Jackie Tapper-Atkinson, Therapist

Jackie Tapper-Atkinson, M.S.S., R.S.W.

Jackie Tapper-Atkinson has been in private practice in Oakville since 2006.

She has over 15 years of experience in providing individual, family and group therapy for teens and adults, with extensive experience in treating depression, anxiety and relationship issues. She also has specialized training in treating body image and eating disorders.

Prior to entering private practice, Jackie served as Clinical Team Leader at the Renfrew Center, a treatment facility for women with eating disorders in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Jackie also served as Senior Therapist for the Women’s Trauma Program within the Princeton Health Care System in New Jersey.

Jackie has particular interest in the application of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT) to the treatment of eating disorders, and a range of anxiety and mood disorders. As well, she has been working on the integration of the Family-Based approach and EFT to the treatment of adolescents with eating disorders.

Jackie earned a Master of Social Service from Bryn Mawr College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania and is a Registered Social Worker in Ontario. She is a member of the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers, a member of the Ontario Association of Consultants, Counsellors, Psychometrists and Psychotherapists, and a member of the Eating Disorder Association of Canada.

Jackie Tapper-Atkinson works out of the Oakville Location

Anxiety Disorder Treatment in Oakville and Hamilton

Anxiety Disorders


Eating Disorder Treatment & Therapy in Oakville and Hamilton

Eating Disorders

  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Bulimia Nervosa
  • Binge-eating Disorder
  • Avoidant/restrictive food intake
  • Rumination
Stress, Trauma, Post-Traumatic Stress, Acute Stress Therapy is available at The Therapy Centre

Trauma and Stress Related Disorders

  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Acute Stress Disorder
  • Adjustment Disorder
ADHD Parenting Help and Therapy is available at The Therapy Centre

 Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (aka ADHD/ADD)


Gender, Sexuality Issues, Gender Identity, Trans, Sexual Identity, LGBTQ

Gender and Sexuality Issues

  • Sexual identity
Personality Concerns Therapy (Borderline, Dependent, Histrionic, Obsessive-Compulsive OCD Therapy is available at The Therapy Centre

Personality Concerns

  • Borderline Personality
  • Dependent Personality
  • Histrionic Personality
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Personality
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Sleep Disorders

  • Insomnia
  • Nightmares


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Chronic Pain

  • Coping with illness
Bullying, Discrimination, Harassment Therapy is available at the Therapy Centre

Bullying / Discrimination / Harassment


Grief, Bereavement or Loss Therapy is available at the Therapy Centre

Grief, Bereavement or Loss

Significant Life Change or Life Transition Therapy is available at the Therapy Centre

Life Transitions / Significant Life Changes


Perfectionism and or Procrastination Therapy is available at The Therapy Centre

Perfectionism / Procrastination

Self-Esteem Therapy is available at The Therapy Centre


Stress Management Therapy is available at The Therapy Centre

Stress Management


Relationship Issues like Separation, Divorce, Parenting through Divorce and Infertility are available at The Therapy Centre

Relationship Issues

  • Separation/Divorce
  • Parenting through separation/divorce
  • Infertility


Couples and Family Therapy Services