Therapists in Torbay, NL

Photo of Amanda Steeves, Registered Social Worker in Torbay, NL
Amanda Steeves
Registered Social Worker, BSW, MSW, RSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Torbay, NL A1K  (Online Only)
One of the bravest things you can do is allow yourself to be vulnerable and begin your own story. I can promise you; I understand that taking this step is not easy and intimidating - I hope that together, we can take those deep breaths and begin (or continue) this journey together. I aim to support you as we work through the many obstacles that life may place in front of you so that you can reach your goals while developing and enhancing skills to navigate life.
One of the bravest things you can do is allow yourself to be vulnerable and begin your own story. I can promise you; I understand that taking this step is not easy and intimidating - I hope that together, we can take those deep breaths and begin (or continue) this journey together. I aim to support you as we work through the many obstacles that life may place in front of you so that you can reach your goals while developing and enhancing skills to navigate life.
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Strength Counselling Services
Counsellor, MEd, RCC, CCC, RSW, RP
Verified
Torbay, NL A1K
We are an online counselling agency so do not provide services in person. Strength Counselling Services has licensed, experienced therapists who use evidence-based practices, prioritize client needs, and maintain ethical standards. We offer culturally sensitive, affordable services in a supportive environment. We offer a comprehensive goals assessment, regularly assess progress, and collaborate with other professionals. We provide transparency in our fees and for thirteen years now have held a positive reputation of trust, and client success. Lastly, ensuring our clients' privacy and confidentiality are of utmost importance to us.
We are an online counselling agency so do not provide services in person. Strength Counselling Services has licensed, experienced therapists who use evidence-based practices, prioritize client needs, and maintain ethical standards. We offer culturally sensitive, affordable services in a supportive environment. We offer a comprehensive goals assessment, regularly assess progress, and collaborate with other professionals. We provide transparency in our fees and for thirteen years now have held a positive reputation of trust, and client success. Lastly, ensuring our clients' privacy and confidentiality are of utmost importance to us.
(709) 757-0153 View (709) 757-0153
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Sabrina Batt
Registered Social Worker, BSW, MC, RSW, CCC
Verified
Torbay, NL A1K
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
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Samantha Corcoran
Counsellor, MA, CCC, ND
Verified
2 Endorsed
Torbay, NL A1K
Reaching out to start therapy can be anxiety-provoking. It's important to me that you feel comfortable in session and we build a trusting relationship as it's the foundation of therapeutic success. My aim is to help you understand why you feel or behave in the ways that you do and find helpful coping strategies to live a more meaningful life. Therapy goals are based on your priorities and values. In sessions, we will discuss how your feelings, thoughts, trauma or current stressors are impacting your life. I incorporate mindfulness, self-compassion, somatic regulation and value-based actions to work towards your goals.
Reaching out to start therapy can be anxiety-provoking. It's important to me that you feel comfortable in session and we build a trusting relationship as it's the foundation of therapeutic success. My aim is to help you understand why you feel or behave in the ways that you do and find helpful coping strategies to live a more meaningful life. Therapy goals are based on your priorities and values. In sessions, we will discuss how your feelings, thoughts, trauma or current stressors are impacting your life. I incorporate mindfulness, self-compassion, somatic regulation and value-based actions to work towards your goals.
(709) 501-0467 View (709) 501-0467

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Photo of Amber Miller, Registered Social Worker in Torbay, NL
Amber Miller
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW, CCTP
Verified
Paradise, NL A1L  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
Mental health is never static; it ebbs and flows with the unique realities of our lives through experiences of joy, trauma, growth, loss, relationships and everyday stress. Understandably, some of those moments' impacts will leave us bruised, lost or broken. The concept of becoming overwhelmed by one’s thoughts, feelings, or bodily existence can create a sense of chaos and hopelessness; a future that you, the individual daring enough to be in this moment, have determined is but a moment of your journey, not your story. Therefore, I offer a space where you can experience safety in exploration and guidance in the recovery of self.
Mental health is never static; it ebbs and flows with the unique realities of our lives through experiences of joy, trauma, growth, loss, relationships and everyday stress. Understandably, some of those moments' impacts will leave us bruised, lost or broken. The concept of becoming overwhelmed by one’s thoughts, feelings, or bodily existence can create a sense of chaos and hopelessness; a future that you, the individual daring enough to be in this moment, have determined is but a moment of your journey, not your story. Therefore, I offer a space where you can experience safety in exploration and guidance in the recovery of self.
(709) 800-6986 View (709) 800-6986
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Brad Yetman
Counsellor, MEd, CCC
Verified
St John's, NL A1A
I have experience working alongside adults, teens, and groups, and experience supporting people who have generalized anxiety, social anxiety, depression, and dealing with life stressors. I have further experience working with substance use, harm, and the impact that it has on people’s everyday lives. Lastly, I have an extensive background in the world of sports, especially hockey, and I am passionate about working with athletes, coaches, and teams, to help maximize their preparation, performance, and mental health in sport. I can help groups learn more about mental health and/or mental skills through presentations.
I have experience working alongside adults, teens, and groups, and experience supporting people who have generalized anxiety, social anxiety, depression, and dealing with life stressors. I have further experience working with substance use, harm, and the impact that it has on people’s everyday lives. Lastly, I have an extensive background in the world of sports, especially hockey, and I am passionate about working with athletes, coaches, and teams, to help maximize their preparation, performance, and mental health in sport. I can help groups learn more about mental health and/or mental skills through presentations.
(709) 703-8506 View (709) 703-8506
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Sawah Danniels
Counsellor, MA, CCC
Verified
2 Endorsed
St John's, NL A1A  (Online Only)
Do you feel like you don't fit in and/or are watching the world through a window? Does life feel overwhelming and simple errands or hangouts with friends lead you to need a few days to recover? Are you looking to learn more about who you are, what you need to succeed, and how to live within your capacity? You've come to the right place! I work with queer and neurodivergent clients to answer those questions, explore identity, and cultivate relationships that work for you (whether it's a monogamous one or not)!
Do you feel like you don't fit in and/or are watching the world through a window? Does life feel overwhelming and simple errands or hangouts with friends lead you to need a few days to recover? Are you looking to learn more about who you are, what you need to succeed, and how to live within your capacity? You've come to the right place! I work with queer and neurodivergent clients to answer those questions, explore identity, and cultivate relationships that work for you (whether it's a monogamous one or not)!
(343) 309-9206 View (343) 309-9206
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Kristen Hynes Brothers (Phd Scholar)
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
St John's, NL A1C
Waitlist for new clients
I have been practicing social work for nearly 15 years and am eternally grateful for the work I am able to do, and the relationships I have been able to form. I have worked in diverse practice areas which have provided me with the knowledge, skills and compassion needed to create meaningful, therapeutic relationships with people. I believe in the value of showing up as my genuine self in sessions with you. My approach is client-centered; I bring a variety of tools to the table, and I believe that you do as well, and our work together will be collaborative and goal driven. I work with young people and adults, as well as couples.
I have been practicing social work for nearly 15 years and am eternally grateful for the work I am able to do, and the relationships I have been able to form. I have worked in diverse practice areas which have provided me with the knowledge, skills and compassion needed to create meaningful, therapeutic relationships with people. I believe in the value of showing up as my genuine self in sessions with you. My approach is client-centered; I bring a variety of tools to the table, and I believe that you do as well, and our work together will be collaborative and goal driven. I work with young people and adults, as well as couples.
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Photo of Ashley Curnew, Registered Social Worker in Torbay, NL
Ashley Curnew
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified
St John's, NL A1A
Hi, I'm Ashley (she/her) and I'm a clinical social worker and therapist, offering virtual and in-person counselling sessions for adults and couples. One of the most difficult decisions can be reaching out for supports - this underlying anxiety and stress for potential clients helps inform and shape my practice whereby my focus is working to create a warm, welcoming and calm space for individuals and couples to share their experiences, challenges and hopes in a safe space.
Hi, I'm Ashley (she/her) and I'm a clinical social worker and therapist, offering virtual and in-person counselling sessions for adults and couples. One of the most difficult decisions can be reaching out for supports - this underlying anxiety and stress for potential clients helps inform and shape my practice whereby my focus is working to create a warm, welcoming and calm space for individuals and couples to share their experiences, challenges and hopes in a safe space.
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Michelle Quinlan
Counsellor, MA, MSc, CCC, RCC
Verified
St John's, NL A1A
Supporting people to thrive in their intimate lives is one of my passions. I offer counselling services to people struggling with concerns related to sexuality and relationships, and those seeking to overcome the impact of past traumatic experiences.
Supporting people to thrive in their intimate lives is one of my passions. I offer counselling services to people struggling with concerns related to sexuality and relationships, and those seeking to overcome the impact of past traumatic experiences.
(709) 703-4408 View (709) 703-4408
Photo of Nichola Taylor, Registered Social Worker in Torbay, NL
Nichola Taylor
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified
St John's, NL A1A
With over 20 years of experience working with individuals and groups, I am passionate and experienced in building strong, nurturing relationships with my clients as we sort through life's challenges together. Particular areas of interest and expertise include stress, anxiety, depression, trauma, women’s issues, relationship issues, life transitions and personal growth. While some clients prefer short-term, highly structured sessions, others prefer a more longstanding, fluid relationship to support them through life's ups and downs. I am open to discussing all options and believe that flexibility and a sense of humour go a long way!
With over 20 years of experience working with individuals and groups, I am passionate and experienced in building strong, nurturing relationships with my clients as we sort through life's challenges together. Particular areas of interest and expertise include stress, anxiety, depression, trauma, women’s issues, relationship issues, life transitions and personal growth. While some clients prefer short-term, highly structured sessions, others prefer a more longstanding, fluid relationship to support them through life's ups and downs. I am open to discussing all options and believe that flexibility and a sense of humour go a long way!
(226) 286-0479 View (226) 286-0479
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Laura Parsons
Counsellor, BSc, MEd, DCP(c), CCC, PMH-C
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
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Catherine Phinney
Counsellor, MA, MACP, CCC, RCT
Verified
9 Endorsed
St John's, NL A1A
Waitlist for new clients
One of the consequences of stress is re-experiencing it in the mind and body, leaving us depleted and disconnected from life. Intense reactions can be confusing and distressing. Making sense of our experiences, putting them in perspective, and changing unhelpful ways of thinking, behaving, and coping increases our resilience. I welcome individuals from all walks of life and have a particular interest in survivors of sexual violence and exploitation; first responders, frontline workers, military, veterans and their families; survivors of adverse childhood experiences; workplace stress and life transitions; and older adults.
One of the consequences of stress is re-experiencing it in the mind and body, leaving us depleted and disconnected from life. Intense reactions can be confusing and distressing. Making sense of our experiences, putting them in perspective, and changing unhelpful ways of thinking, behaving, and coping increases our resilience. I welcome individuals from all walks of life and have a particular interest in survivors of sexual violence and exploitation; first responders, frontline workers, military, veterans and their families; survivors of adverse childhood experiences; workplace stress and life transitions; and older adults.
(782) 312-0150 View (782) 312-0150
Photo of Fizza Khan, Registered Provisional Psychologist in Torbay, NL
Fizza Khan
Registered Provisional Psychologist, MS
Verified
1 Endorsed
St John's, NL A1B
I believe that one can improve their quality of life by improving their mental health and so I offer a safe space where clients can share and learn healthy ways to cope with various stressors. I have experience working with neurodiverse population as well as clients facing depression, anxiety, emotional dysregulation, adjustment & anger issues, OCD, relational problems and other stressors
I believe that one can improve their quality of life by improving their mental health and so I offer a safe space where clients can share and learn healthy ways to cope with various stressors. I have experience working with neurodiverse population as well as clients facing depression, anxiety, emotional dysregulation, adjustment & anger issues, OCD, relational problems and other stressors
(709) 703-8564 View (709) 703-8564
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Gillian Norris
Counsellor, BSc MEd, CCC, ND
Verified
St John's, NL A1B
As a Child Therapist, I appreciate the resiliency within each child, teen, and young adult I work with. They have many of the qualities to cope with day-to-day life and stressors.. it's my role to help identify, celebrate, and strengthen the ones they have and introduce new ones that could help. Whether the goal is to help youth with ADHD (or ADHD characteristics), anxiety, emotional regulation, or trauma, I can help both young people and their families navigate their unique pathways to wellbeing and good mental health. Step by step along your own path, I'll walk with you while you need some extra support.
As a Child Therapist, I appreciate the resiliency within each child, teen, and young adult I work with. They have many of the qualities to cope with day-to-day life and stressors.. it's my role to help identify, celebrate, and strengthen the ones they have and introduce new ones that could help. Whether the goal is to help youth with ADHD (or ADHD characteristics), anxiety, emotional regulation, or trauma, I can help both young people and their families navigate their unique pathways to wellbeing and good mental health. Step by step along your own path, I'll walk with you while you need some extra support.
(709) 401-1008 View (709) 401-1008
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Kristan Barnes
Counsellor, BSc, MA, CCC, RP-Qual
Verified
St John's, NL A1B
Waitlist for new clients
Hello! My name is Kristan and I am glad you're here! At times it can be difficult to determine what we are looking for or what we need, I am an empathetic and receptive therapist who is determined to help you navigate your way through life in a way that works best for you. It is incredibly important to me that my clients seeking therapeutic intervention experience a safe and non-judgemental environment to share, heal, and gain realistic and effective skills to use outside of the office.
Hello! My name is Kristan and I am glad you're here! At times it can be difficult to determine what we are looking for or what we need, I am an empathetic and receptive therapist who is determined to help you navigate your way through life in a way that works best for you. It is incredibly important to me that my clients seeking therapeutic intervention experience a safe and non-judgemental environment to share, heal, and gain realistic and effective skills to use outside of the office.
(709) 703-0624 View (709) 703-0624
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Coastal Health NL
Counsellor, PhD, MEd, RDT, CCC
St John's, NL A1A
If there's one experience that is guaranteed, it's change. Change comes in many forms; accomplishment, loss, crisis. Sometimes we lead change in our lives, sometimes we're forced to follow it - kicking and screaming. Coastal Health Inc. Is a multi-practitioner, allied health, practice. We work collaboratively and emphasize a comprehensive service access to our clients. Our team are all graduate and doctoral trained therapists, specializing in multiple areas, including (but not limited to); Chronic illness, grief, trans support for individuals and families, family issues, couple issues, depression and anxiety, identity and career etc
If there's one experience that is guaranteed, it's change. Change comes in many forms; accomplishment, loss, crisis. Sometimes we lead change in our lives, sometimes we're forced to follow it - kicking and screaming. Coastal Health Inc. Is a multi-practitioner, allied health, practice. We work collaboratively and emphasize a comprehensive service access to our clients. Our team are all graduate and doctoral trained therapists, specializing in multiple areas, including (but not limited to); Chronic illness, grief, trans support for individuals and families, family issues, couple issues, depression and anxiety, identity and career etc
(709) 400-8664 View (709) 400-8664
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ADHD Solutions - ADHD Coaching
MScOT, BA
St John's, NL A1C  (Online Only)
I am an ADHD Coach with over 10 years of previous experience as an Occupational Therapist. As someone with ADHD myself, I can appreciate the challenges of living with ADHD. My focus is working with adults with ADHD. Utilizing a strengths-based approach, I utilize effective strategies to help you overcome difficulties experienced at home, school, and/or the workplace.
I am an ADHD Coach with over 10 years of previous experience as an Occupational Therapist. As someone with ADHD myself, I can appreciate the challenges of living with ADHD. My focus is working with adults with ADHD. Utilizing a strengths-based approach, I utilize effective strategies to help you overcome difficulties experienced at home, school, and/or the workplace.
(709) 910-6820 View (709) 910-6820
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Katrina Paruch
Registered Counselling Therapist-Candidate, BA, MACP, RCT-C
Verified
1 Endorsed
St John's, NL A1A  (Online Only)
Are you feeling overwhelmed? Stressed? Down? Alone? Wondering if things are "bad enough" for counselling? You don't have to wait until you are in crisis to reach out! Sometimes life can feel messy, but you don't have to go it alone. I can help by providing you with a safe place to explore your thoughts and feelings, with compassionate, professional guidance and support. I take a person-centered, collaborative approach, tailoring the counselling experience to your unique situation and needs. I work with individuals (16+), couples, and current and former clergy members from all faith traditions.
Are you feeling overwhelmed? Stressed? Down? Alone? Wondering if things are "bad enough" for counselling? You don't have to wait until you are in crisis to reach out! Sometimes life can feel messy, but you don't have to go it alone. I can help by providing you with a safe place to explore your thoughts and feelings, with compassionate, professional guidance and support. I take a person-centered, collaborative approach, tailoring the counselling experience to your unique situation and needs. I work with individuals (16+), couples, and current and former clergy members from all faith traditions.
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Veronica Connors
BEd, MEd, CSLC, CH, RMT
St John's, NL A1A  (Online Only)
Congratulations on your courage! Becoming a conscious and emotional adult is beautiful work and will give life to all your relationships. Together we bring the unknown into the know, the unconscious to the conscious, so you can return to balance more quickly. I'm a skilled and compassionate therapist with over 13 years experience working with groups and individuals in personal growth. Your needs are at the centre of every therapy session and I truly enjoy helping you quickly get to the heart-of-the-matter so you can stop guessing and start creating the changes you seek.
Congratulations on your courage! Becoming a conscious and emotional adult is beautiful work and will give life to all your relationships. Together we bring the unknown into the know, the unconscious to the conscious, so you can return to balance more quickly. I'm a skilled and compassionate therapist with over 13 years experience working with groups and individuals in personal growth. Your needs are at the centre of every therapy session and I truly enjoy helping you quickly get to the heart-of-the-matter so you can stop guessing and start creating the changes you seek.
(709) 702-6094 View (709) 702-6094

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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in Torbay, NL

< 10

Counsellors in Torbay, NL who prioritize treating:

100% Relationship Issues
100% Depression
100% Anxiety
100% Coping Skills
100% Stress
75% Grief
75% Trauma and PTSD

Average years in practice

9 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

100% Great-West Life
100% Green Shield Canada
100% Blue Cross

How Counsellors in Torbay, NL see their clients

75% In Person and Online
25% Online Only

Gender breakdown

100% Female

FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Torbay?

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.