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Ken Reid, BSW, MSW (Newfoundland and Labrador).

List of certifications for Ken

  • Walking With Grief, Helping Others Deal with Loss (Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute).

  • Identifying Theories and Models in Practice (Canadian Association of Social Workers)

  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASSIST), 2022.

  • Coalition Against the Sexual Exploitation of Youth (Thrive).

  • EMDR Therapy Training for Trauma and PTSD (Ken cannot perform EMDR but he is knowledgeable and you can reach out to him to ask any questions you might have).

About Ken

Ken Reid is an experienced social worker. He has a Masters of Social Work and have been working in the field of Family Therapy since 1998. He describes marriage and couples counselling as his "bread and butter" and is very comfortable working with couples and families from all backgrounds. 

Ken has also worked in child development at the neurology unit at Janeway Children’s Hospital (St. John’s, Newfoundland). He has extensive experience working with families and youth who are neurodivergent, making him an ideal therapist if you are having a difficult time navigating your relationships with your child.

In terms of current positions, Ken has worked with the Association for New Canadians (ANC) where he designed a therapy program for newcomers including those from Ukraine, Syria and other countries. At the moment, Ken has previously worked with Choices for Youth where he is helped families and youth grow.

Currently Ken is employed by Memorial University of Newfoundland and he is also supervises students from Yorkville University. 

Areas of expertise include addictions, family therapy, anxiety, and depression. Ken is also the owner of his own business where he is a long time dog trainer and consultant. Ken also provides animal assisted therapy. 

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Ken's Areas of Expertise

  • Parenting
  • Marriage Counselling
  • Couples Counselling
  • Addictions
  • Navigating Health Anxiety
  • Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Depression

Get in Touch


Ken does not mind if you give him a call to figure out whether you are a match. He loves talking to clients and is open to helping you navigate your journey in a way that is safe for you. 

Please do not call him outside of office hours, M-F, 9-5 Newfoundland Date and Time (NDT).

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Learn more about Ken outside thherapy

Ken has been featured in some articles, websites, and television shows. Here are some links.

For The Love of Dogs - Memorial University Gazette

NTV news - interview

Photography Website - Ken's own Website

Youtube - Ken's own Youtube Channel

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