Therapists in Three Hills, AB

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Deborah Flowers
Counsellor, BEd, MACP, CCC
Verified Verified
Three Hills, AB T0M
Welcome here! I use EMDR, EFT, CBT, SFT, and other various therapeutic techniques to target symptoms of trauma, stress, mood disorders, anxiety and panic, grief and loss, school/work-related issues, relationship issues including abuse, and more. I also have experience working with special needs. My goal is for you to feel empowered, less overwhelmed and stressed, and more capable of making and maintaining positive change in your life. I also encourage clients to be open and voice what works and what doesn't for them, as you know yourself and your needs best.
Welcome here! I use EMDR, EFT, CBT, SFT, and other various therapeutic techniques to target symptoms of trauma, stress, mood disorders, anxiety and panic, grief and loss, school/work-related issues, relationship issues including abuse, and more. I also have experience working with special needs. My goal is for you to feel empowered, less overwhelmed and stressed, and more capable of making and maintaining positive change in your life. I also encourage clients to be open and voice what works and what doesn't for them, as you know yourself and your needs best.
(587) 602-0143 View (587) 602-0143
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Richard Evans
Counsellor, MA, APC
Verified Verified
Three Hills, AB T0M
Hi, I'm Richard! I am passionate about seeing people find healing from issues like addiction, trauma, and mental health struggles. I use empirically-validated counselling methods to journey with you into the areas of hurt and strive to empower you with the resources, internally and externally, to find restoration, peace, and connection. I look forward to working with you toward your goals!
Hi, I'm Richard! I am passionate about seeing people find healing from issues like addiction, trauma, and mental health struggles. I use empirically-validated counselling methods to journey with you into the areas of hurt and strive to empower you with the resources, internally and externally, to find restoration, peace, and connection. I look forward to working with you toward your goals!
(825) 462-1449 View (825) 462-1449
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Timothy (Tj) Mackenzie
Counsellor, MA, CCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Three Hills, AB T0M
Hi, my name is TJ. I am dedicated to creating an atmosphere of safety and trust where my clients feel heard, validated, and understood. I believe that by creating an authentic therapeutic connection, marked by compassion and empathy, people can move towards the change they desire. I have a deep passion for helping people cultivate awareness of the thoughts and feeling that may be driving their behaviours, as well as compassionately journeying along side those who carry the burden of guilt and shame.
Hi, my name is TJ. I am dedicated to creating an atmosphere of safety and trust where my clients feel heard, validated, and understood. I believe that by creating an authentic therapeutic connection, marked by compassion and empathy, people can move towards the change they desire. I have a deep passion for helping people cultivate awareness of the thoughts and feeling that may be driving their behaviours, as well as compassionately journeying along side those who carry the burden of guilt and shame.
(825) 462-0507 View (825) 462-0507
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Micaela Olson
Psychiatric Nurse, RPN
Verified Verified
Three Hills, AB T0M
Are you feeling overwhelmed, helpless, lost? The toughest part is starting, and you have already done that by recognizing your pain. Imagine why you want to experience changes? What will life look like when you succeed? How will you feel? I can help you get back to a life that you love!
Are you feeling overwhelmed, helpless, lost? The toughest part is starting, and you have already done that by recognizing your pain. Imagine why you want to experience changes? What will life look like when you succeed? How will you feel? I can help you get back to a life that you love!
(825) 250-3834 View (825) 250-3834
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Lindsay McNena
Psychologist, MC, RPsych
Verified Verified
Three Hills, AB T0M
I have 10+ years working with clients experiencing anxiety, mood disorders, school refusal, friendship concerns, navigating family relationships, suicidal ideation/self-harm, and sexual/gender identity. I have worked with adult and youth clients with these concerns, along with relationships, infidelity, and parenting. My practice also includes working with couples, polycules, and consensual non-monogamy. I feel we all have a huge capacity for resilience and learning and enjoy co-creating successful therapeutic relationships which are trauma-informed and recognize client's lived experiences.
I have 10+ years working with clients experiencing anxiety, mood disorders, school refusal, friendship concerns, navigating family relationships, suicidal ideation/self-harm, and sexual/gender identity. I have worked with adult and youth clients with these concerns, along with relationships, infidelity, and parenting. My practice also includes working with couples, polycules, and consensual non-monogamy. I feel we all have a huge capacity for resilience and learning and enjoy co-creating successful therapeutic relationships which are trauma-informed and recognize client's lived experiences.
(825) 254-9744 View (825) 254-9744
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Desiree Morris
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Three Hills, AB T0M
You're carrying a heavy load of stress, anxiety, overwhelm, loneliness, and emotional pain. Your dissatisfaction is widespread, seeping into your work, friendships, and family connections. Recent life changes—be it a breakup, starting college, a new career, a move, marriage, divorce, pregnancy, or parenthood—have left you feeling adrift. You crave confidence, calmness, and reconnection. And if you are here for your child, you have been looking for a therapist for them as you have noticed your child is tearful, angry, worried, irritable and frustrated most of the time. They are struggling in peer relationships, and breaking down.
You're carrying a heavy load of stress, anxiety, overwhelm, loneliness, and emotional pain. Your dissatisfaction is widespread, seeping into your work, friendships, and family connections. Recent life changes—be it a breakup, starting college, a new career, a move, marriage, divorce, pregnancy, or parenthood—have left you feeling adrift. You crave confidence, calmness, and reconnection. And if you are here for your child, you have been looking for a therapist for them as you have noticed your child is tearful, angry, worried, irritable and frustrated most of the time. They are struggling in peer relationships, and breaking down.
(587) 802-3683 View (587) 802-3683

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Rachel Sarah Freeman
Counsellor, CCC, MACP, CCTP, CATP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Blackfalds, AB T0M
M.A.C.P. (Master of Arts Counseling Psychology), C.C.C. (Certified Canadian Counselor), C.C.T.P. (Certified Clinical Trauma Professional), C.A.T.P. (Certified Child & Adolescent Trauma Professional) I have been working as Certified Canadian Counsellor since 2017, registered with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association, working in both individual counselling and group therapy settings. In 2020 I became certified as a Clinical Trauma Professional for adults, children and adolescents. ​
M.A.C.P. (Master of Arts Counseling Psychology), C.C.C. (Certified Canadian Counselor), C.C.T.P. (Certified Clinical Trauma Professional), C.A.T.P. (Certified Child & Adolescent Trauma Professional) I have been working as Certified Canadian Counsellor since 2017, registered with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association, working in both individual counselling and group therapy settings. In 2020 I became certified as a Clinical Trauma Professional for adults, children and adolescents. ​
(825) 250-3845 View (825) 250-3845
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Heather Denny
Psychologist, MA, R Psych
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Didsbury, AB T0M
Do you struggle with depression or anxiety that impacts your relationships and day-to-day life? Do you feel overwhelmed just getting through the day? Do you wonder if life and your relationships should feel somehow better? Happier? Maybe you are a parent of a teen who doesn’t act like other kids. Whether they struggle with attention at school and they get in trouble all the time or are depressed and pull away, you are losing hope. You feel worried and unsure how to help your teen, it’s hard to watch them suffering in relationships with their peers, teachers and family members. You want them to be happy, confident, and successful.
Do you struggle with depression or anxiety that impacts your relationships and day-to-day life? Do you feel overwhelmed just getting through the day? Do you wonder if life and your relationships should feel somehow better? Happier? Maybe you are a parent of a teen who doesn’t act like other kids. Whether they struggle with attention at school and they get in trouble all the time or are depressed and pull away, you are losing hope. You feel worried and unsure how to help your teen, it’s hard to watch them suffering in relationships with their peers, teachers and family members. You want them to be happy, confident, and successful.
(587) 816-6117 View (587) 816-6117
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Sharla Crowie
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
Crossfield, AB T0M
I work with children, youth, and adults experiencing anxiety, burnout, trauma, and ADHD using a variety of different approaches like EMDR, Narrative Therapy, Accelerated Resolution Therapy, and others. At the heart of my practice are areas where I've honed a particular expertise—supporting individuals grappling with burnout, taming tumultuous waves of anxiety, navigating the complexities of trauma, and understanding the multifaceted nature of ADHD. Each person presents a world rich with untold stories, and by working together, we uncover the stories that have held you back, helping to author a new chapter of empowerment and peace.
I work with children, youth, and adults experiencing anxiety, burnout, trauma, and ADHD using a variety of different approaches like EMDR, Narrative Therapy, Accelerated Resolution Therapy, and others. At the heart of my practice are areas where I've honed a particular expertise—supporting individuals grappling with burnout, taming tumultuous waves of anxiety, navigating the complexities of trauma, and understanding the multifaceted nature of ADHD. Each person presents a world rich with untold stories, and by working together, we uncover the stories that have held you back, helping to author a new chapter of empowerment and peace.
(587) 600-2817 View (587) 600-2817
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Joanne Prysunka
Counsellor, BMgt, MACP, CCC
Verified Verified
Sundre, AB T0M
Are you feeling weighed down by past trauma, stress or a life change that has you feeling a persistent sense of being stuck? You're not alone in facing these challenges. Many struggle to find joy, meaning, and direction amidst overwhelming emotions and tough decisions. But there is hope and help available. I provide a welcoming space for you to explore your feelings and experiences without judgment.
Are you feeling weighed down by past trauma, stress or a life change that has you feeling a persistent sense of being stuck? You're not alone in facing these challenges. Many struggle to find joy, meaning, and direction amidst overwhelming emotions and tough decisions. But there is hope and help available. I provide a welcoming space for you to explore your feelings and experiences without judgment.
(403) 507-5650 View (403) 507-5650
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Kathy Stolson
Psychologist, BSc, MC
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Bowden, AB T0M
Waitlist for new clients
I am a registered psychologist and have worked with a diverse clientele over my career. I recognize it can take a tremendous amount of courage to ask for help however, almost everyone can benefit from the opportunity to share and explore in a non judgmental, comfortable setting. This experience can lead to learning new skills, recognizing existing strengths and/or gaining a new perspective. All of which can be helpful in reducing symptoms, discomfort and increase the quality of life.
I am a registered psychologist and have worked with a diverse clientele over my career. I recognize it can take a tremendous amount of courage to ask for help however, almost everyone can benefit from the opportunity to share and explore in a non judgmental, comfortable setting. This experience can lead to learning new skills, recognizing existing strengths and/or gaining a new perspective. All of which can be helpful in reducing symptoms, discomfort and increase the quality of life.
(587) 601-2590 View (587) 601-2590
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Leanne Rutledge
Registered Social Worker, RSW
Verified Verified
Balzac, AB T0M
I've been in the helping profession for over 20 years. What I know for sure is that the desire for healing is common and yet each story is unique. I excel at utilizing effective interventions to address feelings and experiences that feel distressing and "stuck". This can look like not knowing how to move forward, knowing but struggling to make changes, or feeling lost or confused about how to reduce distress. I would be honored to hear your story. ​
I've been in the helping profession for over 20 years. What I know for sure is that the desire for healing is common and yet each story is unique. I excel at utilizing effective interventions to address feelings and experiences that feel distressing and "stuck". This can look like not knowing how to move forward, knowing but struggling to make changes, or feeling lost or confused about how to reduce distress. I would be honored to hear your story. ​
(587) 850-2954 View (587) 850-2954
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Makena Hind
Registered Provisional Psychologist, BA, MC
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Irricana, AB T0M
I have had the privilege of working with a diverse clientele, ranging from adults and teens to adolescents and children. I offer child-parent and family sessions, a collaborative space to nurture understanding and connection from the earliest years. My practice is for those who find themselves wrestling with frustrating patterns, the complexities of trauma, grief, ADHD, anxiety, depression, existential questions, "stuckness" and everyday struggles that add up. I help those who "don't know where to begin."
I have had the privilege of working with a diverse clientele, ranging from adults and teens to adolescents and children. I offer child-parent and family sessions, a collaborative space to nurture understanding and connection from the earliest years. My practice is for those who find themselves wrestling with frustrating patterns, the complexities of trauma, grief, ADHD, anxiety, depression, existential questions, "stuckness" and everyday struggles that add up. I help those who "don't know where to begin."
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Shelly Qualtieri & Associates - Counselling
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, RSW, MA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Balzac, AB T0M
Counselling and Therapy Services in Calgary and across Alberta. We believe in supporting you with practical and easily manageable bite-sized tools and strategies to find your happy. Our team of Therapists at Shelly Qualtieri & Associates are passionate and knowledgeable clinicians. We understand your challenges, obstacles, pain, and trauma and are committed to providing a personalized approach and supporting you with tools to facilitate a deeper understanding, build resilience, and find healing.
Counselling and Therapy Services in Calgary and across Alberta. We believe in supporting you with practical and easily manageable bite-sized tools and strategies to find your happy. Our team of Therapists at Shelly Qualtieri & Associates are passionate and knowledgeable clinicians. We understand your challenges, obstacles, pain, and trauma and are committed to providing a personalized approach and supporting you with tools to facilitate a deeper understanding, build resilience, and find healing.
(587) 355-4623 View (587) 355-4623
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Amber Shay
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, RSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Balzac, AB T0M  (Online Only)
My approach to therapy is based on the principles of Integrity, Transparency and Results. As a life long learner I utilize theories and practices that are relevant and stand the test of time. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Solution Focused therapy, Emotional Focused Therapy, Stages of Change, Motivational Strategies are combined with a collaborative and systemic approach to your unique circumstance. As a respectful and compassionate therapist I am known for engaging effectively with all ages and stages as we are each a work in progress.
My approach to therapy is based on the principles of Integrity, Transparency and Results. As a life long learner I utilize theories and practices that are relevant and stand the test of time. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Solution Focused therapy, Emotional Focused Therapy, Stages of Change, Motivational Strategies are combined with a collaborative and systemic approach to your unique circumstance. As a respectful and compassionate therapist I am known for engaging effectively with all ages and stages as we are each a work in progress.
(587) 844-6219 View (587) 844-6219
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Aaryn Manning + Accelerated Resolution Therapy
Counsellor, MA, CCC
Verified Verified
Didsbury, AB T0M
Welcome to Compassionate Counselling Care in Olds, AB where you’ll find a safe and welcoming space to seek skilled mental health & counselling support. Aaryn is an experienced, counsellor offering professional expertise and empathetic understanding. Whether you're dealing with relationship issues, mental health concerns, unresolved trauma or simply need someone to help you sort out your thoughts, she is committed to providing you with the tools and insights needed to move through difficult experiences. We welcome you to book a free 15 minute consult to ask questions and determine if Compassionate Counselling Care is a fit for you.
Welcome to Compassionate Counselling Care in Olds, AB where you’ll find a safe and welcoming space to seek skilled mental health & counselling support. Aaryn is an experienced, counsellor offering professional expertise and empathetic understanding. Whether you're dealing with relationship issues, mental health concerns, unresolved trauma or simply need someone to help you sort out your thoughts, she is committed to providing you with the tools and insights needed to move through difficult experiences. We welcome you to book a free 15 minute consult to ask questions and determine if Compassionate Counselling Care is a fit for you.
(403) 556-7505 View (403) 556-7505
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Jennifer at Silver Willow Psychology
Psychologist, MA, RPsych
Verified Verified
Crossfield, AB T0M
Hello! I am a Registered Psychologist and am passionate about helping individuals and couples be their best selves. I work with people who are experiencing anxiety, depression, trauma, problematic substance use, or who are having difficulty with dealing with daily life. Whether you are seeking to foster a better relationship with yourself, your partner, family members, or other people in your life, counselling may be able to help! Together, we will work to develop customized, attainable goals that meet your needs, develop useful coping strategies, and create positive change.
Hello! I am a Registered Psychologist and am passionate about helping individuals and couples be their best selves. I work with people who are experiencing anxiety, depression, trauma, problematic substance use, or who are having difficulty with dealing with daily life. Whether you are seeking to foster a better relationship with yourself, your partner, family members, or other people in your life, counselling may be able to help! Together, we will work to develop customized, attainable goals that meet your needs, develop useful coping strategies, and create positive change.
(587) 205-6916 View (587) 205-6916
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Sandra Kliewer
Counsellor, RTC, CTP, CAIMPH
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Crossfield, AB T0M
Anyone who is not experiencing fullness and freedom like they were created to! Someone who wants more and is unsatisfied with just getting by or surviving and wants to live fully alive and free. They are ready to do whatever it takes to meet their goals and be the best version of themselves.
Anyone who is not experiencing fullness and freedom like they were created to! Someone who wants more and is unsatisfied with just getting by or surviving and wants to live fully alive and free. They are ready to do whatever it takes to meet their goals and be the best version of themselves.
(587) 412-2967 View (587) 412-2967
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Diana Johanson
Psychologist, MC, RT/CT, BA Hons, SSW
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Carstairs, AB T0M
Diana is a Registered Psychologist who strives to better the lives of others. Diana's special area of interest is addressing issues of anxiety, depression, trauma, anger management, separation, parenting, and stress. She has worked in a private and public sectors, incorporating techniques to fit the client's needs best. Some of the therapeutic techniques stem from CBT (Cognitive Behaviour Therapy), Solution Focused Therapy, EMDR, DBT (Dialectical Behaviour Therapy), and Play Therapy. She offers formal assessments, such as psycho-educational (school), ADHD, Learning disorders, and giftedness.
Diana is a Registered Psychologist who strives to better the lives of others. Diana's special area of interest is addressing issues of anxiety, depression, trauma, anger management, separation, parenting, and stress. She has worked in a private and public sectors, incorporating techniques to fit the client's needs best. Some of the therapeutic techniques stem from CBT (Cognitive Behaviour Therapy), Solution Focused Therapy, EMDR, DBT (Dialectical Behaviour Therapy), and Play Therapy. She offers formal assessments, such as psycho-educational (school), ADHD, Learning disorders, and giftedness.
(587) 405-2985 View (587) 405-2985
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Evergreen Wellness
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, RSW, MSW, MC, CCC
Verified Verified
Carstairs, AB T0M
Evergreen Wellness is a multidisciplinary mental health practice located in the heart of Alberta. We understand that mental health is a dynamic and deeply personal experience, and we are committed to providing compassionate support through a range of therapeutic modalities. Our team consists of Registered Social Workers, Canadian Certified Counsellors, a Professional Life Coach, and an experienced yoga instructor. Each member is committed to providing personalized care tailored to your unique needs. With diverse expertise, our professionals collaborate to offer a well-rounded and integrated approach to mental health to clients.
Evergreen Wellness is a multidisciplinary mental health practice located in the heart of Alberta. We understand that mental health is a dynamic and deeply personal experience, and we are committed to providing compassionate support through a range of therapeutic modalities. Our team consists of Registered Social Workers, Canadian Certified Counsellors, a Professional Life Coach, and an experienced yoga instructor. Each member is committed to providing personalized care tailored to your unique needs. With diverse expertise, our professionals collaborate to offer a well-rounded and integrated approach to mental health to clients.
(587) 419-6654 View (587) 419-6654

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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in Three Hills, AB

< 10

Counsellors in Three Hills, AB who prioritize treating:

100% Depression
100% Anxiety
83% Relationship Issues
83% Grief
83% Family Conflict
83% Suicidal Ideation
83% Stress

Average years in practice

2 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

100% Green Shield Canada
100% SunLife
100% Alberta Blue Cross

How Counsellors in Three Hills, AB see their clients

100% In Person and Online

Gender breakdown

67% Female
33% Male
FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Three Hills?

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.

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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.