Therapists in King City, ON

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Amanda Hicks
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), BA , RP Qual
Verified
3 Endorsed
King City, ON L7B  (Online Only)
The act of self exploration is a deeply personal and unique experience that should look and feel different to each individual. In my work, I aim to meet everyone where they are, and show up as I am. Beyond all else, I value offering clients the opportunity to show up as themselves, and to be seen and heard without judgement. I believe that something really magical and powerful comes out of combining the minds and experiences of two people, and that the therapeutic relationship is of the utmost importance.
The act of self exploration is a deeply personal and unique experience that should look and feel different to each individual. In my work, I aim to meet everyone where they are, and show up as I am. Beyond all else, I value offering clients the opportunity to show up as themselves, and to be seen and heard without judgement. I believe that something really magical and powerful comes out of combining the minds and experiences of two people, and that the therapeutic relationship is of the utmost importance.
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Jihan Girgis
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), RP(Q)
Verified
1 Endorsed
King City, ON L7B
Life is a journey with ups and downs. We all face challenges, and sometimes they leave us feeling overwhelmed, anxious, and depressed. In the hard times it can be hard to ask for help. If you’re reading this you’re already moving forward, looking for someone to help you. Finding the right therapist is important. Look for someone who gets you, and what you are going through. If any of this resonates with you, I will be honoured to meet you. I offer free consults so that you can sit down with me and get to know me a little before deciding if you want to carry on seeing me.
Life is a journey with ups and downs. We all face challenges, and sometimes they leave us feeling overwhelmed, anxious, and depressed. In the hard times it can be hard to ask for help. If you’re reading this you’re already moving forward, looking for someone to help you. Finding the right therapist is important. Look for someone who gets you, and what you are going through. If any of this resonates with you, I will be honoured to meet you. I offer free consults so that you can sit down with me and get to know me a little before deciding if you want to carry on seeing me.
(289) 275-8013 View (289) 275-8013
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Mileah Radocchia
Registered Social Worker, BA, MSW, RSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
King City, ON L7B
My name is Mileah, and I am a Trauma & Spiritually-Informed Therapist. I work with individuals who have experienced trauma or are interested in understanding more about their core self. I use both clinical and holistic modalities and elemental wisdom to guide clients on their healing journey, including CBT, Mindfulness, breath work and more. It's my belief that the more we align with our mind, body and soul, the more flow and peace we will feel in every aspect of our lives. With me, you will experience an authentic therapeutic relationship that provides security & trust it takes to integrate your wounds into your core self.
My name is Mileah, and I am a Trauma & Spiritually-Informed Therapist. I work with individuals who have experienced trauma or are interested in understanding more about their core self. I use both clinical and holistic modalities and elemental wisdom to guide clients on their healing journey, including CBT, Mindfulness, breath work and more. It's my belief that the more we align with our mind, body and soul, the more flow and peace we will feel in every aspect of our lives. With me, you will experience an authentic therapeutic relationship that provides security & trust it takes to integrate your wounds into your core self.
(289) 807-2767 View (289) 807-2767
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Diana Lisi
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), RP
Verified
1 Endorsed
King City, ON L7B
Through my own journey of healing and self-discovery I became dedicated and sincerely passionate about the importance of mental and emotional health. I create a safe space for my clients to explore their inner world of thoughts, beliefs and emotions to uncover the blocks that are preventing them from achieving the healthy balanced life they deserve.
Through my own journey of healing and self-discovery I became dedicated and sincerely passionate about the importance of mental and emotional health. I create a safe space for my clients to explore their inner world of thoughts, beliefs and emotions to uncover the blocks that are preventing them from achieving the healthy balanced life they deserve.
(249) 496-2194 View (249) 496-2194
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Healing Embrace Counselling Services
Registered Social Worker, RSW, MAECS
Verified
King City, ON L7B
Life has only gotten harder in the past few years. Traumatic experiences are difficult to process and cope with, and can impact every part of your life. If you are struggling in your relationships, if you are going through a difficult life transition, and are feeling anxious, overwhelmed, and drained, I am here to support you. We can work together to put things into perspective, move towards healing relationships that are important to you, cope with grief and loss, and process traumatic experiences.
Life has only gotten harder in the past few years. Traumatic experiences are difficult to process and cope with, and can impact every part of your life. If you are struggling in your relationships, if you are going through a difficult life transition, and are feeling anxious, overwhelmed, and drained, I am here to support you. We can work together to put things into perspective, move towards healing relationships that are important to you, cope with grief and loss, and process traumatic experiences.
(289) 778-0529 View (289) 778-0529
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Jennifer Schramm
Counsellor, RPC, Coach, BAPsych
Verified
King City, ON L7B
It is so easy to lose touch with ourselves in a society that breeds perfectionism, competition and scarcity. It drives us to be in tireless pursuit of personal perfection, never feeling good enough, constantly comparing ourselves to others, knowingly repeating harmful life patterns, feeling depressed, anxious & shameful that life didn't turn out the way it was supposed to. This can leave us feeling emotionally, mentally, spiritually & physically bankrupt. I help you release all that exhausting mental chatter, process toxic emotions & energetic blocks so you can get back in touch with yourself to live a rich & fulfilling life.
It is so easy to lose touch with ourselves in a society that breeds perfectionism, competition and scarcity. It drives us to be in tireless pursuit of personal perfection, never feeling good enough, constantly comparing ourselves to others, knowingly repeating harmful life patterns, feeling depressed, anxious & shameful that life didn't turn out the way it was supposed to. This can leave us feeling emotionally, mentally, spiritually & physically bankrupt. I help you release all that exhausting mental chatter, process toxic emotions & energetic blocks so you can get back in touch with yourself to live a rich & fulfilling life.
(647) 933-2561 View (647) 933-2561
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Claudia Sarra
Registered Psychotherapist, BSW, MACP, CCTS-I
Verified
5 Endorsed
King City, ON L7B  (Online Only)
Is there a part of you that feels anxious, overwhelmed, or stuck? Do you find yourself battling with a harsh inner critic? If so, you are not alone. An internal conflict within us can often leave us feeling drained and defeated. Many people approach these parts of themselves with judgment and criticism, not knowing that these parts have helped them survive. When trauma happens, we respond to the past rather than the present moment. My goal is to help you heal from the past and restore a sense of calm and clarity within yourself.
Is there a part of you that feels anxious, overwhelmed, or stuck? Do you find yourself battling with a harsh inner critic? If so, you are not alone. An internal conflict within us can often leave us feeling drained and defeated. Many people approach these parts of themselves with judgment and criticism, not knowing that these parts have helped them survive. When trauma happens, we respond to the past rather than the present moment. My goal is to help you heal from the past and restore a sense of calm and clarity within yourself.
(249) 493-7441 View (249) 493-7441
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Salwa Mawji
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified
King City, ON L7B
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.
(905) 936-4747 View (905) 936-4747
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Candice Weber
Registered Psychotherapist, BA, RP
Verified
1 Endorsed
King City, ON L7B
Collectively, we have just experienced some of the most challenging times of our lives, and continuing. My framework is holistic in nature and offered virtually at this time. My focus has shifted to include techniques such as Emotional Freedom Tapping, body awareness modalities, breathing techniques, talk therapy, visualization, and other creative coping tools that can be self applied outside of session safely. These tools can be used to help manage de-regulation, nervous system overload, to gain clarity, and to act as a more gentle introductory towards the path of healing especially for those that have never sought therapy before.
Collectively, we have just experienced some of the most challenging times of our lives, and continuing. My framework is holistic in nature and offered virtually at this time. My focus has shifted to include techniques such as Emotional Freedom Tapping, body awareness modalities, breathing techniques, talk therapy, visualization, and other creative coping tools that can be self applied outside of session safely. These tools can be used to help manage de-regulation, nervous system overload, to gain clarity, and to act as a more gentle introductory towards the path of healing especially for those that have never sought therapy before.
(289) 271-2300 View (289) 271-2300
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Jason Koenigbaur
Registered Psychotherapist, MTS, CHT, RP
Verified
King City, ON L7B
Waitlist for new clients
I am a Registered Psychotherapist with over twenty years’ experience in the mental health field treating anxiety, depression, childhood abuse, trauma, and PTSD. I have extensive experience working with people who have experienced trauma, poor attachment, and those recovering from abusive relationships. Having been trained by leading experts in the fields of trauma, neuroscience and mind-body healing, I can help you find relief from distressing symptoms, make positive behavioural changes, and get you back connected to your True Self.
I am a Registered Psychotherapist with over twenty years’ experience in the mental health field treating anxiety, depression, childhood abuse, trauma, and PTSD. I have extensive experience working with people who have experienced trauma, poor attachment, and those recovering from abusive relationships. Having been trained by leading experts in the fields of trauma, neuroscience and mind-body healing, I can help you find relief from distressing symptoms, make positive behavioural changes, and get you back connected to your True Self.
(647) 951-6342 View (647) 951-6342
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Green Life Counseling
Registered Psychotherapist, BA, MMFT, RMFT, RP
Verified
6 Endorsed
King City, ON L7B
We offer non-judgemental, compassionate and professional therapy with 20yrs of experience. You will experience feeling of being understood and therapeutic connections with us. We look forward to the opportunity to develop therapeutic relationships with you and work alongside you on your personal journey.
We offer non-judgemental, compassionate and professional therapy with 20yrs of experience. You will experience feeling of being understood and therapeutic connections with us. We look forward to the opportunity to develop therapeutic relationships with you and work alongside you on your personal journey.
(647) 930-0143 View (647) 930-0143
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No BS Counselling
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified
King City, ON L7B  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
Not accepting new clients at this time I'm glad you stumbled upon my profile! Welcome. As a parent with an active toddler and a full time job, I can respect and appreciate directness and efficiency. For this reason, I am a huge believer that most of us can make changes within a short period of time. My approach tends to be direct with a touch of humour.
Not accepting new clients at this time I'm glad you stumbled upon my profile! Welcome. As a parent with an active toddler and a full time job, I can respect and appreciate directness and efficiency. For this reason, I am a huge believer that most of us can make changes within a short period of time. My approach tends to be direct with a touch of humour.
(289) 401-4964 View (289) 401-4964
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Lyndsay Simmons
Registered Psychotherapist, RP
Verified
King City, ON L7B  (Online Only)
Are you really living, or simply getting by? If life has become a treadmill of unhappy thoughts and unfulfilling behaviours, you're not alone. So many of us move from one unconscious pattern to the next, trapped in cycles that can leave us feeling hopeless and helpless. These cycles can keep us stuck in mindsets that cause distress, habits that make us miserable and relationships that bring us down. We go through the motions, our days shaped by these old cycles and patterns, and how we spend our days becomes how we spend our lives. But it doesn't have to be that way.
Are you really living, or simply getting by? If life has become a treadmill of unhappy thoughts and unfulfilling behaviours, you're not alone. So many of us move from one unconscious pattern to the next, trapped in cycles that can leave us feeling hopeless and helpless. These cycles can keep us stuck in mindsets that cause distress, habits that make us miserable and relationships that bring us down. We go through the motions, our days shaped by these old cycles and patterns, and how we spend our days becomes how we spend our lives. But it doesn't have to be that way.
(647) 931-0738 View (647) 931-0738
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Priyan Ramanihar
Registered Psychotherapist, BSc, MA, (Psych)
Verified
King City, ON L7B
I would be honoured to work with you. I believe that the right fit is important as you take this step to find the right services for yourself. I will hold space for your narrative as the expert of your own life and story. I will offer an experience that is compassionate and empathetic while we collaborate to achieve your goals. Within this therapeutic relationship, your healing and an improved sense of well-being can occur.
I would be honoured to work with you. I believe that the right fit is important as you take this step to find the right services for yourself. I will hold space for your narrative as the expert of your own life and story. I will offer an experience that is compassionate and empathetic while we collaborate to achieve your goals. Within this therapeutic relationship, your healing and an improved sense of well-being can occur.
(905) 936-4747 View (905) 936-4747
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Charlotte McConvey
Registered Psychotherapist, MACP, RP
Verified
King City, ON L7B
Charlotte has strong values and believes that all people deserve respect, compassion, empathy and the opportunity to live their most authentic life. Charlotte creates a non-judgmental, accepting, empowering and uplifting environment that allows clients to feel safe while exploring their unique situations. Her warmth and calm nature allow clients to feel calm and reassured. Her approach is collaborative, person centred, integrative and practical. Please note phone calls and emails are directed to the main clinic line where the intake staff will be in touch with you shortly to arrange an intake.
Charlotte has strong values and believes that all people deserve respect, compassion, empathy and the opportunity to live their most authentic life. Charlotte creates a non-judgmental, accepting, empowering and uplifting environment that allows clients to feel safe while exploring their unique situations. Her warmth and calm nature allow clients to feel calm and reassured. Her approach is collaborative, person centred, integrative and practical. Please note phone calls and emails are directed to the main clinic line where the intake staff will be in touch with you shortly to arrange an intake.
(289) 277-6745 View (289) 277-6745
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Farhana Adatia
Registered Psychotherapist, MACP
Verified
9 Endorsed
King City, ON L7B  (Online Only)
Sometimes, the things that have happened in our past can affect our daily lives significantly. Trauma can make people feel as if their past defines who they are and that it will always have a grip on them. Although traumatic events can cause lasting effects, there are ways to regain control over your life if you have experienced trauma or developed PTSD. As an EMDR clinician, I use an evidence-based approach to help you become 'unstuck'. Seeking trauma therapy requires immense courage. I understand how difficult it can be to discuss trauma, which is why I provide a calm, non-judgemental space for you to begin the healing process.
Sometimes, the things that have happened in our past can affect our daily lives significantly. Trauma can make people feel as if their past defines who they are and that it will always have a grip on them. Although traumatic events can cause lasting effects, there are ways to regain control over your life if you have experienced trauma or developed PTSD. As an EMDR clinician, I use an evidence-based approach to help you become 'unstuck'. Seeking trauma therapy requires immense courage. I understand how difficult it can be to discuss trauma, which is why I provide a calm, non-judgemental space for you to begin the healing process.
(249) 495-5338 View (249) 495-5338
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Mary Ventrella
Registered Psychotherapist, PhD, MA, CYCP, RP
Verified
King City, ON L7B
Doctoral degree in Counselling Studies and Certified Child and Youth Counsellor. Support working with children, marriages & families from all stages. I have been in practice for over 33 years. The focus includes: building safety, healthy attachment and attunement, healing from trauma by using NUROFEEDBACK, EMDR and BRAINSPOTTING, decreasing anxiety, depression and OCD, family and marital issues and building self-confidence, emotional regulation, living mindfully with purpose, spirituality, supporting goals and aspirations, living in relational harmony and investing in fulfilling relationships and life goals.
Doctoral degree in Counselling Studies and Certified Child and Youth Counsellor. Support working with children, marriages & families from all stages. I have been in practice for over 33 years. The focus includes: building safety, healthy attachment and attunement, healing from trauma by using NUROFEEDBACK, EMDR and BRAINSPOTTING, decreasing anxiety, depression and OCD, family and marital issues and building self-confidence, emotional regulation, living mindfully with purpose, spirituality, supporting goals and aspirations, living in relational harmony and investing in fulfilling relationships and life goals.
(647) 492-4016 View (647) 492-4016
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Denise Gordon
Registered Social Worker, Hon BA, MSW, RSW
Verified
2 Endorsed
King City, ON L7B  (Online Only)
What do you do when you don’t have all the answers but you know that something in your life needs to change? You smile, help others and get the job done but there is something missing from your smile that others can’t see…only you can feel the void. You check the “life success” boxes one after the other and appear to have it together on the outside but you fear that one day that you might crumble under the pressure. Know this, you no longer have to struggle alone. Let me walk along side you in this journey called life and help you make meaningful changes, gain clarity and the confidence you need to progress to your goals.
What do you do when you don’t have all the answers but you know that something in your life needs to change? You smile, help others and get the job done but there is something missing from your smile that others can’t see…only you can feel the void. You check the “life success” boxes one after the other and appear to have it together on the outside but you fear that one day that you might crumble under the pressure. Know this, you no longer have to struggle alone. Let me walk along side you in this journey called life and help you make meaningful changes, gain clarity and the confidence you need to progress to your goals.
(289) 274-7263 View (289) 274-7263
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Katelyn Beveridge
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), RP(Q)
Verified
1 Endorsed
King City, ON L7B
Life is difficult! But it is important to know that you don’t have to do it alone. From personal experience, I know how a non-judgmental, safe, & empowering space can allow for self-exploration & personal growth. My goal is to be aware of your individual needs & put your well-being first. I utilize a client-centred approach that integrates mindfulness, cognitive behavioural therapy, & solution focused therapy to collaborate with clients on their desired goals & outcomes of our sessions.
Life is difficult! But it is important to know that you don’t have to do it alone. From personal experience, I know how a non-judgmental, safe, & empowering space can allow for self-exploration & personal growth. My goal is to be aware of your individual needs & put your well-being first. I utilize a client-centred approach that integrates mindfulness, cognitive behavioural therapy, & solution focused therapy to collaborate with clients on their desired goals & outcomes of our sessions.
(289) 763-9898 View (289) 763-9898
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Heather Kent
Registered Psychotherapist, MC, CCC, RP
Verified
5 Endorsed
King City, ON L7B
My primary concern is to provide my clients with a space that is safe, welcoming, and open. Establishing a relationship of trust and collaboration is the basis of my therapeutic approach. Each of us experiences the world differently, and we each have our own unique story to share; I believe that my clients are their own best experts, and that everyone has the ability to create lasting change. I strive to be aware of the effects of power and privilege that may impact a client's experience; I am passionate about helping my clients discover strengths and resilience within themselves.
My primary concern is to provide my clients with a space that is safe, welcoming, and open. Establishing a relationship of trust and collaboration is the basis of my therapeutic approach. Each of us experiences the world differently, and we each have our own unique story to share; I believe that my clients are their own best experts, and that everyone has the ability to create lasting change. I strive to be aware of the effects of power and privilege that may impact a client's experience; I am passionate about helping my clients discover strengths and resilience within themselves.
(249) 490-5850 View (249) 490-5850

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Number of Counsellors in King City, ON

30+

Average cost per session

$150

Counsellors in King City, ON who prioritize treating:

100% Anxiety
97% Relationship Issues
93% Self Esteem
90% Stress
87% Depression
87% Coping Skills
83% Trauma and PTSD

Average years in practice

9 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

75% Blue Cross
75% SunLife
75% Manulife

How Counsellors in King City, ON see their clients

74% In Person and Online
26% Online Only

Gender breakdown

97% Female
3% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in King City?

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.