Mackenzie Ells

EMDR Basic Training

Sunrise Out East Counselling

I welcome individual adult clients (18+) and seniors, and by request: couples counselling: children and youth (in person); and family counselling (means family groups), for virtual appointments and in person appointments. Please consider working with me if you would like to collaborate on making progress with your mental health, wellness, and life and goals, that corresponds to my Areas of Specialization, as follows:

* Mental health concerns (egs. managing anxiety, depression, obsessions, phobias, negative thinking, spontaneous tearfulness, Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality disorder etc.);
* Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) / trauma and upset therapy (please see the About EMDR page on this site);
addictions treatment; bereavement;
* grief and loss;
* emotional adjustment to an acute health diagnosis or issue you or a family member are facing (eg. cancer diagnosis);
* managing emotions related to chronic health issues you or a family member are facing (eg. diabetes management);
* (dis)ability issues (egs. articulating your strengths, requesting accommodation etc.); working on general health and wellness goals;
* life transitions and coping with life stressors (egs. divorce, separation, infidelity, marriage, moving, death, illness, career related stress, school transitions, relationship issues, * elder care concerns, elder transitioning to long-term care);
*LGBTQI+ health and themes; development of coping skills and strategies; problem solving (or improving); conflict resolution (or reduction);
* and social skills (egs. working on social anxiety, hypervigilance, and being at a loss for words in social settings etc.)

for more information, please visit me at: , Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3K 2A7

Phone: (782) 222-0496

Population Served:



How EMDR is Offered:

Both online and in-person

Areas of Expertise:

Critical Illness
EMDR Intensives
Grief & Bereavement
Panic Attacks
Road Traffic Accidents
Social Anxiety