Living Well Integrative Health Center

2176 Windsor Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. (902) 406-1500

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Molly DeShong

Molly De Shong is a counsellor-therapist and facilitator in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Molly has worked with individuals, couples, and groups for over 25 years, focusing on mindfulness, resilience, self-care, and communication / conflict dynamics.


Counselling and Psychotherapy


Molly integrates mindfulness with somatic, cognitive-behavioural, and psychodynamic methods — all to support insight, skill-building, and resilience. Areas of specialty:


anxiety, stress management, self-care

grief, loss, transition

low mood and depression

identity, self-esteem, assertiveness

addictive patterns

career planning and decision making

relationships, sexuality, and couple counselling

communication and conflict dynamics

Couple Counselling

Bring awareness to what matters to you both—whether that's to strengthen your emotional connection and change patterns together, or proceeding to separate.


Mindfulness-Based Interventions

Mindfulness helps us become aware of body-mind habits and stressors, and tap our innate strength and resilience. Molly trained in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) with founder Jon Kabat-Zinn and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT).  She offers 8-week series and introductory programs for the public, and supports staff and clients of Nova Scotia Health Authority and other organizations.


Consulting, Facilitation, Training, Mediation

For 25 years, Molly De Shong has assisted individuals and organizations with:


personal coaching /counselling in self-awareness, wellness, leadership, career decision-making, and communication /conflict dynamics (including Transformative Meditation)

consulting, facilitation, and training in team cohesion, communication, and commitment

Molly offers programs in stress management and resilience, as well as communication/conflict dynamics ("Navigating Difficult Conversations"). In recent years, she supported the Conflict Resolution program at NS Health Authority, offering conflict coaching and mediation to staff.