Counselling Therapist

Jacqueline GreenoughDr. Jacqueline Greenough holds a PhD in Educational Studies (Psychological Aspects of Education) from Mount Saint Vincent University and a Master of Education in Counselling (2008) from Acadia University. She is a Registered Counselling Therapist (Nova Scotia College of Counselling Therapists), and a Certified Canadian Counsellor (Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association).

For the past 16 years Dr. Greenough has provided therapy for youth and adults who are experiencing:

  • Anxiety and Stress
  • Trauma
  • Grief and Loss
  • Depression
  • Psychosomatic symptoms and the management of chronic pain
  • Difficulties in emotional regulation
  • School related anxieties:
    • school refusal
    • performance and confidence
    • testing
    • exclusion
    • bullying

Additionally, she has expertise in:

  • Career counselling and career development
  • Vulnerable youth
  • Trauma informed practice
  • Cross-cultural counselling
  • Art Therapy
  • Highly sensitive people (HSP) self-care and boundary setting
  • Mindfulness and Mind-Body Awareness
  • Guided Meditation

Dr. Greenough’s therapeutic orientation is person-centered (Rogerian) and strengths-based.  Additionally, she incorporates CBT, DBT, motivational interviewing, mindfulness therapies, narrative strategies, art therapies, trauma informed strategies, and family counseling.

Jacqueline strives to understand the unique challenges, strengths and goals of each client and individualizes her approach to help them achieve their well-being goals.

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Articles by Jacqueline Greenough

What is Narrative Counselling?

Complementary to Rogerian counselling, I use a narrative lens to invite and access stories of lived experience from clients using a “narrative therapy” modality to facilitate conversations. In my work as a counsellor, narrative therapy is a strategy I fully align with and use consistently in my counselling practice as I assist the client/participant in […]

What is Rogerian Counselling?

Rogerian counselling, also known as person-centred counselling, was developed by psychologist Carl Rogers. Rogers believed that to establish trust and rapport, the counsellor/therapist must possess personal congruence (a balance of their own emotions and self-acceptance and understanding) allowing for presence, acceptance and positive regard for the client within therapeutic counsellor-client alliances and relationships. Rogers believed the client had […]

Career Development Counselling

Career development is a process of identity development and typically spans meetings with the client over three to six sessions. The process begins with answering the question, “Who am I?” It involves the following steps: Career development is a program to harness identity. In its simplest form, career development asks the individual undertaking the strategy […]

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