For almost 20 years, Paul has been providing counselling and psychotherapy in the public mental health sector. He brings warmth, genuine empathy, intelligence, curiosity and creativity to his work, creating a safe environment where you will feel comfortable sharing your story and experiences. Paul works with individuals, couples, families and groups, and you will find his unwavering commitment to your wellbeing empowering as you pursue hope, restoration and healing from all of life’s difficulties.
Paul Stimers has a Master’s degree in Clinical Counselling (M.Div., Tyndale Seminary) and is a Registered Psychotherapist (#004717) with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario. Paul is also a professional member of The Ontario Association of Consultants, Counsellors, Psychometrists and Psychotherapists (OACCPP), a certified Gottman Seven Principles Educator/Facilitator and a certified Prepare Enrich Facilitator.
Paul works with individuals with mental health concerns or other stressors, as well as couples who experience relational conflicts or who are looking to strengthen their relationship. He has an interest in enriching and restoring marriages and relationships, as well as helping people resolve stress, trauma, spiritual concerns and difficult emotions. Paul brings considerable experience in child and adolescent outpatient psychiatry, and has developed particular expertise in the treatment of children and adolescents who experience mental health and/or behavioural difficulties, and helping parents, caregivers and families navigate these challenges.
Paul has been married for more than 15 years, and is the proud father of three. He enjoys camping and all things outdoors, running, reading, football and spending time with his family. Oh, and coffee. Lots of coffee.
Paul has received education and training in various modes of psychotherapy. His clinical approach is intentionally integrated, based on the unique needs of each individual, couple or family, designed to utilize the ‘best fit’ to help you reach your goals. Paul’s therapeutic approach may include:
Rachel is a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario who works primarily with children (ages 0-18) and families. She holds her Master of Divinity in Clinical Counselling from Tyndale University College and Seminary. Her method of working with a child and their family is through a family systems approach and attachment-based perspective. She values strength-based and anti-oppressive frameworks to therapy.
Rachel has provided counseling to children and families in the Hamilton and Halton Region for over 12 years. She has experience and knowledge in the following areas: ADHD, ASD, Anger Management, Anxiety, Attachment, Behavioural Challenges, Bullying, Communication and Connection, Depression, Emotional Regulation, Giftedness, Learning Disabilities, Parent Coaching, Self-Harm, Suicidality, Social Skills, Stress Management and Self Esteem.
Rachel has been married for more than 13 years to her best friend and love of her life, Nathan, and is a proud mama of two boys. She enjoys outdoor adventures with her family, spending time with friends and extended family and loves to be near water with a book in her hand and hearing the sounds of her children playing.
Rachel brings a gentle, kind, thoughtful and empathic approach to her work and is committed to walk with you in hope, restoration and renewal. She is honored to work with children and families as they journey towards deeper healing. Rachel looks forward to meeting with you and your family.
Rachel holds training and utilizes the following therapeutic approaches in her work: