Happiness is within reach...

Whether you feel like you’re on a roller coaster, out of sync, dealing with thorny issues, fighting an uphill battle, knocking your head against a wall, hitting a wall, at the end of your tether, cracking up, falling apart, or just plain stuck, you want new information and solid support.

Dr. Ladd’s great passion is helping her clients discover new things about themselves.
New things that lead to different answers and real solutions.

Counselling & Psychology Services in Courtenay, Cumberland, Comox and the Comox Valley

With nearly 20 years of caring experience, Dr. Ladd knows that each person is actually their own best authority. She guides her client by listening deeply and showing them how to follow their own untapped wisdom. She delights in helping people find a sense of mastery over problems life has handed them. When a client says, "I feel more together and more whole," Dr. Ladd knows she has done her job.

Dr. Ladd helps adults of all ages with self-esteem, relationship problems, work problems, and life transitions. People come to her for help with stress, worry, anxiety, panic, depression, sleep disturbances, and other issues. Some come because they wish to explore their values and their spirituality.

20 Years of Experience and Bringing Success

Having been in private practice since 1999, Dr. Ladd knows that no single approach is going to work for everyone. Working closely with each client, she tailors a unique treatment plan; one that appreciates the broader context of their problems. Having helped hundreds of clients over nearly 20 years, Dr. Ladd draws on principles of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), developmental & psychodynamic theory, and body-centered frameworks.

Dr. Ladd holds a Ph.D. from the American Psychological Association accredited Fielding Institute in Santa Barbara, California and a Master’s Degree from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. Since 2000, she is a Registered Psychologist with the College of Psychologists of British Columbia and is a member of the British Columbia Psychological Association.