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Heather McKechnie  M.S.W., R.S.W.
Heather graduated from the University of Windsor School of Social Work with a Masters Degree in Social Work in 1982. She is a current member in good standing with the following associations and colleges;
The Ontario Association of Social Workers
The Ontario Association For Marriage & Family Therapy
The Canadian Registry For Marriage & Family Therapy
The American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
The Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Services Workers
The National Board of Certified Clinical Hypnotherapists
Within the field of Marriage and Family Therapy, Heather is;
Canadian Representative for Exam Construction Committee,
American Marital and Family Regulatory Board (2003-present)
Past President of Canadian Registry (2002-2004)
Past President of O.A.M.F.T. (2001-2003)
Past Chair of the Public Relations Committee (1996-2001)
Past Chair of the Legislation Committee (1996-2001)
For over Thirty years, Heather McKechnie has been providing professional services in;
Individual, Marriage and Family Therapy
Professional Specialization in Brief Strategic Therapy
Solution Focused Therapy
Stress Management
Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy for the Treatment of Depression Panic, Anxiety and Heart Attacks
Trauma Therapy including Child Abuse, Family Violence, Anger Management, and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Heather's Credentials include;
A Registered Marriage and Family Therpist
A Certified Hypnotherapist
A Teacher of Tai Chi Chuan and Meditation classes
A Consultant and Workshop Facilitator for Organizations on a variety of topics such as; Total Quality Management; Principal Centred Leadership based on the work of Stephen Coffey; Time Management; Relaxation Techniques; and Adjusting to the Increasing Demands of Home and Work. Other topics may be tailored to meet the unique needs of each organization.
  Contact Heather today to arrange an appointment.
  Call (905) 853-1041
New at McKechnie Counselling

McKechnie Counselling Services is pleased to welcome a new Associate to our clinical team. Carley McKechnie has recently joined our practice and is now accepting new clients.

Carley completed her Masters of Social Work through the University of Windsor and specializes in working with children and young adults. Carley is eager to work with individuals and families who are looking to work on child, adolescent and parenting issues. Working from a solution focused approach and utilizing brief strategic therapy. Carley is experienced in working with individuals who have experienced abuse, bullying, mental health, addiction or sexuality issues and anger management concerns.

Carley is able to provide career and employment counselling as well as conduct workshops and seminars on any of these topics. Carley has a proven track record of developing innovative and effective programs for dealing with concurrent life issues and is eager to work with you soon. Carley's credentials may be viewed here.

Please join us in welcoming Carley to McKechnie Counselling Services. To book an appointment with her please click here, or contact us at 905-853-1041.

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