Depression Therapists in King City, ON

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Jihan Girgis - Emdr Therapy
Registered Psychotherapist, MDiv, RP
Verified Verified
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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Salwa Mawji
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
King City, ON L7B
Welcome to Therapy Heals! I am a Registered Social Worker and hold a Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of Toronto, after having completed my Bachelors of Social Work from York University. I have worked with individuals, children/adolescents, young adults, couples, families, and groups in a variety of capacities. My expertise is in anxiety, depression, emotional regulation, parenting challenges, self-esteem issues, stress and relationship difficulties.
Welcome to Therapy Heals! I am a Registered Social Worker and hold a Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of Toronto, after having completed my Bachelors of Social Work from York University. I have worked with individuals, children/adolescents, young adults, couples, families, and groups in a variety of capacities. My expertise is in anxiety, depression, emotional regulation, parenting challenges, self-esteem issues, stress and relationship difficulties.
(905) 936-4747 View (905) 936-4747
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Carly Elmalem
Registered Social Worker, RSW, MSW
Verified Verified
King City, ON L7B
My approach goes beyond talk therapy and focuses on the emotional and the physiological imprints of anxiety, depression, trauma and attachment.
Has "getting by" become a way of life? Are you feeling hijacked by anxiety, stuck in cyclical low mood, or simply overwhelmed in relationship dynamics? Toxic stress and trauma destabilize our nervous system and shake up our sense of safety and control. In therapy, we open the doorway to understanding and neutralizing the roots of your triggers. Trauma-informed therapy works to stabilize your brain and body so that surviving transforms into thriving. It empowers you to restore balance within... to become the architect of your mind... and to cultivate a resilient self, unburdened by the past or life's circumstances.
My approach goes beyond talk therapy and focuses on the emotional and the physiological imprints of anxiety, depression, trauma and attachment.
Has "getting by" become a way of life? Are you feeling hijacked by anxiety, stuck in cyclical low mood, or simply overwhelmed in relationship dynamics? Toxic stress and trauma destabilize our nervous system and shake up our sense of safety and control. In therapy, we open the doorway to understanding and neutralizing the roots of your triggers. Trauma-informed therapy works to stabilize your brain and body so that surviving transforms into thriving. It empowers you to restore balance within... to become the architect of your mind... and to cultivate a resilient self, unburdened by the past or life's circumstances.
(647) 797-9661 View (647) 797-9661
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DBT => Abloom Therapy: Anxiety, Life Transitions
Registered Psychotherapist, RP, CCC, MACP, BFA
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
King City, ON L7B  (Online Only)
I work with those who are in the midst of significant life transitions & struggling with - Borderline Personality Disorder, anxiety, depression, abandonment pain, anger, career, panic, trauma, relationship issues, self-worth, self esteem, stress, perfectionism, self-harming, cutting, suicidal ideation, family, & more.
Are you ready for more than just validation? Are you wrapped up tight in your suffering? I invite you to unfold here. Unfold and explore your pain, your curiousity, your resistance, your strength, your power, your joy, your vulnerability, and your peace. Hi, I’m Sarah - the founder of Abloom Therapy & Wellness based in Ontario. I spent 23+ years navigating the corporate professional world. In that time, I also married, became a mom, and divorced. I also discovered my most treasured core value - human connection - fueled by a desire to preserve and promote the well-being of others, and to nurture my own well-being in the same ways.
I work with those who are in the midst of significant life transitions & struggling with - Borderline Personality Disorder, anxiety, depression, abandonment pain, anger, career, panic, trauma, relationship issues, self-worth, self esteem, stress, perfectionism, self-harming, cutting, suicidal ideation, family, & more.
Are you ready for more than just validation? Are you wrapped up tight in your suffering? I invite you to unfold here. Unfold and explore your pain, your curiousity, your resistance, your strength, your power, your joy, your vulnerability, and your peace. Hi, I’m Sarah - the founder of Abloom Therapy & Wellness based in Ontario. I spent 23+ years navigating the corporate professional world. In that time, I also married, became a mom, and divorced. I also discovered my most treasured core value - human connection - fueled by a desire to preserve and promote the well-being of others, and to nurture my own well-being in the same ways.
(289) 301-8427 View (289) 301-8427
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Jason Koenigbaur
Registered Psychotherapist, MTS, CHT, RP
Verified 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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Alexia Pursley
Registered Psychotherapist, BA, RP
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
King City, ON L7B  (Online Only)
Her work focuses on trauma, anxiety, depression, personal development, spirituality & has experience working with millennials.
Alexia is an integrative, holistic & passionate psychotherapist committed to providing clients with a support, and safe environment to explore, learn, release and grow. Alexia's goal is to assist clients in gaining insight and personal awareness, discovering and accepting their total self, learning methods of self-care, setting boundaries with self and others, processing emotions as well as trauma(s), and transforming pain into healing. There is tremendous healing power in having a safe, confidential and non judgmental space to release and express what we have gone through, or are currently going through in our lives.
Her work focuses on trauma, anxiety, depression, personal development, spirituality & has experience working with millennials.
Alexia is an integrative, holistic & passionate psychotherapist committed to providing clients with a support, and safe environment to explore, learn, release and grow. Alexia's goal is to assist clients in gaining insight and personal awareness, discovering and accepting their total self, learning methods of self-care, setting boundaries with self and others, processing emotions as well as trauma(s), and transforming pain into healing. There is tremendous healing power in having a safe, confidential and non judgmental space to release and express what we have gone through, or are currently going through in our lives.
(647) 952-1202 View (647) 952-1202
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Sarah Yosra Azzam
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), RP (Q), MA, BA
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
King City, ON L7B
Maya Angelou said, “there is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” Are you holding on to depression, anxiety, hopelessness, and loss? Maybe you’re struggling with getting through day-to-day tasks, entering a new phase in your life, or feel like you are spending too much time thinking about the past. If you are ready to tell your story and make a change; you do not have to walk alone in your healing journey. I’m here to help you understand your story in an empathetic, non-judgemental, and safe environment. You deserve a space where you feel heard, supported, and know it is okay not to feel okay sometimes.
Maya Angelou said, “there is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” Are you holding on to depression, anxiety, hopelessness, and loss? Maybe you’re struggling with getting through day-to-day tasks, entering a new phase in your life, or feel like you are spending too much time thinking about the past. If you are ready to tell your story and make a change; you do not have to walk alone in your healing journey. I’m here to help you understand your story in an empathetic, non-judgemental, and safe environment. You deserve a space where you feel heard, supported, and know it is okay not to feel okay sometimes.
(437) 292-3972 View (437) 292-3972
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Yana Korotkevich
Psychologist, PhD, CPsych
Verified Verified
King City, ON L7B
Experiencing anxiety, depression, or feeling overwhelmed? Seeking help is essential for your well-being. I'm a licensed and registered Clinical Psychologist with the College of Psychologists of Ontario, providing personalized psychotherapy sessions for adults. In therapy, we'll collaborate to explore your strengths, improve coping strategies, and achieve your personal goals, ultimately enhancing your quality of life. Let's create a safe and supportive space for your healing and growth. Take that courageous step towards a happier and healthier you. Remember, seeking help is a sign of strength.
Experiencing anxiety, depression, or feeling overwhelmed? Seeking help is essential for your well-being. I'm a licensed and registered Clinical Psychologist with the College of Psychologists of Ontario, providing personalized psychotherapy sessions for adults. In therapy, we'll collaborate to explore your strengths, improve coping strategies, and achieve your personal goals, ultimately enhancing your quality of life. Let's create a safe and supportive space for your healing and growth. Take that courageous step towards a happier and healthier you. Remember, seeking help is a sign of strength.
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Michelle Mammoliti
Registered Psychotherapist, RP, MA, BA
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
King City, ON L7B
Across my career I've obtained knowledge and experience in working with individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, mood disorders, personality disorders, and substance abuse.
Heal The Centre for Wellness is a team of therapists and medical professionals suited to help you with a wide-range of needs. Therapy begins as a discussion. It's dedicated time to reflect and truly have your feelings heard in a safe space. We will explore at a pace that is comfortable and organic, in order to develop a trusting relationship. My one wish for clients is to be open and honest, to the best of their ability. This is the foundation of developing a positive and impactful therapeutic relationship, as well as, progression in your journey. Even if you’re not sure if therapy is right for you... let’s have a discussion!
Across my career I've obtained knowledge and experience in working with individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, mood disorders, personality disorders, and substance abuse.
Heal The Centre for Wellness is a team of therapists and medical professionals suited to help you with a wide-range of needs. Therapy begins as a discussion. It's dedicated time to reflect and truly have your feelings heard in a safe space. We will explore at a pace that is comfortable and organic, in order to develop a trusting relationship. My one wish for clients is to be open and honest, to the best of their ability. This is the foundation of developing a positive and impactful therapeutic relationship, as well as, progression in your journey. Even if you’re not sure if therapy is right for you... let’s have a discussion!
(289) 206-9097 View (289) 206-9097
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Jennifer Lippa
Registered Psychotherapist, BSc, MC
Verified Verified
King City, ON L7B
I have experience working with a wide range of issues including, but not limited to, anxiety, depression, anger management, trauma, self-esteem issues, life transitions, addictions and more.
Welcome, you have made an important step in starting your therapy journey just by being here on this site. I believe that for many, it can take courage to pursue therapy. I would be happy to support you in whatever way you need. I will work with you at your pace, using your strengths and my skill set to support your goal attainment. Whether your goal(s) are related to personal growth, finding a sense of peacefulness, achieving something specific or any other therapeutic goal, I can help.
I have experience working with a wide range of issues including, but not limited to, anxiety, depression, anger management, trauma, self-esteem issues, life transitions, addictions and more.
Welcome, you have made an important step in starting your therapy journey just by being here on this site. I believe that for many, it can take courage to pursue therapy. I would be happy to support you in whatever way you need. I will work with you at your pace, using your strengths and my skill set to support your goal attainment. Whether your goal(s) are related to personal growth, finding a sense of peacefulness, achieving something specific or any other therapeutic goal, I can help.
(888) 340-4325 View (888) 340-4325
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Jennifer Schramm
Counsellor, RPC, Coach, BAPsych
Verified 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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Tamara Burnett
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), RP(Q), MACP, BES
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
King City, ON L7B
Areas of Support - Anxiety, Depression, Mood, Relationship to Self and Others, Emotional Regulation, Neurodiversity, Special Needs, Parenting, Home and Work-Life Balance, Socio-Economic and Life Transitions.
Each person's experience in life and approach to healing is unique. Providing a personalized, non-judgmental and supportive space, together, we will find the solutions and resources needed to achieve your goals. Whether you're struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, life, or simply feeling stuck, from a trauma-informed and culturally aware space with evidence-based techniques, we find your way forward, helping you through, no matter the life circumstances and challenges. My passion is supporting others to learn how to survive and thrive despite what life may bring!
Areas of Support - Anxiety, Depression, Mood, Relationship to Self and Others, Emotional Regulation, Neurodiversity, Special Needs, Parenting, Home and Work-Life Balance, Socio-Economic and Life Transitions.
Each person's experience in life and approach to healing is unique. Providing a personalized, non-judgmental and supportive space, together, we will find the solutions and resources needed to achieve your goals. Whether you're struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, life, or simply feeling stuck, from a trauma-informed and culturally aware space with evidence-based techniques, we find your way forward, helping you through, no matter the life circumstances and challenges. My passion is supporting others to learn how to survive and thrive despite what life may bring!
(289) 302-7862 View (289) 302-7862
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Farhana Adatia
Registered Psychotherapist, MACP
Verified Verified
8 Endorsed
King City, ON L7B  (Online Only)
I am a trauma therapist with multiple certifications, which means I’m equipped with the skills and knowledge to help you process trauma, or symptoms such as anxiety, depression, stress, relational issues and more in a safe manner.
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.
I am a trauma therapist with multiple certifications, which means I’m equipped with the skills and knowledge to help you process trauma, or symptoms such as anxiety, depression, stress, relational issues and more in a safe manner.
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 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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Priyan Ramanihar
Registered Psychotherapist, BSc, MA, (Psych)
Verified Verified
King City, ON L7B
These include, but are not limited to, depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, trauma, and loss.
Welcome to Therapy Heals! I recognize that therapy is a process that embraces the willingness to look beyond my lens and hold space for my client's narratives, as experts of their own story. Challenges and issues can be engaged within a container of safety created by compassionate, empathetic therapeutic relationships. I am a firm believer that healing happens in the presence of such a connection. That the work of healing happens through reconciliation and/or through a reparative, restorative, and corrective experience.
These include, but are not limited to, depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, trauma, and loss.
Welcome to Therapy Heals! I recognize that therapy is a process that embraces the willingness to look beyond my lens and hold space for my client's narratives, as experts of their own story. Challenges and issues can be engaged within a container of safety created by compassionate, empathetic therapeutic relationships. I am a firm believer that healing happens in the presence of such a connection. That the work of healing happens through reconciliation and/or through a reparative, restorative, and corrective experience.
(905) 936-4747 View (905) 936-4747
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Iveta Polonsky
Registered Psychotherapist, BA, RP
Verified Verified
King City, ON L7B  (Online Only)
Some areas of challenges include anxiety, depression, grief/loss, abuse/trauma, relational/family issues, postpartum/maternal and pregnancy struggles, perfectionism, and life transitional difficulties.
Welcome to Therapy Heals! As a psychodynamic psychotherapist, I believe in creating a safe, supportive, and non-judgmental space for self-exploration and healing. My client-centered, strength-based, and culturally sensitive approach focuses on providing my clients the means to better understand themselves and their experiences. I work collaboratively with each client, tailoring treatment to their unique needs. My work involves exploration of thoughts, feelings, patterns, and ways of relating to others, as well as building strength, resiliency, and skills to navigate through difficult times and reach desired goals.
Some areas of challenges include anxiety, depression, grief/loss, abuse/trauma, relational/family issues, postpartum/maternal and pregnancy struggles, perfectionism, and life transitional difficulties.
Welcome to Therapy Heals! As a psychodynamic psychotherapist, I believe in creating a safe, supportive, and non-judgmental space for self-exploration and healing. My client-centered, strength-based, and culturally sensitive approach focuses on providing my clients the means to better understand themselves and their experiences. I work collaboratively with each client, tailoring treatment to their unique needs. My work involves exploration of thoughts, feelings, patterns, and ways of relating to others, as well as building strength, resiliency, and skills to navigate through difficult times and reach desired goals.
(888) 340-4325 View (888) 340-4325
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Cheryl Young (Couples And Individual Couselling)
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
Verified Verified
King City, ON L7B
I work with couples with relationship issues and adults of all ages navigating the complexities of work-related stressors, grief, anxiety and depression.
Career and work-related challenges? Are you feeling stuck in your relationship or disconnected from your partner? Are you experiencing grief as a result of a significant life change, such as divorce or the loss of a loved one? Feeling excessive worry and not in control? I can help. Having personally experienced many of these life challenges, I have developed a deep understanding and empathy for those going through similar situations. This has fueled my passion for assisting people in increasing self-awareness, nurturing greater self-compassion, and building growth and healing strategies so they can live life more fully.
I work with couples with relationship issues and adults of all ages navigating the complexities of work-related stressors, grief, anxiety and depression.
Career and work-related challenges? Are you feeling stuck in your relationship or disconnected from your partner? Are you experiencing grief as a result of a significant life change, such as divorce or the loss of a loved one? Feeling excessive worry and not in control? I can help. Having personally experienced many of these life challenges, I have developed a deep understanding and empathy for those going through similar situations. This has fueled my passion for assisting people in increasing self-awareness, nurturing greater self-compassion, and building growth and healing strategies so they can live life more fully.
(289) 903-0928 View (289) 903-0928
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Katelyn Beveridge
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), RP(Q)
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
King City, ON L7B
Through my professional experiences, I have worked a great deal with individuals struggling with Alzheimer’s, aging, caregiver support as well as anxiety & depression.
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.
Through my professional experiences, I have worked a great deal with individuals struggling with Alzheimer’s, aging, caregiver support as well as anxiety & depression.
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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Abuse - Narcissism - Nonmonogamy: Heather Kent
Registered Psychotherapist, MC, CCC, RP
Verified Verified
5 Endorsed
King City, ON L7B
We can also talk about anxiety, PTSD, nonmonogamy, depression, grief, discrimination, identity issues - whatever you need.
You’re dealing with a lot; feeling guilty and confused. Guilty for not loving more or trying harder. They’re telling you these things - it must be true, right? They were charismatic and charming, showering you with PDA and compliments, but it all changed. You’re embarrassing they say, and now you feel trapped and broken. You’re not alone. It's not your fault. You Google “abusive relationships” and read about narcissistic abuse. That’s your life! You need guidance. I know this because I needed it too. I chased “good enough” trying to “behave well” for my family. After college, I married and divorced a narcissist who always blamed me.
We can also talk about anxiety, PTSD, nonmonogamy, depression, grief, discrimination, identity issues - whatever you need.
You’re dealing with a lot; feeling guilty and confused. Guilty for not loving more or trying harder. They’re telling you these things - it must be true, right? They were charismatic and charming, showering you with PDA and compliments, but it all changed. You’re embarrassing they say, and now you feel trapped and broken. You’re not alone. It's not your fault. You Google “abusive relationships” and read about narcissistic abuse. That’s your life! You need guidance. I know this because I needed it too. I chased “good enough” trying to “behave well” for my family. After college, I married and divorced a narcissist who always blamed me.
(249) 490-5850 View (249) 490-5850
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Sara Saniee
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
King City, ON L7B
I specialize in a blend of EMDR, neurofeedback, ego state and somatic therapy to target anxiety, depression, PTSD and attachment trauma.
Are you tired of living in "survival mode"? Either feeling chronically unsettled or inexpressibly low and numb! Perhaps, something feels missing; an emptiness you can’t quite put your finger on! There comes a time when just getting by is not enough and we can no longer hide behind a smile. Change begins when we decide that "waiting for the pain to dissipate" is no longer an option. So what if you could take back control of your life and live unchained by your history? How far would you thrive if you could tailor a life of your own design, uninterrupted by stress, anxiety or pain stories?
I specialize in a blend of EMDR, neurofeedback, ego state and somatic therapy to target anxiety, depression, PTSD and attachment trauma.
Are you tired of living in "survival mode"? Either feeling chronically unsettled or inexpressibly low and numb! Perhaps, something feels missing; an emptiness you can’t quite put your finger on! There comes a time when just getting by is not enough and we can no longer hide behind a smile. Change begins when we decide that "waiting for the pain to dissipate" is no longer an option. So what if you could take back control of your life and live unchained by your history? How far would you thrive if you could tailor a life of your own design, uninterrupted by stress, anxiety or pain stories?
(289) 217-0906 View (289) 217-0906
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Shelby Doherty-Sirkovich
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), HBSc, BA, MACP
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
King City, ON L7B  (Online Only)
Life's twists can feel like chaos, leaving us struggling to cope. Even when we give our all, it may not seem enough. Carrying these burdens can drain us, affecting every aspect of our lives. I offer support for anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, and relationship issues, walking with you through difficult times and helping you find resilience and hope.
Life's twists can feel like chaos, leaving us struggling to cope. Even when we give our all, it may not seem enough. Carrying these burdens can drain us, affecting every aspect of our lives. I offer support for anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, and relationship issues, walking with you through difficult times and helping you find resilience and hope.
(365) 651-9608 View (365) 651-9608
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Green Life Counseling
Registered Psychotherapist, BA, MMFT, RMFT, RP
Verified Verified
6 Endorsed
King City, ON L7B
Hello from Green Life Counseling! We're a compassionate team of registered social workers, psychotherapists, and marriage and family therapists here in Ontario. As qualified members of OASW, CAMFT, and CRPO, we're dedicated to offering professional support to your needs.
Hello from Green Life Counseling! We're a compassionate team of registered social workers, psychotherapists, and marriage and family therapists here in Ontario. As qualified members of OASW, CAMFT, and CRPO, we're dedicated to offering professional support to your needs.
(647) 930-0143 View (647) 930-0143
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Vita Psychotherapy and Counselling Services
Registered Psychotherapist, MACP, RP
Verified Verified
King City, ON L7B
Vita Psychotherapy and Counselling Services provides comprehensive psychotherapy, counselling and mental health support. We provide in-person therapy at 19101 Leslie St Unit 2, Sharon, ON and online throughout Ontario, Canada. Our specialized services cater to adolescents, adults, couples, and families. Our mission is to create a safe, caring, collaborative and supportive environment for you. We value connection, understanding, compassion, empathy and self-growth. Vita Psychotherapy and Counselling Services team of Registered Psychotherapists provides therapy to individuals, couples, families and teens.
Vita Psychotherapy and Counselling Services provides comprehensive psychotherapy, counselling and mental health support. We provide in-person therapy at 19101 Leslie St Unit 2, Sharon, ON and online throughout Ontario, Canada. Our specialized services cater to adolescents, adults, couples, and families. Our mission is to create a safe, caring, collaborative and supportive environment for you. We value connection, understanding, compassion, empathy and self-growth. Vita Psychotherapy and Counselling Services team of Registered Psychotherapists provides therapy to individuals, couples, families and teens.
(289) 277-6745 View (289) 277-6745
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Denise Gordon
Registered Social Worker, Hon BA, MSW, RSW
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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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Gabriella Machado
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), BA, MACP, RP(Q)
Verified Verified
King City, ON L7B  (Online Only)
I applaud you for beginning the journey towards healing and growth! As a psychotherapist, I'm committed to creating a safe and supportive space for your personal growth and healing journey. My goal is to assist clients in navigating life's challenges with resilience and empowerment. My approach is rooted in the belief that a strong therapeutic relationship can be the foundation for meaningful and positive change. I strive to be a genuine and understanding presence in your life, fostering a space where you feel heard, understood, and acknowledged.
I applaud you for beginning the journey towards healing and growth! As a psychotherapist, I'm committed to creating a safe and supportive space for your personal growth and healing journey. My goal is to assist clients in navigating life's challenges with resilience and empowerment. My approach is rooted in the belief that a strong therapeutic relationship can be the foundation for meaningful and positive change. I strive to be a genuine and understanding presence in your life, fostering a space where you feel heard, understood, and acknowledged.
(289) 819-7321 View (289) 819-7321
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Depression Counsellors

What is the goal of therapy for depression?

Therapy for depression has several major goals. One is to relieve the mental pain of depression, which distorts feeling and thinking so that sufferers cannot see beyond their current state of mind or envision feeling better. Another is to give people the mental tools to recognise and correct the kinds of distorted thinking that turn a problem into a catastrophe and lead to despair. Therapy also teaches people how to process negative emotions in constructive ways, so they have more control over their own emotional reactivity. And it helps people regain the ability to see themselves positively, the motivation to do things, and the capacity for pleasure.

What happens in therapy for depression?

Perhaps most important, no matter the type of therapy, patients form an alliance with the therapist; that connection is therapeutic in itself, plus it becomes an instrument of change. Patients learn to identify and to challenge their own erroneous beliefs and thoughts that amplify the effects of negative experiences. They learn to identify situations in which they are especially vulnerable. And they learn new patterns of thinking and behaving. They may be given “homework” assignments in which they practice their developing skills. In addition, good therapists regularly monitor patients to assess whether and how much the condition is improving.

What therapy types help with depression?

Several types of short-term therapy have been found effective, each targeting one or more areas of dysfunction. Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) helps clients challenge their negative thoughts and beliefs, learn new behavioral strategies, and curb reactivity to distressing situations. Behavioural activation (BA) is a form of therapy often used in conjunction with CBT; it focuses on engagement in rewarding activity as a pathway to changing negative feelings and disturbed mood. Another widely used approach is interpersonal therapy (IPT), which targets the social difficulties that both give rise to and get exacerbated by depression. Therapists may combine approaches as needed.

Can therapy for depression be done online?

Studies have found that online therapy can be highly effective for treating depression, although it may be more challenging to build a good therapist-patient alliance on screen than in person—at least at first. However, online therapy can offer considerable advantages. Accessibility and convenience are tops among them. Some people actually find it easier to talk about problems online than in person. While online therapy typically limits visibility of facial expression and body gestures that give important nonverbal cues to a patient’s state of mind, it can give therapists a glimpse into a patient’s world and life, providing information that can be highly useful in guiding therapy.

How effective is therapy for depression?

Many studies show that therapy is highly effective provided that patients complete the prescribed course of therapy, commonly 16 to 20 sessions. Over the long term, it is more effective than medication and the effects are more enduring. As a result, psychotherapy has the power not just to relieve current suffering but to prevent future episodes of the disorder. Therapy reverses the dysfunction in neural circuitry that disposes individuals to a negative view of themselves, the world, and their future and they acquire coping techniques, problem-solving skills, and understanding of their own vulnerabilities that are useful over the course of a lifetime.