Grant Yourself The Gift Of Therapy.

The fear of vulnerability has stopped a lot of us from seeing a therapist. I always challenge myself to look at the people the people that have passed through my life and those in my present. I often wonder if some of them had gotten the chance of therapy how different life would have been. I think every person at least once in their lives must grant themselves a therapy session. I challenge you to give yourself a chance gift yourself at least one therapy session in the year 2019.

Related Post

If you would like to know why mental health is so important to me and why I am a strong advocate of it. The previous pieces linked below should give you some insight.

 

Resources

Recently loop.com created a  list of paid and free services mental health practitioners and mental health services in Trinidad and Tobago. I hope the records I compiled along with theirs will help you find your way to the right therapist.

Tobago

Enriched Life Limited - Individual and Couples Therapy - CEO of ELL Dr Crystal Benjamin is a relationship educator, martial and family expert. Dr. Benjamin has been working with individuals,  couples, families and groups for the past 8 years. Contact number: 757-9963. Website: enrichedlifeliltd.com. Email :info@enrichedlifeltd.com

Kenrica Baptiste, Occupational Therapist. Tobago. Contact number: 730-0383

TRINIDAD

North

Anna McCartney MSc, Counselling Pyschologist. Anna deals with a wide range of topics including anxiety, depression and trauma. Location: Hunter Street, Woodbrook. Contact number: 352-6625.

Dr. Krystal Jane Versammy covers depression, anxiety, panic disorders, interpersonal relationship difficulties, personality disorders, child sexual abuse and much more. Location: petit Bourg. Contact number: 352-4233.

Nicholas Voisin, MSc – Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Original Pain Therapy (OPT), mindfulness, depression, anxiety, trauma, abuse. Contact number: 780-0703.

Vicky De Freitas - Co-dependency, addictions, eating disorders, anxiety, depression, relationships, trauma, bipolar disorder, obsessive, compulsive disorders, grief. Location: 20 Damian Street, Woodbrook. Contact number: 366-0843(mobile) or 222-4041.

Vicky De Freitas - Co-dependency, addictions, eating disorders, anxiety, depression, relationships, trauma, bipolar disorder, obsessive, compulsive disorders, grief. Location: 20 Damian Street, Woodbrook. Contact number: 366-0843(mobile) or 222-4041.

Analisa Wittet, Neuropsychologist. Disorders (ADHD), all Neurological Conditions, Brain Injury, Emotional Problems (depression, anxiety). Office Address: Bergerac Road, Maraval. Contact number: 776-1494

Isolde Ali-Ghent, Psychologist. Location: 46 Brunton Road, Apt. Front, St.James. Contact number: 628-4956 / 620-8032

South

Reahana Mohammed, M.Sc . Clinical Psychology. Deals with anger management; stress management; CBT; Addiction Therapy. Location: Cross Crossing Medical Centre in San Fernando. Contact number: 722-2595

Lydia Mouget, Clinical Psychologist. Psycho-educational evaluations, play therapy, CBT, parenting including co-parenting. Office Address: Charlieville Chaguanas; Union Hall Gardens, La Romaine. Contact number: 799-0225

East

Wholeness and Wellness - Counselling and Psychotherapy Services. Located Corner Bushe and Maloney Street, San Juan. Contact number : Website: wholenessandwellnesscounselling.com

Douglas and Associates - Psychological and Counselling services. Located in St Augustine. Contact number: 662-0155 website: http://douglasassociates.org/

Dr Karen Moore, PHD, Clinical Child Psychologist. Custody and access evaluations for Court, parent education, trauma work, esp. child sexual abuse. Office Address: #14 Hilltop Drive, Champs Fleurs. Contact number: 662-2082

Public Free Services

1. Community Mental Health and Wellness Centre (San Juan) - 638-8562

2. Chaguanas Mental Health Centre - 665-8393

3. Child Guidance Clinic (Port of Spain) - 623-2348

4. Elder Associates. Picton Street, POS. 622-6594 (24hr hotline)

For persons who cannot afford bi-monthly therapy, you are entitled to help by the state and sub-organisations designed to protect your mental health.

Check out: https://www.who.int/mental_health/who_aims_trinidad_tobago_eng.pdf

The Ministry of Health also has a mental health programme for low-income households who need access to help, counselling and medication - http://www.health.gov.tt/sitepages/default.aspx?id=227

Here’s also the Ministry of Health’s Mental Health Services Directory - http://www.health.gov.tt/sitepages/default.aspx?id=230If you would like to learn more about my journey with my mental health and therapy click and ready any of the pieces linked below.

Yoga and Meditation

I am an advocate for meditation and yoga, if you yourself are also interested reach out to the places listed below:

Inspire Yoga TT  offer services such as yoga for cancer patients, yoga for kids and parents and yoga for corporate an private events - Website :inspireyogatrinidad.com. Email: inspireyoga2016@gmail.com Contact number: 771-2518

Audacious Evolution - Personal Transformation and Devlopment : Mind/Body/Spirit- Website: myhealthcoachtt.com . Contact number :274-MYHC (6942)

Other Self Care Services

Massage Therapy : Sosa Massage Therapy a FHT (UK) course accredited massage therapist offers Therapeutic Massage solutions. . Website : sosamassage.setmore.com . Contact number : 355- 1205