Build Better Relationships

We help parents, families and couples grow, heal and enjoy healthy relationships.

Therapy Services for Children, Teens, Parents, Couples and Adults

Located in Bedford and Online Across Nova Scotia

Relationships are tough.

Let’s be honest. Loving and caring for the most important people in your life opens you up to be hurt.

Relationships can bring up feelings of anger, frustration and helplessness when there is obviously something wrong but you don’t know what to do.

In your worst moments, it might feel easier to throw your hands up in despair and walk away. But deep down, you long for closeness and connection with those you love. Therapy can help.


Relationships take skill.

Unlike learning math in school, relationship skills are not often taught. It’s not uncommon to get into adulthood and not know how to do relationships well.

Many people feel that they did not have great role models for healthy relationship.  It would not be unusual for you to feel like you don’t know how to deal with moments intense emotion, conflict or disagreement.

Whether you are having a hard time adjusting to being a mom, are sick of fighting with your kids or wondering how to heal from a painful romantic relationship, we are here to help.


We can help.

Our passion is helping people create healthy relationships with themselves and others. We believe that you can learn new ways to deal with difficult emotions, create deeper connections and find more joy in your family and romantic relationships. We help people go from feeling discouraged, disconnected and stuck to feeling like they can get their lives back from constant emotional struggles and improve their relationships.

Our aim is to help individuals develop better relationships with themselves and others and empower families, parents and couples to build stronger, healthier bonds. We believe deeply the importance and power of relationships and connection.
We also know that how we think, act and feel, especially during tough times can strain our most important relationships and have significant impact our our lives. We exist to help people heal from their hurts, manage their emotions in new ways and create their best lives.

As therapy professionals we are dedicated to staying current in our field. We make sure that we are helping you with skills, tools and techniques that have been well researched and effective for people who have problems similar to yours. Our highly experienced therapists have specialized training in healing attachment injuries, working with relationship trauma, and building safe connections in families. 

We believe that you have what it takes to build connected, meaningful love relationships; to feel like an effective parent and to learn how to find your own sense of emotional balance.  We’re here to help.


Who is the right therapist for me?

Each of therapists at Bedford Couple & Family Therapy have unique skills, experience and strengths.

We want you to feel like you can can create a strong working relationship with the best person for you.


Meet Our Therapy Team

Dr. Adam Kayfitz psychology Bedford teens children

Dr. Adam Kayfitz PhD. RPsych


Lois Ells MSW, RSW

Deborah Hubble Smith Bedford Marriage couples counselling

Deborah Hubble Smith MC, RCT

Laura Connors Psychologist Bedford Marriage couples counselling

Dr. Laura Love PhD, RPsych