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Charlotte Thompson
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
Uxbridge, ON L9P  (Online Only)
Establishing a safe and supportive therapeutic relationship with clients is my priority. My goal is to meet you where you are at, as you navigate your path. I utilize evidence based therapeutic interventions such as Narrative Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) and Solution Focused Approaches. I have had the privilege of working with clients in a therapeutic setting for over 20 years.
Establishing a safe and supportive therapeutic relationship with clients is my priority. My goal is to meet you where you are at, as you navigate your path. I utilize evidence based therapeutic interventions such as Narrative Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) and Solution Focused Approaches. I have had the privilege of working with clients in a therapeutic setting for over 20 years.
(289) 302-6061 View (289) 302-6061
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Jane Douglas-Strengthzone Holistic
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
Uxbridge, ON L9P
Hello. I’m Jane and I help adults and couples find better ways to see forward. Do you ever feel stuck in your life? You know forward is the way to go, but you just can’t seem to get there. You've tried. A lot of things. Yet, you just can’t seem to feel better. With your partner, you can’t seem to communicate anymore. You’ve begun to resent each other. Neither of you wants to live this way, but neither of you knows how to get out of this box you both feel stuck in. How would you like to feel like an improved version of yourself? Thriving, making progress, even flourishing.
Hello. I’m Jane and I help adults and couples find better ways to see forward. Do you ever feel stuck in your life? You know forward is the way to go, but you just can’t seem to get there. You've tried. A lot of things. Yet, you just can’t seem to feel better. With your partner, you can’t seem to communicate anymore. You’ve begun to resent each other. Neither of you wants to live this way, but neither of you knows how to get out of this box you both feel stuck in. How would you like to feel like an improved version of yourself? Thriving, making progress, even flourishing.
(249) 504-0386 View (249) 504-0386
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Mary Joy Ecijan
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), MACP, PGC AMH, BAPsych
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Uxbridge, ON L9P
My name is MJ and I’m a Southeast Asian (Filipino-Japanese) woman, as well as a second-generation immigrant. As a BIPOC individual, I have first-hand experience with dealing with first-generation immigrant parents, as well as high academic and personal expectations. A personal quote that I’d like to share with others is, "Practice makes progress, not perfect." People sometimes don't notice how far they've come until they sit back and look back on how much they've accomplished or changed. I would love to acknowledge your resiliency and support your goals.
My name is MJ and I’m a Southeast Asian (Filipino-Japanese) woman, as well as a second-generation immigrant. As a BIPOC individual, I have first-hand experience with dealing with first-generation immigrant parents, as well as high academic and personal expectations. A personal quote that I’d like to share with others is, "Practice makes progress, not perfect." People sometimes don't notice how far they've come until they sit back and look back on how much they've accomplished or changed. I would love to acknowledge your resiliency and support your goals.
(289) 274-5524 View (289) 274-5524
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Adrian Choo Integrative Counselling
Verified Verified
11 Endorsed
Uxbridge, ON L9P  (Online Only)
I help clients get to the root of their suffering by breaking the cycles of trauma and emotional repression. I offer an embodied approach to doing deep shadow work and supporting the awakening process. This often begins by learning how to get out of our heads and into our bodies. Insights naturally arise when we begin to get beneath our limiting beliefs and assumptions and come into contact with the energetics of our direct experience. Some common areas of exploration include healing relationships, intimacy, emotional reactivity, deconstructing the ego, intuition and authentic self expression.
I help clients get to the root of their suffering by breaking the cycles of trauma and emotional repression. I offer an embodied approach to doing deep shadow work and supporting the awakening process. This often begins by learning how to get out of our heads and into our bodies. Insights naturally arise when we begin to get beneath our limiting beliefs and assumptions and come into contact with the energetics of our direct experience. Some common areas of exploration include healing relationships, intimacy, emotional reactivity, deconstructing the ego, intuition and authentic self expression.
(647) 370-1806 View (647) 370-1806
Live Inspired Counselling
Registered Psychotherapist, MACP, RP
Verified Verified
Uxbridge, ON L9P
At Live Inspired Counselling, we serve a diverse clientele, each with unique backgrounds and needs. Whether you're a CEO, entrepreneur, high-performing professional, or athlete, we understand the pressures of striving for excellence. Our aim is to help you manage stress, avoid burnout, and maintain work-life balance while prioritizing your mental and emotional well-being and growth. We offer a safe, inclusive space where neurodiverse individuals can explore their strengths and thrive. We also offer support for youths (ages 10+) and adolescents, guiding them through emotions, relationships, and stress, alongside parent coaching.
At Live Inspired Counselling, we serve a diverse clientele, each with unique backgrounds and needs. Whether you're a CEO, entrepreneur, high-performing professional, or athlete, we understand the pressures of striving for excellence. Our aim is to help you manage stress, avoid burnout, and maintain work-life balance while prioritizing your mental and emotional well-being and growth. We offer a safe, inclusive space where neurodiverse individuals can explore their strengths and thrive. We also offer support for youths (ages 10+) and adolescents, guiding them through emotions, relationships, and stress, alongside parent coaching.
(289) 301-7217 View (289) 301-7217
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Julia Papadopoulos
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, MTA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Uxbridge, ON L9P
Life can present challenging experiences that can leave us feeling stuck or broken and keep us from living the life we want. I empower clients to overcome this and to return to the wholeness that is their true nature. I work with teens and young adults who experience high levels of stress or anxiety, depression, relentless self-blame or shame, perfectionism, burn-out, low self-esteem, relationship issues, difficulty in regulating and/or expressing their emotions, and/or who have experienced trauma. I will hold compassionate space for you to be heard and to move towards the change you wish to see.
Life can present challenging experiences that can leave us feeling stuck or broken and keep us from living the life we want. I empower clients to overcome this and to return to the wholeness that is their true nature. I work with teens and young adults who experience high levels of stress or anxiety, depression, relentless self-blame or shame, perfectionism, burn-out, low self-esteem, relationship issues, difficulty in regulating and/or expressing their emotions, and/or who have experienced trauma. I will hold compassionate space for you to be heard and to move towards the change you wish to see.
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Beverley David
Psychologist, PhD, ClinPsy, DClinPs, MSc
Verified Verified
Uxbridge, ON L9P
Waitlist for new clients
I believe a small change in just one person doesn’t only change them, it can change relationships, family, community and future generations. Together we will determine goals, as well as identifying what achieving these goals might look like. I will strive to meet your treatment needs in the most effective and efficient way possible. My first priority when introduced to a potential new client or family is to get to know you, and to discuss your hopes in terms of working with me.
I believe a small change in just one person doesn’t only change them, it can change relationships, family, community and future generations. Together we will determine goals, as well as identifying what achieving these goals might look like. I will strive to meet your treatment needs in the most effective and efficient way possible. My first priority when introduced to a potential new client or family is to get to know you, and to discuss your hopes in terms of working with me.
(844) 348-0289 View (844) 348-0289
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A Little Zen - Zenia Mihevc MSW
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW, E-RYT
Verified Verified
5 Endorsed
Uxbridge, ON L9P
I provide a peaceful and holistic approach to counselling and coaching, to help achieve balance and wellness. Individuals have the option of outdoor sessions – which include experiential mindful movement, present moment awareness training and breath work. Nature is known to reduce anger, fear, stress, and unpleasant feelings. I facilitate person-centric exploration with ease, allowing individuals to discover their inner strength and move forward in life. As a Registered Social Worker, Registered Yoga Teacher, and Mindset Coach my passion is to create a safe space to help individuals on their journey back to wellness.
I provide a peaceful and holistic approach to counselling and coaching, to help achieve balance and wellness. Individuals have the option of outdoor sessions – which include experiential mindful movement, present moment awareness training and breath work. Nature is known to reduce anger, fear, stress, and unpleasant feelings. I facilitate person-centric exploration with ease, allowing individuals to discover their inner strength and move forward in life. As a Registered Social Worker, Registered Yoga Teacher, and Mindset Coach my passion is to create a safe space to help individuals on their journey back to wellness.
(289) 512-2577 View (289) 512-2577
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Joelle Anderson
Registered Psychotherapist, RP, CCC, MA
Verified Verified
Uxbridge, ON L9P
Life's tough. We all need help sometimes. Seeking help is often the hardest step, so good for you even being here! If your current strategies aren't working, if you aren't getting results, or if you're not sure how to change, it might be time to seek some support. Joelle is a Registered Psychotherapist who specializes in trauma (both PTSD and Complex PTSD), dissociation, and eating/body concerns. Together, we will examine relevant thoughts, emotions, behaviours or experiences, release anything that feels stuck, and learn strategies to cope or find more balance.
Life's tough. We all need help sometimes. Seeking help is often the hardest step, so good for you even being here! If your current strategies aren't working, if you aren't getting results, or if you're not sure how to change, it might be time to seek some support. Joelle is a Registered Psychotherapist who specializes in trauma (both PTSD and Complex PTSD), dissociation, and eating/body concerns. Together, we will examine relevant thoughts, emotions, behaviours or experiences, release anything that feels stuck, and learn strategies to cope or find more balance.
(289) 207-7481 View (289) 207-7481
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Stephanie Moncada
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Uxbridge, ON L9P
Do you struggle with a lack of confidence and anxiety that affects your day-to-day life and relationships? Do you feel overwhelmed, frustrated & lost just getting through the day? Do you wonder that your relationship with yourself, body, and self-esteem could be better? Now more than ever women are feeling overwhelmed & uncertain about how they feel towards themselves. Not addressing your struggles with your self can lead to more self-doubt, lower self-esteem, and confidence. I believe there is hope and answers. I offer therapy services for women struggling with confidence, self-esteem, life transitions and body image.
Do you struggle with a lack of confidence and anxiety that affects your day-to-day life and relationships? Do you feel overwhelmed, frustrated & lost just getting through the day? Do you wonder that your relationship with yourself, body, and self-esteem could be better? Now more than ever women are feeling overwhelmed & uncertain about how they feel towards themselves. Not addressing your struggles with your self can lead to more self-doubt, lower self-esteem, and confidence. I believe there is hope and answers. I offer therapy services for women struggling with confidence, self-esteem, life transitions and body image.
(289) 216-5815 View (289) 216-5815
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Strength Zone Holistic Counselling
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, Bsc, RP
Verified Verified
6 Endorsed
Uxbridge, ON L9P
We have options for both individuals and couples. If you are feeling stuck in your life or your relationship, we can help. We help you to learn new skills to manage the difficulties are keeping you stuck, and to assist couples to re-discover the intimacy that can go missing at certain times, and to re-connect despite the issues that have created conflict in your relationship.
We have options for both individuals and couples. If you are feeling stuck in your life or your relationship, we can help. We help you to learn new skills to manage the difficulties are keeping you stuck, and to assist couples to re-discover the intimacy that can go missing at certain times, and to re-connect despite the issues that have created conflict in your relationship.
(289) 274-7936 View (289) 274-7936
Photo of Candice Beach, Registered Psychotherapist in L9P, ON
Candice Beach
Registered Psychotherapist, BASc, RP
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Uxbridge, ON L9P
Life can be hard sometimes. Maybe you’re feeling sad, stuck or overwhelmed right now. Often when we’re struggling it can be hard to reach out for help or talk about it with family or friends, especially if we’re met with comments like “just get over it” or “why can’t you move on?” In therapy, I will not make those statements, and will listen without judgment, so that we can explore what’s going on in your life and how you’re feeling about it. With compassion, I will support you to consider what might be holding you back or keeping you feeling stuck, and with this awareness comes the opportunity to experiment with new possibilities.
Life can be hard sometimes. Maybe you’re feeling sad, stuck or overwhelmed right now. Often when we’re struggling it can be hard to reach out for help or talk about it with family or friends, especially if we’re met with comments like “just get over it” or “why can’t you move on?” In therapy, I will not make those statements, and will listen without judgment, so that we can explore what’s going on in your life and how you’re feeling about it. With compassion, I will support you to consider what might be holding you back or keeping you feeling stuck, and with this awareness comes the opportunity to experiment with new possibilities.
(647) 360-8868 View (647) 360-8868
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Rachel Ashman: Refocus Neuro Occupational Therapy Service
Occupational Therapist, MScOT, CNS
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Uxbridge, ON L9P
I am an Occupational Therapist whose focus is working with individuals with neurological differences, with a specific focus on ADHD, anxiety and brain injury. I work with my clients to help them better understand their brain, how it functions and to support with developing strategies to overcome the challenges associated with neuro differences and enable them to thrive. I use aspects of cognitive retraining, functional rehabilitation and skill building, as well as in various mental health techniques including cognitive behavioural therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, mindfulness practice and exposure therapy.
I am an Occupational Therapist whose focus is working with individuals with neurological differences, with a specific focus on ADHD, anxiety and brain injury. I work with my clients to help them better understand their brain, how it functions and to support with developing strategies to overcome the challenges associated with neuro differences and enable them to thrive. I use aspects of cognitive retraining, functional rehabilitation and skill building, as well as in various mental health techniques including cognitive behavioural therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, mindfulness practice and exposure therapy.
(289) 805-3530 View (289) 805-3530
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Shelly Sinyard
Registered Social Worker, BA, BEd, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
Uxbridge, ON L9P  (Online Only)
Life is messy and it certainly doesn’t always go as planned or as hoped. Sometimes the hardest thing to do is to ask for help. Congratulations on taking the first step! The therapy process can give you strategies and perspectives that will transform your life if you’re open to it. My focus is on building a safe, supportive and encouraging space for you to share any or all of your thoughts and feelings. My practice is grounded in evidence-based practice approaches based on what will best suit you (Cognitive/Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Emotion-Focused Therapy, Mindfulness and Self-Compassion).
Life is messy and it certainly doesn’t always go as planned or as hoped. Sometimes the hardest thing to do is to ask for help. Congratulations on taking the first step! The therapy process can give you strategies and perspectives that will transform your life if you’re open to it. My focus is on building a safe, supportive and encouraging space for you to share any or all of your thoughts and feelings. My practice is grounded in evidence-based practice approaches based on what will best suit you (Cognitive/Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Emotion-Focused Therapy, Mindfulness and Self-Compassion).
(437) 747-2917 View (437) 747-2917
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Jenifer Keir Dykeman
Registered Psychotherapist, RP-Q
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Uxbridge, ON L9P  (Online Only)
Therapy can be a powerful tool when we encounter challenging life events, major adjustments, or are feeling overwhelmed and distressed. I offer a warm ‘landing place’: person-focused, strengths-based, inclusive counselling based on building a positive client-therapist relationship for children, teens, and adults. I am kind and collaborative in my approach and want to work with you to clarify your issues and develop a plan to address them, while also building skills of resilience and better mental health. I strive to always maintain an anti-oppressive practices perspective and am an LGBTQ+ ally.
Therapy can be a powerful tool when we encounter challenging life events, major adjustments, or are feeling overwhelmed and distressed. I offer a warm ‘landing place’: person-focused, strengths-based, inclusive counselling based on building a positive client-therapist relationship for children, teens, and adults. I am kind and collaborative in my approach and want to work with you to clarify your issues and develop a plan to address them, while also building skills of resilience and better mental health. I strive to always maintain an anti-oppressive practices perspective and am an LGBTQ+ ally.
(289) 204-2211 View (289) 204-2211
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Rosanna Corvo
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
Uxbridge, ON L9P  (Online Only)
Wondering if therapy is for you? Have you been feeling stuck, anxious and overwhelmed? Worrying about the future constantly and not knowing how to manage these feelings can be so exhausting. Have you been thinking about reaching out, but find yourself battling between getting support and feeling you can do it on your own? This can be frustrating and even a little scary, especially if it's is affecting your relationships your self confidence, or even your job.
Wondering if therapy is for you? Have you been feeling stuck, anxious and overwhelmed? Worrying about the future constantly and not knowing how to manage these feelings can be so exhausting. Have you been thinking about reaching out, but find yourself battling between getting support and feeling you can do it on your own? This can be frustrating and even a little scary, especially if it's is affecting your relationships your self confidence, or even your job.
(855) 718-0383 View (855) 718-0383
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Laurel Honeyford
Registered Psychotherapist, BA, MDiv, RP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Uxbridge, ON L9P  (Online Only)
I am committed to providing authentic, compassionate, and insightful support as I journey with my clients through anger, grief, anxiety, relationship issues, self-esteem and confidence, burnout and a variety of other life stressors. I have had the immense privilege of meeting clients where they are at and joining them on their journey towards health. I have a special interest in supporting adults who are looking to explore the impact of their past on their current life situation such as their attachment, communication and conflict styles, trauma, boundaries etc.
I am committed to providing authentic, compassionate, and insightful support as I journey with my clients through anger, grief, anxiety, relationship issues, self-esteem and confidence, burnout and a variety of other life stressors. I have had the immense privilege of meeting clients where they are at and joining them on their journey towards health. I have a special interest in supporting adults who are looking to explore the impact of their past on their current life situation such as their attachment, communication and conflict styles, trauma, boundaries etc.
(289) 803-0332 View (289) 803-0332
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Elaine Dickens - Live Inspired Counselling
Registered Psychotherapist, MACP, RP
Verified Verified
6 Endorsed
Uxbridge, ON L9P
As Elaine, I bring 20+ years in children's mental health and Autism to my role as a compassionate integrative practitioner turned psychotherapist. My journey started with an unwavering commitment to fostering mental well-being. I'm not just your therapist; I'm your ally in feeling better through enhanced emotional awareness. Life is challenging, but your resilience is infinite.
As Elaine, I bring 20+ years in children's mental health and Autism to my role as a compassionate integrative practitioner turned psychotherapist. My journey started with an unwavering commitment to fostering mental well-being. I'm not just your therapist; I'm your ally in feeling better through enhanced emotional awareness. Life is challenging, but your resilience is infinite.
(289) 903-1081 View (289) 903-1081
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Psychology Wellness - Dr. Diana Mandeleew
Psychologist, PsyD, CPsych
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Uxbridge, ON L9P  (Online Only)
I help adults who experience focusing issues, distractibility, inefficiency, sadness, anxiety, worry, stress, self-criticalness, attachment/social/relationship concerns (as a partner, as a parent, as a friend), trauma, as well as difficulties at home, work, and school.
I help adults who experience focusing issues, distractibility, inefficiency, sadness, anxiety, worry, stress, self-criticalness, attachment/social/relationship concerns (as a partner, as a parent, as a friend), trauma, as well as difficulties at home, work, and school.
(289) 207-6726 View (289) 207-6726
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Alexandra Bond Counselling
Registered Social Worker, HBSc, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
Uxbridge, ON L9P
I offer experienced, results oriented, Counselling and Psychotherapy to Adults, and Couples for a broad range of issues such as stress, anxiety, depression, self esteem, and relationship conflict. My approach is known to be friendly, and straight forward with a touch of humour. I offer a variety of therapy modalities, and I specialize in the areas of Depression and Relationships. I will help you to feel happier, and more confident, with improved communication skills, new perspective, and new options! I view each client as unique, and we work together to find the best solutions for you.
I offer experienced, results oriented, Counselling and Psychotherapy to Adults, and Couples for a broad range of issues such as stress, anxiety, depression, self esteem, and relationship conflict. My approach is known to be friendly, and straight forward with a touch of humour. I offer a variety of therapy modalities, and I specialize in the areas of Depression and Relationships. I will help you to feel happier, and more confident, with improved communication skills, new perspective, and new options! I view each client as unique, and we work together to find the best solutions for you.
(365) 601-3445 View (365) 601-3445

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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in L9P

40+

Average cost per session

$150

Counsellors in L9P who prioritize treating:

100% Anxiety
96% Depression
89% Self Esteem
87% Coping Skills
83% Relationship Issues
83% Stress
74% Life Transitions

Average years in practice

8 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

63% Green Shield Canada
63% Manulife
63% Canada Life | Great-West Life

How Counsellors in L9P see their clients

66% In Person and Online
34% Online Only

Gender breakdown

85% Female
13% Male
2% Non-Binary

FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in L9P?

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.