Sandra Forbes, M.Sc., Registered Psychotherapist, Registered Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist, RELATIONSHIP SOLUTIONS®, 613-314-5952, coachingandcounsellingottawa.com
Some in office sessions are available as of November 1, 2021. The majority continue to be provided via video.
Sandra was LIVE on April 10, 2019 on Ottawa Experts Thriving after Divorce. The show aired on Rogers 22 and Facebook Live from 8pm to 9pm.
OUR MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSE can be booked for individual couples at any time.
CALL US: 613-314-5952
Most services are covered by insurance.
WHO ARE WE
"Sandra so shaped my clinical practice I would often hear her words speaking through me to my clients. By far the most talented clinician I have come across." Elaine Saunders, M.A., C. Psych., Hamilton Ontario.
Sandra Forbes, M.Sc., RSW, RMFT, Registered Psychotherapist and Registered Clinical Counsellor, is the Principal Provider and Director of Relationship Solutions. Sandra has been working with people and organizations to improve the quality of personal, family and work lives for over thirty three years. Working as a Social Worker (RSW), a Registered Psychotherapist, Clinical Counsellor, a Registered Marriage and Family Therapist, Coach (Integral Coaching Canada, Foundations) and a trainer allows for a unique, highly effective and flexible approach. Sandra has a depth of experience and training in modalities which include emotionally focussed, attachment based, psychodynamic, systemic and cognitive behavioural approaches.
Anousha Rohani, is an Iranian therapist-in-training living in Ottawa, Canada. She is a Master of Counselling Psychologist candidate, currently at the practical stage of her degree. Her goal is to help you, have a clearer sense of the direction you want for your life. Counselling is provided in a non-judgmental, supportive environment. Anousha's professional experiences have allowed her to become versatile in many sectors. As a counsellor, she has worked with adult clients coping with mental health issues, such as anxiety disorders, mood disorders, personality disorders, and substance abuse. Also, as an instructor therapist, she worked with children with cognitive disabilities, autism, and ADHD. She has also worked with refugees experiencing difficulties adjusting to life in a refugee camp. Anousha has been teaching assistant and worked within not for profit organizations. Regardless of the work setting, She always been interested in engaging with others and striving to help make a difference. Anousha provides services under the supervision of Sandra Forbes, M.Sc., RSW, RP. She understands everyone is unique, and there is not an all-encompassing therapeutic solution. She applies different therapy approaches to meet your objectives.
With an office in Kanata, Relationship Solutions is available to most in the Ottawa area and is a short distance from communities such as Stittsville, Carleton Place, Dunrobin, Ashton and Arnprior. The Primary location is 300 March Rd. Fourth Floor, Suite 444, Kanata, ON, K2K 2E2. During the COVID pandemic sessions are being held remotely.
Whether you are approaching us for individual concerns, marriage preparation, couple or marriage counselling, coaching, help with parenting or to enhance your effectiveness and performance at work, we will assess your current situation and tailor an approach that will be most effective for you. We tackle repetitive patterns that are energy draining and keep people stuck. Changes can be deep and long lasting.
SERVICES FOR PERSONAL AND FAMILY LIFE
INDIVIDUAL, COUPLE AND FAMILY THERAPY and Counselling (Cognitive Behavioural, DBT, Systemic, Psychotherapy and Emotionally Focussed therapy are five of approaches employed).
People seek counselling and or therapy for a variety of reasons. Often they are looking for strategies to manage anxiety, depression, individual stresses, losses, relational challenges or an combination. Sometimes people are involved in a conflict and they need help working out how to respond to it.
Whatever the reasons for seeking out counselling, those who contact us at Relationship Solutions, are free to explore a range of concerns, identify the patterns that are keeping them stuck and make changes as they to move toward a better future. Stress, anxiety, grief or depression do not need to be states that live with you for the long term. You can feel better and we can help.
Individual counselling, couple counselling and family therapy For couples we encourage a close look at the recurring patterns that are causing pain, stress, arguments and/or conflicts. We will work with you to create meaningful change and to rediscover the closeness you desire. For others we offer resolution to questions about whether your relationship will work. If separation is the path taken we can support and guide you and your children through separation and divorce. We offer family therapy including help for children and approaches to deal with challenging parenting issues. Service is offered with care and sensitivity at Relationship Solutions. We will offer strategies for children who are struggling and will help you address the nagging questions about whether you are doing the best you possibly can as parents.
Coaching offers opportunities for transformation. Take a step forward. Call us.
SERVICES FOR PROFESSIONAL AND WORK LIFE
With Relationship Solutions, Coaching Services, small changes each month over a few months can substantially transform your level of effectiveness and performance. Sandra has worked in the roles of Executive Director, Manager, Supervisor, Counsellor, Coach and Trainer in a variety of work settings. Given the depth of knowledge and experience available we are unique and well positioned to offer consultation that addresses challenging relationships in the workplace. We work with you to create meaningful change in work environments that may be plagued with negativity, low morale or problematic relationships. We can guide managers, executives, union representatives and supervisors who want to lead and coach their staff, colleagues and members to success. Peer support programs that are tried and true are a mainstay of Relationship Solutions as are wellness workshops and training.
Which service are you looking for? Coaching, Counselling, Couples Services, Workplace Professional and/or Executive Services, Workshops, Peer or Mentorship Programs.