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Psychotherapy is a confidential, collaborative process in order to achieve improved health and happiness. We are passionate about positive psychology and apply a strengths-based approach to treatment. You will work ith your therapist to understand and navigate life’s relationships, stressors and emotional experiences. We will work with you in an authentic and compassionate way, utilizing an integrated approach to meet your individual needs – helping you create a more balanced and enjoyable life.
What to Expect
Your first session will involve discussing what brought you to therapy and what issues we might be able to assist you with. During this initial phase, you will discuss a plan moving forward, creating a road map for the therapeutic process. Psychotherapy can be time-limited, or an ongoing process of deep personal healing and growth. Together, you and your therapist will establish mutually agreed-upon psychotherapy goals.
Each session is 50 minutes in length.
Grief and Loss
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)
Dialectiacal Behavioural Therapy (DBT)
Internal Family Systems (IFS/parts)
Remote services- Video sessions
Presentations available upon request
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“Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.”
Amanda Fidler is the owner of Checking In Counselling & Consulting. With over 15 years’ experience as a therapist for individuals challenged with stress, developmental disabilities, mental illness, and/or addiction Amanda has had the pleasure to be a part of thousands of success stories. She has worked with CEOs to help restore life satisfaction and the homeless to help restore self-esteem. Her life’s path as a psychotherapist has been influenced by many forces. From a small town in Ontario, to remote and isolated communities before ending up in the big city of Vancouver, Amanda has studied various cultures around the world and has worked with diverse populations with varying needs across the country.
Amanda has several years of experience as an Applied Suicide Interventions Skills Training(ASIST) facilitator; She specializes in trauma treatment through Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR); and has planned and facilitated Critical Incident Stress Debriefings (CISD). Amanda has a diploma in Educational Assistance Special Needs Support, a B.A. in Psychology and a M.A in Counselling Psychology. She is a registered psychotherapist (RP) with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO). As a professional psychotherapist, Amanda offers you a compassionate, safe place to work through the barriers that are keeping you stuck and preventing you from experiencing joy. You will learn how to cope with the chaos of the outside world and come to realize that true happiness is acquired by checking in. Amanda is proud to offer professional, confidential, client-centered counselling services here in Niagara.
Amanda is extremely passionate about empowering people to realize and achieve their full potential. Through the study of Psychology and wellness she has discovered the power of the mind and positive thinking. Amanda meets her clients where they are at in order to set goals, teach skills and facilitate positive change.
"I believe that every individual is unique and that they possess special talents and attributes that set them apart from the rest. It is because of these unique traits as well as the power of the mind that you are able to have, do, or be anything in life that you desire".
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Megan comes to the field of psychotherapy through a diverse and varied journey. Growing up farming in rural Ontario, Megan went on to complete her undergraduate degree with a major in history, signifying the beginnings of her exploration into human nature. Megan has been working in the mental health field for the past five years as a Child Youth Care Practitioner. Working in educational settings, in youth justice, and representing disabled children/youth and their families through integrated respite/coordination, Megan has gained an appreciation and understanding of the importance of holistic advocacy.
Megan is certified in Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST), Non-violent Crisis Intervention, and has experience participating in Critical Incident Stress Debriefings. Megan is a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) with the College of Registered Psychotherapist of Ontario (CRPO). She is also a member of the Ontario Association of Child and Youth Care (OACYC) and has experience sitting on a Board of Directors.
Megan practices from a person-centred approach that promotes empowerment so that you may reach your goals both during and after the therapeutic relationship has ended. Equipping you with the skills needed to optimize your life is her professional passion.
“I have navigated the waters of mental illness myself, and strongly desire to help others successfully overcome their own challenges. I believe in working collaboratively and walking together so that you may achieve your goals.”
Schedule a Session
6 Queens Circle, Crystal Beach, ON.
75 Robinson St, Fort Erie, ON
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I book an Intake Session?
Yes, anyone can book an intake session by calling or emailing.
Services are confidential and a referral is not required.
What are your fees?
Fee per session is
$125/hr + HST = $141.25
Sliding scale available.
The average cost of private psychotherapy across Canada is between $125-175 per session. HST is payable because it is not regarded as a medical expense.
Please check with your benefits provider to ask if psychotherapy is covered.
If you're currently in crisis and need help, please call 911 or visit your local emergency department.
COAST Niagara (available 24/7): 1-866-550-5205, Ext.1
Distress Centre of Niagara (available 24/7):
Fort Erie: (905) 382-0689
St. Catharines/Niagara Falls: (905) 688-3711
Port Colborne/Welland: (905) 734-1212
Beamsville/Grimsby: (905) 563-6674
Kids Help Phone (available 24/7):
Text: Text CONNECT to 686868