Scope of Practice, Our Treatment Focus, Our Patient Promise
There are a variety of reasons why people seek therapy or counselling. Check out a few reasons.
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Meet our Psychologist: Eric Short
We have added some useful links where you can find a variety of Mental Health services, knowledge and self-help tools. You can also find Downloads of publications, as well as, forms that new clients can complete and bring to their first session.
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A Private Practice located in Marystown, NL, CA;
we offer effective outpatient, individualized, psychological care. We treat a number of mental health issues, and provide a neutral ground to individuals, families, and couples.
Our focus is to help individuals heal, energize, and become aware of their inner strengths. We achieve this by providing a neutral safe space, listening to your concerns, and customizing a treatment plan.
We promise to be there for you every step of your journey. Our goal is to help you grow from your struggles, heal from your pain, and move forward to where you want to be in your life.
Depression, fear, and anxiety are some of the most common and uncomfortable emotions that we can experience at some point in our lives. Through counselling and treatment, we are able to help you recover motivation, perspective, and joy that you once had in your life.
Many individuals can experience symptoms associated with painful and traumatic circumstances. Anxiety, fear, and hopelessness are a few emotions that can linger post traumatic events. We can help you overcome these symptoms and guide you through the process of grief and healing.
Relationship counseling can be beneficial to couples/families who are looking to strengthen their emotional connection. Relationship sessions are held in a supportive environment permitting the safe addressing of issues and solutions to better strengthen your relationship(s).
Like rolling a snowball in the snow, addictions can start off as something playful but develop into an obstacle too big to lift. With the support of counselling you can work on melting away the layers of addiction.
A host of life's problems can cause us to run upon the rocks as we journey through life's ocean. Let Guiding Light Psychology provide the support you need to avoid whichever rock threatens your voyage.
Guiding Light Psychology offers Individual/Couples/Family Counselling for adults and youth. Areas of focus include but are not limited to: EAP Services; Critical Incident Stress Debriefing/Defusing; Trauma; Grief; Addictions; Insomnia; Anger Management; Relationships; Anxiety; Depression; Pain Management; Abuse/Harassment; Sexuality; Sexual Dysfunction; and Workplace Issues. Other Psychological services include Consultation and Professional Development.
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Direct billing and claim filing is now available for some insurance companies. Clients who have health insurance coverage for counselling/psychological services can also submit receipt(s) to their insurance provider for reimbursement based on their rate of coverage. Some Clients may be referred through an Employee Assistance Program that directly covers the cost of service. Appointments cancelled with less than 24 hours notice will be billed to the client.
The wheel chair accessible office is located in the Psychologist's private home. It is a comfortable and professional soundproofed setting with its own private entrance and washroom.
Eric Short; B.Sc., B.Ed., M.A.; Registered Psychologist
Eric has been a Registered Psychologist since 1994. He worked in the school system for 31 years and was in a part time private practice between 1996 - 2014. He retired from the public system in 2014 and started his full time private psychology practice, Guiding Light Psychology.
119 Bayview Street, P.O. Box 998, Marystown, NL A0E 2M0
Phone to make an appointment. If you reach my voicemail please leave a confidential message and indicate if it is appropriate to leave a message when your call is returned.
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Peer support for mental health issues; 11 am - 11 pm, 7 days a week
Burin Peninsula Emergency Shelter for Women
Ask for or travel to the Emergency Department.