Therapists in H2J

Photo of Nicole Marek, Registered Psychotherapist in H2J, QC
Nicole Marek
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, OPQ
Verified
4 Endorsed
Montréal, QC H2J  (Online Only)
Now accepting new clients. Are you searching to better understand yourself, or to shift out of disappointing repetitive patterns? Or perhaps you need help with a stressful circumstance or relationship? Whatever the reason, choosing a therapist can be an overwhelming process; it is essential to find a good fit. My approach is collaborative and non-judgmental, and I believe in teaching strategies that can help you long after ending therapy. Together, we will discover what makes your brain unique and practice new behaviours to help shift you out of stuck habits. I will encourage you to step a little out of your comfort zone each week.
Now accepting new clients. Are you searching to better understand yourself, or to shift out of disappointing repetitive patterns? Or perhaps you need help with a stressful circumstance or relationship? Whatever the reason, choosing a therapist can be an overwhelming process; it is essential to find a good fit. My approach is collaborative and non-judgmental, and I believe in teaching strategies that can help you long after ending therapy. Together, we will discover what makes your brain unique and practice new behaviours to help shift you out of stuck habits. I will encourage you to step a little out of your comfort zone each week.
(514) 400-2508 View (514) 400-2508
Photo of Deniz Naji, Art Therapist in H2J, QC
Deniz Naji
Art Therapist, ATPQ, CATA
Verified
1 Endorsed
Montréal, QC H2J
Does your teen girl get stuck in negative self-talk, lack confidence or struggle with friendships? My Self-Esteem Group for teen girls will help your daughter: • discover her strengths and inner resources so she can build confidence, • improve friendship skills so she can connect better with peers and • challenge her inner critic so she can improve self-esteem. The group combines connection with the healing powers of the creative process to help participants process body image, self-esteem and identity, explore and build on their strengths, and develop relationship skills.
Does your teen girl get stuck in negative self-talk, lack confidence or struggle with friendships? My Self-Esteem Group for teen girls will help your daughter: • discover her strengths and inner resources so she can build confidence, • improve friendship skills so she can connect better with peers and • challenge her inner critic so she can improve self-esteem. The group combines connection with the healing powers of the creative process to help participants process body image, self-esteem and identity, explore and build on their strengths, and develop relationship skills.
(438) 804-5641 x1 View (438) 804-5641 x1
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Humaine Harmonie inc.
Registered Psychotherapist, PhD, LMFT, RSW
Verified
Montréal, QC H2J  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
I believe in the human being and his or her capacity to re-build. I find that there is nothing more important than a willingness to develop compassion for oneself and one's situation. For me, the therapy is a place to reconnect with emotions, and begin a very important journey within the supportive therapeutic relationship.
I believe in the human being and his or her capacity to re-build. I find that there is nothing more important than a willingness to develop compassion for oneself and one's situation. For me, the therapy is a place to reconnect with emotions, and begin a very important journey within the supportive therapeutic relationship.
(514) 613-3229 View (514) 613-3229
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Joseph De Piano
Registered Psychotherapist, MSc, GC, RP
Verified
Montréal, QC H2J  (Online Only)
Your decision to seek therapy is a courageous step towards positive change in your life, and I am here to support and guide you on this journey. With experience in assisting clients who face challenges with anxiety, depression, and relationship issues, I am committed to working alongside you to achieve your personal goals. I take pride in offering a safe and welcoming environment for individuals from the LGBTQ+ community. In particular, I have vast clinical and research experience working with gay men. J'offre mes services professionnels en français et en anglais.
Your decision to seek therapy is a courageous step towards positive change in your life, and I am here to support and guide you on this journey. With experience in assisting clients who face challenges with anxiety, depression, and relationship issues, I am committed to working alongside you to achieve your personal goals. I take pride in offering a safe and welcoming environment for individuals from the LGBTQ+ community. In particular, I have vast clinical and research experience working with gay men. J'offre mes services professionnels en français et en anglais.
(514) 534-0390 View (514) 534-0390
Photo of Dani Minuskin, Art Therapist in H2J, QC
Dani Minuskin
Art Therapist, MA, CCC
Verified
Montréal, QC H2J
Occurring at any point in the lifespan, difficult and traumatic life experiences can leave their traces on us and impact the way that we experience the world around us. Have you found that the wounded parts of you are directing too much of your life? Are you looking for better coping skills? It might be time for you to begin the work of healing and start to experience the world more peacefully. I support women, non-binary, and trans adults who identify as members of the LGBTQ2SIA+ community - including those who are questioning - and who are looking to heal wounds related to traumatic experiences.
Occurring at any point in the lifespan, difficult and traumatic life experiences can leave their traces on us and impact the way that we experience the world around us. Have you found that the wounded parts of you are directing too much of your life? Are you looking for better coping skills? It might be time for you to begin the work of healing and start to experience the world more peacefully. I support women, non-binary, and trans adults who identify as members of the LGBTQ2SIA+ community - including those who are questioning - and who are looking to heal wounds related to traumatic experiences.
(438) 806-9632 View (438) 806-9632
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Diane Mondor
Psychologist, MEd
Verified
Montréal, QC H2J  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
I am a psychologist with a passion for people and a deep and abiding respect for the courage that makes us whole. I believe we are our own map makers and possess what we require in order to navigate our unique course. Sometimes the journey is a solitary one, at other times it is shared. Therapy, as a collaborative engagement, is a place and a space to connect with one’s own knowing. You are your own best expert ... and beginner.
I am a psychologist with a passion for people and a deep and abiding respect for the courage that makes us whole. I believe we are our own map makers and possess what we require in order to navigate our unique course. Sometimes the journey is a solitary one, at other times it is shared. Therapy, as a collaborative engagement, is a place and a space to connect with one’s own knowing. You are your own best expert ... and beginner.
(438) 806-0295 View (438) 806-0295
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Emotional Health CBT Clinic
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
Montréal, QC H2J
Specialized in CBT for depression and anxiety, since 1972, our mission is to provide quality short-term therapy to Quebecers, in-person or online. Our team of therapists can help you change negative thinking patterns or unhealthy behaviours so you can feel better. Think well...Live well! We are currently accepting new clients for virtual or in-person therapy, in English or in French.
Specialized in CBT for depression and anxiety, since 1972, our mission is to provide quality short-term therapy to Quebecers, in-person or online. Our team of therapists can help you change negative thinking patterns or unhealthy behaviours so you can feel better. Think well...Live well! We are currently accepting new clients for virtual or in-person therapy, in English or in French.
(438) 300-9313 View (438) 300-9313
Photo of Deniz Naji, Art Therapist in H2J, QC
Deniz Naji
Art Therapist, ATPQ
Verified
Montréal, QC H2J
Whether you are dealing with past trauma or current triggers that keep you from moving forward, there are always ways to process what has happened and how we can work together towards a more fulfilling future. As an art therapist with a trauma-informed lens, I incorporate counselling, somatic awareness, movement, and play into my work, to enhance resiliency and promote healing. Issues I have worked on include intimate partner violence, self-harm, sexual abuse, and refugee, immigration and acculturation issues, as well as intergenerational trauma.
Whether you are dealing with past trauma or current triggers that keep you from moving forward, there are always ways to process what has happened and how we can work together towards a more fulfilling future. As an art therapist with a trauma-informed lens, I incorporate counselling, somatic awareness, movement, and play into my work, to enhance resiliency and promote healing. Issues I have worked on include intimate partner violence, self-harm, sexual abuse, and refugee, immigration and acculturation issues, as well as intergenerational trauma.
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Oliver C Lyttelton
PhD, PCNA, OPQ, CPS, IPA
Verified
Montréal, QC H2J
I help my clients by working with them to develop a genuine and meaningful relationship that can unfold, modify and heal the unconscious imprints left by old, negative patterns of relating. Our work together will explore your experiences, feelings, and imagination, reflecting both a narrative process and also an intuitive one which deepens as we develop understanding through authenticity, sharing, and trust.
I help my clients by working with them to develop a genuine and meaningful relationship that can unfold, modify and heal the unconscious imprints left by old, negative patterns of relating. Our work together will explore your experiences, feelings, and imagination, reflecting both a narrative process and also an intuitive one which deepens as we develop understanding through authenticity, sharing, and trust.
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Photo of Justine Falardeau-Drouin in H2J, QC
Justine Falardeau-Drouin
Verified
1 Endorsed
Montréal, QC H2J
Do you feel like you need a safe space to talk about your self esteem, your questions about your partner, your struggles with your friends or your sexuality? Communication issues or differences in your sexual desire can lead to conflits and a feeling of being overwhelmed. Do you want to work on yourself or work on your relationships? You might be looking for information about your boundaries, your preferences and your desires. Let's find how to express your needs in a way that works for you. Come talk in individual or couple’s therapy.
Do you feel like you need a safe space to talk about your self esteem, your questions about your partner, your struggles with your friends or your sexuality? Communication issues or differences in your sexual desire can lead to conflits and a feeling of being overwhelmed. Do you want to work on yourself or work on your relationships? You might be looking for information about your boundaries, your preferences and your desires. Let's find how to express your needs in a way that works for you. Come talk in individual or couple’s therapy.
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Chloe Martin
MA, CCC, AATQ
Verified
1 Endorsed
Montréal, QC H2J
Waitlist for new clients
Are you currently seeking to understand your distinct needs in your life? Have you received feedback about being sensitive, struggling with socializing, yearning for a space where your unique sensitivities are not only acknowledged but embraced? Do you long to foster a deeper sense of security in your connections, both with others and within yourself? Would you like support in navigating and exploring your authentic self advocating for your needs, and learning to self-accommodate?
Are you currently seeking to understand your distinct needs in your life? Have you received feedback about being sensitive, struggling with socializing, yearning for a space where your unique sensitivities are not only acknowledged but embraced? Do you long to foster a deeper sense of security in your connections, both with others and within yourself? Would you like support in navigating and exploring your authentic self advocating for your needs, and learning to self-accommodate?
(438) 255-0226 View (438) 255-0226
Photo of Jennifer Janzen, Psychologist in H2J, QC
Jennifer Janzen
Psychologist, PhD, OPQ
Verified
Montréal, QC H2J
Waitlist for new clients
Feeling sad, guilty, panicky, overwhelmed? Everyone experiences periods of stress, anxiety, grief, and conflict, so when you're feeling off it can be hard to know if it's time to see a professional. The fact that you are looking for a psychologist is a good indicator of your readiness to do something different. I am a psychologist licenced by the Ordre des Psychologues du Québec and I have experience in helping people with a large breadth of difficulties. I am trained to offer both CBT and psychodynamic therapies.
Feeling sad, guilty, panicky, overwhelmed? Everyone experiences periods of stress, anxiety, grief, and conflict, so when you're feeling off it can be hard to know if it's time to see a professional. The fact that you are looking for a psychologist is a good indicator of your readiness to do something different. I am a psychologist licenced by the Ordre des Psychologues du Québec and I have experience in helping people with a large breadth of difficulties. I am trained to offer both CBT and psychodynamic therapies.
(438) 299-7351 View (438) 299-7351
Photo of Julien Lacaille, Psychologist in H2J, QC
Julien Lacaille
Psychologist, PhD, OPQ
Verified
3 Endorsed
Montréal, QC H2J
Not accepting new clients
I'm a psychologist, member of the OPQ, having obtained a PhD from McGill University. I offer individual psychotherapy (not couples therapy) and have experience working with a diverse adult clientele suffering from anxiety, depression, and developmental trauma. I work with people who have sufficient stability in their life to attend to and resolve past emotional wounds. My aim is to assist you in embarking on a transformative journey and guide you, in a trauma-sensitive way, in discovering resources deep inside of yourself that can help you move toward healing past emotional injuries and leading a rich and meaningful life.
I'm a psychologist, member of the OPQ, having obtained a PhD from McGill University. I offer individual psychotherapy (not couples therapy) and have experience working with a diverse adult clientele suffering from anxiety, depression, and developmental trauma. I work with people who have sufficient stability in their life to attend to and resolve past emotional wounds. My aim is to assist you in embarking on a transformative journey and guide you, in a trauma-sensitive way, in discovering resources deep inside of yourself that can help you move toward healing past emotional injuries and leading a rich and meaningful life.
(514) 700-6568 View (514) 700-6568
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Jd Drummond
Registered Social Worker, MSW, PSW
Verified
Montréal, QC H2J  (Online Only)
Welcome! Please note I am currently offering online appointments only. My goal is to create a safe and supportive environment where you can work through your concerns and feel heard and understood. Whether you are struggling with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, or life transitions, I am here to help. You may be feeling stuck, overwhelmed, or lost, and are seeking a compassionate and non-judgmental space to explore thoughts and feelings. I understand that everyone's journey is unique, and it's essential to have a safe and supportive environment to explore and work through life's challenges.
Welcome! Please note I am currently offering online appointments only. My goal is to create a safe and supportive environment where you can work through your concerns and feel heard and understood. Whether you are struggling with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, or life transitions, I am here to help. You may be feeling stuck, overwhelmed, or lost, and are seeking a compassionate and non-judgmental space to explore thoughts and feelings. I understand that everyone's journey is unique, and it's essential to have a safe and supportive environment to explore and work through life's challenges.
(438) 803-0955 View (438) 803-0955
Photo of Jeffrey J C Anyan, Psychologist in H2J, QC
Jeffrey J C Anyan
Psychologist, BSc, PhD, OPQ
Verified
Montréal, QC H2J
No matter what problem you are facing, you do not have to do it alone. Life is wrought with ups and downs and my ultimate goal as a therapist is to help clients work through problems. I strive to help people find the tools they need to achieve the best possible outcomes allowing them to live their best lives. I understand that sometimes it can be difficult to put into words the exact nature of what is troubling you but I am confident that with dedication we will find a solution.
No matter what problem you are facing, you do not have to do it alone. Life is wrought with ups and downs and my ultimate goal as a therapist is to help clients work through problems. I strive to help people find the tools they need to achieve the best possible outcomes allowing them to live their best lives. I understand that sometimes it can be difficult to put into words the exact nature of what is troubling you but I am confident that with dedication we will find a solution.
(438) 500-8279 View (438) 500-8279
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Dr. Ken Bruce
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
Montréal, QC H2J
Bonjour/Hello, and welcome to my PT Therapy Directory profile page. I am a PhD clinical psychologist with over 20 years experience - and a member of the Ordre des psychologues du Québec. I help people with anxiety, stress, depression (or loss of a loved one), eating disorders (anorexia, bulimia and binge eating disorder), and individuals or couples with relationship difficulties. I believe in building a collaborative therapeutic relationship with clients, and in using scientifically-proven therapy practices to get the best results. I can help if you would like to talk about the difficulties you or your loved ones are facing.
Bonjour/Hello, and welcome to my PT Therapy Directory profile page. I am a PhD clinical psychologist with over 20 years experience - and a member of the Ordre des psychologues du Québec. I help people with anxiety, stress, depression (or loss of a loved one), eating disorders (anorexia, bulimia and binge eating disorder), and individuals or couples with relationship difficulties. I believe in building a collaborative therapeutic relationship with clients, and in using scientifically-proven therapy practices to get the best results. I can help if you would like to talk about the difficulties you or your loved ones are facing.
(438) 500-8252 View (438) 500-8252
Photo of Cindy Vielleuse, Marriage & Family Therapist in H2J, QC
Cindy Vielleuse
Marriage & Family Therapist, MSc(A), TCF, RDT
Verified
Montréal, QC H2J
Licensed Couple & Family Therapist, Creative Arts Therapist. Cindy specializes in trauma-focused therapy with individuals, couples, and families. She works from an anti-oppression perspective that recognizes the systemic issues that impact mental and emotional health. Cindy is a strong believer in helping her clients tell their stories through empathic and creative engagement. She incorporates verbal and body-based creative methods to guide her clients through whatever obstacles are keeping them from being more peaceful and integrated selves. Sessions are always client-centered, inclusive and sensitive to your individual needs.
Licensed Couple & Family Therapist, Creative Arts Therapist. Cindy specializes in trauma-focused therapy with individuals, couples, and families. She works from an anti-oppression perspective that recognizes the systemic issues that impact mental and emotional health. Cindy is a strong believer in helping her clients tell their stories through empathic and creative engagement. She incorporates verbal and body-based creative methods to guide her clients through whatever obstacles are keeping them from being more peaceful and integrated selves. Sessions are always client-centered, inclusive and sensitive to your individual needs.
(438) 230-1189 View (438) 230-1189
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Valerie Millette
Psychologist, PhD, PsyD
Verified
Montréal, QC H2J  (Online Only)
I find it rewarding to accompany people who struggle because they feel different, who have difficulties understanding certain aspects of their identity, or who are going through important life transitions. Maybe you want to revisit a stubborn impression that something is wrong with you. You may have experienced losses and have a hard time finding your footing again. You may be tired of trying to fit into a world that doesn’t really seem designed for you. And, when you pay more attention to your needs, you may encounter guilt, shame, or a realization that you are not sure what your needs are anymore.
I find it rewarding to accompany people who struggle because they feel different, who have difficulties understanding certain aspects of their identity, or who are going through important life transitions. Maybe you want to revisit a stubborn impression that something is wrong with you. You may have experienced losses and have a hard time finding your footing again. You may be tired of trying to fit into a world that doesn’t really seem designed for you. And, when you pay more attention to your needs, you may encounter guilt, shame, or a realization that you are not sure what your needs are anymore.
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Photo of Susie Showers, Counsellor in H2J, QC
Susie Showers
Counsellor, MA, CCC, RP(Q)
Verified
4 Endorsed
Montréal, QC H2J
Your relationships can be an incredible source of pleasure and connection, AND they can be the biggest source of tension and exhaustion. You might feel rigid and uncreative, or be falling into people-pleasing habits. You may feel overwhelming physical sensations of constriction, pain or numbness. You play a vast range of roles in your friendships, romantic & intimate dynamics, and at work. This can be a lot to handle, and you may be masking your authentic self. Creative arts therapy can offer new ways to find playfulness so you can relax into intimacy in your relationships, your body, and fully own the stories that shape you.
Your relationships can be an incredible source of pleasure and connection, AND they can be the biggest source of tension and exhaustion. You might feel rigid and uncreative, or be falling into people-pleasing habits. You may feel overwhelming physical sensations of constriction, pain or numbness. You play a vast range of roles in your friendships, romantic & intimate dynamics, and at work. This can be a lot to handle, and you may be masking your authentic self. Creative arts therapy can offer new ways to find playfulness so you can relax into intimacy in your relationships, your body, and fully own the stories that shape you.
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Photo of Hilary Duncan, Psychologist in H2J, QC
Hilary Duncan
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
2 Endorsed
Montréal, QC H2J
The Cognition Clinic is accepting clients for ADHD assessments. For ADHD evaluations and neuropsychological assessments, email info(at)cognitionclinic.ca for more information or go to cognitionclinic.ca. I am not currently accepting clients for therapy, but I am supervising a PhD Candidate who has space for more clients. We work with people struggling with OCD, anxiety, phobias, and ADHD, and those who have had concussions, or have other health-related concerns (e.g.,chronic pain/fatigue, migraine, IBS).
The Cognition Clinic is accepting clients for ADHD assessments. For ADHD evaluations and neuropsychological assessments, email info(at)cognitionclinic.ca for more information or go to cognitionclinic.ca. I am not currently accepting clients for therapy, but I am supervising a PhD Candidate who has space for more clients. We work with people struggling with OCD, anxiety, phobias, and ADHD, and those who have had concussions, or have other health-related concerns (e.g.,chronic pain/fatigue, migraine, IBS).
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Number of Counsellors in H2J

20+

Average cost per session

$140

Counsellors in H2J who prioritize treating:

100% Anxiety
93% Relationship Issues
89% Self Esteem
79% Depression
71% Stress
68% Coping Skills
64% Grief

Average years in practice

10 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

50% Other
50% Blue Cross
50% SunLife

How Counsellors in H2J see their clients

72% In Person and Online
28% Online Only

Gender breakdown

80% Female
16% Male
4% Non-Binary

FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in H2J?

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.