Therapists in Sechelt, BC

Photo of Laura Louise Barnes, Art Therapist in Sechelt, BC
Laura Louise Barnes
Art Therapist, BEd, DVATI, MC, RCC
Verified Verified
Sechelt, BC V0N
Laura provides her clients the opportunity to explore personal problems and potentials, resolve conflicts, and facilitate self awareness and understanding. Laura’s view of healing is holistic, paying attention to not only what is said but how the body responds. Through a mindfulness based approach, Laura creates space and opportunity for clients to explore and connect to their inner needs while providing a safe space for these needs to be expressed. This approach allows mind/body integration. Through this process, clients begin to experience clarity, balance and rest.
Laura provides her clients the opportunity to explore personal problems and potentials, resolve conflicts, and facilitate self awareness and understanding. Laura’s view of healing is holistic, paying attention to not only what is said but how the body responds. Through a mindfulness based approach, Laura creates space and opportunity for clients to explore and connect to their inner needs while providing a safe space for these needs to be expressed. This approach allows mind/body integration. Through this process, clients begin to experience clarity, balance and rest.
(778) 400-6762 View (778) 400-6762
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Geoffrey Kenneth Argue
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW, BEd
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Sechelt, BC V0N
My name is Geoff and I received my Masters of Social Work degree from the University of British Columbia as well as my Bachelors of Education degree. Since 2009 I have been working in the mental health and addictions field as well as the public and private school systems. As both a fully licensed Social Worker and Teacher, I have spent the majority of my practice working with youth and Young adults and helping them overcome a variety of issues related to their mental health. I have significant experience working with individuals experiencing anxiety, depression, substance misuse, stress (school/career/interpersonal) and psychosis.
My name is Geoff and I received my Masters of Social Work degree from the University of British Columbia as well as my Bachelors of Education degree. Since 2009 I have been working in the mental health and addictions field as well as the public and private school systems. As both a fully licensed Social Worker and Teacher, I have spent the majority of my practice working with youth and Young adults and helping them overcome a variety of issues related to their mental health. I have significant experience working with individuals experiencing anxiety, depression, substance misuse, stress (school/career/interpersonal) and psychosis.
(450) 804-4314 View (450) 804-4314
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Victoria Mercedes Rose Younker
Counsellor, RTC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Sechelt, BC V0N  (Online Only)
Do you find yourself feeling stressed, overwhelmed and anxious? Longing for a sense of peace, calm, and hope? Life can be challenging, and if we don’t have the tools to cope- some moments it can feel downright impossible. Sometimes we need actions to take, and sometimes we just need someone to truly listen. As a therapist, I consider myself not only an educator and guide, but a fellow human being here to support you where you’re at.
Do you find yourself feeling stressed, overwhelmed and anxious? Longing for a sense of peace, calm, and hope? Life can be challenging, and if we don’t have the tools to cope- some moments it can feel downright impossible. Sometimes we need actions to take, and sometimes we just need someone to truly listen. As a therapist, I consider myself not only an educator and guide, but a fellow human being here to support you where you’re at.
(873) 363-1231 View (873) 363-1231
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Dr. Sydney Weaver
Registered Social Worker, MSW, PhD
Verified Verified
Sechelt, BC V0N
Not accepting new clients
Addictions Specialist
Addictions Specialist
(236) 900-3036 View (236) 900-3036
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Wendy Charters
Counsellor, MA, Couns, Psych, RCC
Verified Verified
Sechelt, BC V0N
Waitlist for new clients
Life has a way of challenging us in ways that can stop even the strongest of us in our tracks. Increased stress, sudden life changes, anxiety, unresolved trauma.... many things can trigger disruptive behaviours and emotions that throw us off-base, damage our health and relationships, or simply hold us back. If your mental or emotional well-being, your relationships with others or with yourself, or your ability to deal with problems is out of balance – whatever the issue or stumbling block, a safe therapeutic relationship can help you return to, or develop a greater sense of ease and well-being.
Life has a way of challenging us in ways that can stop even the strongest of us in our tracks. Increased stress, sudden life changes, anxiety, unresolved trauma.... many things can trigger disruptive behaviours and emotions that throw us off-base, damage our health and relationships, or simply hold us back. If your mental or emotional well-being, your relationships with others or with yourself, or your ability to deal with problems is out of balance – whatever the issue or stumbling block, a safe therapeutic relationship can help you return to, or develop a greater sense of ease and well-being.
(778) 767-3092 View (778) 767-3092
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Lindsay Marie
Counsellor, RTC, LPN
Verified Verified
Sechelt, BC V0N
Every day is another chance to change your life. Do you feel all alone with your problems? Hold painful feelings inside? Wish you could talk to someone? Do you ask yourself: How can I find happiness in my life? How can my partner and I work through our problems? How can I find a lasting and fulfilling relationship? How can I navigate feelings of burnout? How can I adjust to pregnancy and postpartum? I provide a calm, safe, nurturing environment for you to grow, change and heal. I offer support and a collaborative approach as you build on your strengths and continue to move forward in your life.
Every day is another chance to change your life. Do you feel all alone with your problems? Hold painful feelings inside? Wish you could talk to someone? Do you ask yourself: How can I find happiness in my life? How can my partner and I work through our problems? How can I find a lasting and fulfilling relationship? How can I navigate feelings of burnout? How can I adjust to pregnancy and postpartum? I provide a calm, safe, nurturing environment for you to grow, change and heal. I offer support and a collaborative approach as you build on your strengths and continue to move forward in your life.
(506) 497-6002 View (506) 497-6002
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Sue Perry
Counsellor, MA, CCC
Verified Verified
Sechelt, BC V0N
My counselling practice combines a multicultural viewpoint, a client centred philosophy, humanistic values and cognitive behavioural strategies. I believe our culture influences the way people see the world and I will strive to understand your world view. I can offer you a safe, non-judgemental and genuine atmosphere to discuss your concerns. I believe you are the expert on your own life but that I may have some strategies to assist you. I am here as a guide, not to follow or lead but to walk beside you on your journey
My counselling practice combines a multicultural viewpoint, a client centred philosophy, humanistic values and cognitive behavioural strategies. I believe our culture influences the way people see the world and I will strive to understand your world view. I can offer you a safe, non-judgemental and genuine atmosphere to discuss your concerns. I believe you are the expert on your own life but that I may have some strategies to assist you. I am here as a guide, not to follow or lead but to walk beside you on your journey
(778) 771-5554 View (778) 771-5554
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Claire McMillan
Registered Social Worker, MSW, BSW, RSW
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Sechelt, BC V0N  (Online Only)
I do not have an "ideal" client. I believe in the importance of showing up as you are and I will do my best to walk alongside you. I specialize in areas of anxiety, ADHD, perfectionism, boundaries, burnout, and relational issues. I am part of Kindred Roots Therapy which is a private therapy collective (based out of Alberta) that is focused on redefining the "traditional" therapy experience. We aim to normalize conversations about mental health, and apply a strengths-based and laid-back approach to therapy.
I do not have an "ideal" client. I believe in the importance of showing up as you are and I will do my best to walk alongside you. I specialize in areas of anxiety, ADHD, perfectionism, boundaries, burnout, and relational issues. I am part of Kindred Roots Therapy which is a private therapy collective (based out of Alberta) that is focused on redefining the "traditional" therapy experience. We aim to normalize conversations about mental health, and apply a strengths-based and laid-back approach to therapy.
(506) 307-6832 View (506) 307-6832
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Tidal Art Therapy & Counselling (Heather Bergh)
Counsellor, MA, CCC
Verified Verified
Sechelt, BC V0N
Not accepting new clients
Everyone sails through their own rough seas. Whether you, your child or family have been battling waves for some time, or a rogue wave has hit unexpectedly, I’m glad you’ve found your way here. I believe that everyone has within them the ability and potential to change their own lives for the better. When you are feeling lost, having the courage to be creative can provide a new perspective.
Everyone sails through their own rough seas. Whether you, your child or family have been battling waves for some time, or a rogue wave has hit unexpectedly, I’m glad you’ve found your way here. I believe that everyone has within them the ability and potential to change their own lives for the better. When you are feeling lost, having the courage to be creative can provide a new perspective.
(778) 655-8852 View (778) 655-8852
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Vanessa Liston Marie
Counsellor, MA, MC, CCC
Verified Verified
Sechelt, BC V0N
I envision life as a journey that is influenced by our experiences, our relationships with others, and our personal, societal, and cultural stories. As a therapist, I believe my role is to join you on your journey for a stretch, as a kind of wilderness guide who may be able to point out unrecognized phenomena, different perspectives, and highlight your strengths and values as they relate to your journey. The goals and direction are yours, and together, we will create a plan that's right for you. Coming to counselling is hugely courageous; I commend you on beginning your search for a therapist who will be a good fit for your goals.
I envision life as a journey that is influenced by our experiences, our relationships with others, and our personal, societal, and cultural stories. As a therapist, I believe my role is to join you on your journey for a stretch, as a kind of wilderness guide who may be able to point out unrecognized phenomena, different perspectives, and highlight your strengths and values as they relate to your journey. The goals and direction are yours, and together, we will create a plan that's right for you. Coming to counselling is hugely courageous; I commend you on beginning your search for a therapist who will be a good fit for your goals.
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Rebecca Chow
Counsellor, RTC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Sechelt, BC V0N
Waitlist for new clients
Hi, I’m Rebecca, and I’m a Registered Counsellor, Trauma Specialist, Clinical Herbalist, & Coach. I’ve spent most of my life working with people, animals, plants… all living things really. I have a passion for supporting others in their journey back to the root of who they are. Helping them find the essence of what makes them feel whole and complete. We are all humans, perfectly imperfect in every way. We are unique, contradictory, seeking, and doing our best with the tools that we have available to us. I believe that our stories are sacred, and we have the power and the right to choose who we share our stories with.
Hi, I’m Rebecca, and I’m a Registered Counsellor, Trauma Specialist, Clinical Herbalist, & Coach. I’ve spent most of my life working with people, animals, plants… all living things really. I have a passion for supporting others in their journey back to the root of who they are. Helping them find the essence of what makes them feel whole and complete. We are all humans, perfectly imperfect in every way. We are unique, contradictory, seeking, and doing our best with the tools that we have available to us. I believe that our stories are sacred, and we have the power and the right to choose who we share our stories with.
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Chantell McKay
Psychiatric Nurse, RPN, MPN
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Sechelt, BC V0N  (Online Only)
Chantell is a Registered Psychiatric Nurse since 2011, offering counselling from the perspective of holistic mental health and wellness. Chantell has experience working with trauma, addictions and complex mental health concerns with youth, adults and couples. Chantell has experience offering counselling to remote Indigenous communities.
Chantell is a Registered Psychiatric Nurse since 2011, offering counselling from the perspective of holistic mental health and wellness. Chantell has experience working with trauma, addictions and complex mental health concerns with youth, adults and couples. Chantell has experience offering counselling to remote Indigenous communities.
(587) 715-0480 View (587) 715-0480
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Brian Dean Williams & Associates
Counsellor, MA, RCC, ACS, CCC
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Sechelt, BC V0N  (Online Only)
We all have things we’ve been told about ourselves that we internalize and start telling ourselves. Do you struggle with a story or belief about yourself that holds you back? Does this cause you some stress, loneliness, conflict in your relationships, or even lead you into misusing alcohol or substances? Now, more than ever, a lot of us are feeling disconnected from others and under the spell of negative stories about ourselves. In my practice, my team and I believe that these stories can be rewritten, that we are each the author of our own lives.
We all have things we’ve been told about ourselves that we internalize and start telling ourselves. Do you struggle with a story or belief about yourself that holds you back? Does this cause you some stress, loneliness, conflict in your relationships, or even lead you into misusing alcohol or substances? Now, more than ever, a lot of us are feeling disconnected from others and under the spell of negative stories about ourselves. In my practice, my team and I believe that these stories can be rewritten, that we are each the author of our own lives.
(855) 253-1630 View (855) 253-1630
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Carolyn Clarke Programs
Counsellor, RPC, EFT, NLP, IP, IMN
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Sechelt, BC V0N
You CAN live without anxiety, stress, overwhelm or burnout! Numb, stuck or simply surviving? We live in crazy times! You’ve lived, loved, worked, possibly married and divorced, raised a family, cared for aging parents, surely succeeded in your unique ways and also dealt with life’s natural challenges and losses too. If a helper-type, other’s needs have likely come before your own. Life happens, and often not how planned. Whether anxious and stressed, have a heavy heart or upset emotions, stuck in unhealthy patterns of thought or behaviors, in loss or life transitions, unhappy in relationships, we ALL need support to shift / grow.
You CAN live without anxiety, stress, overwhelm or burnout! Numb, stuck or simply surviving? We live in crazy times! You’ve lived, loved, worked, possibly married and divorced, raised a family, cared for aging parents, surely succeeded in your unique ways and also dealt with life’s natural challenges and losses too. If a helper-type, other’s needs have likely come before your own. Life happens, and often not how planned. Whether anxious and stressed, have a heavy heart or upset emotions, stuck in unhealthy patterns of thought or behaviors, in loss or life transitions, unhappy in relationships, we ALL need support to shift / grow.
(778) 800-3829 View (778) 800-3829
Rising Tide Wellness
Counsellor, MSc, MFT, RCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Sechelt, BC V0N
Are you looking for greater life satisfaction? Something needs to change but you just can't make it happen on your own? Or perhaps you want to check in with someone objective, for another perspective? Let's talk! Counselling doesn't have to increase your anxiety levels. It can be about two or more people sitting in a safe place, having coffee and a good chat about life. Face to face, online, or on the telephone. I'm a registered psychotherapist and I can help. Maybe for the first time in a long time, it's all about you!
Are you looking for greater life satisfaction? Something needs to change but you just can't make it happen on your own? Or perhaps you want to check in with someone objective, for another perspective? Let's talk! Counselling doesn't have to increase your anxiety levels. It can be about two or more people sitting in a safe place, having coffee and a good chat about life. Face to face, online, or on the telephone. I'm a registered psychotherapist and I can help. Maybe for the first time in a long time, it's all about you!
(604) 414-4219 View (604) 414-4219
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Sarah Joseph
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
Sechelt, BC V0N  (Online Only)
Hi, I'm Sarah. I enjoy working with couples and parents. I provide practical tools to clients that will help them reduce conflict and misbehaviour while strengthening connection. My goal is to provide tangible, practical tools to busy families and couples that can make a real difference in their day-to-day lives. I am a registered social worker, with a Masters in Social Work with post graduate studies in treating trauma, a Positive Discipline Trainer and Author.
Hi, I'm Sarah. I enjoy working with couples and parents. I provide practical tools to clients that will help them reduce conflict and misbehaviour while strengthening connection. My goal is to provide tangible, practical tools to busy families and couples that can make a real difference in their day-to-day lives. I am a registered social worker, with a Masters in Social Work with post graduate studies in treating trauma, a Positive Discipline Trainer and Author.
(604) 670-9598 View (604) 670-9598
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Michael Craig McLaughlin
Counsellor, RTC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Sechelt, BC V0N
No one ever said it’s easy being a thinking, feeling, spiritual being. You are not alone in feeling anxious, depressed, grieved, angry or disconnected in a relationship. Most of what troubles us is caused by a perceived need to protect ourselves from injury. Fortunately, we all have resources for healing. In a compassionate and safe environment, I enable you to adopt an accepting, compassionate, and curious relationship with your emotions and behaviours. With this foundation of healing and renewal, we become agents of our own healing. We steer our ship with confidence and vision, even when the seas are tossing and turning.
No one ever said it’s easy being a thinking, feeling, spiritual being. You are not alone in feeling anxious, depressed, grieved, angry or disconnected in a relationship. Most of what troubles us is caused by a perceived need to protect ourselves from injury. Fortunately, we all have resources for healing. In a compassionate and safe environment, I enable you to adopt an accepting, compassionate, and curious relationship with your emotions and behaviours. With this foundation of healing and renewal, we become agents of our own healing. We steer our ship with confidence and vision, even when the seas are tossing and turning.
(778) 508-9559 View (778) 508-9559
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Christine Semenuk
Counsellor, RCC, MS, PPS
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Sechelt, BC V0N
I offer counselling services to teens, adults, and specifically athletes (of all levels) covering a wide range of topics such as navigating complex emotions (anxiety, depression and grief), processing relationships/attachment, and improving work and sports performance, as well providing an ongoing space to process the multitude of challenges that come with life. Together, we will explore ways to move toward your goals. This might mean exploring your emotions, learning to set boundaries, managing life transitions or helping you change a pattern of behavior that is keeping you stuck.
I offer counselling services to teens, adults, and specifically athletes (of all levels) covering a wide range of topics such as navigating complex emotions (anxiety, depression and grief), processing relationships/attachment, and improving work and sports performance, as well providing an ongoing space to process the multitude of challenges that come with life. Together, we will explore ways to move toward your goals. This might mean exploring your emotions, learning to set boundaries, managing life transitions or helping you change a pattern of behavior that is keeping you stuck.
(506) 404-1349 View (506) 404-1349
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Nadina Dodd
Counsellor, MC:AT, RCC
Verified Verified
Sechelt, BC V0N
I am a Registered Clinical Counsellor and Art Therapist. I understand how difficult it can be to reach out for support, but I am here to help if you are seeking guidance, healing or change in your life. I believe that you have inner wisdom and that you are the expert in your life but I can help you uncover your unhelpful thinking patterns, understand and manage your emotions, befriend your nervous system, and increase your self-awareness. I can help you connect with your values, interests, needs, self-compassion, boundaries and courage so that you can be your true self and live a fulfilling life.
I am a Registered Clinical Counsellor and Art Therapist. I understand how difficult it can be to reach out for support, but I am here to help if you are seeking guidance, healing or change in your life. I believe that you have inner wisdom and that you are the expert in your life but I can help you uncover your unhelpful thinking patterns, understand and manage your emotions, befriend your nervous system, and increase your self-awareness. I can help you connect with your values, interests, needs, self-compassion, boundaries and courage so that you can be your true self and live a fulfilling life.
(226) 770-4113 View (226) 770-4113
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Heather Thrasher
Counsellor, BSW, RCC, CCC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Sechelt, BC V0N
Relationships are built at the speed of trust and I believe the relationship created between therapist and client is the foundational component in the therapeutic process. I bring 15 years of experience working with families and individuals in various capacities and create a treatment plan specific to your individual needs. I identify as a Métis female from a mixed ancestry- European/French/Indigenous, and honour the ability to work and play on the traditional lands and territory of the ɬaʔamɩn Peoples. I'm grateful to be able to walk alongside you and support you on your journey.
Relationships are built at the speed of trust and I believe the relationship created between therapist and client is the foundational component in the therapeutic process. I bring 15 years of experience working with families and individuals in various capacities and create a treatment plan specific to your individual needs. I identify as a Métis female from a mixed ancestry- European/French/Indigenous, and honour the ability to work and play on the traditional lands and territory of the ɬaʔamɩn Peoples. I'm grateful to be able to walk alongside you and support you on your journey.
(778) 488-9402 View (778) 488-9402

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Number of Counsellors in Sechelt, BC

30+

Average cost per session

$140

Counsellors in Sechelt, BC who prioritize treating:

94% Anxiety
85% Relationship Issues
82% Grief
79% Depression
76% Trauma and PTSD
76% Self Esteem
71% Coping Skills

Average years in practice

11 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

53% First Nations Health Authority
47% Green Shield Canada
41% Pacific Blue Cross

How Counsellors in Sechelt, BC see their clients

74% In Person and Online
26% Online Only

Gender breakdown

82% Female
18% Male
FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Sechelt?

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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.