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Jason Stotts
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP, CCC
Verified Verified
Hamilton, ON L8S  (Online Only)
I work to meet people where they are and help them to unravel psychological problems that are negatively impacting their lives. I utilize a collaborative approach to therapy where I’ll explain what we’re doing and why so that we can engage in the process together. My goal is to help people to get back on the path towards happiness and living as well as they can.
I work to meet people where they are and help them to unravel psychological problems that are negatively impacting their lives. I utilize a collaborative approach to therapy where I’ll explain what we’re doing and why so that we can engage in the process together. My goal is to help people to get back on the path towards happiness and living as well as they can.
(289) 489-6166 View (289) 489-6166
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Ipek Kaptanoglu
Psychological Associate, MA
Verified Verified
Hamilton, ON L8S
I am a registered Clinical Psychological Associate with more than a decade of experience specializing in adult mental health. In addition to treatment, I also offer psychodiagnostic assessment services. I have extensive experience working with young adults and the difficulties associated with early adulthood.
I am a registered Clinical Psychological Associate with more than a decade of experience specializing in adult mental health. In addition to treatment, I also offer psychodiagnostic assessment services. I have extensive experience working with young adults and the difficulties associated with early adulthood.
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Uzma Hassan
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), MA
Verified Verified
7 Endorsed
Hamilton, ON L8S  (Online Only)
Are you seeking support for emotional dysregulation such as anxiety or depression? Trouble controlling your anger? Feeling invisible in your relationship? Or acclimating to a new culture. Therapy can be a safe, secure, and comfortable space where you can open up and we can process what's bringing you down. Let me offer you my experience and support to help bring calmness and clarity to your troubled mind. Also, as an immigrant with roots in South Asia, I can support managing the stress of acculturation and issues you might be experiencing due to stigma and taboos related to mental health within your culture.
Are you seeking support for emotional dysregulation such as anxiety or depression? Trouble controlling your anger? Feeling invisible in your relationship? Or acclimating to a new culture. Therapy can be a safe, secure, and comfortable space where you can open up and we can process what's bringing you down. Let me offer you my experience and support to help bring calmness and clarity to your troubled mind. Also, as an immigrant with roots in South Asia, I can support managing the stress of acculturation and issues you might be experiencing due to stigma and taboos related to mental health within your culture.
(365) 654-3361 View (365) 654-3361
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Marta Evans - Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, RP, MEd, CCC
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Hamilton, ON L8S
Waitlist for new clients
Maybe you've tried this before. You've been to therapy and you've talked about your issues but you don't really feel like you've healed your issues. Or maybe you've gotten to the point in therapy where you feel stuck. I get it. The anxiety and self doubt. Drinking/eating/scrolling too much. Constantly running to attain what we think we're supposed to chase after. Wondering why some of our reactions and behaviours happen. Hating some aspects of ourselves and really not showing up in a way that we know we can. And seeking answers to all of this and just not finding it in therapy.
Maybe you've tried this before. You've been to therapy and you've talked about your issues but you don't really feel like you've healed your issues. Or maybe you've gotten to the point in therapy where you feel stuck. I get it. The anxiety and self doubt. Drinking/eating/scrolling too much. Constantly running to attain what we think we're supposed to chase after. Wondering why some of our reactions and behaviours happen. Hating some aspects of ourselves and really not showing up in a way that we know we can. And seeking answers to all of this and just not finding it in therapy.
(226) 400-3650 View (226) 400-3650
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Zeb Demaiter
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Hamilton, ON L8S
Hi! I'm Zeb and I work with children, youth and their caregivers. I understand that when a young person is experiencing emotional or behavioural problems it reorganizes the way that a whole family functions. I believe that better understanding our own emotions and the emotions of others is the key to helping make positive change in the lives of children and families.
Hi! I'm Zeb and I work with children, youth and their caregivers. I understand that when a young person is experiencing emotional or behavioural problems it reorganizes the way that a whole family functions. I believe that better understanding our own emotions and the emotions of others is the key to helping make positive change in the lives of children and families.
(289) 271-1612 View (289) 271-1612
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Marlene Traficante
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
Hamilton, ON L8S
Practicing as a clinical social worker in the field of mental health for over 25 years, Marlene is committed to helping young and older adult folks to better understand and be with their emotional experiences.
Practicing as a clinical social worker in the field of mental health for over 25 years, Marlene is committed to helping young and older adult folks to better understand and be with their emotional experiences.
(226) 210-9714 View (226) 210-9714
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Sarah Asaad
Registered Psychotherapist, MACP, HBSc
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Hamilton, ON L8S  (Online Only)
Are you feeling overwhelmed? Do you want to build stronger relationships? Do you place your needs at the end of your priorities list? Are you wondering how much longer you can keep doing this? You might find yourself facing obstacles like managing emotions, setting boundaries, processing a loss, changing a behaviour that is keeping you stuck, and navigating relationships. Sometimes those issues can be manageable, while at other times they make us feel lost and helpless. Pushing away your needs can harm your mind and body, that's why I'm here! I want to help you navigate through those difficult times and build a fulfilling life!
Are you feeling overwhelmed? Do you want to build stronger relationships? Do you place your needs at the end of your priorities list? Are you wondering how much longer you can keep doing this? You might find yourself facing obstacles like managing emotions, setting boundaries, processing a loss, changing a behaviour that is keeping you stuck, and navigating relationships. Sometimes those issues can be manageable, while at other times they make us feel lost and helpless. Pushing away your needs can harm your mind and body, that's why I'm here! I want to help you navigate through those difficult times and build a fulfilling life!
(226) 286-0347 View (226) 286-0347
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Donnica Campbell
Registered Social Worker, CCIP, RSW, BSW
Verified Verified
Hamilton, ON L8S  (Online Only)
Embarking on a journey of healing is like taking steps toward a life of health and wellness. In my role, I strive to cultivate a nurturing environment where you can feel secure and embraced as you draw upon your inner strength, progressing towards a state of well-being. My mission involves crafting a space that encourages you to bring forth your true self without any reservations, fostering an atmosphere free from judgment or fear. With a foundation rooted in inclusive and trauma-informed practices, I aim to guide you towards recognizing your strengths and shaping a positive narrative.
Embarking on a journey of healing is like taking steps toward a life of health and wellness. In my role, I strive to cultivate a nurturing environment where you can feel secure and embraced as you draw upon your inner strength, progressing towards a state of well-being. My mission involves crafting a space that encourages you to bring forth your true self without any reservations, fostering an atmosphere free from judgment or fear. With a foundation rooted in inclusive and trauma-informed practices, I aim to guide you towards recognizing your strengths and shaping a positive narrative.
(289) 274-6093 View (289) 274-6093
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Megan Bouck
Registered Psychotherapist, BA, MACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Hamilton, ON L8S  (Online Only)
Life is a journey filled with transitions, challenges, and moments of self-discovery. You may be experiencing a career change, grief, a relationship shift, or personal evolution. You may be struggling to navigate stress, burnout, or anxiety, wanting to create and maintain boundaries, or wanting to start the process of healing from the experiences of your past. You may be wanting personalized and empathetic guidance in exploring these unique experiences and transformative phases. Regardless of why you have found yourself seeking support, I am glad you have.
Life is a journey filled with transitions, challenges, and moments of self-discovery. You may be experiencing a career change, grief, a relationship shift, or personal evolution. You may be struggling to navigate stress, burnout, or anxiety, wanting to create and maintain boundaries, or wanting to start the process of healing from the experiences of your past. You may be wanting personalized and empathetic guidance in exploring these unique experiences and transformative phases. Regardless of why you have found yourself seeking support, I am glad you have.
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Julia Kovalsky
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
Hamilton, ON L8S  (Online Only)
Hi and welcome! I believe therapy can be beneficial for anyone and is an opportunity to talk about and explore ways to improve quality of life. While traditionally thought of as a way to help work through a problem or mental health issue, it doesn't have to be engaged in only when facing a particular challenge. Therapy can extend beyond resolving problems and achieving life satisfaction and can be about thriving and getting the most out of life. My goal is to support you to be the version of yourself you would like to be and to create the same for your life.
Hi and welcome! I believe therapy can be beneficial for anyone and is an opportunity to talk about and explore ways to improve quality of life. While traditionally thought of as a way to help work through a problem or mental health issue, it doesn't have to be engaged in only when facing a particular challenge. Therapy can extend beyond resolving problems and achieving life satisfaction and can be about thriving and getting the most out of life. My goal is to support you to be the version of yourself you would like to be and to create the same for your life.
(289) 216-6847 View (289) 216-6847
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Pam Santon
Marriage & Family Therapist, MSW, RSW, RMFT
Verified Verified
Hamilton, ON L8S
Waitlist for new clients
I have worked with individuals, couples and families in private practice since 1983. Couples and families are a primary focus of mine including those struggling with issues of life transitions, mental health, sexuality, sexual compulsive disorders, substance and process addictions, as well as emotional and physical affairs. I am trained in systemic models of interventions that allow for a dual focus on the needs of the individual as well as those of the relationship. I am an Approved Supervisor with AAMFT which affords me the privilege of supervising psychotherapists and clinicians in the community interested in systemic models.
I have worked with individuals, couples and families in private practice since 1983. Couples and families are a primary focus of mine including those struggling with issues of life transitions, mental health, sexuality, sexual compulsive disorders, substance and process addictions, as well as emotional and physical affairs. I am trained in systemic models of interventions that allow for a dual focus on the needs of the individual as well as those of the relationship. I am an Approved Supervisor with AAMFT which affords me the privilege of supervising psychotherapists and clinicians in the community interested in systemic models.
(888) 372-0165 View (888) 372-0165
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Centre for Anxiety, Attention Deficit and Trauma
Registered Psychotherapist, MSc, BScN, BEd, RN, RP
Verified Verified
Hamilton, ON L8S
At the Centre for Anxiety, Attention Deficit and Trauma (CAAT), we treat individuals of all ages and provide therapy on an individual basis. Our clients typically suffer from anxiety disorders such as generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder, panic disorder or agoraphobia or specific phobias. We are also specialized in treating depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). I offer assessments for ADHD as well. The report may be used by your doctor to inform a medical diagnosis of ADHD.
At the Centre for Anxiety, Attention Deficit and Trauma (CAAT), we treat individuals of all ages and provide therapy on an individual basis. Our clients typically suffer from anxiety disorders such as generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder, panic disorder or agoraphobia or specific phobias. We are also specialized in treating depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). I offer assessments for ADHD as well. The report may be used by your doctor to inform a medical diagnosis of ADHD.
(855) 722-6130 View (855) 722-6130
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Sean Sydor
Registered Psychotherapist, RP
Verified Verified
Hamilton, ON L8S
My goal every day is to offer a supportive, practical approach to therapy. Throughout my career, I’ve tended to work primarily with people who have mood or anxiety difficulties. Some are undergoing or have undergone significant life transitions such as grief from loss. Others come to me for guidance around work-related stress or burnout. And others wish to examine the patterns and practices around their substance use.
My goal every day is to offer a supportive, practical approach to therapy. Throughout my career, I’ve tended to work primarily with people who have mood or anxiety difficulties. Some are undergoing or have undergone significant life transitions such as grief from loss. Others come to me for guidance around work-related stress or burnout. And others wish to examine the patterns and practices around their substance use.
(289) 207-6463 View (289) 207-6463
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Rufaro Gundu
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), RP(q)
Verified Verified
Hamilton, ON L8S  (Online Only)
Do you feel like your stress is becoming unbearable? Seeking help can be challenging. Allow me to help you through this next chapter of your life. My mission is to empower individuals from all backgrounds, fostering inclusive environments for emotional well-being and growth. I specialize in stress management, life transitions and identity and empowerment. My person centered approach ensures a non-judgmental, safe space for your unique journey. People deserve to feel compassion and empathy and this is reflected in my approach.
Do you feel like your stress is becoming unbearable? Seeking help can be challenging. Allow me to help you through this next chapter of your life. My mission is to empower individuals from all backgrounds, fostering inclusive environments for emotional well-being and growth. I specialize in stress management, life transitions and identity and empowerment. My person centered approach ensures a non-judgmental, safe space for your unique journey. People deserve to feel compassion and empathy and this is reflected in my approach.
(365) 651-5370 View (365) 651-5370
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Heather Antoni -Psychotherapist At Evans Family Counselling And Psychotherapy
Registered Psychotherapist, RP, MA
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Hamilton, ON L8S
People deserve to feel heard and valued, especially when facing the storms of life, so I work to create a presence that honours this. I work from a person-centred, trauma-informed, existential framework, seeking to honour each persons own unique experiences related to their particular intersectionalities. Working also from a spiritually-integrated perspective allows me to explore with clients the impact of spiritual wellness, with interspiritual and intercultural sensitivity. If you are experiencing distress related to meaning, identity, and/or spirituality, you will find a non-judgmental presence in which to safely explore.
People deserve to feel heard and valued, especially when facing the storms of life, so I work to create a presence that honours this. I work from a person-centred, trauma-informed, existential framework, seeking to honour each persons own unique experiences related to their particular intersectionalities. Working also from a spiritually-integrated perspective allows me to explore with clients the impact of spiritual wellness, with interspiritual and intercultural sensitivity. If you are experiencing distress related to meaning, identity, and/or spirituality, you will find a non-judgmental presence in which to safely explore.
(289) 206-7065 View (289) 206-7065
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Janna Noto-Campanella | ADHD & Anxiety Therapy
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), RPQ, Intern
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Hamilton, ON L8S  (Online Only)
Oversharing. Masking. Time blindness. Procrastination. Impulsive spending. Difficulty focusing at school/work. Hyperfixations. Rejection sensitivity. Emotional rollercoaster. Whether you just got diagnosed with ADHD or suspect you have it, you finally have an answer to why you always felt "different". You’ve tried everything you can to try and help your symptoms - medication, meditation, time blocking, planners, self-help books, journaling - but nothing seems to work for long. It was "fine" for a while, but now it's starting to show up as problems in your closest relationships - be it with friends, partners, family, or at work.
Oversharing. Masking. Time blindness. Procrastination. Impulsive spending. Difficulty focusing at school/work. Hyperfixations. Rejection sensitivity. Emotional rollercoaster. Whether you just got diagnosed with ADHD or suspect you have it, you finally have an answer to why you always felt "different". You’ve tried everything you can to try and help your symptoms - medication, meditation, time blocking, planners, self-help books, journaling - but nothing seems to work for long. It was "fine" for a while, but now it's starting to show up as problems in your closest relationships - be it with friends, partners, family, or at work.
(289) 985-1336 View (289) 985-1336
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Skye McCrindle
Registered Social Worker, BSW, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Hamilton, ON L8S  (Online Only)
Body Image and Binge Eating Disorder Specialist. You’re tired of hating your body and feeling out of control around food. Avoiding mirrors and photos, eating in secret, and dreading clothes shopping are all too familiar to you. You are overwhelmed by the pressure to look and eat a certain way and lose weight, and you are exhausted by trying to measure up. You feel judged by others, and you are frustrated and defeated by dieting. You want to feel at peace with your body and freedom around food. If you are ready to improve your relationship with your body and yourself, you’re in the right place.
Body Image and Binge Eating Disorder Specialist. You’re tired of hating your body and feeling out of control around food. Avoiding mirrors and photos, eating in secret, and dreading clothes shopping are all too familiar to you. You are overwhelmed by the pressure to look and eat a certain way and lose weight, and you are exhausted by trying to measure up. You feel judged by others, and you are frustrated and defeated by dieting. You want to feel at peace with your body and freedom around food. If you are ready to improve your relationship with your body and yourself, you’re in the right place.
(289) 778-0387 View (289) 778-0387
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Evans Family Counselling & Psychotherapy
Registered Psychotherapist, RP, MEd, CCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Hamilton, ON L8S
Can you relate to these? Anxiety and self doubt. Unexpected challenges or changes in your life. Drinking/eating/thinking/ scrolling too much. The pull of perfectionism. Constantly running to attain what we think we're supposed to chase after. Wondering why some of our reactions and behaviours happen. Hating some aspects of ourselves and really not showing up in a way that we know we can. And seeking answers to all of this and just not finding it in therapy.
Can you relate to these? Anxiety and self doubt. Unexpected challenges or changes in your life. Drinking/eating/thinking/ scrolling too much. The pull of perfectionism. Constantly running to attain what we think we're supposed to chase after. Wondering why some of our reactions and behaviours happen. Hating some aspects of ourselves and really not showing up in a way that we know we can. And seeking answers to all of this and just not finding it in therapy.
(289) 274-7693 View (289) 274-7693
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Audrey Harvie
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Hamilton, ON L8S  (Online Only)
Your wellness journey is unique and ongoing, with certain stretches proving more challenging than others. Fortunately, you don’t have to navigate it alone. I would be honoured to accompany you, bringing clinical knowledge, compassion, and respect to help you achieve meaningful progress in areas of anxiety, depression, stress, trauma, grief, and relationships.
Your wellness journey is unique and ongoing, with certain stretches proving more challenging than others. Fortunately, you don’t have to navigate it alone. I would be honoured to accompany you, bringing clinical knowledge, compassion, and respect to help you achieve meaningful progress in areas of anxiety, depression, stress, trauma, grief, and relationships.
(365) 536-0953 View (365) 536-0953
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Portia Zaffaroni
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), CEC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Hamilton, ON L8S  (Online Only)
I work with individuals and couples to improve their well-being, and re-connect with themselves and their loved ones on a deeper emotional level. I use a practical and direct approach to explore your unique experiences, determine your strengths and find techniques and solutions that take into account the moving parts in your life.
I work with individuals and couples to improve their well-being, and re-connect with themselves and their loved ones on a deeper emotional level. I use a practical and direct approach to explore your unique experiences, determine your strengths and find techniques and solutions that take into account the moving parts in your life.
(365) 363-2078 View (365) 363-2078

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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in L8S

100+

Average cost per session

$150

Counsellors in L8S who prioritize treating:

93% Anxiety
87% Depression
81% Relationship Issues
80% Self Esteem
76% Trauma and PTSD
76% Stress
68% Grief

Average years in practice

10 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

83% Green Shield Canada
83% SunLife
78% Manulife

How Counsellors in L8S see their clients

63% In Person and Online
37% Online Only

Gender breakdown

81% Female
16% Male
3% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in L8S?

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.