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Christine Barta

Individual Therapy (adults and adolescents 13+), Couples & Family Therapy

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Ontario college of social workers and social service workers.

Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist, BSW, MSW, RSW

Christine (she/her) has been a social worker for over 15 years and is experienced in providing therapy to individual adults, seniors, adolescents, and to couples and families.

Christine offers a client-centred and strength-based approach. She offers an adaptive therapy experience to fit your specific needs, goals, and life experiences.  Christine is committed to providing support that is anti-oppressive, anti-racist, and LGBTQIA2+ friendly. She understands the vulnerability one experiences when seeking therapy, and is committed to creating a safe, welcoming, and open space for clients to share and explore the challenges they are facing, gain valuable insights into themselves and their relationships, and learn practical skills for coping.

Her practice is informed by an understanding of the biological, psychological and social factors in the lives of her clients, and is informed by evidence-based practice models and theories, including: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Trauma Focused Therapy, Attachment Theory, Internal Family Systems (IFS), Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Narrative, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT).

Christine has worked in hospital and community-based settings as a therapist, case manager and program coordinator. She is an active facilitator of psychoeducational groups for people with anxiety, depression, trauma and ADHD.

Anxiety
Depression
Trauma & PTSD
Abuse (Sexual, Emotional, Physical)
Communication
Grief & Loss
Addictions
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Alcohol Use
Anger Management
Behavioural Issues
Bipolar Disorder
Borderline Personality Disorder
Bullying
Caregiver Fatigue/Burnout
Chronic Illness & Pain
Codependency
Court Related
Crisis Management
Developmental Disorders

Disability
Dissociative Disorder
Divorce
Domestic Violence
Drug & Alcohol Abuse
Dual Diagnosis
Emotional Disturbance
Family Conflict
Gambling
Gender Identity
Hoarding
Impulse Control
Infidelity
Intellectual Disability
Internet Addiction
Learning Disabilities
Life Transitions
Marial & Premarital
Men’s Issues
Narcissism
Neurodiversity
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Parenting
Peer Relationships
Personality Disorders
Phobias
Pregnancy
Post-Partum
Post-Partum Psychosis
Psychosis
Relationships
Schizophrenia
Schizoaffective Disorder
School
Self Harm
Self-Esteem
Substance Misuse
Stress
Suicidal Ideation
Thinking Disorders
Traumatic Brain Injury
Women’s Issues
Workplace Fatigue/Burnout

Membership Ontario Association of Social Workers/10991
License: Ontario/819667 (Ontario College of Social Workers & Social Service Workers)