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Welcome to Rita Onwodi BSW, MSW, RSW Counselling & Psychotherapy Services

For over 20 years, Rita Onwodi has been committed to providing her clients with compassionate culturally relevant and supportive therapy to help them with many life challenges.

Rita works with adults, teenagers and seniors, couples and families experiencing psychosocial difficulties, cross-cultural struggles and mental health crisis.

Hello, I’m
Rita Onwodi


Rita is a Registered Clinical Social Worker and Psychotherapist with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW): Member in good standing #817368.


Rita is also a Contract Instructor at the Carleton University School of Social Work, where she is currently teaching fourth-year students and Master of Social Work students in advanced clinical practice skills.

Rita is fluent in English.

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Services that we provide

Rita Onwodi Psychotherapy offers a whole range of services to help clients with recognizing and understanding the patterns which are not working for them. Rita assists her clients in developing strategies and healthy coping skills to deal with these issues, as well as, techniques to prevent the problems from reoccurring. These services include: 


Marriage, Couple & Family Therapy

Individual Therapy

Group Counseling & Relationship difficulties

Stress/Grief & Loss

Education/Career/Vocational/Workplace issues

Rita has helped me through many a tough time in my life. Based on my personal experience with her,  I would say she makes it her priority to understand the personality of her client, while she educates herself on the situation her client is facing. She uses this knowledge to assist her clients overcome the issue(s) by empowering them with tools to navigate their specific situation/s and building their confidence at a critical juncture in their life. Rita helps me see light (positive in life) when I am amidst turmoil and chaos. On a more personal note, I will say “she straightens me out and helps me breathe” when I am feeling overwhelmed.  I can easily testify to the fact that Rita is a thorough professional with a humane heart.


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I Can Help You In Different Situations

A journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. Reach out to Rita Onwodi Psychotherapy services today to help you live a wholesome life. Benefits of therapy with Rita include, but are not limited to: 

Improving Communication

Learn to communicate better & more effectively with your spouse and family members.

Self Confidence

More self-confidence and empowerment to dream and become the best version of yourself.

Overcoming Depression and Anxiety

Gain tools to help you with coping with and overcoming depression & anxiety