Kanata Counselling Services

About Us


Charlynne MacCharles BA(Hons,Psy), MSW, RSW, is the owner and operator of Kanata Counselling Services which she founded in 2003. She is fully bilingual in French and English


Ms. MacCharles gained extensive experience as a therapist for individuals and couples while working with a major EAP (Employee Assistance Program) provider in Ottawa. She assisted families and individuals during times of crisis as a social worker with the Ottawa Hospital. She is an experienced speaker and lecturer, delivering presentations and workshops to large corporations and Federal Government offices. Ms. MacCharles works onsite with Government and businesses to assist with workplace tragedy, conflict mediation, stress and change management, and other related needs. She was recently interviewed as a relationships subject matter expert on "Talk Ottawa"

Registered Associations

Ms. MacCharles is registered with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers. She is a member of the Ontario Association of Social Workers, the Canadian Association of Social Workers, and the National Capital Region EAP Association

Insurance Eligibility

Counselling services are covered by most extended health care plans