Individual, Couple, Family, Children & Youth Therapist
Master of Divinity in Clinical Counselling
Child & Youth Worker Diploma
Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy
Over the past 20 years, Jamie Sutherland has journeyed alongside many families, youth and children, individuals and couples from diverse walks of life. He has engaged individuals from a range of different cultures, socio economic backgrounds, diverse walks of faith, mental health concerns and learning challenges throughout Toronto, the GTA, and Internationally.
Jamie’s area of passion is to help individuals, couples and families around issues of power and control in relationships; to help gain a better understanding of their expectations; and to create healthier patterns of behaviour. He has been engaged with supporting men through individual counselling and group work, helping them to understand the impacts of domestic abuse on themselves, and trauma associated with separation and divorce. Jamie has experience with PAR, Caring Dads, Breakfast with Dads, and SNAP Parenting Model programmes to help fathers to strengthen self-awareness and interpersonal relationships in their family. Jamie is also embarking on becoming a sex therapist to help individuals develop a deeper understanding of their preferred sexual self. Moreover, collaboratively co-creating and exploring the meaning of different challenges to help others better enjoy their quality of life.
Other areas of experience include: addictions, grief and bereavement, employment, anxiety and depression, schizophrenia, autism, eating disorders, behavioural modification, OCD, violence against women, anger management, suicidal ideation.
Jamie’s experience of facilitation of various workshops, for diverse groups and counselling modalities include: Narrative, Solution Focus, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Focusing, Family Systems and Strategic, Enrich couples, and integration.