The Ottawa Withdrawal Management Centre has more than 20 professional, bilingual male and female Withdrawal Management Counsellors on staff.
Our counsellors have education in social work, psychology, criminology, community services or justice services, as well as experience in mental health and addictions. They are certified in Non-violent Crisis Intervention, Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training and Motivational Interviewing as well as CPR and First Aid. They believe in your recovery.
Counsellors are able to:
- screen and assess clients
- determine treatment plans
- offer clinical care and counselling
- arrange after-care and referrals
- collaborate with external partners
Our counsellors attend regular training and professional development activities in order to continuously improve their skills.
A physician is also available.