What I Do?

Anita is an avid believer that where you are is not where you will always be! Whether your struggle is with difficult relationships, pain from past hurts or finding your true worth and purpose, she firmly believes you can break free from destructive patterns, from insecurity and self-doubt, and create a better future for yourself.

Using spirit-led counselling and coaching, as well as solution-focused and strength-based strategies, Anita works with you to uncover root issues, discard negative patterns, and replace the mindsets and methods that are working against you.

Anita has over 20 years of extensive experience empowering individuals, equipping couples and families to restore relationships, learn effective communication, attain emotional and spiritual well-being, and find self-worth and confidence. Providing a compassionate, caring and encouraging environment, she partners with clients with an unwavering commitment to help them restore joy and peace in relationships, achieve their goals and reach their God-given potential.

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I Believe

“It’s a rewarding and privileged experience to walk along the path of self-empowerment with my clients.

I would be honoured to take the journey with you.”


Anita McCann

Counsellor/Life Coach | CSW, CCP, CPC, GPP, BCC

Education & Accomplishments


  • Narrative Therapy
  • Solution Focused
  • Strength-based
  • CBT
  • Christian Perspective
  • Life & Relationship Coaching

Professional Memberships



  • 20+ Years

Anita's Favorite Quote

“Never underestimate the power you have to take your life in a new direction”

Frequently Asked Questions With Anita

Here are some of the most frequently asked questions that we receive. If you have any other questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.

I had an amazing therapist help me through a difficult period in my own life. I often recall life changing principles I learned from her all those years ago with gratitude. They definitely changed the course of my life.

The opportunity to bring hope and impact people’s lives for the better. It is incredibly rewarding work.

If you’ve even thought of trying counselling more than twice, you owe it to yourself to give it a chance.

Raising three spectacular humans.

When you find a good person, it is worth the hard work. Learning to communicate authentically is one of the most important things you can do. When you make kindness and gratitude a priority you will both win!

Whatever difficult stage your child is in, will pass.

“My friends joke that they should help pay for my counselling as the tools I share with them from my counselling are improving their lives too!”

Anita McCann

Bayridge Counselling


  • Tuesday, Thursday & Friday
    Daytime and Evening appointments


What activity instantly calms you?

Browsing at Homesense

What is the best piece of advice you’ve ever received?

“Always remain teachable.”

What song always gets you out on the dance floor?

Let the Music Play – Barry White

What's your favourite board game?

Risk – I’m all about strategy.

What’s the best piece of advice a family member has given you?

” You can put your dish scrubbing brush in the dishwasher.” (My sister-in-law)

Need Help Choosing a Therapist?

If you are still trying to decide whether therapy is right for you, book a free 20-minute virtual consultation with our Clinical manager and therapist, Nicole Callander, RSSW. Nicole would be happy to answer any questions about therapy or who would be a match for your unique situation.

Free 20-Minute Virtual Consultation
Need help booking your free 20-minute consult? (905) 319-1488