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Children’s Centre Thunder Bay

283 Lisgar Street, Thunder Bay

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The Children’s Centre offers a continuum of children’s mental health services that range from a single session counselling through brief services to longer term outpatient services and intensive residential treatment. We also provide a variety of specialized services that focus on a

  • particular group such as infants, parents, youth and adolescents
  • presenting issue such as family struggles, parenting, autism or addictions
  • service area such as child welfare, schools, youth justice or day cares

Our Centre specializes in a variety of children’s mental health issues that children, parents and families experience. Some examples include,

  • Parenting children with mental health issues and behavioural difficulties
  • Family functioning and relationship struggles
  • Children who experience trauma such as
    • Death of a significant person, grief and loss
    • Physical, sexual and emotional abuse including family violence
    • A victim of a serious accident, crime or other emotional trauma
  • Children and youth who experience psychological difficulties such as
    • Issues with mood (anxiety and depression);
    • Behavioural difficulties such as attention problems and self regulation struggles;
    • other psychiatric or psychological issues such as obsessive-compulsive thoughts, suicidal thinking, self harm;
    • school struggles including school avoidance, peer problems, bullying
    • relationship and interpersonal difficulties
  • Understanding children’s developmental issues – focus on 0 through 6
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