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Steph Nesbit

Steph Nesbit

Registered Psychotherapist


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Your story is uniquely yours and it matters. I will help you talk about the hard parts, understand how it's shaped you and set goals for the way forward.

I bring to my work as a psychotherapist over 20 years of past experience in Christian ministry and journalism.  As I ask questions, I'll listen with curiosity to create a safe space that brings clarity, new meaning and hope. 

Whether you want to reduce anxiety and stress, navigate difficult relationships, resolve conflict, or recover from grief or loss, I'm committed to having conversations that allow you to process your thoughts, emotions and actions, gain perspective and find freedom from stuck places.

I am currently accepting new clients. Fill out the contact form below to book an appointment. In person appointments are available at 11 Ferris Lane, Suite 300 in Barrie, Ontario. I also provide online counselling sessions.

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  • Registered Psychotherapist #12861

  • Master's of Counselling, Briercrest Seminary

  • Canadian Certified Counsellor with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association

  • Certified Professional Counsellor with the Professional Association of Christian Counsellors and Psychotherapists

  • Certified Prepare/Enrich Facilitator

Counselling Approach

Counselling with Steph

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Together, we will build on your strengths and values to help you move toward greater emotional, relational, physical and/or spiritual well-being. I am passionate about helping women who are struggling with relationship issues, anxiety, loss/grief, low self-esteem, or a crisis of faith as well as those in life transitions. I draw from several evidence-based counselling approaches including narrative, cognitive-behavioural, and family systems therapy. My work is trauma-informed, recognizing the brain/body connection in emotional regulation and utilizing an attachment lens.


Faith-based counselling is available upon request for those whose faith is a vital part of who they are and want to be. I also have a special interest in providing pre-marital couples counselling. I am a lifelong learner and can help clients consider options for ongoing growth through books, podcasts, groups and other avenues of psycho-education and community.

I have been married for over 25 years and have two adult sons and a teenage daughter. I am an avid reader who enjoys sitting by a fire, coffee with friends, or long walks at the lake in Barrie.

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Practice FAQ

Areas of Practice

  • Relationship Issues

  • Anxiety 

  • Stress

  • Boundaries

  • Loss and Grief

  • Crisis of Faith

  • Life Transitions

  • Trauma-Informed

  • Spiritually-Informed/Faith-based

  • Pre-martial Counselling

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  • Clients: Adults

  • Delivery: In Person or Online sessions

  • Location: 11 Ferris Lane, Suite 300          Barrie, ON

  • Fee: $154 for individual sessions

  • Insurance Benefits: Many insurance plans cover psychotherapy; however, it's best to confirm you are covered under your plan before starting counselling.


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