Are you feeling alone? Experiencing Panic Attacks? Are you feeling overwhelmed by all the changes? Are you juggling multiple tasks and priorities at this time? Was your relationship with your partner already in a difficult spot before we were socially isolating? Are you concerned about an elderly parent or loved one? Are you facing parenting challenges? Is your physical health compromised? Do you have family abroad you are worried about? Has the disruption of your routine created more challenges for you and your family? Has it been challenging to socially isolate yourself? Are you a healthcare/service worker on the front-lines needing your own support?
I care about your concerns, and am committed to helping you untangle your feelings during this challenging time. I am looking forward to collaborating with you and offering personal and tailored care to meet your individual needs..
Anjali Joseph MA RP RMFT
Registered Marriage and Family Therapist
Please consult the Ontario Public Health website to learn more about how to protect you and your loved ones during this time.
Please also check or join my Facebook Page Capital Counselling for mental health community resources and articles that could be of assistance to you at this time.
Are you an organization or private practionner running a mental health on-line resource during this time? Please send me your information, and I can help share your resource.
We'll get through this better together!
The quality of our relationships is pivotal to our health. Psychotherapy from a systemic perspective holds that people are inseparable from their web of relationships. Interventions from a system perspective, focus on the relational patterns that develop in our relationships, It works to acknowledge, accept, or change them by deepening our emotional awareness, connecting them to our thoughts, feelings, senses, and behaviours to enrich our connection with others.
"Although Psychotherapy can succeed by focusing on either psychology of the individual or the organization of the family, both perspectives, psychology and social context- are useful for a full understandnig of people and their problems. "
(Nichols, pg 6)
Nichols, Micheal P., (2013) Family Therapy: Concepts and Methods
I assist individuals and couples with overwhelming feelings of anxiety, depression, anger, communication breakdowns, stresses due to changing life circumstances, family disruption, childhood traumas, losses, relocation, and illness.
My experience extends to supporting people within work organizations, and equips me with skills to assist leaders, managers and employees through organizational change, managerial challenges, operational stressors, vicarious trauma due to the nature of their work, burnout, work/ life balance, demotivation at work, workplace conflict, debilitating illness (chronic pain), dealing with harassment/bullying in the workplace, intersectionality and equity issues as it relates to employee health and leadership, PTSD, and addictions,
I have been a therapist full-time for seventeen years. I nurture my skills in both individual and relational therapy, in and outside our sessions, by pursuing relevant continuing education opportunities and on-going education, and taking seriously my own personal development. I maintain in good standing with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO).
The following guiding principles help measure the quality of service offered:
Our work together is confidential.
I adhere to the highest standard of confidentiality set out by the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) and the Ontario Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (CAMFT)
Systemic Therapy is a form of psychotherapy that is a meta theory and a clinical lens through which a therapist assesses and addresses an individuals personal concerns, in the context of their relationships and contextual surroundings . Systemic and relational therapists that apply systemic therapies to the family may be referred to as marriage and family Therapists couple and family therapists, couple therapists, and family therapists
MFT practitioners assess people with mental health problems such as depression, anxiety, chronic pain, and illness. Additionally, MFT's may work with people who suffer from a wide variety of psychological, physical and relational symptoms including marital and couple conflict, parent and child conflict, addiction, grief, distress, and chronic illness, distress due to relocation, social economic and cultural barriers.
A registered marriage and family therapist is a mental health practitioner who, in addition to assessing psychological problems, applies systemic relational therapy to the family/cultural context. Systemic relational therapies grew out of marriage and family therapy. Registered Marriage and Family Therapists (RMFT's), hold a master’s degree or doctoral degree as well as specialized training that includes at least two years of 1,000 clinical hours and experience supervised by a marriage and family therapist. Upon completion of the necessary requirements. an MFT is permitted in Canada, to use the protected title " Registered Marriage and Family Therapist" (RMFT) .
In addition to finding a qualified l MFT practitioner, it is important to work with someone you and your partner can trust and feel comfortable working with in a counselling environment.
RMFT's have been instrumental in establishing and maintaining the highest standards in Psychotherapy and Clinical Supervision in Canada.
Registered Psychotherapist, (RP)
College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario, crpo.org
Registered Marriage and Family Therapist (RMFT)
Canadian Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (camft.ca)
Certified Couple and Family Therapist (CCFT)
Ontario Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (oamft.ca)
Clinical Fellow (MFT)
American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, (aamft.org)
Canadian Certified Counsellor (CCC)
Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association ccpa-accp.ca
Starting November 2003
Society for the Study of Psychiatry and Culture
Advanced Core Skills Training
Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy
World Association of Cultural Psychiatry
Feelings of Anxiety
Feelings of persistent sadness
Coping with Change
Couple /Marital Distress
Rebuilding Trust /Affairs & Infidelities
Post Traumatic Stress
Recovery from Abuse
Family of Origin Conflict
Social Challenges to Identity
Personal Identity Development
Coping with Chronic Illness
Personal/Team Stress due to Organizational Change
Executive & Management Support
Addiction /Relapse (in conjunction with Tx)
Families wth Addiction
Return to work
Clinical Supervision is provided to psychotherapists interested in pursuing registration with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO). In addition to qualifying for CRPO, am working towards my credentials as A supervisor with AAMFT/CCFT and your hours can be used to towards these credential.
For more information please call: 613 523 0791.
Live – The joys of a balanced and healthy life are the enjoyment of relationships, connection to ones purpose, an awareness of oneself, a concern for others in need, energy, focus, clarity and peace of mind. We all face challenges in life, however, that set us off balance, and compromise our health, mentality, physically and spiritually, You may be aware that you are not coping with these stresses in a healthy way by using food or substances to feel better, avoid people, or experience bouts of despair and/or anxiety. I strive to support you on your journey, help you restore strength and resilience in times of difficulty, and rediscover a path to health.
Love - Are you in a committed long-term relationship with someone? In the best of times, relationships can be a source of strength, support, encouragement, intimacy and connection. But they can also be a source of doubt, discord, conflict, resentment that can sometimes heighten feelings of anger, hurt, insecurity, and vulnerability. Couples counselling aims to help couples find new ways of relating, understanding and reconnecting that are fulfilling and growth-oriented.
Work – Whether you are an executive, an entrepreneur, manager or employee, work can be a source of creativity, pleasure, fulfillment and meaning when things are going well, but it can also be a source of stress due to conflict, operational stress, burnout, competing demands, organizational changes and heavy workloads. These can in turn have a negative impact on performance, motivation, health, relationships, and personal career goals. Capital Counselling aims to provide a space to clarify sources of dis-ease in the workplace and help you find solutions to workplace concerns that preserve your ability to cope with the challenges of work.
My office is conveniently located in downtown Ottawa just as the name Capital Counselling suggests! Fully accessible by public transportation, vehicle, bicycle or on foot. This office space is wheelchair accessible. A quiet oasis in the heart of the city.
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There are standard hourly fees for my services. Services may be covered under several insurance programs.
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