"All of the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.”
Are you or someone you know struggling with:
Grief and loss
Substance misuse, self-harming behaviours
Attention, focus, impulse control issues
Anxiety, depression and/or suicidal thoughts
Low self-esteem and/or self-worth
Motivation, procrastination and/or goal setting
Adjusting to change and/ life transition (separation/divorce, career transition, etc.)
Personal growth and wellbeing
"Mom, did you know that to play is to love?"
~Olivia, my 7 year old daughter
Véronique’s approach to counselling is holistic, individual, person-centric. She is an experienced therapist, professor and advanced scholar of Social Work. Her counselling practice infuses evidence-based processes with intuitive directives based on personal experience and expertise.
Véronique supports people through grief, life transitions such as divorce, loss and career transitions. She helps clients with emotional coping and regulation (depression, anxiety). Additionally, Véronique helps clients work through behaviour change and, life satisfaction and enhancement. She also leads healing arts and play therapy sessions.
As a Registered Clinical Social Worker and private practitioner with the Nova Scotia College of Social Workers, Véronique adheres to the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice of both the Nova Scotia College of Social Workers and the Canadian Association of Social Workers.
Reaching out for help is a big step.
Véronique offers a confidential, safe and compassionate space online, by telephone and in person for you to gain deeper understanding while exploring your challenges and allow you to make informed choices about your life and how you would like to live it.
Véronique Brideau, MSW, RSW, PhD (candidate), is an assistant professor and Social Work program coordinator at Universite Sainte-Anne . She holds a degree in Social Work from St. Thomas University, a Masters degree from Dalhousie University and is currently pursuing a PhD of Social Work in the area of complex grief from Memorial University of Newfoundland. Véronique’s passion for death and dying began after experiencing the loss of a loved one by suicide as a 13 year old. Véronique has dedicated herself to expanding education and services surrounding mental health, addiction, suicide prevention and grief and loss.