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Nelleke Strik(2)
Nelleke Strik
Sliding Scale
Standard Rate
3115 Veith St. Halifax, NS
Currently Practicing
Online, In Person
Nelleke Strik



I have always been fascinated by human relationships and behaviours and people’s unique stories and life experiences. I believe that caring for your mental health is essential for your general health and wellbeing. I am committed to helping you create healthy fulfilling relationships and addressing issues that may be holding you back.

I obtained a Master of Education in Counselling from Acadia University in 2016. I worked at Family Service Association, a not for profit community-based counselling agency, from 2015 to 2019. I worked with people from all walks of life and diverse backgrounds, as well as a wide variety of presenting issues. These experiences taught me that it is important that counselling therapy is accessible to everyone. Prior to working as a therapist, I completed a Master in French in the Netherlands and a Master and a Ph.D. in Linguistics in France. My experiences in research and teaching helped me to better understand and communicate with people.

I work with clients on a variety of issues, including depression, anxiety, stress, difficulties in intimate and family relationships, grief and loss, life decisions and transitions, questions around identity, trauma (such as sexual assault, physical and emotional abuse, childhood neglect), problems with anger, and addictions. I work mostly with adults, both individuals and couples. My approach is client-centred, collaborative and trauma-informed. I have specialized training in ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, a mindfulness-based behavioural therapy), EFT (Emotionally Focused Therapy, an attachment-based approach) and IFS (Internal Family Systems, a parts-based approach), and I integrate interventions from various other frameworks. In addition to English, I offer therapy in French and Dutch

Telephone - (902) 456-3989
Community Focus:
Seniors, Couples/Partners, Families, LGBTQ+, Men, New To Canada, Non-Binary, Parents, Teens, Trans-Specific, Women
Addiction, Anger, Anxiety, Body Image, Break-Ups, Burnout/Stress, Childhood Abuse, Chronic Illness, Depression, Domestic Violence, Family of Origin, Grief/Loss, Intimacy/Sex, PTSD, Relationships, Self Esteem, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Assault, Trauma
Anti-Oppressive, Attachment Focused, Existential, Inner Child Work, Mindfulness, Narrative, Relational, Strengths Based, Trauma Informed
Languages Spoken:
English, Dutch, French, German
* Available In-Person in Nova Scotia
* Available Virtually (Online) in Nova Scotia
(902) 456-3989
3115 Veith St. Halifax, NS

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