Therapists in Calgary, AB

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Photo of Amy Jubb @ Risewell Psychology, Psychologist in Calgary, AB
Amy Jubb @ Risewell Psychology
Psychologist, MA, RPsych, CPsych, CCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Calgary, AB T2N
Waitlist for new clients
Hello! I'm Amy, a dedicated therapist with a passion for guiding individuals on their journey to recovery from substance use, supporting those seeking embodiment, and assisting healthcare workers struggling with burnout and compassion fatigue. With a Master's in Counseling from the Betty Ford Hazelden Graduate School in Minnesota, I've spent the last decade working in various settings, including inpatient and outpatient treatment centers, schools, and private practices.
Hello! I'm Amy, a dedicated therapist with a passion for guiding individuals on their journey to recovery from substance use, supporting those seeking embodiment, and assisting healthcare workers struggling with burnout and compassion fatigue. With a Master's in Counseling from the Betty Ford Hazelden Graduate School in Minnesota, I've spent the last decade working in various settings, including inpatient and outpatient treatment centers, schools, and private practices.
(587) 571-6811 View (587) 571-6811
Photo of Michelle Kain-Love, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Calgary, AB
Michelle Kain-Love
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
Calgary, AB T2H
Seeking Therapy is a very personal choice that takes a great deal of courage and strength. If you are feeing sad, anxious, or overwhelmed, and want to talk about some of the challenges you are facing, I can help. I am a registered social worker with over 20 years experience as a therapist. I work with teens, young adults, adults, and parents who are struggling with anxiety, depression, ADHD, managing stress, building self-confidence, communication and relationships issues. If you or someone you love are looking for a safe place to talk through difficult emotions, situations, or experiences, I'm here to help.
Seeking Therapy is a very personal choice that takes a great deal of courage and strength. If you are feeing sad, anxious, or overwhelmed, and want to talk about some of the challenges you are facing, I can help. I am a registered social worker with over 20 years experience as a therapist. I work with teens, young adults, adults, and parents who are struggling with anxiety, depression, ADHD, managing stress, building self-confidence, communication and relationships issues. If you or someone you love are looking for a safe place to talk through difficult emotions, situations, or experiences, I'm here to help.
(825) 250-3556 View (825) 250-3556
Photo of Zahra’s Counselling Services, Counsellor in Calgary, AB
Zahra’s Counselling Services
Counsellor, MACP, CCC, MEng
Verified Verified
Calgary, AB T3H
Any client is ideal, anyone who needs help is more than welcome to ask for it. I would listen to anyone, and then let them know if I have the expertise to help or not. That’s one main reason that my first session is always FREE. We not only talk about their issues and goals, but also about their strengths and capabilities. Life is not only about what’s going wrong, it’s good to see things that are going well. I work with individuals, couples and also families. Ask your insurance to see if they cover CCC counselling sessions. Call or text today to start your sessions as early as tomorrow. There’s no waitlist.
Any client is ideal, anyone who needs help is more than welcome to ask for it. I would listen to anyone, and then let them know if I have the expertise to help or not. That’s one main reason that my first session is always FREE. We not only talk about their issues and goals, but also about their strengths and capabilities. Life is not only about what’s going wrong, it’s good to see things that are going well. I work with individuals, couples and also families. Ask your insurance to see if they cover CCC counselling sessions. Call or text today to start your sessions as early as tomorrow. There’s no waitlist.
(825) 608-5262 x403890 View (825) 608-5262 x403890
Photo of Faaria Meghji, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Calgary, AB
Faaria Meghji
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Calgary, AB T2P
Do you feel like your thoughts, feelings, and behaviours are often misaligned with who you want to be, who you really are deep inside? Are you ready to begin transforming the beliefs, emotions, and patterns you hold inside of yourself that keep you from fully living the life that you want? Together we can explore the roots of whatever you are currently wanting help with - be it emotional regulation, self-compassion, relationships, depression, anxiety, addictions, life transitions, sexuality, spirituality, and racial identity. These roots can span across multiple generations, often inviting us to tune in to our ancestral history.
Do you feel like your thoughts, feelings, and behaviours are often misaligned with who you want to be, who you really are deep inside? Are you ready to begin transforming the beliefs, emotions, and patterns you hold inside of yourself that keep you from fully living the life that you want? Together we can explore the roots of whatever you are currently wanting help with - be it emotional regulation, self-compassion, relationships, depression, anxiety, addictions, life transitions, sexuality, spirituality, and racial identity. These roots can span across multiple generations, often inviting us to tune in to our ancestral history.
(587) 905-0835 View (587) 905-0835
Photo of Michelle Ndlovu, Registered Social Worker in Calgary, AB
Michelle Ndlovu
Registered Social Worker, RSW, MSW, BSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Calgary, AB T3B
Life can be confusing and lonely at times. Are you currently struggling with your self-identify, self-worth or self-value? Are you in a toxic romantic relationship that is making you feel less worthy on a daily basis? Are you struggling with establishing healthy boundaries with your family, colleagues or loved ones? Well, you have found the right therapist. Therapy, is a process of self discovery and self realization. Are there patterns in your behaviour or thought processes making feel disconnected with those around you? Is your past trauma, or childhood getting into the way of your happiness?
Life can be confusing and lonely at times. Are you currently struggling with your self-identify, self-worth or self-value? Are you in a toxic romantic relationship that is making you feel less worthy on a daily basis? Are you struggling with establishing healthy boundaries with your family, colleagues or loved ones? Well, you have found the right therapist. Therapy, is a process of self discovery and self realization. Are there patterns in your behaviour or thought processes making feel disconnected with those around you? Is your past trauma, or childhood getting into the way of your happiness?
(587) 209-8315 View (587) 209-8315
Photo of Angie Ratcliff, Counsellor in Calgary, AB
Angie Ratcliff
Counsellor, MACP, CCC, BEd
Verified Verified
6 Endorsed
Calgary, AB T2N
I am accepting new clients across Canada (couples and individuals 13+). HOPE is to want something to happen or to be true. It may be hope and courage that brought you here. I believe that we all have the power and innate wisdom to grow, change, and find the things we HOPE for. I believe that you are the expert on yourself and your relationships. I am honored to hold a safe and collaborative space to guide you through a curious and compassionate exploration of self and/or your relationship. I believe in the healing power of connection, and my goal is to support you in strengthening the connection with yourself and with others.
I am accepting new clients across Canada (couples and individuals 13+). HOPE is to want something to happen or to be true. It may be hope and courage that brought you here. I believe that we all have the power and innate wisdom to grow, change, and find the things we HOPE for. I believe that you are the expert on yourself and your relationships. I am honored to hold a safe and collaborative space to guide you through a curious and compassionate exploration of self and/or your relationship. I believe in the healing power of connection, and my goal is to support you in strengthening the connection with yourself and with others.
(587) 715-0468 View (587) 715-0468
Photo of Jake Sombrutzki, Counsellor in Calgary, AB
Jake Sombrutzki
Counsellor, BHS, RCC
Verified Verified
Calgary, AB T3R  (Online Only)
Are you struggling with your daily life, goals, or relationship with self or others? Are you held back by fear, anxiety, low self-worth, setting boundaries or anger? I am here to help you navigate these bumps on your road to rediscover your self-worth and innate ability to handle what life is throwing at you now or in the future.
Are you struggling with your daily life, goals, or relationship with self or others? Are you held back by fear, anxiety, low self-worth, setting boundaries or anger? I am here to help you navigate these bumps on your road to rediscover your self-worth and innate ability to handle what life is throwing at you now or in the future.
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Photo of Diana Wamsteeker, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Calgary, AB
Diana Wamsteeker
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
Calgary, AB T2S
Your concerns are unique to your own lived experiences and circumstances. I work to facilitate a greater understanding of the patterns in your life that contribute to feeling stuck. Many people desire to live "all in" in their lives, but fear, sadness and personal history stop them from doing so. In the therapeutic space I gently challenge individual adults and couples to learn to thrive in their relationships, develop stronger communication skills, break free of limiting patterns and live a life congruent with their values and dreams. I work hard to show up authentically and with warmth for every client.
Your concerns are unique to your own lived experiences and circumstances. I work to facilitate a greater understanding of the patterns in your life that contribute to feeling stuck. Many people desire to live "all in" in their lives, but fear, sadness and personal history stop them from doing so. In the therapeutic space I gently challenge individual adults and couples to learn to thrive in their relationships, develop stronger communication skills, break free of limiting patterns and live a life congruent with their values and dreams. I work hard to show up authentically and with warmth for every client.
(587) 813-5496 View (587) 813-5496
Photo of Reyan Saab, Pre-Licensed Professional in Calgary, AB
Reyan Saab
Pre-Licensed Professional, BA
Verified Verified
Calgary, AB T2R
I am a Master of Counselling Student Intern at Dragonfly Psychological Services, offering dedicated support to girls and young women aged 12-35 navigating the complexities of adolescence and early adulthood. I am passionate about supporting individuals grappling with the challenges of self-esteem, identity, peer relationships, and the pressures of societal expectations. My goal is to help clients understand their place in the world, find their voice, and pursue a path of healing and self-discovery. I believe in the power of therapy to transform lives and am committed to walking alongside my clients on their journey towards healing.
I am a Master of Counselling Student Intern at Dragonfly Psychological Services, offering dedicated support to girls and young women aged 12-35 navigating the complexities of adolescence and early adulthood. I am passionate about supporting individuals grappling with the challenges of self-esteem, identity, peer relationships, and the pressures of societal expectations. My goal is to help clients understand their place in the world, find their voice, and pursue a path of healing and self-discovery. I believe in the power of therapy to transform lives and am committed to walking alongside my clients on their journey towards healing.
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Photo of Meghan Reed, Registered Provisional Psychologist in Calgary, AB
Meghan Reed
Registered Provisional Psychologist, BA, MACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Calgary, AB T3B
I am passionate about helping people of all neurotypes to understand themselves, develop their strengths, and support struggles and challenges. I recognize that everyone is unique, so therapy approaches need to be personalized to an individual’s unique needs. I strive to create a safe therapy space using collaboration, trust, and clear communication. I believe in collaborating closely with my clients with a practice based in compassion, curiosity, and nonjudgement. I also strive to help my clients feel seen and heard, and I love supporting people as they build emotional awareness to support emotional regulation and self-awareness.
I am passionate about helping people of all neurotypes to understand themselves, develop their strengths, and support struggles and challenges. I recognize that everyone is unique, so therapy approaches need to be personalized to an individual’s unique needs. I strive to create a safe therapy space using collaboration, trust, and clear communication. I believe in collaborating closely with my clients with a practice based in compassion, curiosity, and nonjudgement. I also strive to help my clients feel seen and heard, and I love supporting people as they build emotional awareness to support emotional regulation and self-awareness.
(825) 305-5191 View (825) 305-5191
Photo of Jamie Watson, Psychologist in Calgary, AB
Jamie Watson
Psychologist, MACP, CCAC, RPsych
Verified Verified
Calgary, AB T2R
My approach to counselling is specific to each client I work with. I believe the therapeutic process is highly creative and that it relies equally on both spontaneous diversion and meticulous planning. In addition to direct focus on the individual, I also believe deeply in the power of family dynamics, social structure, and the societal pressures that exist in our highly complex modern world.
My approach to counselling is specific to each client I work with. I believe the therapeutic process is highly creative and that it relies equally on both spontaneous diversion and meticulous planning. In addition to direct focus on the individual, I also believe deeply in the power of family dynamics, social structure, and the societal pressures that exist in our highly complex modern world.
(587) 875-5826 View (587) 875-5826
Photo of Jessica Meisner, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Calgary, AB
Jessica Meisner
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Calgary, AB T3E
Collectively, our mental health has never been a bigger priority than now. For many of us, our foundation of coping has been shaken to the core. We are trying to find ways of navigating through difficult emotions, sensations, urges, thoughts and relationship issues that may be bubbling up and overflowing on the surface. With these difficulties, we might find ourselves coping in extremes, like a swinging pendulum: either trying to over-control our situation, or, perhaps, losing control entirely. I would love to support you in resolving these difficulties, slowing down the pendulum, and hopefully finding a 'middle path'.
Collectively, our mental health has never been a bigger priority than now. For many of us, our foundation of coping has been shaken to the core. We are trying to find ways of navigating through difficult emotions, sensations, urges, thoughts and relationship issues that may be bubbling up and overflowing on the surface. With these difficulties, we might find ourselves coping in extremes, like a swinging pendulum: either trying to over-control our situation, or, perhaps, losing control entirely. I would love to support you in resolving these difficulties, slowing down the pendulum, and hopefully finding a 'middle path'.
(825) 258-5369 View (825) 258-5369
Photo of Sig Taylor Couples Counselling, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Calgary, AB
Sig Taylor Couples Counselling
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW, RMFT
Verified Verified
Calgary, AB T3A
Who you choose to entrust your relationship life to could be the most important decision of your lifetime. For over 30 years I've helped thousands of couples and individuals resolve conflict and create healthy relationships. You'll get the right tools and strategies to help with your specific issues and situation. Marriage counselling is a highly complex and specialized field of practice and all MARRIAGE COUNSELLORS ARE NOT EQUAL. I start with a 2-hour initial consultation at a reduced rate. It's a game changer - you'll get immediate help - honest feedback, direction and guidance.
Who you choose to entrust your relationship life to could be the most important decision of your lifetime. For over 30 years I've helped thousands of couples and individuals resolve conflict and create healthy relationships. You'll get the right tools and strategies to help with your specific issues and situation. Marriage counselling is a highly complex and specialized field of practice and all MARRIAGE COUNSELLORS ARE NOT EQUAL. I start with a 2-hour initial consultation at a reduced rate. It's a game changer - you'll get immediate help - honest feedback, direction and guidance.
(403) 800-0776 View (403) 800-0776
Photo of Fleur Yumol, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Calgary, AB
Fleur Yumol
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSc, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Calgary, AB T3E
Not accepting new clients
Frustrated with the direction of your life? Confused about the relationship you are in? Are you making choices that don't make sense? I believe the answers to your questions lie within you and my role will be to help increase awareness of your needs and discover your potential. I believe that by integrating your mind, body and spirit you will uncover your purpose and find fulfillment in your life. I believe that a therapeutic relationship is one of respect, mutuality and transparency. Success lies in creating an environment that is open, non-judgmental and congruent.
Frustrated with the direction of your life? Confused about the relationship you are in? Are you making choices that don't make sense? I believe the answers to your questions lie within you and my role will be to help increase awareness of your needs and discover your potential. I believe that by integrating your mind, body and spirit you will uncover your purpose and find fulfillment in your life. I believe that a therapeutic relationship is one of respect, mutuality and transparency. Success lies in creating an environment that is open, non-judgmental and congruent.
(403) 930-0528 View (403) 930-0528
Photo of Kristin M. Matthews, Psychologist in Calgary, AB
Kristin M. Matthews
Psychologist, MC
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Calgary, AB T3A
As a Registered Psychologist and born-and-raised Calgarian, I am passionate about helping adults and teens experience meaningful, lasting change. I specialize in addressing many concerns including: depression, anxiety, life transitions, relationship issues, self-esteem, stress and burnout, trauma/PTSD, work/school-related issues, and more. I also have extensive experience counselling Alberta professionals including healthcare members such as physicians and nurses, educators, energy sector professionals, to name a few.
As a Registered Psychologist and born-and-raised Calgarian, I am passionate about helping adults and teens experience meaningful, lasting change. I specialize in addressing many concerns including: depression, anxiety, life transitions, relationship issues, self-esteem, stress and burnout, trauma/PTSD, work/school-related issues, and more. I also have extensive experience counselling Alberta professionals including healthcare members such as physicians and nurses, educators, energy sector professionals, to name a few.
(587) 324-2398 View (587) 324-2398
Photo of Amal Souraya, Psychologist in Calgary, AB
Amal Souraya
Psychologist, BSC, MC, CCC
Verified Verified
Calgary, AB T2E
I work with individuals ages 3 and up on a variety of mental health and life coaching struggles. I am empathic, warm, and utilize a multifaceted approach to assist each individual's needs and goals. In addition to working with individuals, I assist couples and families.
I work with individuals ages 3 and up on a variety of mental health and life coaching struggles. I am empathic, warm, and utilize a multifaceted approach to assist each individual's needs and goals. In addition to working with individuals, I assist couples and families.
(587) 206-3253 View (587) 206-3253
Photo of Aryn Lisitza, Registered Provisional Psychologist in Calgary, AB
Aryn Lisitza
Registered Provisional Psychologist, MSc
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Calgary, AB T3A
Warm welcome! My purpose is to create an intentional and safe space to help clients pursue change, healing, and growth. I support clients as they work through challenges with relationships or creating connection, managing emotions, resolving inner conflicts, and finding greater purpose and meaning. I take a highly integrative and collaborative approach to counselling, combining several therapeutic modalities as well as clients’ ways of knowing and being.
Warm welcome! My purpose is to create an intentional and safe space to help clients pursue change, healing, and growth. I support clients as they work through challenges with relationships or creating connection, managing emotions, resolving inner conflicts, and finding greater purpose and meaning. I take a highly integrative and collaborative approach to counselling, combining several therapeutic modalities as well as clients’ ways of knowing and being.
(825) 465-0228 View (825) 465-0228
Photo of Trynell Holland, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Calgary, AB
Trynell Holland
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, BSW, RSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Calgary, AB T3H  (Online Only)
I have 20 years of experience in the public system providing treatment for children and youth with addictions and/or mental health issues and family therapy. Additionally, I provide support to parents of children with complex medical and mental health needs providing direct therapy, systems advocacy, as well as provide consultation to school and in home teams to optimize child and family functioning. I work using a strength based, trauma informed and attachment focused approach.
I have 20 years of experience in the public system providing treatment for children and youth with addictions and/or mental health issues and family therapy. Additionally, I provide support to parents of children with complex medical and mental health needs providing direct therapy, systems advocacy, as well as provide consultation to school and in home teams to optimize child and family functioning. I work using a strength based, trauma informed and attachment focused approach.
(825) 502-5348 View (825) 502-5348
Photo of Aziz Razavi, Registered Provisional Psychologist in Calgary, AB
Aziz Razavi
Registered Provisional Psychologist, MS, BSW
Verified Verified
Calgary, AB T3B
You want 'it' to stop. Be it that small nagging feeling at the back of your mind, or something that has stopped you from living your life day-to-day. Whether you've already tried "pulling yourself up by the bootstraps", or you can't even express what you feel; 'it' persists. But it's not your fault.
You want 'it' to stop. Be it that small nagging feeling at the back of your mind, or something that has stopped you from living your life day-to-day. Whether you've already tried "pulling yourself up by the bootstraps", or you can't even express what you feel; 'it' persists. But it's not your fault.
(825) 606-0286 View (825) 606-0286
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Awakening Change Counselling & Consulting Inc
Registered Social Worker, BA, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
Calgary, AB T2H
At Awakening Change our goal is to provide a safe and collaborative environment for you to work toward personal growth and change to achieve wellness. We specialize in trauma work, as well as issues such as anxiety, addiction, depression, work stress, family issues, work/life balance and parenting.
At Awakening Change our goal is to provide a safe and collaborative environment for you to work toward personal growth and change to achieve wellness. We specialize in trauma work, as well as issues such as anxiety, addiction, depression, work stress, family issues, work/life balance and parenting.
(587) 705-0387 View (587) 705-0387

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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in Calgary, AB

1,000+

Average cost per session

$200

Counsellors in Calgary, AB who prioritize treating:

93% Anxiety
87% Depression
81% Self Esteem
80% Stress
78% Relationship Issues
73% Coping Skills
70% Trauma and PTSD

Average years in practice

10 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

63% Green Shield Canada
58% Alberta Blue Cross
51% Canada Life | Great-West Life

How Counsellors in Calgary, AB see their clients

81% In Person and Online
19% Online Only

Gender breakdown

84% Female
15% Male
1% Non-Binary

FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Calgary?

Search for nearby therapists or counsellors by inputting your city, postal code, or a provider’s name into the search bar. From there, you can filter providers by the issues they treat, cost, insurance, gender, and other factors to find providers who are well-suited to your needs. To navigate between locations within the same country, enter a new city or postal code into the search bar.

Learn more about how to find a therapist

Is everyone in the Psychology Today Therapy Directory a licensed therapist?

Most Counsellors and Psychotherapists listed in the directory are certified by one of the main professional associations, mainly the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA), and will have a Certified Canadian Counsellor (CCC) designation with their name. Social Workers listed in the directory must be registered members of the college specific to their province. To be listed in the directory, Psychologists must be registered with the psychological college specific to their province or territory.

Providers whose professional membership or primary credential has been verified by Psychology Today are signified by a “Verified” symbol. Given the considerable variation in professional regulation and prerequisites across Canadian provinces, some providers may possess significant professional qualifications without necessarily holding professional memberships or being obliged to acquire them. As a result, they may be selectively included without the "Verified" seal.

What’s the difference between a psychologist, a therapist, and a counsellor?

Psychologists, counsellors, psychotherapists and social workers can all provide counselling or talking therapy and have credentials and supervised, practical experience that enable them to do so in Canada.

Psychologists have a master's and/or doctoral degree and have passed both written and oral exams. Psychologists are able to complete mental health assessments and provide diagnostic information to clients as well as provide counselling therapy or psychotherapy. Counsellors and psychotherapists are expected to have a master's or doctoral degree in counselling psychology, social work, or a related mental health discipline and certification by a professional association, such as the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association. Registered Social Workers possess a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Social Work and where possible must be licensed or certified by the provincial government and/or regulatory college.

What type of therapy is right for me?

The type of therapy best suited to a particular individual depends on several factors, including their primary reason for seeking therapy, their preferred timeline (some therapy types last for a set number of sessions, while others are open-ended), and their personality and preferences—some may prefer a more structured approach. For many individuals, multiple types of therapy could provide a good fit.

How much does therapy cost?

The cost of therapy depends on a number of variables, including location and the therapist’s experience and training. On average, the cost of a therapy session in Canada could be between $100 and $200. If you have insurance, the expense of mental health care is typically lower, but it varies based on your insurance plan details and whether you choose an in-network or out-of-network mental healthcare provider.

What are more affordable or low cost therapy solutions?

Many therapists offer sliding scale payments, usually on a limited number of slots, which consists in an agreement between the therapist and a client to pay a reduced rate. Therapists who provide such arrangements often consider the client's income or ability to pay, but the extent of the discount is ultimately at the therapist's discretion. Furthermore, while group therapy may have different goals and benefits compared to individual therapy, it can be a more affordable solution to address certain types of issues.

If you are struggling to access therapy due to budget constraints, you could also consider public funded mental health services. Some types of outpatient mental health services are covered by Medicare, provided these are performed by a licensed mental health professional in the provinces or territory you reside in and who accepts the assignment.

Is online therapy cheaper than in-person therapy?

Many therapists charge the same amount for online therapy as they do for in-person therapy—though clients may still find this cost-effective if it cuts down on their transportation costs. Health insurance plans often offer equivalent coverage for online and in-person therapy; indeed, in many places, they are legally required to do so. Text-based or on-demand therapy apps may be cheaper than traditional one-on-one psychotherapy; however, the practice may be less effective and is not likely to be covered by insurance.

Is online therapy a good option?

Therapy conducted online can be just as effective as in-person therapy, as long as there is a strong alliance between the client and the therapist. To find a therapist who provides telehealth services to clients in your area, click “Online Therapy” on the directory homepage and search by your city or town or your postal code.

Are therapy sessions confidential?

Professionals licensed by regulatory colleges and those certified by associations such as the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association are obligated to uphold client confidentiality unless there is a legal reason that requires them to disclose information. Confidentiality is a crucial part of the therapeutic relationship and only under specific circumstances, such as when there is the potential or known harm to the client or others, or a court order, will a therapist be obligated to break the agreement. These exceptions to the confidentiality agreement are usually discussed during the initial consultation.