Therapists in Kemptville, ON

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Katie Cassidy
Registered Psychotherapist, RP, MACP
Verified Verified
Kemptville, ON K0G
Are you tired of your emotions controlling your life? Are you and your partner exhausted of constantly being in conflict and not sure how to get that connection back? I work holistically with individuals and couples who want to learn how and why their emotions are affecting them (or in their relationship), so they can regain control over their lives, feel happier and less stressed!
Are you tired of your emotions controlling your life? Are you and your partner exhausted of constantly being in conflict and not sure how to get that connection back? I work holistically with individuals and couples who want to learn how and why their emotions are affecting them (or in their relationship), so they can regain control over their lives, feel happier and less stressed!
(613) 699-2720 View (613) 699-2720
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Erica Shane
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Kemptville, ON K0G
I recognize that each individual has a unique journey that has led them to this present moment. Grounded in empathy and compassion, I aim to provide a safe space to discuss life challenges and hopes for healing. With a decade of teaching experience, I transitioned into the mental health field contributing to a district program where I specialized in instructing self-regulation, attachment, and inclusive learning practices. I am a current student in the Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology program with Yorkville University, and I practice under the supervision of Melanie Herweyer, MA, RP. I work with children, teens and adults.
I recognize that each individual has a unique journey that has led them to this present moment. Grounded in empathy and compassion, I aim to provide a safe space to discuss life challenges and hopes for healing. With a decade of teaching experience, I transitioned into the mental health field contributing to a district program where I specialized in instructing self-regulation, attachment, and inclusive learning practices. I am a current student in the Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology program with Yorkville University, and I practice under the supervision of Melanie Herweyer, MA, RP. I work with children, teens and adults.
(343) 306-0940 View (343) 306-0940
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Heather Sansom
Registered Psychotherapist, PhD, MA
Verified Verified
Kemptville, ON K0G  (Online Only)
Currently limited space for new clients. Please email to inquire. Services bilingues. Convenient, virtual options for individuals, couples, youth, rural residents. Insurance covered. In addition to common concerns like stress, anxiety, and depression, I have experience with health crisis, grief, life change, PTSD, trauma, burnout, eating/body issues, autism/ADHD. You can rebuild, thrive, and find joy again. I take a whole-person and strengths-based approach.
Currently limited space for new clients. Please email to inquire. Services bilingues. Convenient, virtual options for individuals, couples, youth, rural residents. Insurance covered. In addition to common concerns like stress, anxiety, and depression, I have experience with health crisis, grief, life change, PTSD, trauma, burnout, eating/body issues, autism/ADHD. You can rebuild, thrive, and find joy again. I take a whole-person and strengths-based approach.
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Michelle Aziz
Registered Social Worker, SSW, BSW, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
Kemptville, ON K0G
As a registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist and Clinical Director, I strive to deliver compassionate and empathetic support in working with the client in finding their inner strength and abilities and expanding on those for success. I believe every individual is capable to succeed and breakthrough their past current and future challenges/struggles, whatever they might be. With the focus of the client as the expert and the clinician as supportive expert, you will have the opportunity to be guided through your own strengths and abilities in moving forward and finding happiness/success through the life course.
As a registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist and Clinical Director, I strive to deliver compassionate and empathetic support in working with the client in finding their inner strength and abilities and expanding on those for success. I believe every individual is capable to succeed and breakthrough their past current and future challenges/struggles, whatever they might be. With the focus of the client as the expert and the clinician as supportive expert, you will have the opportunity to be guided through your own strengths and abilities in moving forward and finding happiness/success through the life course.
(613) 703-0662 View (613) 703-0662
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Courtney Vezina
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Kemptville, ON K0G
My team and I at Courtney James Counselling and Psychotherapy are here to provide a safe and supportive space for you. We are honoured to meet you where you are, and move toward meeting your goals. We offer therapy services to children, teens, adults and couples. I also offer specialized support for caregivers and children/adolescents in the foster care and adoption community.
My team and I at Courtney James Counselling and Psychotherapy are here to provide a safe and supportive space for you. We are honoured to meet you where you are, and move toward meeting your goals. We offer therapy services to children, teens, adults and couples. I also offer specialized support for caregivers and children/adolescents in the foster care and adoption community.
(343) 312-6832 View (343) 312-6832
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Chuck LeBlanc
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, MACP, RP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Kemptville, ON K0G  (Online Only)
I have a special interest in working with individuals who experience anxiety, social awkwardness, and feelings of being stuck who are sick of being held back by stress, who want to stop bottling up their emotions and be more present so they can enjoy their lives.
I have a special interest in working with individuals who experience anxiety, social awkwardness, and feelings of being stuck who are sick of being held back by stress, who want to stop bottling up their emotions and be more present so they can enjoy their lives.
(343) 308-0249 View (343) 308-0249
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Anik Whyte
Registered Social Worker, BA, RSW
Verified Verified
Kemptville, ON K0G
I started Anik Whyte Supports to ensure a responsive, supportive and welcoming service for you. I understand that life can hit us hard which impacts how we cope, feel, engage with others and even parent. Trauma healing, surviving crisis, coping strategies, relationships and parenting are all aspects that I can help you with. I also can travel to you (within 40 mins of Kemptville, ON) to help break down the barriers of rural support.
I started Anik Whyte Supports to ensure a responsive, supportive and welcoming service for you. I understand that life can hit us hard which impacts how we cope, feel, engage with others and even parent. Trauma healing, surviving crisis, coping strategies, relationships and parenting are all aspects that I can help you with. I also can travel to you (within 40 mins of Kemptville, ON) to help break down the barriers of rural support.
(343) 801-3274 View (343) 801-3274
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Natalie Carrière
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Kemptville, ON K0G
Waitlist for new clients
Are you suffering from depression, anxiety, grief, or troubled relationships? If you are experiencing a difficult life transition such as employment change or loss, divorce, , retirement, parenthood, or the loss of a loved one - I can help and offer support, kindness and empathy to help you see more clearly in the difficult times you may be experiencing. I favour a holistic, integrative approach, which is tailored to your individual needs. We work together to build on your strengths and identify behaviour patterns and thought processes which no longer serve you, in order to help you change and heal.
Are you suffering from depression, anxiety, grief, or troubled relationships? If you are experiencing a difficult life transition such as employment change or loss, divorce, , retirement, parenthood, or the loss of a loved one - I can help and offer support, kindness and empathy to help you see more clearly in the difficult times you may be experiencing. I favour a holistic, integrative approach, which is tailored to your individual needs. We work together to build on your strengths and identify behaviour patterns and thought processes which no longer serve you, in order to help you change and heal.
(613) 704-2718 View (613) 704-2718
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Ruxi Gheorghe
Registered Social Worker, BSocSC, MA, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Kemptville, ON K0G
Waitlist for new clients
Counselling can be quite daunting, so congratulations on taking this first step. I believe our lives are shaped by countless stories. Some are pleasant, some are challenging, and some may be buried deep inside. As Maya Angelou puts it, "There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you." I provide a warm and accepting place where you can be yourself -- with all your stories, whatever they might be. Together, we can explore what's going on in your life today, and how your past stories may be affecting you in the present.
Counselling can be quite daunting, so congratulations on taking this first step. I believe our lives are shaped by countless stories. Some are pleasant, some are challenging, and some may be buried deep inside. As Maya Angelou puts it, "There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you." I provide a warm and accepting place where you can be yourself -- with all your stories, whatever they might be. Together, we can explore what's going on in your life today, and how your past stories may be affecting you in the present.
(343) 306-5533 View (343) 306-5533
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Steven Smith
Registered Psychotherapist, RP, CCAC, CCTACP
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Kemptville, ON K0G  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
I'm a therapist who specializes in the treatment of addictive behaviours such as substance use, concurrent disorders, smoking, gambling, etc. I also assist family members, friends and loved ones affected by addictive behaviour and support those who are struggling with issues such as co dependency and enabling behaviour. I provide a safe space for clients to come and be treated with respect and receive a non judgemental approach that is trauma informed, solution focused and compassionate.
I'm a therapist who specializes in the treatment of addictive behaviours such as substance use, concurrent disorders, smoking, gambling, etc. I also assist family members, friends and loved ones affected by addictive behaviour and support those who are struggling with issues such as co dependency and enabling behaviour. I provide a safe space for clients to come and be treated with respect and receive a non judgemental approach that is trauma informed, solution focused and compassionate.
(613) 902-0224 View (613) 902-0224
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Nicole Sarsons
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP, CCC
Verified Verified
Kemptville, ON K0G
I believe that we are all capable of making positive changes in our lives. My role as a therapist is to facilitate that process through warmth, understanding, and insight that can help you see things in a new way. We can work together to identify meaningful and attainable goals, improve relationships and connection, develop confidence and self-esteem, and lessen feelings of sadness, anger, loneliness and hurt. After all, the more we understand about our experiences, feelings, motivations, and needs, the more we can make deliberate choices about how we want to live.
I believe that we are all capable of making positive changes in our lives. My role as a therapist is to facilitate that process through warmth, understanding, and insight that can help you see things in a new way. We can work together to identify meaningful and attainable goals, improve relationships and connection, develop confidence and self-esteem, and lessen feelings of sadness, anger, loneliness and hurt. After all, the more we understand about our experiences, feelings, motivations, and needs, the more we can make deliberate choices about how we want to live.
(343) 306-4557 View (343) 306-4557
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Winds of Change Psychotherapy
Registered Psychotherapist, BA, MACP, CCC, CRPO
Verified Verified
Kemptville, ON K0G
Waitlist for new clients
Sometimes the worst place to be at is in your head! You must decide what you are going to do with this one wild life. I believe that each of us has greatness lying within waiting to be brought forth. I assist individuals experiencing difficult life transitions, such as, but not limited to loss of a loved one, change in health, job loss, divorce, chronic illness, parenthood, empty nest, menopause and retirement. I offer support to those struggling with depression, anxiety, loss of life engagement, emotion regulation, loss of self esteem, confusion, frustration, isolation, loneliness and life imbalance. Empowering people to live!
Sometimes the worst place to be at is in your head! You must decide what you are going to do with this one wild life. I believe that each of us has greatness lying within waiting to be brought forth. I assist individuals experiencing difficult life transitions, such as, but not limited to loss of a loved one, change in health, job loss, divorce, chronic illness, parenthood, empty nest, menopause and retirement. I offer support to those struggling with depression, anxiety, loss of life engagement, emotion regulation, loss of self esteem, confusion, frustration, isolation, loneliness and life imbalance. Empowering people to live!
(613) 706-1784 View (613) 706-1784
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Amanda Van Noppen
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP, CCC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Kemptville, ON K0G
Currently welcoming new clients! I work with clients experiencing symptoms related to their recent or past trauma, including personal loss. If you are looking to make a change but may feel unsure about how to start and want to spend time reflecting on your life, learning from the past, and making present changes, I am here to help. I work primarily with adults and teens. I feel passionate about breaking stigma and shame related to past trauma or current mental health symptoms. I have experience working with complex trauma, grief, and mental health disorders such as bipolar, schizophrenia, anxiety, and depression.
Currently welcoming new clients! I work with clients experiencing symptoms related to their recent or past trauma, including personal loss. If you are looking to make a change but may feel unsure about how to start and want to spend time reflecting on your life, learning from the past, and making present changes, I am here to help. I work primarily with adults and teens. I feel passionate about breaking stigma and shame related to past trauma or current mental health symptoms. I have experience working with complex trauma, grief, and mental health disorders such as bipolar, schizophrenia, anxiety, and depression.
(343) 633-3793 View (343) 633-3793
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Lindsay Abrames
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP
Verified Verified
Kemptville, ON K0G
Are you feeling stuck in a cycle of secrecy, shame, and isolation that often accompanies alcohol and/or substance use? Maybe you are wondering if you have a problem with substances, are contemplating change, or are interested in relapse prevention to sustain your gains in recovery. Alternatively, are you exhausted and feeling helpless as you navigate a loved one’s substance use and mental health concerns? Perhaps you are worried about your own well-being and want to reconnect with yourself. I also support individuals experiencing anxiety, depression, grief/loss, chronic stress, and major life transitions.
Are you feeling stuck in a cycle of secrecy, shame, and isolation that often accompanies alcohol and/or substance use? Maybe you are wondering if you have a problem with substances, are contemplating change, or are interested in relapse prevention to sustain your gains in recovery. Alternatively, are you exhausted and feeling helpless as you navigate a loved one’s substance use and mental health concerns? Perhaps you are worried about your own well-being and want to reconnect with yourself. I also support individuals experiencing anxiety, depression, grief/loss, chronic stress, and major life transitions.
(343) 321-0790 View (343) 321-0790
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Leslie Snowdon
Registered Psychotherapist, MA
Verified Verified
Kemptville, ON K0G
I believe that we are all incredibly unique and as such therapy is a journey that is also unique to each individual client. I work from this belief using a client-centered approach to support each individual as they navigate the ups and downs of life. I offer a safe and compassionate space to allow for the exploration of feelings, experiences, difficulties and concerns. I currently work with individuals 13+ and I would be honoured to work with you.
I believe that we are all incredibly unique and as such therapy is a journey that is also unique to each individual client. I work from this belief using a client-centered approach to support each individual as they navigate the ups and downs of life. I offer a safe and compassionate space to allow for the exploration of feelings, experiences, difficulties and concerns. I currently work with individuals 13+ and I would be honoured to work with you.
(343) 341-5815 View (343) 341-5815
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Melanie Goldberg
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), RN, BScN
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Kemptville, ON K0G
I am passionate about helping individuals navigate life transitions, relationships, stress, grief, and mental health challenges. I incorporate a holistic approach to understanding your physical, emotional, and social history and utilize cognitive behavioural, emotionally-focused, & solution-focused therapy. I believe in developing a safe, compassionate, & collaborative relationship with you, identifying goals, and building on your strengths to make meaningful changes in your life. I am there as your guide, meeting you where you are and seeking to understand your unique life experiences to help you make choices and find solutions.
I am passionate about helping individuals navigate life transitions, relationships, stress, grief, and mental health challenges. I incorporate a holistic approach to understanding your physical, emotional, and social history and utilize cognitive behavioural, emotionally-focused, & solution-focused therapy. I believe in developing a safe, compassionate, & collaborative relationship with you, identifying goals, and building on your strengths to make meaningful changes in your life. I am there as your guide, meeting you where you are and seeking to understand your unique life experiences to help you make choices and find solutions.
(343) 305-5889 View (343) 305-5889
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Kemptville Stress Relief Centre
Registered Psychotherapist
Verified Verified
Kemptville, ON K0G
At the Kemptville Stress Relief Centre we provide transformative therapy for stress and trauma. We know it’s important to have a safe space for you to reconnect with yourself and access your own wisdom to help you heal.
At the Kemptville Stress Relief Centre we provide transformative therapy for stress and trauma. We know it’s important to have a safe space for you to reconnect with yourself and access your own wisdom to help you heal.
(343) 500-4903 View (343) 500-4903
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The Lighthouse - Le Phare Kemptville
Registered Psychotherapist, RPs, CCCs, MSW
Verified Verified
Kemptville, ON K0G
Accepting new clients! We offer counselling and psychotherapy for individuals, couples, families, children, and youth who are dealing with mental health issues such as stress, depression, anxiety disorders, trauma and PTSD, relationships, communication, life transitions, self-knowledge, and self-esteem. We strive to increase the well-being of our communities, by welcoming each client with warmth and compassion, and working with them to help improve their emotional, psychological and mental health and to thrive in their daily lives, careers and relationships. In-person sessions at our Kemptville location; virtually across Ontario.
Accepting new clients! We offer counselling and psychotherapy for individuals, couples, families, children, and youth who are dealing with mental health issues such as stress, depression, anxiety disorders, trauma and PTSD, relationships, communication, life transitions, self-knowledge, and self-esteem. We strive to increase the well-being of our communities, by welcoming each client with warmth and compassion, and working with them to help improve their emotional, psychological and mental health and to thrive in their daily lives, careers and relationships. In-person sessions at our Kemptville location; virtually across Ontario.
(343) 805-0198 View (343) 805-0198
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Rosalind McLean
Registered Psychotherapist, RP, RMFT-S
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Kemptville, ON K0G
New Clients Welcome - No Waitlist! Couples, Individuals and Family. Life is unpredictable and complex, and our closest relationships can feel the increased stress. If you find that you are "barely coping" it may be time to reach out for support. With new uncertainties and concerns it helps to have space away from the day-to-day stressors to rethink our past and to consider possibilities ahead. Psychotherapy can provide a supportive environment where you can redesign your life and your relationships with family and friends. I provide a safe space where you can find support and imagine new hope for your future.
New Clients Welcome - No Waitlist! Couples, Individuals and Family. Life is unpredictable and complex, and our closest relationships can feel the increased stress. If you find that you are "barely coping" it may be time to reach out for support. With new uncertainties and concerns it helps to have space away from the day-to-day stressors to rethink our past and to consider possibilities ahead. Psychotherapy can provide a supportive environment where you can redesign your life and your relationships with family and friends. I provide a safe space where you can find support and imagine new hope for your future.
(343) 308-2424 View (343) 308-2424
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Meagan Cumming
Registered Psychotherapist, MA
Verified Verified
10 Endorsed
Kemptville, ON K0G
I practice as a compassionate, creative, and supportive psychotherapist. I provide confidential, non-judgmental individual psychotherapy sessions and work collaboratively with each client to meet their specific needs. I feel deeply honoured to have the privilege of accompanying others on their healing journey.
I practice as a compassionate, creative, and supportive psychotherapist. I provide confidential, non-judgmental individual psychotherapy sessions and work collaboratively with each client to meet their specific needs. I feel deeply honoured to have the privilege of accompanying others on their healing journey.
(613) 702-8855 x2 View (613) 702-8855 x2

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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in Kemptville, ON

50+

Average cost per session

$150

Counsellors in Kemptville, ON who prioritize treating:

91% Anxiety
87% Depression
84% Stress
78% Grief
78% Life Transitions
76% Relationship Issues
76% Coping Skills

Average years in practice

8 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

47% Blue Cross
40% Medavie Blue Cross
33% Great-West Life

How Counsellors in Kemptville, ON see their clients

77% In Person and Online
23% Online Only

Gender breakdown

87% Female
12% Male
1% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Kemptville?

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.