Supporting new possibilities

for children, youth, adults and families.

How are you?

Are you feeling stuck and need support navigating life’s challenges? Are you dissatisfied with some aspect of your life? The Counselling Place offers a peaceful and confidential space in which to work through whatever challenges you are facing, gain insight and work towards meaningful change.

Our Services

We offer individual Counselling and Psychotherapy to children, youth, adults and families struggling with:

anxiety // phobias // stress anger // bullying // burnout depression // grief // loss

trauma // self-esteem relationships // parenting

life transitions // illness career change // workplace stress // mid-life crisis

empty nest // divorce

retirement // end of life


Our Approach

Our approach is client-centred integrating Narrative Therapy and Traumatic Incident Reduction (TIR) techniques with other evidence-based interventions, depending on the unique needs of

the client. 


We work collaboratively from a place of trust, providing support through life's transitions to help you discover new possibilities.


The Counselling Place offers workshops to children, youth, adults and families on

a variety of mental

health issues.

Meet Alison

Alison Doyle is a compassionate and skilled Mental Health

Counsellor in private practice at

The Counselling Place in Sudbury, ON. She is passionate about helping clients experience greater emotional wellness by empowering positive change to lead happier, more fulfilling lives.

Recent Training

Foundations of Play Therapy Green Stream Certificate 2018

Play Therapy Certificate in Children and Families Dealing with Loss 2017

Play Therapy Certificate in Children and Families Dealing with Loss 2017


Play Therapy Certificate in Understanding and Treating Anxious Children 2017


Traumatic Incident Reduction (TIR) Training 2017


Narrative Therapy Foundations Level Certificate 2017

Walk-in Clinics and Single Session Brief Therapy Training 2017

Pastoral Care and Bereavement Training 2017


Registered Psychotherapist

Master's Degree in Counselling

Bachelor's Degree in Education

Bachelor's Degree in Arts (Honours) and Concurrent Education

Traumatic Incident Reduction

(TIR) Facilitator

As a teacher, Alison has 20 years of experience working with children and youth, and also brings her practical knowledge as a parent into her practice. 


Alison is registered with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO), the Ontario Association of Consultants, Counsellors, Psychometrists and Psychotherapists (OACCPP), and the Ontario College of Teachers (OCT)

warm, safe, and relaxed environment that

is accepting and confidential. 


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