Therapists in Espanola, ON

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T Hughes Counselling
Registered Social Worker, RSW, MA
Verified Verified
Espanola, ON P5E
I am a Registered Social Worker with a Master of Arts in Human Development/Interdisciplinary Health, a Bachelor of Arts Degree (Honors) Specialization in Psychology, and a Diploma in Developmental Services. I developed a passion for children’s mental health early in my career and have since worked with children, youth, adults, couples, and families struggling with an array of presenting concerns.
I am a Registered Social Worker with a Master of Arts in Human Development/Interdisciplinary Health, a Bachelor of Arts Degree (Honors) Specialization in Psychology, and a Diploma in Developmental Services. I developed a passion for children’s mental health early in my career and have since worked with children, youth, adults, couples, and families struggling with an array of presenting concerns.
(249) 209-6196 View (249) 209-6196
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Mobile Healing
Registered Social Worker, RSW, CSFP, C-CBT
Verified Verified
Espanola, ON P5E
You deserve to be the best version of you! Whether it is supportive counselling or therapy you require for specific mental health and/or substance use related difficulties, we will co-create a treatment plan that meets your needs. Our time spent together will focus on helping you to work through past traumas, manage anxiety and depression, improve your mood, and enhance your relationships. How you see yourself and the world will improve. You will gain valuable insight, useful strategies, and tools to help you overcome adversity and have a more fulfilling life while feeling more confident in yourself and your abilities.
You deserve to be the best version of you! Whether it is supportive counselling or therapy you require for specific mental health and/or substance use related difficulties, we will co-create a treatment plan that meets your needs. Our time spent together will focus on helping you to work through past traumas, manage anxiety and depression, improve your mood, and enhance your relationships. How you see yourself and the world will improve. You will gain valuable insight, useful strategies, and tools to help you overcome adversity and have a more fulfilling life while feeling more confident in yourself and your abilities.
(249) 487-1769 View (249) 487-1769
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Living Hope Psychotherapy
Registered Psychotherapist, RP, MDiv
Verified Verified
Espanola, ON P5E  (Online Only)
I have over 35 years experience in counselling. Whether you are struggling with anxiety, depression, marital/relational issues, or struggling with parenting issues, I can help. I have been married for over 35 years and have raised six children to adulthood. My life experience as well as my training means I have many life skills and tools that I would love to share with you.
I have over 35 years experience in counselling. Whether you are struggling with anxiety, depression, marital/relational issues, or struggling with parenting issues, I can help. I have been married for over 35 years and have raised six children to adulthood. My life experience as well as my training means I have many life skills and tools that I would love to share with you.
(705) 805-6086 View (705) 805-6086
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Charette Psychology
Psychologist, MAPs, CPsych
Verified Verified
Espanola, ON P5E
Caroline Charette, M.A.Ps., C. Psych, is a bilingual Registered Clinical Psychologist and owner of Charette Psychology. She has extensive experience in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Anxiety Disorders and Mood Disorders and has over 15 years experience in offering treatment to adults age 18 to 65. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Lianne Tooley, RSW, MSW, is a Registered Social Worker. She has extensive training in CBT, DBT and has over 30 years of experience in offering treatment to children, adolescents, adults, seniors, families and couples.
Caroline Charette, M.A.Ps., C. Psych, is a bilingual Registered Clinical Psychologist and owner of Charette Psychology. She has extensive experience in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Anxiety Disorders and Mood Disorders and has over 15 years experience in offering treatment to adults age 18 to 65. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Lianne Tooley, RSW, MSW, is a Registered Social Worker. She has extensive training in CBT, DBT and has over 30 years of experience in offering treatment to children, adolescents, adults, seniors, families and couples.
(249) 294-1506 View (249) 294-1506
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Joanna L Cox
Marriage & Family Therapist, MNLP, MTLT, MCHt
Verified Verified
Espanola, ON P5E
Schedule an Appointment online: http://www.joannacox.ca Individual, Marriage & Divorce Counselling. Together, we work to identify your challenges & goals and work towards relieving symptoms from Depression, Anxiety, Marital Issues, or anything else emotional that's holding you back from emotional peace and success in your life. If you're looking for a more positive approach, try my empowerment breakthrough or private weekend retreat (one couple or person per weekend) and gain the "tools" to take with you for life. Clinical Hypnotherapy and 1-on-1 Anger Management.
Schedule an Appointment online: http://www.joannacox.ca Individual, Marriage & Divorce Counselling. Together, we work to identify your challenges & goals and work towards relieving symptoms from Depression, Anxiety, Marital Issues, or anything else emotional that's holding you back from emotional peace and success in your life. If you're looking for a more positive approach, try my empowerment breakthrough or private weekend retreat (one couple or person per weekend) and gain the "tools" to take with you for life. Clinical Hypnotherapy and 1-on-1 Anger Management.
(844) 402-1309 View (844) 402-1309
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Allison Roy
Psychologist, MA
Verified Verified
Espanola, ON P5E
Not accepting new clients
Allison is fully bilingual in French and English and provides psychological services to children and adolescents presenting with a range of challenges and childhood disorders. She focuses her practice on assessment, treatment and consultation, with a particular interest in individual therapy. Her clinical orientation is rooted in evidenced-based behaviourally-based treatment approaches (CBT, ACT, DBT, elements of behavioural therapy) using an eclectic framework that considers the individual needs of her clients. She also believes in working collaboratively with parents to help them support their child’s needs and promote wellbeing.
Allison is fully bilingual in French and English and provides psychological services to children and adolescents presenting with a range of challenges and childhood disorders. She focuses her practice on assessment, treatment and consultation, with a particular interest in individual therapy. Her clinical orientation is rooted in evidenced-based behaviourally-based treatment approaches (CBT, ACT, DBT, elements of behavioural therapy) using an eclectic framework that considers the individual needs of her clients. She also believes in working collaboratively with parents to help them support their child’s needs and promote wellbeing.
(249) 500-4770 View (249) 500-4770
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Paul M Valliant
Psychologist, PhD, CPsych
Verified Verified
Espanola, ON P5E
Our office specializes in clinical, correctional, and forensic psychology. We offer psychological assessment and counselling services to youth and adults.
Our office specializes in clinical, correctional, and forensic psychology. We offer psychological assessment and counselling services to youth and adults.
(249) 559-2373 View (249) 559-2373
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Water & Stone Psychotherapy
Registered Social Worker, BSW
Verified Verified
Espanola, ON P5E
Welcome, I’m Martine! I am passionate about providing high quality support to people wherever they are in their life journey. Whether to listen and hold space for a while, learn new skills, understand oneself better, adjust to change, heal from something painful, or manage day to day stressors, we can unpack the layers of your story together so you don't have to do it alone. I have supported people experiencing anxiety, depression, postpartum symptoms, and trauma induced symptoms, and provide care to a variety of populations. I hope to help you discover the strengths within you that will help you get where you would like to be.
Welcome, I’m Martine! I am passionate about providing high quality support to people wherever they are in their life journey. Whether to listen and hold space for a while, learn new skills, understand oneself better, adjust to change, heal from something painful, or manage day to day stressors, we can unpack the layers of your story together so you don't have to do it alone. I have supported people experiencing anxiety, depression, postpartum symptoms, and trauma induced symptoms, and provide care to a variety of populations. I hope to help you discover the strengths within you that will help you get where you would like to be.
(249) 490-5833 View (249) 490-5833
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Insights Counselling & Therapy Services
Registered Social Worker, BSW, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Espanola, ON P5E
Hello - I'm Heather Haynes. Life is too short to sit in unhappiness, frustration, anxiety or anger for long! Working with children, youth, adults, couples and families experiencing challenges - social, emotional, behavioural, life transitions or relationships - my approach is trauma-informed, collaborative and draws upon your resilience and strengths. In a safe and comfortable setting, exploring healthy expression of emotion and thoughts, and developing effective strategies that increase your well-being are my priority.
Hello - I'm Heather Haynes. Life is too short to sit in unhappiness, frustration, anxiety or anger for long! Working with children, youth, adults, couples and families experiencing challenges - social, emotional, behavioural, life transitions or relationships - my approach is trauma-informed, collaborative and draws upon your resilience and strengths. In a safe and comfortable setting, exploring healthy expression of emotion and thoughts, and developing effective strategies that increase your well-being are my priority.
(249) 487-1493 View (249) 487-1493
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Restore Wellness Counselling and Psychotherapy
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP
Verified Verified
Espanola, ON P5E
My name is Colleen Thompson and I am a Registered Psychotherapist in good standing with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO).  ​ I have been providing Psychotherapy and Counselling services for over 15 years.  I primarily work with adults, couples, families, and youth 14+.  I have experience working with individuals struggling with a variety of challenges including anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, relationship difficulties, self-esteem and addictions. ​
My name is Colleen Thompson and I am a Registered Psychotherapist in good standing with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO).  ​ I have been providing Psychotherapy and Counselling services for over 15 years.  I primarily work with adults, couples, families, and youth 14+.  I have experience working with individuals struggling with a variety of challenges including anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, relationship difficulties, self-esteem and addictions. ​
(249) 487-0834 View (249) 487-0834
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Water & Stone Psychotherapy
Registered Psychotherapist, BA, MA, RP
Verified Verified
Espanola, ON P5E
Hello! My name is Jessica Savage and I am Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario. I graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Laurentian University, as well as a Postgraduate Certificate in Addictions & Mental Health from Ryerson University and a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University. I have had the pleasure of providing counselling and psychotherapy services for the past 8-years and have experience working with individuals struggling with a variety of concerns including anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress and grief.
Hello! My name is Jessica Savage and I am Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario. I graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Laurentian University, as well as a Postgraduate Certificate in Addictions & Mental Health from Ryerson University and a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University. I have had the pleasure of providing counselling and psychotherapy services for the past 8-years and have experience working with individuals struggling with a variety of concerns including anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress and grief.
(249) 449-1281 View (249) 449-1281
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Alison Orford - ACTive Minds Therapy & Consulting
Registered Social Worker, BSW, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
Espanola, ON P5E
Welcome to your journey towards improved wellbeing! I'm Alison Orford, a compassionate and highly experienced registered social worker, committed to supporting you on your path to a happier and healthier life. With over 15 years of expertise, I'm dedicated to actively listening to your concerns, understanding your unique experiences, and collaboratively setting achievable goals that align with your values, aspirations, and dreams. Through my client-centered approach, I empower individuals to make positive changes one step at a time.
Welcome to your journey towards improved wellbeing! I'm Alison Orford, a compassionate and highly experienced registered social worker, committed to supporting you on your path to a happier and healthier life. With over 15 years of expertise, I'm dedicated to actively listening to your concerns, understanding your unique experiences, and collaboratively setting achievable goals that align with your values, aspirations, and dreams. Through my client-centered approach, I empower individuals to make positive changes one step at a time.
(249) 523-4169 View (249) 523-4169
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Carolynn Michlowski
Registered Psychotherapist, BA, MA, RP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Espanola, ON P5E
Waitlist for new clients
If you've found your way here it is likely because you want to understand more about yourself and how your experiences in relationships, both familial and otherwise, have shaped and perhaps even control, your current behaviour. You could also be a couple who are struggling to connect and understand one another, but feel devastated at the thought of giving up on your relationship. Carolynn Michlowski B.A., M.A., RP is a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) that wants to help. Carolynn provides psychotherapy services in Ontario- in person sessions are held in Sudbury.
If you've found your way here it is likely because you want to understand more about yourself and how your experiences in relationships, both familial and otherwise, have shaped and perhaps even control, your current behaviour. You could also be a couple who are struggling to connect and understand one another, but feel devastated at the thought of giving up on your relationship. Carolynn Michlowski B.A., M.A., RP is a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) that wants to help. Carolynn provides psychotherapy services in Ontario- in person sessions are held in Sudbury.
(249) 559-0161 View (249) 559-0161

Online Therapists

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Water & Stone Psychotherapy
Registered Social Worker
Verified Verified
Sudbury, ON P3A
Hi there! My name is Carrington Ryan, and I am a Registered Social Worker with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Services Workers (OCSWSSW). Throughout my career, I have had experience working with individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, trauma recovery, developmental disorders, and complex injuries.
Hi there! My name is Carrington Ryan, and I am a Registered Social Worker with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Services Workers (OCSWSSW). Throughout my career, I have had experience working with individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, trauma recovery, developmental disorders, and complex injuries.
(249) 503-3607 View (249) 503-3607
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Frank Greco
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), MA
Verified Verified
Sudbury, ON P3A
In modern life, we often find ourselves overwhelmed; juggling multiple roles yet feeling like something is missing. Life's difficulties can pull us in many directions, and it's not uncommon to be burdened with this sense of emptiness. I'm here to help put those pieces back together, and seek unity within yourself. Whether it is something concrete, like a difficult emotion or behavior, or something abstract, like having a life that feels meaningful. Whatever your journey entails, I would be honored to walk alongside you.
In modern life, we often find ourselves overwhelmed; juggling multiple roles yet feeling like something is missing. Life's difficulties can pull us in many directions, and it's not uncommon to be burdened with this sense of emptiness. I'm here to help put those pieces back together, and seek unity within yourself. Whether it is something concrete, like a difficult emotion or behavior, or something abstract, like having a life that feels meaningful. Whatever your journey entails, I would be honored to walk alongside you.
(705) 998-3454 View (705) 998-3454
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Sarah Belland
Registered Psychotherapist, BA, MA, RP
Verified Verified
Sudbury, ON P3A
Waitlist for new clients
Sarah Belland, B.A., M.A., R.P., is a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists. Sarah graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Degree from Laurentian University and also holds a Masters of Arts Degree in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University. She has been providing psychotherapy and counselling services in the Greater Sudbury area since 2015. Sarah has experience working with individuals, couples, and families who are struggling with a number of difficulties including, depression, anxiety, and PTSD.
Sarah Belland, B.A., M.A., R.P., is a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists. Sarah graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Degree from Laurentian University and also holds a Masters of Arts Degree in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University. She has been providing psychotherapy and counselling services in the Greater Sudbury area since 2015. Sarah has experience working with individuals, couples, and families who are struggling with a number of difficulties including, depression, anxiety, and PTSD.
(249) 202-2061 View (249) 202-2061
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Maaria Blackwell
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW, BA
Verified Verified
Sudbury, ON P3E
Welcoming new clients. At Rise Counselling & Psychotherapy, Maaria offers mental health therapy services dedicated to helping you rise from challenges and trauma so you can live your best life. If you're feeling overwhelmed, stuck, or simply in need of a supportive space to unravel your thoughts, this is the place for you. Maaria is a Registered Social Worker who has over 15 years of psychotherapy experience treating depression and anxiety, including worry, panic, post-traumatic stress, obsessive-compulsive concerns, social anxiety, health anxiety, specific phobias, and overall life stressors. Supporting all ages and all stories.
Welcoming new clients. At Rise Counselling & Psychotherapy, Maaria offers mental health therapy services dedicated to helping you rise from challenges and trauma so you can live your best life. If you're feeling overwhelmed, stuck, or simply in need of a supportive space to unravel your thoughts, this is the place for you. Maaria is a Registered Social Worker who has over 15 years of psychotherapy experience treating depression and anxiety, including worry, panic, post-traumatic stress, obsessive-compulsive concerns, social anxiety, health anxiety, specific phobias, and overall life stressors. Supporting all ages and all stories.
(705) 626-6227 View (705) 626-6227
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Karen Rowe Counselling and Psychotherapy
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, M Ed
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Sudbury, ON P3A  (Online Only)
Do you suffer from symptoms of anxiety, depression or PTSD that impact your self image or interpersonal relationships? Have you been suffering in silence following a traumatic childhood or event? Perhaps you simply don't feel that you can reach your mental or emotional best.
Do you suffer from symptoms of anxiety, depression or PTSD that impact your self image or interpersonal relationships? Have you been suffering in silence following a traumatic childhood or event? Perhaps you simply don't feel that you can reach your mental or emotional best.
(705) 998-4198 View (705) 998-4198
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Blackbear Clinic
Registered Psychotherapist
Verified Verified
Lions Head, ON N0H
At Blackbear Clinic, we provide affirming and compassionate care to individuals navigating complex situations. We are dedicated to creating a safe, non-judgmental space where clients can freely express their thoughts, emotions, and concerns. Whether it's coping with grief, managing anxiety, overcoming trauma, or navigating relationship challenges, we work collaboratively to explore and understand the underlying issues, develop effective coping strategies, and foster personal growth. We are committed to helping individuals build resilience, feel empowered, reclaim control of their lives and flourish.
At Blackbear Clinic, we provide affirming and compassionate care to individuals navigating complex situations. We are dedicated to creating a safe, non-judgmental space where clients can freely express their thoughts, emotions, and concerns. Whether it's coping with grief, managing anxiety, overcoming trauma, or navigating relationship challenges, we work collaboratively to explore and understand the underlying issues, develop effective coping strategies, and foster personal growth. We are committed to helping individuals build resilience, feel empowered, reclaim control of their lives and flourish.
(226) 407-5078 View (226) 407-5078
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Dr. Jenna Albiani
Psychologist, PhD, CPsych
Verified Verified
Sudbury, ON P3E
I am a Clinical Psychologist registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario (CPO). I provide clinical assessment and evidence-based therapy for a range of emotional and adjustment related difficulties, with a primary focus on the treatment of addiction, trauma-related disorders (i.e., PTSD), depression and anxiety disorders. I also have a special interest in working with postpartum mood and anxiety disorders.
I am a Clinical Psychologist registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario (CPO). I provide clinical assessment and evidence-based therapy for a range of emotional and adjustment related difficulties, with a primary focus on the treatment of addiction, trauma-related disorders (i.e., PTSD), depression and anxiety disorders. I also have a special interest in working with postpartum mood and anxiety disorders.
(705) 698-6326 View (705) 698-6326

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Number of Counsellors in Espanola, ON

10+

Average cost per session

$140

Counsellors in Espanola, ON who prioritize treating:

100% Depression
92% Anxiety
92% Coping Skills
85% Stress
77% Self Esteem
69% Relationship Issues
69% Trauma and PTSD

Average years in practice

16 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

83% First Nations Health Authority
50% Great-West Life
50% Green Shield Canada

How Counsellors in Espanola, ON see their clients

93% In Person and Online
7% Online Only

Gender breakdown

91% Female
9% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Espanola?

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.