Counselling Services

NCTS counsellors provide professional counselling and psychological services for individuals, couples, families, groups, and youth.

Areas of expertise include:

  • Trauma: historical (including Residential School experiences) and recent traumatic experiences
  • Suicide/suicide ideation/ self-harming behaviors
  • Homicide/harm to others
  • Sexual and Physical Abuse
  • Grief/grieving
  • Addictions (alcohol, substance abuse, gambling)
  • Family violence
  • Depression
  • Anxiety/life and work stress
  • Couples, marital, divorce and separation
  • Work-related issues
  • Childhood disorders (i.e ADHD, ODD, CD).


NCTS counsellors use a client centred approach and utilize a variety of appropriate clinical approaches, including:


  • Client-centered counselling
  • Strength-based counselling
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Motivational Therapy
  • Harm Reduction
  • Mindfulness Meditation
  • Self-actualization Therapy
  • Relaxation response

Clinical  Services

Counselling Services

NCTS counsellors provide professional counselling and psychological services for individuals, couples, families, groups, and youth. Our counsellors are certified with appropriate registration associations and regulatory colleges.

Event Support

NCTS has extensive and long-standing experience in providing emotional support, counselling, crisis intervention, event planning, logistical support and facilitation for large events across the three territories.

Children and Youth

NCTS Child and Youth Mental Health Services consist of evidence-based best practices assessment (including psycho-educational assessments), counselling, workshops, in-services, and critical incident response in a diverse...

Critical Incident Response

NCTS provides governments with emergency response services across the northern region to address crisis situations and assists with debriefing and counselling clients in the event of accidents, deaths, trauma, or illness...

School Based Services

NCTS provides specific clinical counselling, training, psychological and consulting services to schools in Northern regions. Services focus on therapeutic interventions for high-risk children and youth, as well as school staff workshops,


NCTS uses a wide assortment of psychometric tools for Trauma/PTSD assessments, as primarily recommended by the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. Trauma assessment tools are used to address a diverse array...

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

NCTS provides Employee Assistance Program (EAP) individual and family counselling services to address a wide range of issues, both in person (i.e. in the Iqaluit office), on the phone...


Individuals may present with complex issues that require comprehensive, standardized psychological assessments in order to inform treatment and support planning. NCTS offers formal psychological assessments as related to...

Additional or Specialized Services

NCTS provides various other services and clinical support for individuals, families, communities and corporate clients.
These include General Forensic Programs and Aftercare Follow-Up Services.

Contact Us

Iqaluit, Nunavut
X0A 0H0

Call Us : 1 (800) 346-1589