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Healthy Relationships

I recognize that healthy relationships are interconnected, interrelated, and interdependent. I understand that all relationships affect our physical and emotional health, our wellbeing, and the level of contentment and satisfaction in our lives. When relationships are troubled, there’s impact on our children and families, and often our financial life is not as stable and our social networks within our community suffer.

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Effective Techniques

I utilize techniques proven to be effective given the latest neuroscience research and the most current models of couple therapy including relational therapeutic techniques developed by Terry Real “The New Rules of Marriage,”  John Gottman’s “The Seven Principles of Highly Effective Marriages” and Sue Johnson’s “Hold Me Tight” to create specific treatment plans for each and every couple and teach couples healthy skills for relating.

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“A loving relationship is one in which the loved one is free to be himself — to laugh with me, but never at me; to cry with me, but never because of me; to love life, to love himself, to love being loved. Such a relationship is based upon freedom and can never grow in a jealous heart.”

— Leo F. Buscaglia

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COVID-19 Response In Effect

Pleased be advised, effective immediately, Niagara Relationship Health Centre  is following public health recommendations to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and is closed for personal counselling. To minimize the risk of in-person transmission of COVID-19 and in order to prioritze your health and safety , Suzanne Zook-Johnston, RP, DMFT is working remotely/ Barbara Anderson,MSW, is now semi-retired. (Congratulations Barabara!)

If you would like to schedule an appointment with Suzanne, please call 289-213-5559 or email Suzanne.

Please note, Suzanne's counselling services include inidvidual, couple and family therapy. All services are now being conducted through private video or telephone sessions. The platform Suzanne uses is  This video platform is compiant with the security, privacy and confidentiality health regulations of the government of Canada and Suzanne's regulating cllege, the College of Registered Psychotherapists.

Suzanne realizes this isn't ideal, yet as this global crisis endures, she is dedicated to supporting you and your loved ones.