Individual and Couples Counselling

We are a team of caring associates with incisive insights to address a wealth of challenges for individuals, couples, families, parents, children and teens.

Family Mediation and Parenting Plans

Our founder, Shelley Cook, specializes in family mediation and is a Accredited Family Mediator (AccFM).

In every situation, we’re your reliable foundation.

Our People

Shelley Cook

Shelley Cook

Founder, Registered Social Worker (RSW), Psychotherapist, Accredited Family Mediator (AccFM)

Shelley Cook is a Registered Social Worker with a Graduate Diploma Degree in Clinical Behavioural Sciences. She has received the designation of accredited family mediation

Gina Ranger

Gina Ranger

Registered Psychotherapist (RP)

Gina Ranger is a Registered Psychotherapist who has been working with children and families for over 30 years. Gina has been a trainer for the Children’s Aid Society for 5 years and an instructor at McMaster University.

Annette Sayes

Annette Sayes

Registered Social Worker (RSW), Psychotherapist

Annette is an MSW in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers who has experience working with people from childhood through to late adulthood.

Holly Stoodley

Holly Stoodley

Registered Social Worker (RSW)

Holly Stoodley is a Registered Social Worker and a member of the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW). She specializes in working with children,


Adult Mental Health

Adult counselling provides confidential support for personal challenges like stress, anxiety, and relationships. Therapists offer strategies to navigate difficulties, fostering emotional well-being, resilience, and personal growth. Clients gain insights, make informed decisions, and cultivate fulfilling lives through self-discovery and coping techniques.

Family Therapy & Counselling

Our counsellors support married couples, blended families, and divorced parents, addressing relationship challenges. Couples enhance communication and emotional connection. Blended families gain guidance in complex dynamics, fostering understanding. Divorced parents learn co-parenting and emotional management, creating stability. Tailored counseling equips individuals with tools for healthier relationships and empathetic navigation of family complexities.

Children and Teens

Our child and teen services offer safe support for emotional challenges. Therapies like play, art, and talk therapy aid emotional understanding, coping skills, addressing anxiety, depression, family conflicts, and stress. Fostering self-awareness and resilience, counseling promotes emotional well-being, growth, and healthier relationships amid life’s complexities.

Family Mediation for Parenting Plans

Explanation of family mediation services

Our Services

Counselling In Person

Our spacious office on Plains Rd West in Burlington offers a comfortable setting for in-person counselling. 

Virtual Counselling & Mediation

Our counselors can provide therapeutic support and guidance through digital platforms, making therapy accessible and convenient.

Pastoral Counselling

Some of our counsellors have degrees in religious studies and counselling and can help people integrate their religious values into their emotional and psychological journey. 



70 Plains Rd West, Unit 3
Burlington On L7T 0B6

How to Become a Client

  1. Call our office at 905-592-3500 or fill our our registration form.
  2. One of our staff will reach out to you within 3 business days to discuss your situation and match you with the best counsellor.
  3. Schedule your first session.



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