• 154 Ailsa Craig Main Street
  • Ailsa Craig, Ontario
  • N0M 1A0
  • 226.239.6089

a private community-based agency that provides practical solution-focused counselling and mediation services

Align Counselling and Mediation is a private community-based agency that provides practical solution-focused counselling and mediation services. Led by Joy Vascotto, counselling services are available for youth, adults, couples and families, and mediation is provided on a case-by-case basis. Whether you are seeking support in handling stress or difficult circumstances, managing conflict, addressing parenting struggles, or coping in couple or family relationships; our goal is to help you to align what is important and meaningful in your life, and to work toward practical solutions.

Serving communities including London, Strathroy, Ilderton, Lucan, Nairn, Ailsa Craig, Parkhill, Grand Bend, Dashwood and Exeter. Align is currently accepting clients by appointment only.

why align

Happy people are the greatest assets to a successful community. A community benefits from having essential services that are accessible and centered around the unique needs of the people living within it. The goal of Align is to help people to create their own solutions and achieve their own goals within their community. Align staff are equipped to provide services to address a wide range of counselling needs. We specialize in providing practical and solution-focused counselling to individuals, couples and families; and we have expertise in providing mediation services to support people in reaching a resolution.

our people

Joy M. Vascotto M.A., M.S.W., R.S.W., Q.Med. (ADR)

Founder, Registered Social Worker and Qualified Mediator

Joy Vascotto is a Registered Social Worker, trained Mediator, and the founder of Align. She offers 15 years of experience providing supportive services to individuals (children, adolescents, adults), couples, families and groups. More specifically, Joy has expertise providing counselling in areas including anxiety, depression, anger/emotional management, personal growth, self-esteem, problem thinking, grief/loss, self-harming, coping with illness/care-giving, addictions, communication/life skills, parenting, managing change, separation/divorce, couple/family reconnection, and stabilizing after a crisis. Joy provides mediation services to help peers, couples and families resolve interpersonal differences in an efficient and positive manner. Joy received a Master of Social Work (Wilfrid Laurier University) in Clinical Social Work, a Master of Arts in Legal Studies (Carleton University), and completed her formal training as a Mediator at Munn Conflict Resolution Services. Joy is a member, in good standing, of the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW), the Ontario Social Workers Association (OASW), and the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Institute of Ontario. Joy specializes in providing practical, solution-focused and interest-based services. Her focus is on empowering people, enhancing their quality of life, strengthening their relationships, and helping them to achieve what is important and meaningful in their lives.


$90 per session*
  • 50 minutes
  • no charge introductory phone consultation
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  • handled on a per-case basis
  • contact us to discuss your mediation needs
* Consideration of financial situation may be made on a case-by-case basis. Please contact us and we can discuss your needs.

** Counselling fees are payable by cash, e-transfer or personal cheque.


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154 AILSA CRAIG MAIN STREET AILSA CRAIG, ONTARIO N0M 1A0 Ph: 226.239.6089 info@alignservices.ca