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Sunye Hong
Registered Psychotherapist
Verified Verified
Thornhill, ON L3T  (Online Only)
Sunye is passionate and supportive in journeying with people through their life challenges. She uses an affirming, collaborative and non-judgmental approach to create a safe space to help people feel heard and experience healing. Sunye is interested in helping people work through anxiety, depression, addiction, life transitions, family problems, grief, self-awareness, trauma, and OCD, including the spiritual dimension. She is available to work with individuals, couples and families, and her overall approach is to facilitate positive change in thoughts, feelings, and behaviour by discovering the client’s unique qualities.
Sunye is passionate and supportive in journeying with people through their life challenges. She uses an affirming, collaborative and non-judgmental approach to create a safe space to help people feel heard and experience healing. Sunye is interested in helping people work through anxiety, depression, addiction, life transitions, family problems, grief, self-awareness, trauma, and OCD, including the spiritual dimension. She is available to work with individuals, couples and families, and her overall approach is to facilitate positive change in thoughts, feelings, and behaviour by discovering the client’s unique qualities.
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Homaira Ghazvini Nejad- Rp (Qualifying)
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Thornhill, ON L3T
Happiness is a direction, not a place. I am experienced in providing counselling services for individuals, families and couples with anxiety, OCD, anger, depression, bereavement (grief) and PTSD issues. I can help the clients to learn or improve their communication skills, and marital conflict solution strategies. Pre-marriage and marriage, infidelity, and divorce counselling services are provided. Play therapy will be provided for children with behavioural problems.
Happiness is a direction, not a place. I am experienced in providing counselling services for individuals, families and couples with anxiety, OCD, anger, depression, bereavement (grief) and PTSD issues. I can help the clients to learn or improve their communication skills, and marital conflict solution strategies. Pre-marriage and marriage, infidelity, and divorce counselling services are provided. Play therapy will be provided for children with behavioural problems.
(647) 691-5168 View (647) 691-5168
Photo of Eliana Gil, Registered Social Worker in L3T, ON
Eliana Gil
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
Markham, ON L3T
Do you feel like you are struggling with symptoms of Anxiety or Depression or experience feelings that have become overwhelming, or cause physical symptoms. Are you feeling sad or miserable most of the time over a long period of time, or in your relationship? Do you struggle with body image issues? or find yourself asking what you can do, as a parent, to resolve conflicts and arguments with your kids? and if your child was diagnosed with ADHD, how can you help them cope with difficulties at school, socially and at home?
Do you feel like you are struggling with symptoms of Anxiety or Depression or experience feelings that have become overwhelming, or cause physical symptoms. Are you feeling sad or miserable most of the time over a long period of time, or in your relationship? Do you struggle with body image issues? or find yourself asking what you can do, as a parent, to resolve conflicts and arguments with your kids? and if your child was diagnosed with ADHD, how can you help them cope with difficulties at school, socially and at home?
(289) 217-9795 View (289) 217-9795
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Alma Zangeneh (Ocswssw # 849253)
Registered Social Worker
Verified Verified
Markham, ON L3T
A single parent or a newcomer to Canada struggling with depression who desires stability and wellness for her family. Her goals are secure housing and employment, and to build confidence to be fully present with her kids at school and in society.
A single parent or a newcomer to Canada struggling with depression who desires stability and wellness for her family. Her goals are secure housing and employment, and to build confidence to be fully present with her kids at school and in society.
(365) 658-0915 View (365) 658-0915
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Lauren Goldhamer
Registered Psychotherapist, RP, MEd
Verified Verified
Thornhill, ON L3T
I have been helping people with eating disorders, anxiety, and self-esteem- based concerns for over twenty years. I have worked in residential, public service, and private practice settings and know the impact these difficulties can have, potentially affecting your health, happiness, relationships, and quality of life. My approach combines insight, compassion and warmth with practical guidance and skill building. Through the use of evidence-based approaches, we will work towards the goal of “becoming your own therapist”, so that you can maintain the changes and continue to grow long after formal therapy has ended.
I have been helping people with eating disorders, anxiety, and self-esteem- based concerns for over twenty years. I have worked in residential, public service, and private practice settings and know the impact these difficulties can have, potentially affecting your health, happiness, relationships, and quality of life. My approach combines insight, compassion and warmth with practical guidance and skill building. Through the use of evidence-based approaches, we will work towards the goal of “becoming your own therapist”, so that you can maintain the changes and continue to grow long after formal therapy has ended.
(289) 312-8929 View (289) 312-8929
Photo of Sheri Rumack, Registered Social Worker in L3T, ON
Sheri Rumack
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
Markham, ON L3T
Enter a place of hope, non- judgment, and solutions. I will assist you concretely, to explore issues, learn lessons, empower yourself and create the life journey of your dreams. My intervention draws upon over 30 years of clinical experience and encompasses Solution Focused, Insight Oriented, EMDR, CBT and many other proven techniques and therapeutic approaches. I am a cancer survivor and can 100% help you transform "fear" to "faith". With your physical conditions, addictions, anxiety/panic, depression, trauma, marital, divorce relationship and other issues, you will see that your past, internal dialogue, thoughts and communication skills are key.
Enter a place of hope, non- judgment, and solutions. I will assist you concretely, to explore issues, learn lessons, empower yourself and create the life journey of your dreams. My intervention draws upon over 30 years of clinical experience and encompasses Solution Focused, Insight Oriented, EMDR, CBT and many other proven techniques and therapeutic approaches. I am a cancer survivor and can 100% help you transform "fear" to "faith". With your physical conditions, addictions, anxiety/panic, depression, trauma, marital, divorce relationship and other issues, you will see that your past, internal dialogue, thoughts and communication skills are key.
(416) 875-7051 View (416) 875-7051
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Amir Mirbolooki
Registered Psychotherapist, RP, MAPsy, CBT
Verified Verified
Thornhill, ON L3T
You might be feeling the weight of depression, stress and burnout, yearning for a life where inspiration and productivity coexist. Your journey is about transforming challenges into opportunities, overcoming limiting beliefs, and rediscovering the joy in your everyday life. Together, we'll navigate a path to a happier, more fulfilling existence—one where you feel empowered, capable, and in control. As a CBT Clinician working in the High-Intensity, and Low-Intensity Programs in Ontario for several years, I focus on treating Depression, Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), PTSD, Social Anxiety Disorder, Health Anxiety, and Panic.
You might be feeling the weight of depression, stress and burnout, yearning for a life where inspiration and productivity coexist. Your journey is about transforming challenges into opportunities, overcoming limiting beliefs, and rediscovering the joy in your everyday life. Together, we'll navigate a path to a happier, more fulfilling existence—one where you feel empowered, capable, and in control. As a CBT Clinician working in the High-Intensity, and Low-Intensity Programs in Ontario for several years, I focus on treating Depression, Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), PTSD, Social Anxiety Disorder, Health Anxiety, and Panic.
(289) 769-9590 View (289) 769-9590
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Authentic Journeys: Counselling & Psychotherapy
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
Verified Verified
Thornhill, ON L3T  (Online Only)
Embark on your own counselling journey with online teletherapy for anxiety, depression, burnout and stress. Maybe you're facing a challenging situation, or life's burdens has taken its toll, or you're simply trying to find your way. Either way, you are invited to partner with Joshua Mata as you work together to find ways to live life more freely and more fully. Welcome to a place where you can find time to breathe, unpack your burdens, refocus and heal, and prepare for the next steps of your story.
Embark on your own counselling journey with online teletherapy for anxiety, depression, burnout and stress. Maybe you're facing a challenging situation, or life's burdens has taken its toll, or you're simply trying to find your way. Either way, you are invited to partner with Joshua Mata as you work together to find ways to live life more freely and more fully. Welcome to a place where you can find time to breathe, unpack your burdens, refocus and heal, and prepare for the next steps of your story.
(365) 607-5807 View (365) 607-5807
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Danielle Terbenche
Registered Psychotherapist, RP (Q)
Verified Verified
Markham, ON L3T  (Online Only)
Have you lost someone or something important in your life? Perhaps you’ve experienced an unwanted change or one that is not what you anticipated. From losing a loved one to changes in relationships, career, or other life circumstances, life can feel harder than it once was. Sadness, anxiety, overwhelm, or feeling “stuck” make it difficult to cope and move forward. It can feel like no one sees or understands your struggles. But there is hope. As a therapist who has navigated my own life transitions, I support you in finding your way through this wilderness experience. Together we will work on a plan to help you adjust and grow.
Have you lost someone or something important in your life? Perhaps you’ve experienced an unwanted change or one that is not what you anticipated. From losing a loved one to changes in relationships, career, or other life circumstances, life can feel harder than it once was. Sadness, anxiety, overwhelm, or feeling “stuck” make it difficult to cope and move forward. It can feel like no one sees or understands your struggles. But there is hope. As a therapist who has navigated my own life transitions, I support you in finding your way through this wilderness experience. Together we will work on a plan to help you adjust and grow.
(289) 216-6894 View (289) 216-6894
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Khatereh Zabihi
Counsellor, MA
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Markham, ON L3T
Hey there! I'm Khatereh, a couples and counselor with 15+ years of experience. I've helped numerous couples overcome relationship challenges. I hold a Master's degree in counseling and I'm certified in the Gottman couple therapy method. I totally get that every couple is unique, and I love creating personalized plans to achieve your specific goals. My focus is on improving communication, resolving conflicts, and deepening emotional connections. Let's work together to make your relationship stronger and more fulfilling. Whether it's dealing with issues like sex, or infidelity, I'm here to help you both feel more connected.
Hey there! I'm Khatereh, a couples and counselor with 15+ years of experience. I've helped numerous couples overcome relationship challenges. I hold a Master's degree in counseling and I'm certified in the Gottman couple therapy method. I totally get that every couple is unique, and I love creating personalized plans to achieve your specific goals. My focus is on improving communication, resolving conflicts, and deepening emotional connections. Let's work together to make your relationship stronger and more fulfilling. Whether it's dealing with issues like sex, or infidelity, I'm here to help you both feel more connected.
(365) 601-4190 View (365) 601-4190
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Pamela Li, Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, DTATI, RP
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Thornhill, ON L3T  (Online Only)
Everyone has the potential to improve, make positive changes, and discover new possibilities at any stage of their lives. Are you looking for ways to alleviate negative thoughts, beliefs, and behaviours that are blocking you from achieving your goals? Do you need an outlet to effectively express your thoughts and feelings that are difficult to put into words? I will work with you to help you create personalized goals, explore your potential, and build on your inner strengths to lead an enhanced quality of life.
Everyone has the potential to improve, make positive changes, and discover new possibilities at any stage of their lives. Are you looking for ways to alleviate negative thoughts, beliefs, and behaviours that are blocking you from achieving your goals? Do you need an outlet to effectively express your thoughts and feelings that are difficult to put into words? I will work with you to help you create personalized goals, explore your potential, and build on your inner strengths to lead an enhanced quality of life.
(647) 694-8090 View (647) 694-8090
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Leila Bakhshi
Registered Psychotherapist, RP
Verified Verified
Markham, ON L3T  (Online Only)
I am a Registered Psychotherapist. I am so passionate about providing emotional and psychological supports to adults with different culture and ethnics. If you wish to assess your life style, observe the positive and negative effects of your beliefs on your behaviors,I will be happy to help you. As a result of your observation, if you wish to make changes in light of understanding how thought patterns and life perspectives affect your daily life, I will walk through this path with you.
I am a Registered Psychotherapist. I am so passionate about providing emotional and psychological supports to adults with different culture and ethnics. If you wish to assess your life style, observe the positive and negative effects of your beliefs on your behaviors,I will be happy to help you. As a result of your observation, if you wish to make changes in light of understanding how thought patterns and life perspectives affect your daily life, I will walk through this path with you.
(289) 210-7047 View (289) 210-7047
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Hamid Alizadeh
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), PhD
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Markham, ON L3T
I am a full professor of psychology and a registered psychotherapist (Qualifying), experienced in the assessment and treatment of individuals with problems such as attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Couples with ADHD, anxiety, overthinking, anger management, traumatic and adverse childhood experiences, stress management, couples and partners with conflicts, pre-marriage and marriage counseling (assessment), relationship problems and breakup, parenting and parent education, parent-teen challenges, children and divorce, personality problems, and lack of self-esteem and self-confidence. I do personality assessments.
I am a full professor of psychology and a registered psychotherapist (Qualifying), experienced in the assessment and treatment of individuals with problems such as attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Couples with ADHD, anxiety, overthinking, anger management, traumatic and adverse childhood experiences, stress management, couples and partners with conflicts, pre-marriage and marriage counseling (assessment), relationship problems and breakup, parenting and parent education, parent-teen challenges, children and divorce, personality problems, and lack of self-esteem and self-confidence. I do personality assessments.
(289) 797-2908 View (289) 797-2908
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Fataneh Farnia
Registered Psychotherapist, PhD
Verified Verified
Thornhill, ON L3T
Children and youth often experience strong emotions (anxiety, sadness, anger, fear) that are the roots of their behavioral challenges, self- and emotion dysregulation, and other adjustment issues. These issues negatively impact their quality of life. Through play and art therapy, I facilitate and witness the unfolding of children's lived experiences. I help them to explore and express their thoughts, emotions and memories that may not be easily expressed using words. Through interacting with their personal symbols in the play or their art, children gain self-acceptance which is the bridge to healing the inner pain and trauma.
Children and youth often experience strong emotions (anxiety, sadness, anger, fear) that are the roots of their behavioral challenges, self- and emotion dysregulation, and other adjustment issues. These issues negatively impact their quality of life. Through play and art therapy, I facilitate and witness the unfolding of children's lived experiences. I help them to explore and express their thoughts, emotions and memories that may not be easily expressed using words. Through interacting with their personal symbols in the play or their art, children gain self-acceptance which is the bridge to healing the inner pain and trauma.
(647) 905-8845 View (647) 905-8845
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Mishy Elmpak
Psychologist, CPsych
Verified Verified
Thornhill, ON L3T
During these very difficult times, many people are left feeling increasingly alone and anxious. Does your worry and anxiousness limit your relationships, your work or your studies? You want to overcome your emotional distress, make positive changes in your life and feel good. You would like to lead a life which is more meaningful, happier and more successful, but somehow it does not work out. You feel you can't make the changes you want to see. Call me now to find together a roadmap to a better life and to overcome these barriers.
During these very difficult times, many people are left feeling increasingly alone and anxious. Does your worry and anxiousness limit your relationships, your work or your studies? You want to overcome your emotional distress, make positive changes in your life and feel good. You would like to lead a life which is more meaningful, happier and more successful, but somehow it does not work out. You feel you can't make the changes you want to see. Call me now to find together a roadmap to a better life and to overcome these barriers.
(855) 979-9438 View (855) 979-9438
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Sedi Naisi
Psychologist
Verified Verified
Thornhill, ON L3T
Change starts from within, and once you make that decision, I am prepared to help you make any necessary changes you require.
Change starts from within, and once you make that decision, I am prepared to help you make any necessary changes you require.
(289) 206-4386 View (289) 206-4386
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Mehdi Lotfalizadeh Psychological Services Inc.
Psychologist, MSc
Verified Verified
Markham, ON L3T
I have been working as a clinical psychologist since 1991 in Iran and here in Canada. My practice included providing psychological services in rehabilitation canters with pain patients, Cognitive-Behavioral therapy with emotional problems, parenting and behavioral management. I also worked as an instructor in various universities in Iran, completed several research projects and presented at many conferences. I provide psychological assessment and intervention services to emotionally distressed clients. I received my master's degree in Clinical Psychology from Iran Medical Sciences University in 1991.
I have been working as a clinical psychologist since 1991 in Iran and here in Canada. My practice included providing psychological services in rehabilitation canters with pain patients, Cognitive-Behavioral therapy with emotional problems, parenting and behavioral management. I also worked as an instructor in various universities in Iran, completed several research projects and presented at many conferences. I provide psychological assessment and intervention services to emotionally distressed clients. I received my master's degree in Clinical Psychology from Iran Medical Sciences University in 1991.
(289) 210-1050 View (289) 210-1050
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Farzaneh Yazdani
Registered Psychotherapist, PhD , MA , RP
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Markham, ON L3T
Deciding to make a change requires lots of courage. It requires even more courage and effort to take the first steps towards it. And the fact that you are here reading these lines means that you have already started your journey and I can assist you with the rest. I have several years experience of working in the mental health area and a vast theoretical knowledge of multiple modalities in therapy. In addition to my private practice I also work in the Family Services York Region (FSYR) as a psychotherapist where I work with individuals (including adults, youths, and children), couples, and families and run various groups.
Deciding to make a change requires lots of courage. It requires even more courage and effort to take the first steps towards it. And the fact that you are here reading these lines means that you have already started your journey and I can assist you with the rest. I have several years experience of working in the mental health area and a vast theoretical knowledge of multiple modalities in therapy. In addition to my private practice I also work in the Family Services York Region (FSYR) as a psychotherapist where I work with individuals (including adults, youths, and children), couples, and families and run various groups.
(647) 557-6414 View (647) 557-6414
Photo of Masoudeh Honarian, Registered Psychotherapist in L3T, ON
Masoudeh Honarian
Registered Psychotherapist, PhD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Thornhill, ON L3T
Believe in yourself and your capabilities. Within you lies an incredible power capable of overcoming any challenge. My purpose is to walk alongside you, providing a structured approach that allows you to delve into the core of your emotions. Together, we'll uncover the roots of your struggles and spark the flame of your resilience. Through this journey, you'll discover true happiness and fulfillment in your life.
Believe in yourself and your capabilities. Within you lies an incredible power capable of overcoming any challenge. My purpose is to walk alongside you, providing a structured approach that allows you to delve into the core of your emotions. Together, we'll uncover the roots of your struggles and spark the flame of your resilience. Through this journey, you'll discover true happiness and fulfillment in your life.
(365) 656-0693 View (365) 656-0693
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Kimeiko Hotta Dover
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), MEd, PsyDip
Verified Verified
7 Endorsed
Markham, ON L3T  (Online Only)
If you're feeling unhappy, anxious, overwhelmed, stuck, or lost, know that you are not alone! I provide a compassionate and supportive space for individuals and couples to process challenging experiences, thoughts, emotions, and responses to uncover patterns, learnings, strengths, skills, and hope. Having done "the work" myself ensures that I can support you safely and effectively; helps me appreciate your vulnerability, effort, and progress; and equips me to share the best of the many approaches, tools, and strategies I've experienced.
If you're feeling unhappy, anxious, overwhelmed, stuck, or lost, know that you are not alone! I provide a compassionate and supportive space for individuals and couples to process challenging experiences, thoughts, emotions, and responses to uncover patterns, learnings, strengths, skills, and hope. Having done "the work" myself ensures that I can support you safely and effectively; helps me appreciate your vulnerability, effort, and progress; and equips me to share the best of the many approaches, tools, and strategies I've experienced.
(365) 363-3990 View (365) 363-3990

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Number of Counsellors in L3T

100+

Average cost per session

$160

Counsellors in L3T who prioritize treating:

97% Anxiety
93% Depression
86% Relationship Issues
86% Self Esteem
85% Stress
74% Coping Skills
70% Family Conflict

Average years in practice

11 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

76% SunLife
73% Green Shield Canada
73% Manulife

How Counsellors in L3T see their clients

64% In Person and Online
36% Online Only

Gender breakdown

80% Female
20% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in L3T?

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.