Live Your Best Life, Life Free

The Live Free model is rooted in a holistic approach to wellness with an understanding that all aspects of your health and wellbeing are interconnected. Live Free works within a client-centred, trauma-informed and anti-oppressive framework.

Are you ready for change?

Live Free Counselling Services offers you a FREE 15-minute telephone consultation. Call today to find out more about our affordable rates for individuals and families.

Life Free Blog

Check out our latest blog posts on topics ranging from stress to self care, relationships to meditation. Find all of that and more on the Life Free Blog.

Welcome to Live Free Counselling Services

We specialize in helping you with the following:

 

Reduce Stress

Whether it’s related to work, family or relationships, everyone feels stressed sometimes. Live Free works with you to determine the root cause of your stressors and develop effective, long-term solutions.

Increase Coping Skills

Sometimes we may feel stuck during challenging times. Live Free works with you to develop and strengthen your skills to manage life’s challenges and move forward in healthy and resilient ways.

Restore Life Balance

Therapy can help you to deal with past or present mental health issues such as trauma, anxiety and depression. Live Free provides support designed to address issues impacting your health and wellbeing.

About Nicole Franklin

Nicole Franklin is a Registered Social Worker (RSW) and Psychotherapist with the Ontario College of Social Workers. Nicole Graduated from Ryerson University with a Masters of Social Work degree (MSW) and has over 10 years of experience supporting individuals and families. Nicole has also received recognition from the University of Toronto as a Social Work Clinical Supervisor. 

A Live Free session is not just your typical ‘talk therapy’, but a safe space for you to reduce stress, increase coping strategies, while strengthening relationships and healing trauma. We support you on your journey, while bringing resiliency to the surface of exploration through creative and innovative approaches.

The Live Free model is rooted in a holistic approach to wellness with an understanding that all aspects of your health and wellbeing are interconnected. This approach allows the various aspects of ‘who you are’ at home, work, school and relationships to become apart of our sessions to develop the most effective, well-rounded solutions.

Are you ready for change?

About The Live Free Method

The Live Free model is rooted in a holistic approach to wellness with an understanding that all aspects of your health and wellbeing are interconnected. This approach allows the various aspects of ‘who you are’ to become apart of our sessions to develop the most effective, well-rounded solutions.

Live Free works within a client-centred, trauma-informed and anti-oppressive framework. Live Free ensures that all clients are treated with respect in a non-judgmental manner, through the use of evidence informed therapeutic approaches including: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Trauma-Informed Practice, Brief Solution Focused Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Arts Based and Mindfulness approaches.

Live Free is proud to work collaboratively with our Community Partners to ensure well-coordinated referrals and the best supports for those we work with. Live Free is also committed to following policies, procedures and service delivery in line with best practices.

Mission

Live Free is dedicated to providing high-quality mental health and wellness services that help diverse individuals and families reach their full potential.

Vision

An inclusive community where all individuals and families have the necessary supports to move forward in healthy and resilient ways.

Values

Compassion

Respect

Creativity

Responsiveness

Collaboration

Live your best life, Live free!

Counselling Services

Individual Therapy

One to one therapy session for adults  (18yrs.+) who would benefit from holistic and goal-directed support. Short and long term options available to support individual needs, while space and guidance are provided for you to engage in self reflection, explore strengths, improve relationships, develop healthy boundaries and build coping strategies to manage past and current stressors in your life.

Virtual Care

Live Free offers Virtual Care Sessions for Individuals and families through: Telephone Counselling and Online Video Therapy. Virtual care ensures quality, client centered care without having to leave home. Our Virtual Care Program is centred in: Connection, Comfort and Convenience.

Children & Youth Therapy

Live Free specializes in engaging children & youth (6-18yrs.) in a therapeutic counselling process. Live Free supports children, youth and their families experiencing difficulties at home, school and community. We work with parents and children to explore feelings and develop healthy coping skills to get through difficult times, while ensuring their overall mental health and wellness needs are met to ensure a successful future.

Family Therapy

Therapeutic counselling designed to stabilize families in times of need and crisis. Short-term interventions for family systems, with options for follow-up support to maintain positive changes over time. A multi-systemic approach to moving families forward, while facilitating community referrals as necessary.

Parent Coaching Session

Live Free offers comprehensive supports to parents and guardians of young people. We help strengthen your parenting skills and develop the knowledge necessary to support your child and help them ensure success at home, school and in the community.

Fees & Payment

Live Free Counselling Services offers you a FREE 15-minute telephone consultation. Call today to find out more about our affordable rates for individuals and families. Live Free Counselling offers a limited number of sliding scale and special fee arrangement spaces to help make our services more accessible to those with more limited means. Please call directly to inquire.

If you have an employment or student insurance plan, your coverage may cover the costs of services with a Registered MSW Social Worker.

Full payment is required at the session in the form of: cash, e-transfer and credit card. Official Receipts are provided.                                    To Make a Secure Payment to Live Free Counselling Services, Please Click the Link Below 

Workshops & Consultations

Community & Corporate Workshops

Live Free offers engaging, interactive, hands-on Mental Health and Wellness Workshops (Online & In-Person).

Our team has years of experience providing engaging programming for all ages including Community and Corporate Events. We work alongside participants to bring Resiliency to the surface through Collaborative and Creative approaches.

Clinical Supervision

Clinical Supervision provides Professional Mentorship and Support for Therapists & Social Work Students.

Business Consultation

Comprehensive Business Consultation to support in the start-up, development and growth of your Wellness Businesses.

 

From the Blog

Saying “No” as Self Care

Saying “No” as Self Care

Here are 5 ways to say “no” when that’s too hard  I would love to, but I don’t have that to give right now and can’t take that onThat won’t work for me unfortunately but thanks so much for thinking of me I can’t answer right now, can you get back to me I’ll...

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Three (3) Easy Ways to Relax Now

Three (3) Easy Ways to Relax Now

An important part of Self Care is finding time to Relax, whatever that means to you. However, in the busyness of the world today, making time for Self Care and Relaxation can seem impossible. These 3 steps are quick and easy and can even be completed on the GO!...

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