Therapists in Newfoundland and Labrador

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Photo of Jennifer Ducey, BEd, BSpEd, MEd, CCC, Counsellor
Jennifer Ducey
Counsellor, BEd, BSpEd, MEd, CCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Goulds, NL A1S  (Online Only)
I am a Certified Canadian Counsellor with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association. I have also worked in the school system for the past 10 years as a special education teacher. My main focus is on relationship development with adolescents (families), behavioral interventions, and anxiety reduction strategies. I am also an ally for the LGBT2Q+ community. I have recently dedicated time studying gender and sexuality counselling, e-therapy counselling, and trauma informed practices.
I am a Certified Canadian Counsellor with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association. I have also worked in the school system for the past 10 years as a special education teacher. My main focus is on relationship development with adolescents (families), behavioral interventions, and anxiety reduction strategies. I am also an ally for the LGBT2Q+ community. I have recently dedicated time studying gender and sexuality counselling, e-therapy counselling, and trauma informed practices.
(709) 501-8580 View (709) 501-8580
Photo of Sherri Northcott, BSW, MSW, RSW, Registered Social Worker
Sherri Northcott
Registered Social Worker, BSW, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
St John's, NL A1B
Are you struggling with Anxiety, Depression, Substance Misuse, Trauma, including PTSD and C-PTSD, or issues related to Gender and Sexuality? Are you feeling overwhelmed and not knowing how to deal with your present situation? No one goes through life without having to overcome challenges. Whatever concern brings you to therapy, together, in an emotionally safe and non-judgmental space, we can explore the barriers that stand in the way of you feeling content and whole, and learn skills to cope and deal with concerns in your life. Approved provider for ADT/License Reinstatement for Motor Vehicle Registration - NL.
Are you struggling with Anxiety, Depression, Substance Misuse, Trauma, including PTSD and C-PTSD, or issues related to Gender and Sexuality? Are you feeling overwhelmed and not knowing how to deal with your present situation? No one goes through life without having to overcome challenges. Whatever concern brings you to therapy, together, in an emotionally safe and non-judgmental space, we can explore the barriers that stand in the way of you feeling content and whole, and learn skills to cope and deal with concerns in your life. Approved provider for ADT/License Reinstatement for Motor Vehicle Registration - NL.
(709) 700-3188 View (709) 700-3188
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Sabrina Batt
Registered Social Worker, BSW, MC, RSW, CCC
Verified Verified
If you need support, a safe place, and have the desire to challenge the parts of your life that are not working for you, I would love to hear from you. I help people understand and change what is stopping them from living the life they want. This can include mental health issues, challenging life transitions, trauma, and unhealthy relationships with themselves and others. I specialize in Post-Concussion Syndrome and chronic pain, I help clients gain understanding and confidence so they can navigate the physical, emotional, relational, sleep, and cognitive impacts of PCS and pain.
If you need support, a safe place, and have the desire to challenge the parts of your life that are not working for you, I would love to hear from you. I help people understand and change what is stopping them from living the life they want. This can include mental health issues, challenging life transitions, trauma, and unhealthy relationships with themselves and others. I specialize in Post-Concussion Syndrome and chronic pain, I help clients gain understanding and confidence so they can navigate the physical, emotional, relational, sleep, and cognitive impacts of PCS and pain.
(709) 700-4445 View (709) 700-4445
Photo of Heather Goosney, BSc, MACP, CCC, Counsellor
Heather Goosney
Counsellor, BSc, MACP, CCC
Verified Verified
St John's, NL A1B  (Online Only)
My experience with helping people dates long before my most recent designation as a Certified Canadian Counsellor. I have always been a coach, a tutor, a mentor or a volunteer. What I've learned is the value of true, empathic listening. What makes us different is what makes us beautiful, and I never expect to fit my clients into one, rigid, traditional framework. I am here to listen to you and to help you address your needs, no matter how big or small.
My experience with helping people dates long before my most recent designation as a Certified Canadian Counsellor. I have always been a coach, a tutor, a mentor or a volunteer. What I've learned is the value of true, empathic listening. What makes us different is what makes us beautiful, and I never expect to fit my clients into one, rigid, traditional framework. I am here to listen to you and to help you address your needs, no matter how big or small.
(709) 700-3258 View (709) 700-3258
Photo of Chantel Dwyer, MEd, CCC, ND, Counsellor
Chantel Dwyer
Counsellor, MEd, CCC, ND
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
St John's, NL A1A
Welcome to a safe space for healing and growth. As we navigate through life, the experiences we encounter shape and mold our individual identities. As a counselor, I am dedicated to helping you unlock your potential for growth and transformation. By working together, we can explore your unique path towards healing and wholeness, and I will support you in discovering your inner strength and resilience.
Welcome to a safe space for healing and growth. As we navigate through life, the experiences we encounter shape and mold our individual identities. As a counselor, I am dedicated to helping you unlock your potential for growth and transformation. By working together, we can explore your unique path towards healing and wholeness, and I will support you in discovering your inner strength and resilience.
(709) 400-9446 View (709) 400-9446
Photo of Michelle Mailhiot, RP, Registered Psychotherapist
Michelle Mailhiot
Registered Psychotherapist, RP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Tors Cove, NL A0A  (Online Only)
Are you struggling with feelings of guilt and shame due to trauma? My speciality is to examine and work through those feelings to decrease and eliminate those feelings to increase your self-confidence. Many people feel "stuck" due to past trauma and my goal is to change that so that you are flourishing. I am a Registered Psychotherapist who serves all of Canada (except Quebec). I work with individuals who are experiencing anxiety, depression, trauma, adults and children diagnosed with ADHD. Understanding the barriers in a person’s life, and previous trauma, can help identify present day triggers and daily struggles.
Are you struggling with feelings of guilt and shame due to trauma? My speciality is to examine and work through those feelings to decrease and eliminate those feelings to increase your self-confidence. Many people feel "stuck" due to past trauma and my goal is to change that so that you are flourishing. I am a Registered Psychotherapist who serves all of Canada (except Quebec). I work with individuals who are experiencing anxiety, depression, trauma, adults and children diagnosed with ADHD. Understanding the barriers in a person’s life, and previous trauma, can help identify present day triggers and daily struggles.
(709) 501-5018 View (709) 501-5018
Photo of Deanne Murray, CCC, ND, MEd, BEd, BSpEd, Counsellor
Deanne Murray
Counsellor, CCC, ND, MEd, BEd, BSpEd
Verified Verified
Deanne has a warm and practical approach. She likes the idea of 'holding space' for individuals where they can safely explore in order to learn more about themselves, develop skills that will help them "lean into" difficult emotions, build resilience and challenge old and gain new perspectives.
Deanne has a warm and practical approach. She likes the idea of 'holding space' for individuals where they can safely explore in order to learn more about themselves, develop skills that will help them "lean into" difficult emotions, build resilience and challenge old and gain new perspectives.
(709) 704-6595 View (709) 704-6595
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New Light Counselling NL
Counsellor
Verified Verified
New Light Counselling understands that mental health is a priority. Sometimes things can get difficult, confusing, and overwhelming. That's where we come in! To help you with this, we offer accessible online and in-person counselling sessions that fit your needs. New Light provides a comfortable and non-judgemental space to explore areas of stress in your life and work together to strengthen coping and get you back to feeling your best.
New Light Counselling understands that mental health is a priority. Sometimes things can get difficult, confusing, and overwhelming. That's where we come in! To help you with this, we offer accessible online and in-person counselling sessions that fit your needs. New Light provides a comfortable and non-judgemental space to explore areas of stress in your life and work together to strengthen coping and get you back to feeling your best.
(709) 700-9960 View (709) 700-9960
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Danielle Harte
Pre-Licensed Professional
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
St John's, NL A1A
My name is Danielle (she/her), and I'm currently completing my Masters in Counselling Psychology practicum with Coastal Health NL. In 2019 I completed my BA in Sociology from Memorial University, and have spent the last 5 years providing counselling-related services to survivors of domestic violence. I also have 5 years experience in crisis intervention, support, and advocacy with survivors of sexual violence. My background is in a critical feminist, trauma-informed framework, which I carry forward in my practice today. I am a queer practitioner and have a passion for affirmative counselling with LGBTQ+ clients.
My name is Danielle (she/her), and I'm currently completing my Masters in Counselling Psychology practicum with Coastal Health NL. In 2019 I completed my BA in Sociology from Memorial University, and have spent the last 5 years providing counselling-related services to survivors of domestic violence. I also have 5 years experience in crisis intervention, support, and advocacy with survivors of sexual violence. My background is in a critical feminist, trauma-informed framework, which I carry forward in my practice today. I am a queer practitioner and have a passion for affirmative counselling with LGBTQ+ clients.
(709) 501-8419 View (709) 501-8419
Photo of Emily M Penney, CCC, BAH, MA, Counsellor
Emily M Penney
Counsellor, CCC, BAH, MA
Verified Verified
Gambo, NL A0G
Hello, everyone! My name is Emily Penney. I work as a contract counsellor at The Counselling House in Woodstock, ON and at Health and Wellness Professionals/Counselling For All in Coquitlam, BC. I believe in a biopsychosocial approach to counselling by which mind-body wellness is achieved by creating harmony between an individual’s social environment, personal thoughts and values, and biological make-up. As every individual is unique, so too should be their plan of treatment. Using an eclectic and integrative approach, I will draw upon a variety of theories and techniques to tailor a treatment plan specific to your individual needs.
Hello, everyone! My name is Emily Penney. I work as a contract counsellor at The Counselling House in Woodstock, ON and at Health and Wellness Professionals/Counselling For All in Coquitlam, BC. I believe in a biopsychosocial approach to counselling by which mind-body wellness is achieved by creating harmony between an individual’s social environment, personal thoughts and values, and biological make-up. As every individual is unique, so too should be their plan of treatment. Using an eclectic and integrative approach, I will draw upon a variety of theories and techniques to tailor a treatment plan specific to your individual needs.
(709) 400-6772 View (709) 400-6772
Photo of Jenna Kean, MSc, CCC, Counsellor
Jenna Kean
Counsellor, MSc, CCC
Verified Verified
St John's, NL A1E
I'm a St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador native with a passion for continued education around mental health and wellness. My aim is to create a safe space where individuals can learn how to strengthen coping skills, address daily stressors and learn how to develop and practice healthy coping patterns. I have experience working with individuals in the areas of depression, anxiety, anger, parenting, stress management, trauma, attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, and self-esteem. Moreover, I have considerable experience working with individuals experiencing suicidal ideations.
I'm a St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador native with a passion for continued education around mental health and wellness. My aim is to create a safe space where individuals can learn how to strengthen coping skills, address daily stressors and learn how to develop and practice healthy coping patterns. I have experience working with individuals in the areas of depression, anxiety, anger, parenting, stress management, trauma, attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, and self-esteem. Moreover, I have considerable experience working with individuals experiencing suicidal ideations.
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Photo of Nista Noel, BSW, RSW, Registered Social Worker
Nista Noel
Registered Social Worker, BSW, RSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
My clients are looking for someone to hear them out, a safe place to let go of some of the heavy burdens. I aim to do this by helping clients: Dispel Limiting Beliefs. Practice Mindful Self-Compassion. Improve Relationships. Emotion Regulation. Optimize Executive Function. Improve Self-Esteem. Gain Confidence. Disrupt Maladaptive Patterns. Change Mindset. My personal and professional motto is to: Feel Well, Live Well & Love Well.
My clients are looking for someone to hear them out, a safe place to let go of some of the heavy burdens. I aim to do this by helping clients: Dispel Limiting Beliefs. Practice Mindful Self-Compassion. Improve Relationships. Emotion Regulation. Optimize Executive Function. Improve Self-Esteem. Gain Confidence. Disrupt Maladaptive Patterns. Change Mindset. My personal and professional motto is to: Feel Well, Live Well & Love Well.
(709) 501-0306 View (709) 501-0306
Photo of undefined - Scott Downey Psychology Services: ADHD and LD, MEd, RPsych, Psychologist
Scott Downey Psychology Services: ADHD and LD
Psychologist, MEd, RPsych
Verified Verified
St John's, NL A1A
Do you or your loved one, struggle with learning, attention, memory, focusing, staying on task, and keeping yourself organized, and find that it is significantly interfering with your life? Then you may have ADHD and/or a Specific Learning Disorder. I will do a comprehensive assessment to determine your strengths and needs, make a diagnosis (if you meet the criteria), and make recommendations to help maximize your learning and academic success. Let me help you take your life in the direction you want to go and be the person you want to be.
Do you or your loved one, struggle with learning, attention, memory, focusing, staying on task, and keeping yourself organized, and find that it is significantly interfering with your life? Then you may have ADHD and/or a Specific Learning Disorder. I will do a comprehensive assessment to determine your strengths and needs, make a diagnosis (if you meet the criteria), and make recommendations to help maximize your learning and academic success. Let me help you take your life in the direction you want to go and be the person you want to be.
(709) 499-0582 View (709) 499-0582
Photo of Elizabeth Belbin, BSW, MSW, RSW, Registered Social Worker
Elizabeth Belbin
Registered Social Worker, BSW, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
St John's, NL A1B
My approach to therapy is to develop a supportive, caring and accepting therapeutic relationship with my clients. I create a safe space in which you can develop insight and work on your mental health issues in order to heal and live your best life.
My approach to therapy is to develop a supportive, caring and accepting therapeutic relationship with my clients. I create a safe space in which you can develop insight and work on your mental health issues in order to heal and live your best life.
(709) 704-6568 View (709) 704-6568
Photo of Karen Clarke, BA, MSW, RSW, Registered Social Worker
Karen Clarke
Registered Social Worker, BA, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
I work primarily with parents, soon-to-be parents, and those trying to conceive who wish to improve their wellbeing. Parental wellbeing is the main determining factor for infant and child wellbeing and I work with people to prevent postpartum issues by enhancing their wellbeing prior to becoming a parent and supporting their wellbeing during their transition into parenting and beyond. I also help parents (at any stage of parenthood) through hard things and help them take care of their families by taking care of themselves.
I work primarily with parents, soon-to-be parents, and those trying to conceive who wish to improve their wellbeing. Parental wellbeing is the main determining factor for infant and child wellbeing and I work with people to prevent postpartum issues by enhancing their wellbeing prior to becoming a parent and supporting their wellbeing during their transition into parenting and beyond. I also help parents (at any stage of parenthood) through hard things and help them take care of their families by taking care of themselves.
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Photo of Melanie Hickey, BA, BSW, MSW, RSW, Registered Social Worker
Melanie Hickey
Registered Social Worker, BA, BSW, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
St John's, NL A1A
Not accepting new clients
Reaching out for help is not always easy and taking that first step can be life-changing. My name is Melanie Hickey. I’ve been a Registered Social Worker for over 18 years practicing in various roles. I adopt a compassionate, person-centered approach to therapy. I have extensive experience working with a diverse range of clients, including adults, youth, couples, and families. I am committed to helping my clients reach their full potential and live fulfilling lives. With a passion for helping others, I create a safe and supportive environment where my clients feel heard and understood.
Reaching out for help is not always easy and taking that first step can be life-changing. My name is Melanie Hickey. I’ve been a Registered Social Worker for over 18 years practicing in various roles. I adopt a compassionate, person-centered approach to therapy. I have extensive experience working with a diverse range of clients, including adults, youth, couples, and families. I am committed to helping my clients reach their full potential and live fulfilling lives. With a passion for helping others, I create a safe and supportive environment where my clients feel heard and understood.
(709) 400-9353 View (709) 400-9353
Photo of Patti Ryland, MSW, RSW, Registered Social Worker
Patti Ryland
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
My approach is to establish a connection and to work collaboratively with people to foster resilience and confidence in their ability to heal and achieve their goals. I have several years working in the mental health & addictions field. I hold a MSW and have completed several advanced trainings to build my skill set. I provide counselling to youth, couples, families, and individuals who are experiencing anxiety, depression, relationship issues, and trauma. Please reach out for a free 15 minute telephone consultation.
My approach is to establish a connection and to work collaboratively with people to foster resilience and confidence in their ability to heal and achieve their goals. I have several years working in the mental health & addictions field. I hold a MSW and have completed several advanced trainings to build my skill set. I provide counselling to youth, couples, families, and individuals who are experiencing anxiety, depression, relationship issues, and trauma. Please reach out for a free 15 minute telephone consultation.
(709) 701-3246 View (709) 701-3246
Photo of Christa Eastman, MACP, Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
Christa Eastman
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), MACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
St John's, NL A1A
I lead with a client-centered trauma-informed approach. I believe you are the master of your life however sometimes you may need support to help move you through a "stuck" situation. Together we can explore the questions you are unable to answer and find a way "through," while moving toward a happier and calmer present and future.
I lead with a client-centered trauma-informed approach. I believe you are the master of your life however sometimes you may need support to help move you through a "stuck" situation. Together we can explore the questions you are unable to answer and find a way "through," while moving toward a happier and calmer present and future.
(709) 700-3115 View (709) 700-3115
Photo of Laura Parsons, BSc, MEd, DCP(c), CCC, PMH-C, Counsellor
Laura Parsons
Counsellor, BSc, MEd, DCP(c), CCC, PMH-C
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
St John's, NL A1A
Starting therapy can be overwhelming- I get it! It’s important to me that my practice is a safe and inviting space, trauma informed, and free of judgment. Come in and sit with a complementary refreshment and relax before session. We support children, teens, adults and couples. Whatever your struggle is, you don’t have to be alone. With flexible online booking and virtual therapy, Repose Wellness Collective St. John’s makes it easy to access a team of specialized Counsellors, Social Workers, Speech Language Pathologists (SLP), and Registered Psychologists offering ADHD, Autism, Learning and Behaviour Assessment.
Starting therapy can be overwhelming- I get it! It’s important to me that my practice is a safe and inviting space, trauma informed, and free of judgment. Come in and sit with a complementary refreshment and relax before session. We support children, teens, adults and couples. Whatever your struggle is, you don’t have to be alone. With flexible online booking and virtual therapy, Repose Wellness Collective St. John’s makes it easy to access a team of specialized Counsellors, Social Workers, Speech Language Pathologists (SLP), and Registered Psychologists offering ADHD, Autism, Learning and Behaviour Assessment.
(709) 910-5405 View (709) 910-5405
Photo of Brandon St Croix, BSW, MSW, RSW, Registered Social Worker
Brandon St Croix
Registered Social Worker, BSW, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Paradise, NL A1L  (Online Only)
In developing a safe and respectful environment, I strive to help clients feel comfortable to start the journey of recovery from addiction, anxiety, depression, PTSD, and/or anger. I understand the journey of recovery from substance use disorders is not easy but I am here to support clients towards their goals. I also understand life transitions of individuals, especially athletes and how mental health is a large component of an athlete's identity.
In developing a safe and respectful environment, I strive to help clients feel comfortable to start the journey of recovery from addiction, anxiety, depression, PTSD, and/or anger. I understand the journey of recovery from substance use disorders is not easy but I am here to support clients towards their goals. I also understand life transitions of individuals, especially athletes and how mental health is a large component of an athlete's identity.
(709) 499-0601 View (709) 499-0601

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How does your Counsellor compare?

Average cost per session

$140

Counsellors in Newfoundland and Labrador who prioritize treating:

87% Anxiety
80% Depression
78% Stress
75% Coping Skills
71% Relationship Issues
71% Self Esteem
66% Trauma and PTSD

Average years in practice

9 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

62% Canada Life | Great-West Life
57% SunLife
56% Blue Cross

How Counsellors in Newfoundland and Labrador see their clients

72% In Person and Online
28% Online Only

Gender breakdown

88% Female
9% Male
3% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Newfoundland and Labrador?

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.