Therapists in Hastings-Sunrise, Vancouver, BC

Photo of Francis Lau, Registered Psychotherapist in Hastings-Sunrise, Vancouver, BC
Francis Lau
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, MEd, MPS
Verified Verified
Hastings-Sunrise, Vancouver, BC V5M
Life is a long journey embedded with moments of twists and turns. We inevitably encounter challenges and unexpected difficulties. Sometimes, we may find it hard to move forward on our own. Loss of our loved ones, change of environment, experiences of trauma, damaged relationships, deteriorating of health, career uncertainties...all might make you feel overwhelmed by anxiety and powerlessness. You might lack courage and strength to continue your journey. When you wrestle with moments of tough times, let me walk with you. My experiences and expertise can help you regain the power and resilience to thrive through the journey.
Life is a long journey embedded with moments of twists and turns. We inevitably encounter challenges and unexpected difficulties. Sometimes, we may find it hard to move forward on our own. Loss of our loved ones, change of environment, experiences of trauma, damaged relationships, deteriorating of health, career uncertainties...all might make you feel overwhelmed by anxiety and powerlessness. You might lack courage and strength to continue your journey. When you wrestle with moments of tough times, let me walk with you. My experiences and expertise can help you regain the power and resilience to thrive through the journey.
(506) 308-0881 View (506) 308-0881
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Josh Cytrynbaum
Counsellor, RCC
Verified Verified
Hastings-Sunrise, Vancouver, BC V5K
Waitlist for new clients
Hi there - and thank you for the visit. Asking for help and finding a counsellor who is the right fit can be quite the process. Whether you are seeking support because of some sudden shift in circumstance or a longstanding issue that is getting harder and harder to carry, I believe therapy is a unique space that can help people heal and grow and can help carry some of that weight.
Hi there - and thank you for the visit. Asking for help and finding a counsellor who is the right fit can be quite the process. Whether you are seeking support because of some sudden shift in circumstance or a longstanding issue that is getting harder and harder to carry, I believe therapy is a unique space that can help people heal and grow and can help carry some of that weight.
(778) 244-4111 View (778) 244-4111
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Courtney Handja
Counsellor, MCP, RCC
Verified Verified
7 Endorsed
Hastings-Sunrise, Vancouver, BC V5K  (Online Only)
I offer counselling support to a wide variety of clients, working collaboratively to create a space where they can feel seen and heard as they navigate life’s challenges. My areas of focus include perinatal mental health, anxiety, depression, life transitions, relationship concerns, gender, and identity.
I offer counselling support to a wide variety of clients, working collaboratively to create a space where they can feel seen and heard as they navigate life’s challenges. My areas of focus include perinatal mental health, anxiety, depression, life transitions, relationship concerns, gender, and identity.
(365) 659-2727 View (365) 659-2727
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Teak Daniel
Registered Social Worker, BSW, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
Hastings-Sunrise, Vancouver, BC V5K
I'm Teak Daniel, a Registered Social Worker (MSW, RSW) who provides individual therapy in British Columbia. My expertise lies in the areas of bipolar disorder and other mood disorders, psychosis, schizophrenia spectrum illnesses, depression and anxiety. I’ve worked exclusively in the area of early psychosis and bipolar disorder for the past 13 years. I'm also a husband, a father, a former supervisor to 15+ Masters students.
I'm Teak Daniel, a Registered Social Worker (MSW, RSW) who provides individual therapy in British Columbia. My expertise lies in the areas of bipolar disorder and other mood disorders, psychosis, schizophrenia spectrum illnesses, depression and anxiety. I’ve worked exclusively in the area of early psychosis and bipolar disorder for the past 13 years. I'm also a husband, a father, a former supervisor to 15+ Masters students.
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Shannon Batten
Psychologist, PhD, RPsych
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Hastings-Sunrise, Vancouver, BC V5K
Seeking help can be scary, and requires vulnerability and courage. Congratulations on taking the first steps towards healing and growth! I am a Registered Psychologist through the College of Psychologists of BC and I provide online individual counselling for adults. I specialize in trauma, postpartum challenges, depression, anxiety, relationship challenges, and low self-esteem. I consider a strong, collaborative relationship to be the most important catalyst of positive change and therapeutic success. I aim to help you cultivate your inner strengths and resources, and move towards the life you want.
Seeking help can be scary, and requires vulnerability and courage. Congratulations on taking the first steps towards healing and growth! I am a Registered Psychologist through the College of Psychologists of BC and I provide online individual counselling for adults. I specialize in trauma, postpartum challenges, depression, anxiety, relationship challenges, and low self-esteem. I consider a strong, collaborative relationship to be the most important catalyst of positive change and therapeutic success. I aim to help you cultivate your inner strengths and resources, and move towards the life you want.
(604) 330-4071 View (604) 330-4071
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Tamar Chanté
Counsellor, RPC
Verified Verified
Hastings-Sunrise, Vancouver, BC V5K  (Online Only)
My intention is to help create a very safe space for my clients to explore their authentic selves and allow for genuine discovery and growth. It is important to me to build trust and rapport with my clients, and connect with them using my skills, intuition and wisdom. Each session is unique and customized according to the client’s needs and current state. I have witnessed the growth capacity and resilience that people possess to resolve their issues. My role is to help support and provide guidance as you discover your purpose, liberation, and empowerment.
My intention is to help create a very safe space for my clients to explore their authentic selves and allow for genuine discovery and growth. It is important to me to build trust and rapport with my clients, and connect with them using my skills, intuition and wisdom. Each session is unique and customized according to the client’s needs and current state. I have witnessed the growth capacity and resilience that people possess to resolve their issues. My role is to help support and provide guidance as you discover your purpose, liberation, and empowerment.
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Anat Kelerstein
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
Hastings-Sunrise, Vancouver, BC V5K  (Online Only)
Hello, and welcome! My name is Anat and I am a registered social worker and a clinical counsellor. I believe in a client-centered and compassionate approach to healing that positions a client’s worldview, culture and social location as important parts of who they are. I have a background in mental health and addictions, and have supported people as they work towards healing and balance in the midst of various life challenges, including: young adulthood, life transitions, family conflict, sense of purposelessness/hopelessness, challenges in post-secondary education, and parenting a child with mental illness and addiction.
Hello, and welcome! My name is Anat and I am a registered social worker and a clinical counsellor. I believe in a client-centered and compassionate approach to healing that positions a client’s worldview, culture and social location as important parts of who they are. I have a background in mental health and addictions, and have supported people as they work towards healing and balance in the midst of various life challenges, including: young adulthood, life transitions, family conflict, sense of purposelessness/hopelessness, challenges in post-secondary education, and parenting a child with mental illness and addiction.
(343) 655-3606 View (343) 655-3606
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Wellness Renewal
Counsellor, MA
Verified Verified
Hastings-Sunrise, Vancouver, BC V5S
As a counsellor, I'm passionate about helping people overcome challenges and achieve their goals. Working with individuals that are motivated and determined to make positive changes in their lives. They may be struggling with anxiety, depression, substance use, trauma, or other mental health concerns that impact their day-to-day functioning. Individuals looking to reduce symptoms of distress, improve their relationships, increase self-awareness, develop coping skills, or find a greater sense of purpose. Therapy is a way for them to gain insight, and develop effective strategies for difficult emotions or situations.
As a counsellor, I'm passionate about helping people overcome challenges and achieve their goals. Working with individuals that are motivated and determined to make positive changes in their lives. They may be struggling with anxiety, depression, substance use, trauma, or other mental health concerns that impact their day-to-day functioning. Individuals looking to reduce symptoms of distress, improve their relationships, increase self-awareness, develop coping skills, or find a greater sense of purpose. Therapy is a way for them to gain insight, and develop effective strategies for difficult emotions or situations.
(548) 798-0459 View (548) 798-0459
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Stefani Kolochuk
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BA, BSW, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
Hastings-Sunrise, Vancouver, BC V5K  (Online Only)
I believe we heal through safe connections and relationships. Relationship to self, community, and the land. This perspective is how I approach my therapeutic practice; together we create a sacred space to explore your challenges, successes and concerns. I specialize in working with people living with mental health challenges, grief and loss, traumatic death, spirituality, life transitions, stress and burnout, substance use and those who wish to explore alternative forms of wellness. Other common issues are PTSD/Complex trauma, emotional regulation, managing HIV/AIDS and other chronic illness. I see adults and youth ages 14+.
I believe we heal through safe connections and relationships. Relationship to self, community, and the land. This perspective is how I approach my therapeutic practice; together we create a sacred space to explore your challenges, successes and concerns. I specialize in working with people living with mental health challenges, grief and loss, traumatic death, spirituality, life transitions, stress and burnout, substance use and those who wish to explore alternative forms of wellness. Other common issues are PTSD/Complex trauma, emotional regulation, managing HIV/AIDS and other chronic illness. I see adults and youth ages 14+.
(343) 308-1857 View (343) 308-1857
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The Angle Counselling
Counsellor, RCC, MCP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Hastings-Sunrise, Vancouver, BC V5K  (Online Only)
I create a warm and non-judgmental space from which clients can express their feelings or share their challenges. My goal is to have clients feel heard and supported regardless of the issues they are dealing with.
I create a warm and non-judgmental space from which clients can express their feelings or share their challenges. My goal is to have clients feel heard and supported regardless of the issues they are dealing with.
(236) 302-3749 View (236) 302-3749
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Alexa McEwen
Counsellor, RTC
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Hastings-Sunrise, Vancouver, BC V5K
My goal is to provide a non-judgmental space where you can process and explore your unique path. Through our work together I aspire to empower you to express your authentic self without unconscious beliefs and behaviours getting in your way. Informed by my background as a holistic nutritionist and yoga teacher, my approach integrates various facets of well-being, recognizing the interconnectedness of mind, body, and spirit.
My goal is to provide a non-judgmental space where you can process and explore your unique path. Through our work together I aspire to empower you to express your authentic self without unconscious beliefs and behaviours getting in your way. Informed by my background as a holistic nutritionist and yoga teacher, my approach integrates various facets of well-being, recognizing the interconnectedness of mind, body, and spirit.
(365) 654-2678 View (365) 654-2678
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Adrianna Faliszewski
Counsellor, CCC, MA
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Hastings-Sunrise, Vancouver, BC V5K
As a queer and trans therapist, my experience allows me to attend to many ways of being that are not always understood. I am ideally suited to those who walk along one or more of these paths, including queerness, transness, neurodivergence, ethical non-monogamy, kink- and power exchange-based relationships, and parenting in structures outside of the hetero nuclear family.
As a queer and trans therapist, my experience allows me to attend to many ways of being that are not always understood. I am ideally suited to those who walk along one or more of these paths, including queerness, transness, neurodivergence, ethical non-monogamy, kink- and power exchange-based relationships, and parenting in structures outside of the hetero nuclear family.
(343) 453-5917 View (343) 453-5917
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BlackFox Counselling
Counsellor, RTC, ACC
Verified Verified
Hastings-Sunrise, Vancouver, BC V5K  (Online Only)
Do you feel anxious, isolated, or stuck? As human experiences differ so greatly between individuals, I strongly believe treatment should reflect that. We all hit low points, but you shouldn't have to face them alone. I will work with you to understand your worldview and adjust treatment to suit your goals.
Do you feel anxious, isolated, or stuck? As human experiences differ so greatly between individuals, I strongly believe treatment should reflect that. We all hit low points, but you shouldn't have to face them alone. I will work with you to understand your worldview and adjust treatment to suit your goals.
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Wayne Richard Dykstra
Counsellor, PhD, MA, RCC
Verified Verified
Hastings-Sunrise, Vancouver, BC V5K  (Online Only)
Counseling is, thankfully, no longer considered something reserved for individuals with severe mental health concerns. Today we are increasingly comfortable admitting many would benefit from dedicated space where our personal concerns, challenges, and goals can be carefully tended to. My clients learn quickly that therapy is about dialogue and consistent attention to their sadness, depression, anxiety, worries, and difficulties in different spheres of their lives (relationships, parenting, work, money, environment, to name a few). Clients often seek a deeper sense of purpose and engagement, therapy can help achieve this.
Counseling is, thankfully, no longer considered something reserved for individuals with severe mental health concerns. Today we are increasingly comfortable admitting many would benefit from dedicated space where our personal concerns, challenges, and goals can be carefully tended to. My clients learn quickly that therapy is about dialogue and consistent attention to their sadness, depression, anxiety, worries, and difficulties in different spheres of their lives (relationships, parenting, work, money, environment, to name a few). Clients often seek a deeper sense of purpose and engagement, therapy can help achieve this.
(579) 400-2825 View (579) 400-2825
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Caroline de Moraes
Counsellor, MBA, RTC, RPC-C
Verified Verified
Hastings-Sunrise, Vancouver, BC V5K
Hope gives people a reason to continue fighting and believing that their current circumstances will improve, despite the unpredictable nature of human existence. However, to feel hopeful can be tricky when you’ve experienced depression, anxiety, PTSD, grief and loss, and emotional pain. How do you go through those hard times? I have been privileged to support thousands of people of all backgrounds and ages to find their hope back despite life challenges.
Hope gives people a reason to continue fighting and believing that their current circumstances will improve, despite the unpredictable nature of human existence. However, to feel hopeful can be tricky when you’ve experienced depression, anxiety, PTSD, grief and loss, and emotional pain. How do you go through those hard times? I have been privileged to support thousands of people of all backgrounds and ages to find their hope back despite life challenges.
(249) 503-3656 View (249) 503-3656
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Surya Light Govender
Pre-Licensed Professional, MSc
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Hastings-Sunrise, Vancouver, BC V5K
I am an art therapist who combines talk therapy with body awareness and the creative process. I enjoy working with adult clients with overlapping identities and welcome people living with addictions or in recovery, BIPOC, sex workers, folks exploring their sexual or gender identity, and people living with anxiety. I am biracial, queer, able bodied, cisgendered, and a settler on this land. I am also a parent with a deep understanding of the ways our chosen and birth families shape us.
I am an art therapist who combines talk therapy with body awareness and the creative process. I enjoy working with adult clients with overlapping identities and welcome people living with addictions or in recovery, BIPOC, sex workers, folks exploring their sexual or gender identity, and people living with anxiety. I am biracial, queer, able bodied, cisgendered, and a settler on this land. I am also a parent with a deep understanding of the ways our chosen and birth families shape us.
(548) 490-3498 View (548) 490-3498
Commence Counselling
Registered Social Worker, MSW
Verified Verified
Hastings-Sunrise, Vancouver, BC V5X  (Online Only)
I am a Registered Social Worker with over 12 years of clinical and professional experience. Commence Counselling was founded based on my passion on helping others face all of life’s challenges and to customize my approach to align with your needs that works best for you. From answering crisis lines to home visits to working within the community to corporate settings, I made sure to gain a well rounded experience in order to fully support you. I have experience supporting individuals, couples and families from a vast range of ethnic, cultural, educational, and socioeconomic backgrounds in various settings.
I am a Registered Social Worker with over 12 years of clinical and professional experience. Commence Counselling was founded based on my passion on helping others face all of life’s challenges and to customize my approach to align with your needs that works best for you. From answering crisis lines to home visits to working within the community to corporate settings, I made sure to gain a well rounded experience in order to fully support you. I have experience supporting individuals, couples and families from a vast range of ethnic, cultural, educational, and socioeconomic backgrounds in various settings.
(506) 560-4462 View (506) 560-4462
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Red Pill Spiritual Psychology
Counsellor, RTC
Verified Verified
Hastings-Sunrise, Vancouver, BC V5M  (Online Only)
My purpose and my passion is to help you fully remember who and what you truly are! The beautiful, perfect soul you are, prior to all the programming and conditioning that's had you believing that you're just "not good enough". This "not good enough" nonsense, is nothing more than an indoctrinated/brainwashed belief. It is at the root cause of all pain and trauma. It underlies all of humanity's suffering. It is indeed, the real pandemic on this planet. It has infected entirely all of us. It is the greatest, most ridiculous most asinine lie that has ever been sold to humanity! My job and my joy is to help you heal from this insanity.
My purpose and my passion is to help you fully remember who and what you truly are! The beautiful, perfect soul you are, prior to all the programming and conditioning that's had you believing that you're just "not good enough". This "not good enough" nonsense, is nothing more than an indoctrinated/brainwashed belief. It is at the root cause of all pain and trauma. It underlies all of humanity's suffering. It is indeed, the real pandemic on this planet. It has infected entirely all of us. It is the greatest, most ridiculous most asinine lie that has ever been sold to humanity! My job and my joy is to help you heal from this insanity.
(450) 235-4283 View (450) 235-4283
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Qua Le
Counsellor, RCC, MEd, BA
Verified Verified
Hastings-Sunrise, Vancouver, BC V5K  (Online Only)
Seeking support is sign of courageousness and strength. When we face challenging times, difficult emotions can leave us feeling alone and overwhelmed. Ideally, such times are opportunities to deepen our understanding of ourselves and of the lessons that have been presented to us. This path is a process of expressing our feelings, exploring our inner lives, and discovering our true and authentic natures. I believe that our well-being is rooted within us, although finding it can be complex therefore making growth difficult to experience.
Seeking support is sign of courageousness and strength. When we face challenging times, difficult emotions can leave us feeling alone and overwhelmed. Ideally, such times are opportunities to deepen our understanding of ourselves and of the lessons that have been presented to us. This path is a process of expressing our feelings, exploring our inner lives, and discovering our true and authentic natures. I believe that our well-being is rooted within us, although finding it can be complex therefore making growth difficult to experience.
(604) 332-4932 View (604) 332-4932
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Lexie Morgan - Montira Mental Health
Counsellor, MA, RCC
Verified Verified
7 Endorsed
Hastings-Sunrise, Vancouver, BC V5K
Counselling is a place to build on your strengths and find solutions to the many challenges you face every day. It is also a place to be truly heard in a compassionate and nonjudgmental environment. My aim is to help people untangle themselves from problems that hold them back from living a more desirable life. I work with you as we navigate the peaks & valleys of life experiences that test the boundaries of what it means to be human. My work is rooted in a trauma informed, anti-oppressive, social justice approach. This may involve looking beyond the individual to understand their experiences in a broader social & cultural context.
Counselling is a place to build on your strengths and find solutions to the many challenges you face every day. It is also a place to be truly heard in a compassionate and nonjudgmental environment. My aim is to help people untangle themselves from problems that hold them back from living a more desirable life. I work with you as we navigate the peaks & valleys of life experiences that test the boundaries of what it means to be human. My work is rooted in a trauma informed, anti-oppressive, social justice approach. This may involve looking beyond the individual to understand their experiences in a broader social & cultural context.
(587) 801-7350 View (587) 801-7350

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Number of Counsellors in Hastings-Sunrise, Vancouver, BC

300+

Average cost per session

$145

Counsellors in Hastings-Sunrise, Vancouver, BC who prioritize treating:

91% Anxiety
84% Depression
81% Self Esteem
80% Relationship Issues
77% Stress
71% Trauma and PTSD
68% Coping Skills

Average years in practice

8 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

51% SunLife
42% Pacific Blue Cross
41% Green Shield Canada

How Counsellors in Hastings-Sunrise, Vancouver, BC see their clients

62% In Person and Online
38% Online Only

Gender breakdown

79% Female
19% Male
2% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Hastings-Sunrise, Vancouver?

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.