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Jonathan Paynter, BSW, RSW

Offers In-person and virtual appointments
  • Social Worker
  • Man
  • Rated 4.9 out of 5 stars. 45 rating(s).
Accepting new patients

Provider's hours

Sunday
Closed
Monday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
Closed

Description

Having started my career as a social worker in 1999, I have worked more than 20 years in the field in a variety of contexts, including in the child welfare and criminal justice systems, education, and family law.  I have been in part-time private practice since 2008 and full-time since 2019.  I serve a wide variety of clients with various needs, including separation/divorce, counselling for children/teens, depression, anxiety, and other stressors.  I'm kind, understanding, and focussed on helping you achieve your best self.  Call or email me for more information or if you have any questions.

Conditions

  • Abuse
  • Addiction
  • ADHD
  • Adjustment disorder
  • Adoption
  • Aging
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anger
  • Anger Management
  • Antisocial Personality disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Binge eating disorder (eating disorders)
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Body Image
  • Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
  • Bullying
  • Chronic Pain or Illness
  • Communication
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse or Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Emotion Regulation
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Excoriation disorder
  • Family planning
  • Fears / Phobias
  • Gambling Addiction
  • Geriatric Counselling
  • Grief, loss, bereavement
  • Histrionic personality disorder
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Infertility or Adoption
  • Infidelity
  • Insomnia
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Internet Addiction
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Loneliness
  • Medical Detox
  • Men's Issues
  • Mental Disorders
  • Mood disorders
  • Panic disorder
  • Parenting
  • Persistent Depressive Disorder (Dysthymic Disorder)
  • Personality Disorders
  • Postpartum depression
  • Post-traumatic stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Psychosis
  • Quiet Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Racial Identity
  • Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria
  • Relationship Issues
  • Schizophrenia
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-harming or suicidal behavior
  • Sex, sexuality, intimacy
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Social Isolation
  • Somatic symptom disorder
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Substance Abuse
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Thoughts
  • Suicide
  • Thinking Disorders
  • Trauma
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  • Video Game Addiction
  • Weight Loss
  • Workplace stress

Services

  • Attachment-based therapy
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Family counselling
  • Family systems therapy
  • Humanistic therapy
  • Marital counselling
  • Marriage and family therapy
  • Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Relationship counselling
  • Solution-focused brief therapy

Clientele

  • Adults (18+)​
  • Children (under 12)​
  • Couples​
  • Families​
  • LGBTQ2+
  • Pediatrics​
  • Seniors (65+)​
  • Teens (13-17)​

Languages spoken

  • English

Professional designations

  • Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)
  • Registered Social Worker (RSW)

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Sociology, McMaster University (1997)
  • Bachelor of Social Work, McMaster University (1999)
  • Master of Education, Counselling Psychology, University of Toronto (2006)
  • Certificate in Advanced Family Mediation
  • Certificate in Family Arbitration
  • Certificate in Collaborative Family Law

Professional associations

  • Ontario College of Social Workers & Social Service Workers
  • Ontario Association for Family Mediation
  • Ontario Association of Social Workers
  • Ontario Association of Collaborative Professionals
  • International Association of Collaborative Professionals
  • Collaborative Practice Durham Region
  • Peterborough Collaborative Practice
  • Collaborative Practice Institute
  • Association of Family and Conciliatory Courts
Facility Information

Restorative Family Counselling and Mediation

Summary

With over 20 years of experience as a social worker and over 15 years experience in private practice, I have a wide range of training and experience to help you in whatever way I can.  I am a kind, supportive, and empathetic therapist, who will focus on your strengths and how you can overcome whatever challenge you are facing in life.  Call or email me if you're wondering if I'm a good fit for you, as I'm happy to arrange a free phone or Zoom consultation.

Business hours

Sunday
Closed
Monday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
Closed

Services & supplies

  • Attachment-based therapy
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Family counselling
  • Family systems therapy
  • Humanistic therapy
  • Marital counselling
  • Marriage and family therapy
  • Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Relationship counselling
  • Solution-focused brief therapy

Amenities

  • Close to public transit
  • Free parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
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182 Wellington Street, Bowmanville, ON L1C 1W3

Provider's hours

Sunday
Closed
Monday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
Closed

Business hours

Sunday
Closed
Monday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
Closed