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Sydney Bota
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), RPQ
Verified Verified
London, ON N6G  (Online Only)
Hi there. My name is Sydney and I’m happy you’re here. Have you been struggling and feeling overwhelmed? Do you want to learn how to more compassionately understand yourself, to identify the source of your challenges, and work together to find effective ways to reduce your distress so that you can live your life in a way that aligns with your values and goals? If so, I would be honoured to accompany you on the journey. I provide virtual (on-line or phone) therapy in the comfort and privacy of your own home.
Hi there. My name is Sydney and I’m happy you’re here. Have you been struggling and feeling overwhelmed? Do you want to learn how to more compassionately understand yourself, to identify the source of your challenges, and work together to find effective ways to reduce your distress so that you can live your life in a way that aligns with your values and goals? If so, I would be honoured to accompany you on the journey. I provide virtual (on-line or phone) therapy in the comfort and privacy of your own home.
(548) 888-1067 View (548) 888-1067
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John E. Montgomery
Registered Psychotherapist, RP, RMFT-S, MFT
Verified Verified
London, ON N6G  (Online Only)
Counselling supports clients understanding themselves and their relationships. It's an important step. An unbiased and open listener helps to create a better understanding of oneself and the dilemma one faces. Couples counselling supports an understanding concerning values, beliefs and emotions moving toward mutual support of necessary attachment needs and hopes.
Counselling supports clients understanding themselves and their relationships. It's an important step. An unbiased and open listener helps to create a better understanding of oneself and the dilemma one faces. Couples counselling supports an understanding concerning values, beliefs and emotions moving toward mutual support of necessary attachment needs and hopes.
(226) 455-8343 View (226) 455-8343
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Katrina Johnson-Balanced Mind Counselling
Registered Psychotherapist, BA, MACP, RP-Qual
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
London, ON N6G
Accepting new clients - I firmly believe that the client is the expert of their story and I recognize the importance of therapists and clients working together in a collaborative space in which to explore any obstacles to growth. I also understand that it can be scary and intimidating to reach out and ask for support. It is with this understanding that I work to create and offer an empathetic and supportive space while acknowledging that each of us have unique needs, strengths, and goals. Together, we can explore how these have and continue to shape experiences, perspectives, and identities.
Accepting new clients - I firmly believe that the client is the expert of their story and I recognize the importance of therapists and clients working together in a collaborative space in which to explore any obstacles to growth. I also understand that it can be scary and intimidating to reach out and ask for support. It is with this understanding that I work to create and offer an empathetic and supportive space while acknowledging that each of us have unique needs, strengths, and goals. Together, we can explore how these have and continue to shape experiences, perspectives, and identities.
(548) 483-6752 View (548) 483-6752
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Angela Westgate
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
London, ON N6G  (Online Only)
***ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS*** Everyone experiences stress; not everyone's experience of stress is the same. Thoughts swirl and you might find yourself unable to settle the thoughts enough to sleep. You might worry about your kids, your job, or your relationships. You might have trouble communicating what you need from your family and friends, and you might wonder why others seem to handle their anxiety better than you do. Stress and anxiety are powerful. They can stop you from going places, or enjoying a social function or attempting something big, or even getting out of the house at all. It's really common, and you're not alone.
***ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS*** Everyone experiences stress; not everyone's experience of stress is the same. Thoughts swirl and you might find yourself unable to settle the thoughts enough to sleep. You might worry about your kids, your job, or your relationships. You might have trouble communicating what you need from your family and friends, and you might wonder why others seem to handle their anxiety better than you do. Stress and anxiety are powerful. They can stop you from going places, or enjoying a social function or attempting something big, or even getting out of the house at all. It's really common, and you're not alone.
(548) 481-5146 View (548) 481-5146
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Natalie Hazzard
Psychologist, PsyD, CPsych
Verified Verified
London, ON N6G
As a clinical psychologist focusing on assessment for adults, I understand the importance of providing thorough and accurate evaluations to support individuals in their mental health journey. My approach is rooted in empathy, collaboration, and evidence-based practices, ensuring that each client receives personalized care. Every individual has a unique story and set of experiences that shape their mental health concerns. By taking a holistic view of each client's background, symptoms, and goals, I strive to offer comprehensive assessments that address not only their current challenges but also their underlying needs and strengths.
As a clinical psychologist focusing on assessment for adults, I understand the importance of providing thorough and accurate evaluations to support individuals in their mental health journey. My approach is rooted in empathy, collaboration, and evidence-based practices, ensuring that each client receives personalized care. Every individual has a unique story and set of experiences that shape their mental health concerns. By taking a holistic view of each client's background, symptoms, and goals, I strive to offer comprehensive assessments that address not only their current challenges but also their underlying needs and strengths.
(519) 957-2805 View (519) 957-2805
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Irene Salidis
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP
Verified Verified
London, ON N6G  (Online Only)
Hello. My name is Irene, and I’m really glad you’re here. If you’re visiting my listing, I expect you've likely been struggling with something for a while now, feeling stuck and unsure of what to do. Often, people try to understand and resolve things like sadness, frustration, anxiety, and confusion on their own, until they recognize they need someone to guide them to make lasting changes. You and I can do this together. I will provide a space will be one of non-judgement, compassion, reflection, and individually tailored therapeutic interventions to help you identify the source of your distress, heal, and grow.
Hello. My name is Irene, and I’m really glad you’re here. If you’re visiting my listing, I expect you've likely been struggling with something for a while now, feeling stuck and unsure of what to do. Often, people try to understand and resolve things like sadness, frustration, anxiety, and confusion on their own, until they recognize they need someone to guide them to make lasting changes. You and I can do this together. I will provide a space will be one of non-judgement, compassion, reflection, and individually tailored therapeutic interventions to help you identify the source of your distress, heal, and grow.
(548) 888-1067 View (548) 888-1067
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Cheryl Wituik - Mourning Breaks Grief Counselling
Registered Social Worker, BA, RSW
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
London, ON N6G
Loss is a universal experience, and yet, for many of us, we soon discover that we are very alone within our grief. Friends and family may not understand; for many reasons, they may not be able to hold space for all that we carry. Mourning Breaks is a place for you to feel, and express all that you feel, without judgment or expectation; a place to safely explore the meaning and impact of your losses with a trusted, trauma-informed, knowledgeable, and empathetic professional who is sensitive to the many nuances, complexities and unique features that exist within your grief.
Loss is a universal experience, and yet, for many of us, we soon discover that we are very alone within our grief. Friends and family may not understand; for many reasons, they may not be able to hold space for all that we carry. Mourning Breaks is a place for you to feel, and express all that you feel, without judgment or expectation; a place to safely explore the meaning and impact of your losses with a trusted, trauma-informed, knowledgeable, and empathetic professional who is sensitive to the many nuances, complexities and unique features that exist within your grief.
(548) 490-6853 View (548) 490-6853
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Rhea Lajoie Consulting and Supervision
Registered Psychotherapist, RP, MSc, RMFT-SM
Verified Verified
London, ON N6G  (Online Only)
I offer clinical supervision and consultation to professionals who are seeking supervision and clinical guidance. I am trained to supervise psychotherapists who work with individual, couples and families and am qualified to supervise and consult to practitioners working with a wide range of clients and issues, including major mental health issues. A registered Supervisor - Supervisor Mentor (CAMFT) I have supervised, trained and mentored more than 90 people. My clinical supervisory qualifications meet the standard for supervisors with the CRPO and the CAMFT.
I offer clinical supervision and consultation to professionals who are seeking supervision and clinical guidance. I am trained to supervise psychotherapists who work with individual, couples and families and am qualified to supervise and consult to practitioners working with a wide range of clients and issues, including major mental health issues. A registered Supervisor - Supervisor Mentor (CAMFT) I have supervised, trained and mentored more than 90 people. My clinical supervisory qualifications meet the standard for supervisors with the CRPO and the CAMFT.
(226) 799-9307 View (226) 799-9307
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Gillian Fish
Occupational Therapist, BSc(OT), OTReg, (Ont)
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
London, ON N6G  (Online Only)
Are you living with chronic pain or chronic conditions? Chronic pain and illness can make it difficult to participate in the things you need and want to do everyday. It can make it challenging to be productive, leave the house, engage in family activities, socialize and most importantly, to experience enjoyment in your day to day life. If you are looking to make changes, to build a more fulfilling and engaged life with chronic pain/illness, I am here to help.
Are you living with chronic pain or chronic conditions? Chronic pain and illness can make it difficult to participate in the things you need and want to do everyday. It can make it challenging to be productive, leave the house, engage in family activities, socialize and most importantly, to experience enjoyment in your day to day life. If you are looking to make changes, to build a more fulfilling and engaged life with chronic pain/illness, I am here to help.
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Amy Forristal
Registered Psychotherapist, RP, CYW, MA, GIT dip
Verified Verified
6 Endorsed
London, ON N6G  (Online Only)
Accepting New Clients. Come as you are, stressed, lost, angry, overwhelmed, broken, I meet you where you're at without judgment. I offer a holistic process that support you to increase awareness, refine inner attunement, and develop self exploration around the challenges or transformations you seek. Together we'll authentically explore different tools and approaches that prove most effective or well-suited to your unique needs. Discovering the right combination of support that helps gets you through difficult thoughts, feelings, and emotions.
Accepting New Clients. Come as you are, stressed, lost, angry, overwhelmed, broken, I meet you where you're at without judgment. I offer a holistic process that support you to increase awareness, refine inner attunement, and develop self exploration around the challenges or transformations you seek. Together we'll authentically explore different tools and approaches that prove most effective or well-suited to your unique needs. Discovering the right combination of support that helps gets you through difficult thoughts, feelings, and emotions.
(226) 756-2131 View (226) 756-2131
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Allison Williams
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), MACP(C), SSW, BA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
London, ON N6G  (Online Only)
I offer flexible virtual therapy and a safe, non-judgmental space for individuals to receive compassionate support and understanding. I tailor my approach depending on each individual's area of struggle, and use evidence-based therapies with an aim to improve one's sense of control over their challenges, and a renewed peace of mind going into the future. I am an imperfect human who will sit beside you as we navigate the rocky waters of life. I bring experience working in crisis environments, criminal justice and community mental health.
I offer flexible virtual therapy and a safe, non-judgmental space for individuals to receive compassionate support and understanding. I tailor my approach depending on each individual's area of struggle, and use evidence-based therapies with an aim to improve one's sense of control over their challenges, and a renewed peace of mind going into the future. I am an imperfect human who will sit beside you as we navigate the rocky waters of life. I bring experience working in crisis environments, criminal justice and community mental health.
(548) 901-0935 View (548) 901-0935
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Christine Krickhan
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), BA, MACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
London, ON N6G  (Online Only)
Hi there :) I'm Christine and I am a white, ADHDer, queer person. I am passionate about helping 2SLGBTQ+ folx, parents, and adults explore challenges anxiety, depression and ADHD-specific struggles including executive dysfunction, procrastination and task initiation. I am also passionate about helping individuals explore different relationship dynamics (such as kink, polyamory and consensual non monogamy). I guide my clients through challenges with struggling to find and create meaning in life as well as help individuals discover and live according to the values they hold.
Hi there :) I'm Christine and I am a white, ADHDer, queer person. I am passionate about helping 2SLGBTQ+ folx, parents, and adults explore challenges anxiety, depression and ADHD-specific struggles including executive dysfunction, procrastination and task initiation. I am also passionate about helping individuals explore different relationship dynamics (such as kink, polyamory and consensual non monogamy). I guide my clients through challenges with struggling to find and create meaning in life as well as help individuals discover and live according to the values they hold.
(226) 799-1938 View (226) 799-1938
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Katie McKeown
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, OCT, RP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
London, ON N6G  (Online Only)
Struggling with constant thoughts about food and your body is exhausting. It can be hard to be vulnerable about what's not working, when from the outside it looks like you're doing just fine. Are you ready to stop the constant battle? I am a therapist who helps anxious people struggling with eating, body image and perfectionism. Working together will help you discover self compassion, food freedom, body acceptance and self confidence. Let's work together to identify the patterns that are keeping you stuck, and change them so that you can finally relax!
Struggling with constant thoughts about food and your body is exhausting. It can be hard to be vulnerable about what's not working, when from the outside it looks like you're doing just fine. Are you ready to stop the constant battle? I am a therapist who helps anxious people struggling with eating, body image and perfectionism. Working together will help you discover self compassion, food freedom, body acceptance and self confidence. Let's work together to identify the patterns that are keeping you stuck, and change them so that you can finally relax!
(226) 779-8097 View (226) 779-8097
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Stephanie Doerr
Registered Psychotherapist, MACP, RP, BA, BEd, LPT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
London, ON N6G
My passion is to work alongside children, teens, couples, and families to create realistic goals that feel achievable and create lasting change. It is my hope that I am able to offer unwavering support as we navigate through unexpected life events, unprocessed experiences, challenging emotions, behaviours, and difficult thoughts. I offer in person services to meet the unique needs of children, teens and their families through integrating therapeutic play and art techniques. I also offer online services to accommodate those who prefer the comfortability of therapy within their home.
My passion is to work alongside children, teens, couples, and families to create realistic goals that feel achievable and create lasting change. It is my hope that I am able to offer unwavering support as we navigate through unexpected life events, unprocessed experiences, challenging emotions, behaviours, and difficult thoughts. I offer in person services to meet the unique needs of children, teens and their families through integrating therapeutic play and art techniques. I also offer online services to accommodate those who prefer the comfortability of therapy within their home.
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Photo of Kay Warner-English (Nurse2Therapist Cps), Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) in N6G, ON
Kay Warner-English (Nurse2Therapist Cps)
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), RN, BSc, MACP, CCC, RPq
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
London, ON N6G  (Online Only)
Your feelings matter and you are enough! Even amidst life's tough times, there's always room for brighter days ahead! Psychotherapy can help! Are you tired of appearing to be okay when truly you are not? Are you ready to transform the way you see and think about yourself? I am here to help! I am a well-trained emotionally insightful therapist, willing to help you to discover insights to get unstuck from unhealthy and unhelpful patterns of thinking and behaving. I will see you, hear you and meet you where you are emotionally. Contact me if you are ready and willing to do the work for your transformation!
Your feelings matter and you are enough! Even amidst life's tough times, there's always room for brighter days ahead! Psychotherapy can help! Are you tired of appearing to be okay when truly you are not? Are you ready to transform the way you see and think about yourself? I am here to help! I am a well-trained emotionally insightful therapist, willing to help you to discover insights to get unstuck from unhealthy and unhelpful patterns of thinking and behaving. I will see you, hear you and meet you where you are emotionally. Contact me if you are ready and willing to do the work for your transformation!
(226) 210-0195 View (226) 210-0195
Photo of Ana Hamwi, Registered Psychotherapist in N6G, ON
Ana Hamwi
Registered Psychotherapist, RP, MA, BSc
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
London, ON N6G  (Online Only)
Not currently accepting new clients. I offer therapy services to teens, adults, and couples. Through my work in psychotherapy, I have come to believe that even within the most difficult experiences and circumstances, each individual has a truly profound capacity for resilience and meaning. I strive to create a supportive and warm environment that allows clients to explore and heal from past trauma, learn and practice slowing life down to foster intentional living, prioritize strengthening connection in their relationships, as well as to identify and cultivate their unique strengths.
Not currently accepting new clients. I offer therapy services to teens, adults, and couples. Through my work in psychotherapy, I have come to believe that even within the most difficult experiences and circumstances, each individual has a truly profound capacity for resilience and meaning. I strive to create a supportive and warm environment that allows clients to explore and heal from past trauma, learn and practice slowing life down to foster intentional living, prioritize strengthening connection in their relationships, as well as to identify and cultivate their unique strengths.
(343) 312-7390 View (343) 312-7390
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Theresa Marie Stock
Registered Psychotherapist, MEd, RP
Verified Verified
London, ON N6G
For over 20 years I have supported adults, children, couples and families to have healthier relationships, and better emotional well being. I specialize in working with symptoms of stress, anxiety, and trauma and I use a strength based, relational lens to understand your unique symptoms and to build on your strengths. If you or your child is struggling with emotional regulation, anxiety, anger, behaviour problems, or persistent health issues connected to stress please call for a free consultation.
For over 20 years I have supported adults, children, couples and families to have healthier relationships, and better emotional well being. I specialize in working with symptoms of stress, anxiety, and trauma and I use a strength based, relational lens to understand your unique symptoms and to build on your strengths. If you or your child is struggling with emotional regulation, anxiety, anger, behaviour problems, or persistent health issues connected to stress please call for a free consultation.
(226) 774-0712 View (226) 774-0712
Photo of Talia Kielt - Balanced Mind Counselling Psychotherapy, Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) in N6G, ON
Talia Kielt - Balanced Mind Counselling Psychotherapy
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), BA, MA, RP(Q)
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
London, ON N6G
Accepting New Clients: When new life challenges arise they can feel unmanageable. However, they may also provide an opportunity to understand ourselves better. Whether you are experiencing a difficult or challenging time in your life, together we can explore your feelings, thoughts and experiences in a safe space, free of judgement.
Accepting New Clients: When new life challenges arise they can feel unmanageable. However, they may also provide an opportunity to understand ourselves better. Whether you are experiencing a difficult or challenging time in your life, together we can explore your feelings, thoughts and experiences in a safe space, free of judgement.
(548) 900-8007 View (548) 900-8007
Photo of Di Riseborough, Registered Psychotherapist in N6G, ON
Di Riseborough
Registered Psychotherapist, RP, MSc
Verified Verified
7 Endorsed
London, ON N6G
Change can be scary! Starting therapy takes guts. I understand that choosing a therapist can be overwhelming, so thank you for stopping by. While this may be a challenging time in your life, this is an opportunity to explore, gain insights and heal. Relationship Conflicts, Anxiety, Anger, Depression, Trauma, Life Transitions, or just the need to find a way to stop feeling 'stuck', are issues I help people with on a daily basis. Forgiveness, Spiritual Crisis & Integral Breath Therapy are also areas in which I provide a respectful, comfortable, non-judgmental, & supportive environment in which to assist you in your healing process.
Change can be scary! Starting therapy takes guts. I understand that choosing a therapist can be overwhelming, so thank you for stopping by. While this may be a challenging time in your life, this is an opportunity to explore, gain insights and heal. Relationship Conflicts, Anxiety, Anger, Depression, Trauma, Life Transitions, or just the need to find a way to stop feeling 'stuck', are issues I help people with on a daily basis. Forgiveness, Spiritual Crisis & Integral Breath Therapy are also areas in which I provide a respectful, comfortable, non-judgmental, & supportive environment in which to assist you in your healing process.
(226) 400-2003 View (226) 400-2003
Photo of Tom Massel, Registered Social Worker in N6G, ON
Tom Massel
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW, CTTS
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
London, ON N6G
I have been a practicing clinical social worker for 52 years. Love my work which explains why I am still providing therapy into my semi-retirement years. I believe in the all important therapeutic relationship. Without that connection with that person I serve not much growth or change can happen. I congratulate my clients for making that difficult call to me but then challenge him/her/ them to make change, explore, reflect and discover what they want to do about the issues that brought them to to counselling. The therapeutic principles that I adhere to over the 50 years include: 1- Individualization: based on the right of
I have been a practicing clinical social worker for 52 years. Love my work which explains why I am still providing therapy into my semi-retirement years. I believe in the all important therapeutic relationship. Without that connection with that person I serve not much growth or change can happen. I congratulate my clients for making that difficult call to me but then challenge him/her/ them to make change, explore, reflect and discover what they want to do about the issues that brought them to to counselling. The therapeutic principles that I adhere to over the 50 years include: 1- Individualization: based on the right of
(226) 640-0796 View (226) 640-0796

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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in N6G

60+

Average cost per session

$150

Counsellors in N6G who prioritize treating:

94% Anxiety
89% Self Esteem
84% Depression
84% Stress
83% Coping Skills
81% Relationship Issues
70% Grief

Average years in practice

9 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

64% SunLife
64% Manulife
50% Green Shield Canada

How Counsellors in N6G see their clients

53% In Person and Online
47% Online Only

Gender breakdown

84% Female
16% Male
FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in N6G?

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.