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Equine Facilitated Wellness /Psychotherapy


Marleen MacDonald, MSW, RSW

Marriage and Family Counselling,

Equine Facilitated Wellness

Working in partnership and indiviually

Marleen is an associate therapist at Highlands Gate. When it is a benefit to the client, Susan and Marleen work together in Equine Facilitated Wellness sessions. Marleen also works individually with her clients at Highlands Gate as well as her own private practice in Ottawa at the Ottawa Couple and Family Institute and the International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy. Marleen has her Masters of Social Work, and is experienced working with individuals, couples and families. She has worked with people dealing with addictions, relationship dysfunction, anxiety, depression, and family conflict. Marleen continues to develop her experience with children as well, working with children's anxiety, adjustment difficulties, self-esteem and improved coping.