Surviving sexual violence impacts everyone’s mental and emotional well-being differently. Often, survivors choose to access the support of talk therapy to work through the impact of their experience. Options for this type of support include: 

  • PEI Rape and Sexual Assault Centre
    • A non-profit, government funded organization that provides free counselling services to all genders who have experienced recent or historic sexual assault and childhood sexual abuse. 
    • Locations: Charlottetown, Summerside, and Alberton 
  • Community Mental Health
    • Provides free individual and group mental health care at community health facilities on PEI. 
    • Locations: Souris, Montague, Charlottetown, Summerside, O’Leary, and Alberton 
  • Family Services PEI 
    • Not for profit organization that offers individual, family, and couple’s counselling. 
    • Locations: Charlottetown, Summerside 
  • Private Counselling
    • Private counselling is also available, for a fee, in communities across the Island.
    • Professionals who offer private counselling services on PEI include: Social Workers, Counselling Therapists, and Psychologists etc.  
    • Available Island-wide

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