Looking to start counselling?
**Our current waitlist stands at 3 months with daytime availability and 6+ for clients whose schedules can only accommodate evening or Saturday sessions**
Additionally, we are not currently able to accept intakes for any family sessions or individual youth clients below the age of 16.
Your patience is appreciated while we do our very best to address the drastically increased volume of new clients.
Teen Skills & Support Group- New sessions coming soon!
Feeling anxious? Sad? Angry? Stressed? Overwhelmed?
Have you thought about reaching out for help?
You are not alone! Come to a safe space with peers facing similar challenges.
Set your own goals. Share at your own pace. Take a leap!
Check out the video below to learn more about us!
Worried about yourself or a loved one?
Feeling anxious or overwhelmed?
Grieving a loss?
Worried about your child's well-being?
Suffering from depression?
Dealing with marital or family conflict?
Struggling with your faith?
We'll help you take the next step to feeling better
It's never too late
Everyone struggles at some point in their life
You are not alone
With over 40 years experience helping people manage life's challenges, we understand that no one is immune to pain - physical, mental or spiritual. CCO is built on Christian principles. We offer proven psychotherapy approaches for individuals, couples, families and children, regardless of faith.
Assisting over 100,000
clients since 1978.
Online and In-person appointments.
1. You complete the intake form online.
2. We contact you by phone or email and connect you with a therapist who best suits your needs
3. Together we book your first appointment based on your availability.
Frequently Asked Questions
Psychotherapy is primarily a talk-based therapy and is intended to help people improve and maintain their mental health and well-being. Registered Psychotherapists work with individuals, couples and families in individual and group settings. Psychotherapy occurs when the Registered Psychotherapist (RP) and client enter into a psychotherapeutic relationship where both work together to bring about positive change in the client's thinking, feeling, behaviour and social functioning. (https://www.crpo.ca/what-is-psychotherapy/ from the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario website, May 2021)
Yes. Our therapists and staff are all practicing Christians. We believe we are made in God's image and redeemed by Christ.
Yes. Faith can play a role in the therapeutic process, but does not need to. We have clients of every faith, including those who don't subscribe to any religion. Our therapists respect each client when it comes to where they stand in their religious beliefs.
After you complete an intake form, our Client Care Coordinator will reach out to you via email or phone to talk about fees and payment methods. We have many payment options and do our best to make our services accessible to everyone.
Yes. We offer online therapy through a secure, private platform. Once your intake is complete and you are scheduled with your therapist, you will have access to the proper links for your session.
There shouldn't be so many
barriers to living a better life.
We make it easier to get you help.
As a recognized charity services can be subsidized for those in need.
Four locations accross Ottawa, in-person and online appointments.
Our accessibility policy and service delivery are compliant with AODA.
We serve people of all faiths as well as those without a faith or faith related perspective.
CCO is a charitable organization.
We rely on the donations and support of donors and our community.