Therapists in Innisfil, ON

Photo of Katherine McNichol, Registered Psychotherapist in Innisfil, ON
Katherine McNichol
Registered Psychotherapist, RP, MACP, BA
Verified
4 Endorsed
Innisfil, ON L9S  (Online Only)
Life's challenges can wear you down, make you feel anxious and overwhelmed. If you find yourself overwhelmed with stress, depression, anxiety, or relationship issues, I am here to help you develop new, helpful ways to cope with the challenges in your life. Many clients come to see me feeling overwhelmed with stress and anxiety. They’ve been struggling to manage and are coping the best they can, but despite their motivation and effort, their coping skills aren’t working the way they need them to. If you’re wanting to move past surface-level work, and are looking for deeper transformation, I might be a great fit for you.
Life's challenges can wear you down, make you feel anxious and overwhelmed. If you find yourself overwhelmed with stress, depression, anxiety, or relationship issues, I am here to help you develop new, helpful ways to cope with the challenges in your life. Many clients come to see me feeling overwhelmed with stress and anxiety. They’ve been struggling to manage and are coping the best they can, but despite their motivation and effort, their coping skills aren’t working the way they need them to. If you’re wanting to move past surface-level work, and are looking for deeper transformation, I might be a great fit for you.
(289) 803-8347 View (289) 803-8347
Photo of Melanie Devison, Registered Psychotherapist in Innisfil, ON
Melanie Devison
Registered Psychotherapist, MA , BA
Verified
1 Endorsed
Innisfil, ON L9S
'Turning wounds into wisdom' is a motto that I value. I create a safe, supportive, and warm atmosphere for clients to express themselves and walk alongside them in their therapeutic journey. I am a firm believer in an eclectic model of treatment based on the needs of the client, taking a client-centered approach. I have worked with children, youth, adults, couples and families on issues of anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, emotional regulation, esteem, separation/divorce and parenting. I am a strong ally of the LGBTQIA+ community.
'Turning wounds into wisdom' is a motto that I value. I create a safe, supportive, and warm atmosphere for clients to express themselves and walk alongside them in their therapeutic journey. I am a firm believer in an eclectic model of treatment based on the needs of the client, taking a client-centered approach. I have worked with children, youth, adults, couples and families on issues of anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, emotional regulation, esteem, separation/divorce and parenting. I am a strong ally of the LGBTQIA+ community.
(888) 340-4325 View (888) 340-4325
Photo of Deborah Alton, Registered Psychotherapist in Innisfil, ON
Deborah Alton
Registered Psychotherapist, BA, NLP, MACP, RP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Innisfil, ON L9S
I am passionate about my work with families and individuals. I am on the board of the Simcoe Collaborative Law Association and provide Couples Therapy as well as Divorce/Family Coaching. I am committed to assisting couples and co-parents towards a decision making process that is 'win-win' and provides a safe environment to explore change. I focus on guiding clients towards removing the barriers to love's presence, and empowering them to live their lives at their full potential. I specialize in high conflict separation/divorce, mediation, assessments, co-parenting, parenting plans, and family reintegration therapy.
I am passionate about my work with families and individuals. I am on the board of the Simcoe Collaborative Law Association and provide Couples Therapy as well as Divorce/Family Coaching. I am committed to assisting couples and co-parents towards a decision making process that is 'win-win' and provides a safe environment to explore change. I focus on guiding clients towards removing the barriers to love's presence, and empowering them to live their lives at their full potential. I specialize in high conflict separation/divorce, mediation, assessments, co-parenting, parenting plans, and family reintegration therapy.
(855) 574-3079 View (855) 574-3079
Photo of Antoline Thiruchelvam, Registered Psychotherapist in Innisfil, ON
Antoline Thiruchelvam
Registered Psychotherapist, MA
Verified
1 Endorsed
Innisfil, ON L9S
Lets talk! I build working relationships with individuals who have gone through a trauma and help them to overcome trauma related symptoms such as anxiety, depression and PTSD. I have to been certified in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, along with other modalities. Moreover, I am trained in QEEG Neurofeedback in the treatment of depression, anxiety and traumatic brain injury.
Lets talk! I build working relationships with individuals who have gone through a trauma and help them to overcome trauma related symptoms such as anxiety, depression and PTSD. I have to been certified in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, along with other modalities. Moreover, I am trained in QEEG Neurofeedback in the treatment of depression, anxiety and traumatic brain injury.
(647) 691-0255 View (647) 691-0255
Photo of Karen Szabo, Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) in Innisfil, ON
Karen Szabo
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), BA, MA
Verified
3 Endorsed
Innisfil, ON L9S
I am a compassionate and empathetic counsellor who is dedicated to providing a safe, confidential, and non-judgmental space for you to freely speak your truth. My goal is to give you room to explore yourself and lead the sessions in whichever direction you feel you need to go. I am here to support you towards living a fuller life while guiding you toward self-awareness and empowerment.
I am a compassionate and empathetic counsellor who is dedicated to providing a safe, confidential, and non-judgmental space for you to freely speak your truth. My goal is to give you room to explore yourself and lead the sessions in whichever direction you feel you need to go. I am here to support you towards living a fuller life while guiding you toward self-awareness and empowerment.
(249) 802-9141 View (249) 802-9141
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Samantha Ranta: Counselling And Supervision
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified
2 Endorsed
Innisfil, ON L9S  (Online Only)
You might feel lonely and are in a place that no one around you understands. You might worry often or have little energy to start new habits and make changes. These challenges are impacting your relationships, your ability to work and engage in social interactions. My role is to help facilitate discussions with you that can lead to a new awareness of your concerns and tailor our sessions to what can create positive change for you. I help individuals and couples navigate challenges with well-being including stress, worry, burnout, life changes, perinatal stages, mental health, trauma and addictions.
You might feel lonely and are in a place that no one around you understands. You might worry often or have little energy to start new habits and make changes. These challenges are impacting your relationships, your ability to work and engage in social interactions. My role is to help facilitate discussions with you that can lead to a new awareness of your concerns and tailor our sessions to what can create positive change for you. I help individuals and couples navigate challenges with well-being including stress, worry, burnout, life changes, perinatal stages, mental health, trauma and addictions.
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Ashley Bergman
Registered Social Worker, MSW, BSW, RSW
Verified
Innisfil, ON L9S  (Online Only)
I work with individuals including children, teens and adults to help them increase their coping skills, improve relationships, reduce anxiety etc. I also service couples who are looking to increase communication and overall relationship satisfaction with their partner. In addition, I provide parenting support as well as service families. I provide support to adoptees seeking support connecting with their biological families as well. I am a Non Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) Provider as well for those Indian Status. Sessions are via telephone or virtually through On Call Health from the convenience of wherever you are.
I work with individuals including children, teens and adults to help them increase their coping skills, improve relationships, reduce anxiety etc. I also service couples who are looking to increase communication and overall relationship satisfaction with their partner. In addition, I provide parenting support as well as service families. I provide support to adoptees seeking support connecting with their biological families as well. I am a Non Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) Provider as well for those Indian Status. Sessions are via telephone or virtually through On Call Health from the convenience of wherever you are.
(249) 500-4484 View (249) 500-4484
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Counselling, Coaching, Consulting by Milicia
Registered Social Worker, Bsc, MSW, RSW
Verified
Innisfil, ON L9S
Are you feeling like you have lost control of your life or what’s important to you? Does any of the following describe what you are experiencing - feeling stuck, hurt, lost, broken, betrayed, hopeless, helpless, confused, stressed, anxious, afraid, exhausted or worthless? Are you grappling with shame and regret? It doesn’t have to end this way. I have been there, and I can help you rewrite your story and pull things back together. My goal is to partner with you in achieving your goals and resolutions. I acknowledge that you know your story best and I will collaborate with you to discover your unique strengths and resources.
Are you feeling like you have lost control of your life or what’s important to you? Does any of the following describe what you are experiencing - feeling stuck, hurt, lost, broken, betrayed, hopeless, helpless, confused, stressed, anxious, afraid, exhausted or worthless? Are you grappling with shame and regret? It doesn’t have to end this way. I have been there, and I can help you rewrite your story and pull things back together. My goal is to partner with you in achieving your goals and resolutions. I acknowledge that you know your story best and I will collaborate with you to discover your unique strengths and resources.
(249) 490-5681 View (249) 490-5681
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Kaya Quinsey
Registered Psychotherapist, MPsy, RP
Verified
Innisfil, ON L9S
Do you feel overwhelmed, anxious, exhausted, sad or frustrated ? Is this impacting your day to day life and/or affecting your relationships? If you struggle with any of these emotions and don't know know where to turn, I can help! I offer a custom approach for each of my clients! I want to understand where you are now and the challenges impacting your ability to feel your best and be happy. I offer a safe space with in-person or virtual appointments to suit your schedule so that you can begin your journey to healing.
Do you feel overwhelmed, anxious, exhausted, sad or frustrated ? Is this impacting your day to day life and/or affecting your relationships? If you struggle with any of these emotions and don't know know where to turn, I can help! I offer a custom approach for each of my clients! I want to understand where you are now and the challenges impacting your ability to feel your best and be happy. I offer a safe space with in-person or virtual appointments to suit your schedule so that you can begin your journey to healing.
(249) 509-0026 View (249) 509-0026
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DKH Visionary Psychotherapy and Counselling
RNP, PMH
Verified
Innisfil, ON L9S
Are you feeling discouraged with life and not sure where to turn? Are you facing challenges and can’t seem to break the cycle? I offer individualized treatment plans to fit your unique needs. I am passionate about helping individuals reach a new wellness. With my extensive knowledge and expertise, individuals are able to achieve balanced thinking and psychological wellbeing.
Are you feeling discouraged with life and not sure where to turn? Are you facing challenges and can’t seem to break the cycle? I offer individualized treatment plans to fit your unique needs. I am passionate about helping individuals reach a new wellness. With my extensive knowledge and expertise, individuals are able to achieve balanced thinking and psychological wellbeing.
(249) 294-1245 View (249) 294-1245
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Therapy Heals Psychotherapy and Counselling
Registered Psychotherapist, MSW, RSW, RP
Verified
Innisfil, ON L9S
Do you feel overwhelmed, anxious, exhausted, sad or frustrated ? Is this impacting your day to day life and/or affecting your relationships? If you struggle with any of these emotions and don't know know where to turn, we can help! At Therapy Heals we offer a custom approach for each of our clients! We want to understand where you are now and the challenges impacting your ability to feel your best and be happy. We offer a safe space with in-person or virtual appointments to suit your schedule so that you can begin your journey to healing.
Do you feel overwhelmed, anxious, exhausted, sad or frustrated ? Is this impacting your day to day life and/or affecting your relationships? If you struggle with any of these emotions and don't know know where to turn, we can help! At Therapy Heals we offer a custom approach for each of our clients! We want to understand where you are now and the challenges impacting your ability to feel your best and be happy. We offer a safe space with in-person or virtual appointments to suit your schedule so that you can begin your journey to healing.
(888) 340-4325 View (888) 340-4325
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Laryssa Levesque
Registered Psychotherapist, RP, MACP, BSc
Verified
7 Endorsed
Innisfil, ON L9S  (Online Only)
Anxiety/Stress/People-Pleasing/Perfectionism- You feel exhausted most of the time and can't seem to get any work done. You have trouble relaxing because your mind is constantly racing with stress and worries. It is hard to "shut off" and your body is feeling the effects of prolonged stress. Your never ending to-do list just keeps getting bigger and you feel overwhelmed by life in general. If these statements resonate with you, you might be struggling with chronic stress and anxiety. Possibly even dealing with poor work-life balance and are on the brink of burnout. You've come to the right place to get back on track!
Anxiety/Stress/People-Pleasing/Perfectionism- You feel exhausted most of the time and can't seem to get any work done. You have trouble relaxing because your mind is constantly racing with stress and worries. It is hard to "shut off" and your body is feeling the effects of prolonged stress. Your never ending to-do list just keeps getting bigger and you feel overwhelmed by life in general. If these statements resonate with you, you might be struggling with chronic stress and anxiety. Possibly even dealing with poor work-life balance and are on the brink of burnout. You've come to the right place to get back on track!
(249) 700-4425 View (249) 700-4425
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Emma Murison
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), MACP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Innisfil, ON L9S
I am a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) and accepting new clients. I received my Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University with honours. Throughout my life, I always knew that I wanted a career where I could provide support, empowerment and assist those in need. Since I was younger, I have always been passionate about mental health, but it was through my own personal challenges and experiences in life that really inspired me and led me into pursuing psychotherapy where I could help others on their journey towards living a fulfilling and meaningful life.
I am a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) and accepting new clients. I received my Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University with honours. Throughout my life, I always knew that I wanted a career where I could provide support, empowerment and assist those in need. Since I was younger, I have always been passionate about mental health, but it was through my own personal challenges and experiences in life that really inspired me and led me into pursuing psychotherapy where I could help others on their journey towards living a fulfilling and meaningful life.
(249) 559-1908 View (249) 559-1908
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Adriaan Scheeres
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
Verified
1 Endorsed
Innisfil, ON L9S
My educational background includes a Bachelor of Science in Cognitive Science and Neuroscience, which forms the bedrock of my approach to therapy, and I am also completing a Masters in Counselling Psychology. I hold certifications in several therapeutic modalities, including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). These approaches provide me with a versatile toolkit to tailor my sessions to the unique needs of my clients.
My educational background includes a Bachelor of Science in Cognitive Science and Neuroscience, which forms the bedrock of my approach to therapy, and I am also completing a Masters in Counselling Psychology. I hold certifications in several therapeutic modalities, including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). These approaches provide me with a versatile toolkit to tailor my sessions to the unique needs of my clients.
(249) 507-0956 View (249) 507-0956
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About: Anxiety, Depression, Stress- Sarah Pirrotta
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), MACP, BFA
Verified
8 Endorsed
Innisfil, ON L9S  (Online Only)
Anxiety, depression, anger, stress, and emotional disturbance can be isolating and exhausting. Are you feeling stuck in repetitive cycles of anxiety, depression, anger, intrusive negative thoughts, emotional distress and dysregulation? Are you engaging in unhealthy behaviours to cope? Struggling with relationships? Is it difficult for you to love yourself, to connect with the present, to achieve your goals? Perhaps you just feel stuck overall and don’t know how to move forward from this place you find yourself in. "Stuck" can be a hard and lonely place to be - I want to help you. I believe that knowledge is power!
Anxiety, depression, anger, stress, and emotional disturbance can be isolating and exhausting. Are you feeling stuck in repetitive cycles of anxiety, depression, anger, intrusive negative thoughts, emotional distress and dysregulation? Are you engaging in unhealthy behaviours to cope? Struggling with relationships? Is it difficult for you to love yourself, to connect with the present, to achieve your goals? Perhaps you just feel stuck overall and don’t know how to move forward from this place you find yourself in. "Stuck" can be a hard and lonely place to be - I want to help you. I believe that knowledge is power!
(289) 723-1527 View (289) 723-1527
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Rachel LaRosee
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, BA
Verified
Innisfil, ON L9S
I have always had a passion for helping others. With previous work experience in different environments, I have been exposed to the complexities of life, which has developed my belief that change, growth and healing is possible if individuals are supported with compassion, empathy, and non-judgement. This belief has become my therapeutic approach, along with recognizing and valuing that each client is unique, making the therapy process unique.
I have always had a passion for helping others. With previous work experience in different environments, I have been exposed to the complexities of life, which has developed my belief that change, growth and healing is possible if individuals are supported with compassion, empathy, and non-judgement. This belief has become my therapeutic approach, along with recognizing and valuing that each client is unique, making the therapy process unique.
(888) 340-4325 View (888) 340-4325
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Kelly A Garbe
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified
2 Endorsed
Innisfil, ON L9S
I listen. I help you discover and build on your strengths to create deeper resiliency and healing. I help people notice the connections between their thinking, feeling and behaving and I do this from a genuinely compassionate and welcoming stance. You matter, your life matters. If you are dealing with big emotions or feel you might be struggling with depression, anxiety or a past difficult life event, I can help you.
I listen. I help you discover and build on your strengths to create deeper resiliency and healing. I help people notice the connections between their thinking, feeling and behaving and I do this from a genuinely compassionate and welcoming stance. You matter, your life matters. If you are dealing with big emotions or feel you might be struggling with depression, anxiety or a past difficult life event, I can help you.
(289) 799-3072 View (289) 799-3072
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Tania E. Kingston, RP
Registered Psychotherapist, RP, RPC
Verified
Innisfil, ON L9S
Not accepting new clients
Often times we get stuck in various aspects of our life due to loss, emotional distress such as anxiety, panic or depression; trauma (childhood, sexual, physical and emotional abuse); relationship issues, such as separation and divorce, and coping issues such as stress and addictions, and we just need someone to help us navigate it all.
Often times we get stuck in various aspects of our life due to loss, emotional distress such as anxiety, panic or depression; trauma (childhood, sexual, physical and emotional abuse); relationship issues, such as separation and divorce, and coping issues such as stress and addictions, and we just need someone to help us navigate it all.
(844) 394-8355 View (844) 394-8355
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Lindsay Tsang
Registered Psychotherapist, MACP, RP
Verified
Innisfil, ON L9S
Un-controlled emotions can sabotage areas of our lives. Are you consistently angry? Or have anxiety and you're losing an appetite for life? Angry outburst can leave you embarrassed or potentially harm important relationships. You may feel a sense that life is out of control when you lash out, especially if it's towards people who didn't deserve it. High anxiety on the other hand can lead to insomnia, depression and the inability to cope with every day life. You may be asking, "Can I ever feel normal again?"
Un-controlled emotions can sabotage areas of our lives. Are you consistently angry? Or have anxiety and you're losing an appetite for life? Angry outburst can leave you embarrassed or potentially harm important relationships. You may feel a sense that life is out of control when you lash out, especially if it's towards people who didn't deserve it. High anxiety on the other hand can lead to insomnia, depression and the inability to cope with every day life. You may be asking, "Can I ever feel normal again?"
(249) 502-5830 View (249) 502-5830
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Words Of Hope Counselling Services
Registered Social Worker, RSW, BSW, SSW
Verified
Innisfil, ON L9S
If you are looking for therapists who will understand you and treat your problems with the utmost of sensitivity and professionalism then you have come to the right place. We offer quick service, an unbiased approach and professional couples counselling and individual therapy for any issue you may be experiencing in your relationship challenges or other life difficulties. We offer a 100% success rate for clients who are dedicated and bring with them a desire, a belief, the courage and patience to see through the process of therapy.
If you are looking for therapists who will understand you and treat your problems with the utmost of sensitivity and professionalism then you have come to the right place. We offer quick service, an unbiased approach and professional couples counselling and individual therapy for any issue you may be experiencing in your relationship challenges or other life difficulties. We offer a 100% success rate for clients who are dedicated and bring with them a desire, a belief, the courage and patience to see through the process of therapy.
(705) 990-1671 View (705) 990-1671

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Number of Counsellors in Innisfil, ON

80+

Average cost per session

$160

Counsellors in Innisfil, ON who prioritize treating:

100% Anxiety
98% Depression
93% Stress
90% Self Esteem
88% Coping Skills
81% Relationship Issues
75% Life Transitions

Average years in practice

11 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

64% Green Shield Canada
64% Manulife
61% SunLife

How Counsellors in Innisfil, ON see their clients

78% In Person and Online
22% Online Only

Gender breakdown

89% Female
11% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Innisfil?

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.