Counseling network

To supplement the advice offered in La Chaise Longue, the Counseling Network is a referral service for our visitors in need of one-on-one counseling. We provide the information needed to make an informed choice of a counselor based on factors such as specialty, geographical location and price.

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Reena Sommer, Ph.D.
Area of Expertise

Marital/relationship discord; high conflict relationships; divorce and custody issues including Parental Alienation Syndrome.

Therapeutic approach

Solution focused brief therapy; cognitive; psycho-education.

Counseling format

Individual & couple; face-to-face, email and telephone.


Interdisciplinary Ph.D. in psychology, family studies and sociology from the University of Manitoba (1994); cummulative G.P.A. 3.9/4; recipient of the National Council on Family Relations "Student of the Year" award for research on domestic abuse.

Samples of work Loveless marriage
Want to work on marriage
Problems with ex-husband
Threesome ended bad marriage
WWW site Dr. Reena Sommer & Associates
Site description The site includes a discussion of the following: benefits of therapy, characteristics of family members affected by addictions, dynamics of parental alienation, and a description of therapeutic services and fees.
Phone number (204) 487-7247
Price card Face to face consultations/therapy is based on an hourly fee of $100.00 plus G.S.T. (minimum fee is $50.00).
Method of payment VISA, Mastercard, Amex billed at time of session. Email questions are billed prior to response sent.

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