About Us

The Couple & Family Therapy Centre mission is to provide high quality relationship-focused therapy to people by:

  • Striving for excellence in service and training   
  • Fostering change collboratively and respectfully
  • Ensuring accessibility
  • Valuing diversity
  • Being accountable to clients, the university, the community and the profession of Couple & Family Therapy
  • Maintaining high standards for ethical pracitce

Mom holding childWe are a unique teaching facility that maintains one of the highest training standards in Canada. Our Therapist Interns are graduate students in the University of Guelph Master’s of Science Couple and Family Therapy Program (MSc.CFT) in the Department of Family Relations & Applied Nutrition.  Our Therapist Interns have undergone a rigorous application and selection process to enter the MSc.CFT. They reflect a broad diversity of people who bring a variety of life experiences and backgrounds. All of our Therapist Interns clinical work is supervised by highly experienced professionals.

Our therapy approaches are collaborative, strength-based and evidence-supported. We are all committed to addressing the effects of injustice and marginalization.

All of our clinical supervisors are approved supervisors or supervisor candidates with the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. The MSc.CFT Program is a recognized education and training program by the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario. To learn more, visit http://www.crpo.ca/ and http://www.aamft.org/iMIS15/AAMFT/