Therapists in Selby, ON

Photo of Stacey Dowling, Registered Psychotherapist in Selby, ON
Stacey Dowling
Registered Psychotherapist, BA, MA
Verified
Selby, ON K0K
My goal is to work with individuals as they navigate through their difficult times and strive to work collaboratively towards a better quality of life. I am a registered member of the College of Registered Psychotherapists and have a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology. I am a certified EMDR practionier and am Accredited Cool Kids provider (anxiety treatment program for children and youth). My primary goal is to build a strong therapeutic rapport with each of my clients and ensure there is comfort in the vulnerability of sharing their story while working towards the goals of therapy.
My goal is to work with individuals as they navigate through their difficult times and strive to work collaboratively towards a better quality of life. I am a registered member of the College of Registered Psychotherapists and have a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology. I am a certified EMDR practionier and am Accredited Cool Kids provider (anxiety treatment program for children and youth). My primary goal is to build a strong therapeutic rapport with each of my clients and ensure there is comfort in the vulnerability of sharing their story while working towards the goals of therapy.
(613) 777-7159 View (613) 777-7159

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Photo of Jessica Weeks, Registered Psychotherapist in Selby, ON
Jessica Weeks
Registered Psychotherapist, BA, MA
Verified
5 Endorsed
Picton, ON K0K
It is important that everyone - no matter where they are in their journey - is provided a safe space to be heard, where their personal goals can be accomplished. Together, we are a team. My work in addictions treatment has taught me that a key to overcoming life's difficulties is support and connection - I would love to help bring support into your world. You don't have to do it alone. My priority is that you leave feeling understood as you are, in what ever uniqueness that brings. I am trauma-informed, non-judgmental, and anti-oppressive and aim to support you in the goals you value.
It is important that everyone - no matter where they are in their journey - is provided a safe space to be heard, where their personal goals can be accomplished. Together, we are a team. My work in addictions treatment has taught me that a key to overcoming life's difficulties is support and connection - I would love to help bring support into your world. You don't have to do it alone. My priority is that you leave feeling understood as you are, in what ever uniqueness that brings. I am trauma-informed, non-judgmental, and anti-oppressive and aim to support you in the goals you value.
(343) 307-5251 View (343) 307-5251
Photo of Hermien Hogewoning, Registered Psychotherapist in Selby, ON
Hermien Hogewoning
Registered Psychotherapist, MDiv, RP
Verified
4 Endorsed
Frankford, ON K0K
Not accepting new clients
Is your love relationship caught in a negative cycle? Do the same arguments surface time and time again? Does one person shut down as the other person escalates? Are you facing relationship patterns involving conflict, fear, and betrayal? Right now you may be struggling with loneliness and hardship. Perhaps you are experiencing additional mental health challenges, compounding the difficulties you are facing.
Is your love relationship caught in a negative cycle? Do the same arguments surface time and time again? Does one person shut down as the other person escalates? Are you facing relationship patterns involving conflict, fear, and betrayal? Right now you may be struggling with loneliness and hardship. Perhaps you are experiencing additional mental health challenges, compounding the difficulties you are facing.
(613) 209-7541 View (613) 209-7541
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Jessica Stephens Psychotherapy Supervision
Registered Psychotherapist, OT(reg), MA, RP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Brighton, ON K0K
Waitlist for new clients
"Does anyone know where the love of God goes~When the waves turn the minutes to hours?" [Gordon Lightfoot]...Peoples' curiosity and courage are natural resources & forces that amplify therapy process and results. After years of experience, I am convinced that the most powerful tools for recovery are CBT, DBT (cognitive & dialectical behaviour therapy), EMDR and cardio-emotive feedback therapy... All are founded on the latest scientific findings on the neurobiology of attachment and "heart/brain" treatments. Along with time-tested healing traditions, together we can activate your innate instinct & privilege to become whole and connect meaningfully with others .
"Does anyone know where the love of God goes~When the waves turn the minutes to hours?" [Gordon Lightfoot]...Peoples' curiosity and courage are natural resources & forces that amplify therapy process and results. After years of experience, I am convinced that the most powerful tools for recovery are CBT, DBT (cognitive & dialectical behaviour therapy), EMDR and cardio-emotive feedback therapy... All are founded on the latest scientific findings on the neurobiology of attachment and "heart/brain" treatments. Along with time-tested healing traditions, together we can activate your innate instinct & privilege to become whole and connect meaningfully with others .
(866) 272-3729 View (866) 272-3729
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Aglaia Tudor
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), BSc, MA
Verified
2 Endorsed
Madoc, ON K0K  (Online Only)
Hello, my name is Aglaia and I believe that the quality of our relationships lays the foundation for how we experience our life. My therapeautic approach pulls from Emotionally Focused, Narrative & Existential Therapy. This means that the meaning you make of your experiences and your unique story, will be integral to the work we do together. I work with couples and individuals to explore what relationship satisfaction means to you. If you have experienced relationship transgressions or attachment injuries, engaging in open and honest dialogue about these experiences is possible!
Hello, my name is Aglaia and I believe that the quality of our relationships lays the foundation for how we experience our life. My therapeautic approach pulls from Emotionally Focused, Narrative & Existential Therapy. This means that the meaning you make of your experiences and your unique story, will be integral to the work we do together. I work with couples and individuals to explore what relationship satisfaction means to you. If you have experienced relationship transgressions or attachment injuries, engaging in open and honest dialogue about these experiences is possible!
(289) 301-9305 View (289) 301-9305
Photo of Yvonne Lammers, Registered Social Worker in Selby, ON
Yvonne Lammers
Registered Social Worker, MSW , RSW
Verified
2 Endorsed
Frankford, ON K0K
Accepting new clients. Are you feeling overwhelmed and anxious, struggling with transitions in life or in your connections with others? Are you struggling in your marriage or relationship? Over the past 15 years, as a registered social worker, I have worked with individuals and couples using a trauma-informed, non-judgmental lens.
Accepting new clients. Are you feeling overwhelmed and anxious, struggling with transitions in life or in your connections with others? Are you struggling in your marriage or relationship? Over the past 15 years, as a registered social worker, I have worked with individuals and couples using a trauma-informed, non-judgmental lens.
(343) 307-8756 View (343) 307-8756
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Lisa Bozikovic
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified
Wellington, ON K0K
Not accepting new clients
I am a trauma-informed, client-centred EMDR Certified Therapist based in Prince Edward County. My priority is to create a warm, non-judgmental space where you can deepen your understanding of yourself, develop more genuine relationships with others and the world, and make changes you have been struggling to make on your own. I work with individuals aged 16+ facing a wide range of difficulties, including: grief and loss, depression, anxiety, trauma (including PTSD and Complex PTSD), dissociation, abuse, gender identity and sexuality issues, relationship challenges, suicidal thoughts and emotion regulation challenges.
I am a trauma-informed, client-centred EMDR Certified Therapist based in Prince Edward County. My priority is to create a warm, non-judgmental space where you can deepen your understanding of yourself, develop more genuine relationships with others and the world, and make changes you have been struggling to make on your own. I work with individuals aged 16+ facing a wide range of difficulties, including: grief and loss, depression, anxiety, trauma (including PTSD and Complex PTSD), dissociation, abuse, gender identity and sexuality issues, relationship challenges, suicidal thoughts and emotion regulation challenges.
(343) 800-5958 View (343) 800-5958
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SoulScape Services: Psychotherapy & Wellness Hub
Registered Psychotherapist, BA, MA, RP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Picton, ON K0K
Life is nothing short of amazing. It's amazing how much we can go through and live to tell about it. It's amazing how fast kids grow up and time flies, how angry a co-worker can make you, how much compassion we can seem to have for others when we struggle to offer any to ourselves. It's amazing how much we put on our plates when all we need is to rest. It's amazing how much we can long for understanding and connection and how much opportunity can be missed right in front of our eyes. It's amazing how short life is. It's also amazing how much we can learn in the time we have, and how little steps can amount to such massive change.
Life is nothing short of amazing. It's amazing how much we can go through and live to tell about it. It's amazing how fast kids grow up and time flies, how angry a co-worker can make you, how much compassion we can seem to have for others when we struggle to offer any to ourselves. It's amazing how much we put on our plates when all we need is to rest. It's amazing how much we can long for understanding and connection and how much opportunity can be missed right in front of our eyes. It's amazing how short life is. It's also amazing how much we can learn in the time we have, and how little steps can amount to such massive change.
(343) 307-0715 View (343) 307-0715
Photo of Caileigh Flannigan, Registered Social Worker in Selby, ON
Caileigh Flannigan
Registered Social Worker, MA, RSW, CPT, CTRP-C
Verified
Colborne, ON K0K
Waitlist for new clients
Caileigh supports children, youth, & their families with a variety of challenging life experiences. She believes that there are no "bad" children, only angry, hurt, & confused children who struggle to understand & express their feelings the only way they know how. She uses an integrative approach to supporting her clients, including: Play Therapy, Art Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Play Therapy, and Parent Coaching. She focuses on teaching and modelling skills that support problem-solving, feeling identification, expression, coping, and confidence.
Caileigh supports children, youth, & their families with a variety of challenging life experiences. She believes that there are no "bad" children, only angry, hurt, & confused children who struggle to understand & express their feelings the only way they know how. She uses an integrative approach to supporting her clients, including: Play Therapy, Art Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Play Therapy, and Parent Coaching. She focuses on teaching and modelling skills that support problem-solving, feeling identification, expression, coping, and confidence.
(289) 272-5396 View (289) 272-5396
Photo of Kristen MacCarthy, Registered Social Worker in Selby, ON
Kristen MacCarthy
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified
Prince Edward, ON K0K  (Online Only)
My specialty is helping people understand themselves, who they are, what they truly want, and what is in the way of these things. I have a unique bravery and curiosity that allows me to ask the hard questions and go towards the answers that are often buried within us. I love doing this deep work and go directly to the root. I am very much progress and solution focused. If you are ready to truly know yourself then I would be a perfect fit for you!
My specialty is helping people understand themselves, who they are, what they truly want, and what is in the way of these things. I have a unique bravery and curiosity that allows me to ask the hard questions and go towards the answers that are often buried within us. I love doing this deep work and go directly to the root. I am very much progress and solution focused. If you are ready to truly know yourself then I would be a perfect fit for you!
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Photo of Alexia Wensing - Hygge Co. Psychotherapy Wellness, Registered Psychotherapist in Selby, ON
Alexia Wensing - Hygge Co. Psychotherapy Wellness
Registered Psychotherapist, HBA, MA, RP
Verified
3 Endorsed
Prince Edward, ON K0K  (Online Only)
Have you gone through a tough change, bringing about anxiety, tiredness, and maybe some depression? Are you feeling less like you, more foggy, confused? Are you struggling to foster the relationship you'd like to have with yourself and others? Together, we can actively address outgrown and unhelpful habits. After living in Norway for a few years, I embody Hygge & Co. by supporting you in embracing your vulnerabilities and appreciating your willingness to grow. Healing trauma, self-esteem, and tackling stress, and holding space for you to process. I love focusing on skill-building and actionable change with my clients!
Have you gone through a tough change, bringing about anxiety, tiredness, and maybe some depression? Are you feeling less like you, more foggy, confused? Are you struggling to foster the relationship you'd like to have with yourself and others? Together, we can actively address outgrown and unhelpful habits. After living in Norway for a few years, I embody Hygge & Co. by supporting you in embracing your vulnerabilities and appreciating your willingness to grow. Healing trauma, self-esteem, and tackling stress, and holding space for you to process. I love focusing on skill-building and actionable change with my clients!
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Photo of Tracy Kennedy, Registered Social Worker in Selby, ON
Tracy Kennedy
Registered Social Worker, BA, BSW, MSW, RSW
Verified
Picton, ON K0K  (Online Only)
Are you yearning for a deeper sense of fulfillment and authenticity in your life? Are you tired of feeling like you're just scratching the surface of your potential? Do you find yourself grappling with the weight of past experiences, yearning for profound inner transformation? If you're ready to embark on a journey of mind-body healing and self discovery you've come to the right place.
Are you yearning for a deeper sense of fulfillment and authenticity in your life? Are you tired of feeling like you're just scratching the surface of your potential? Do you find yourself grappling with the weight of past experiences, yearning for profound inner transformation? If you're ready to embark on a journey of mind-body healing and self discovery you've come to the right place.
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Samantha Croft
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), MA(CP), RP(Q)
Verified
Picton, ON K0K
Samantha Croft “It is never too late to be what you might have been” – George Eliot. As young children, we know what we need, want and enjoy. We are less likely to hold back from big dreams, showing emotions or stating needs. As we move through life, difficult experiences and outside expectations often move our focus from intuitively doing what is best for us, leaving many feeling detached from our true selves. Using an eclectic, feminist approach with a sprinkle of humor, Samantha will assist you in assessing and addressing the life events that have moved you away from the life you want.
Samantha Croft “It is never too late to be what you might have been” – George Eliot. As young children, we know what we need, want and enjoy. We are less likely to hold back from big dreams, showing emotions or stating needs. As we move through life, difficult experiences and outside expectations often move our focus from intuitively doing what is best for us, leaving many feeling detached from our true selves. Using an eclectic, feminist approach with a sprinkle of humor, Samantha will assist you in assessing and addressing the life events that have moved you away from the life you want.
(343) 453-4888 View (343) 453-4888
Photo of Jessica Curran, Registered Psychotherapist in Selby, ON
Jessica Curran
Registered Psychotherapist, MSc, MACP
Verified
3 Endorsed
Madoc, ON K0K
Waitlist for new clients
Living in a rural community, I have learned to be adaptive in my approach to psychotherapy. I work with couples and individuals, varying in age from 12 onward. I have ADHD and I live in a fat body- my special interests tend toward working with clients who are neurodiverse, and those who struggle with relationship to food and body, anxiety and self-esteem. The idea of 'wellness' is not a prescription, rather it must be a feeling of security and peace in our own bodies and minds. That's why my philosophy of care includes setting a pace that fits your needs and helping you foster your own feelings of empowerment and self-growth.
Living in a rural community, I have learned to be adaptive in my approach to psychotherapy. I work with couples and individuals, varying in age from 12 onward. I have ADHD and I live in a fat body- my special interests tend toward working with clients who are neurodiverse, and those who struggle with relationship to food and body, anxiety and self-esteem. The idea of 'wellness' is not a prescription, rather it must be a feeling of security and peace in our own bodies and minds. That's why my philosophy of care includes setting a pace that fits your needs and helping you foster your own feelings of empowerment and self-growth.
(343) 304-6312 View (343) 304-6312
Photo of Rebecca House, Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) in Selby, ON
Rebecca House
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), BA, MA, RP-Q
Verified
Prince Edward, ON K0K
Rebecca’s supervised clinical practice focuses on adults and adolescents experiencing anxious and depressive symptoms. Additionally, Rebecca works with clients navigating transitions, those experiencing negative thought patterns, emotional reactivity, and maladaptive patterns of behaviour. Rebecca also works with individuals ready to identify goals, explore coping skills, and co-create therapeutic plans to make positive life changes.
Rebecca’s supervised clinical practice focuses on adults and adolescents experiencing anxious and depressive symptoms. Additionally, Rebecca works with clients navigating transitions, those experiencing negative thought patterns, emotional reactivity, and maladaptive patterns of behaviour. Rebecca also works with individuals ready to identify goals, explore coping skills, and co-create therapeutic plans to make positive life changes.
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Photo of Catherine Jun Therapy, Registered Psychotherapist in Selby, ON
Catherine Jun Therapy
Registered Psychotherapist, RP
Verified
8 Endorsed
Tweed, ON K0K  (Online Only)
You may be contemplating therapy because you are struggling - feeling anxious, overwhelmed, unsettled, isolated and alone, maybe even experiencing uncharacteristic rage. You may be stuck in old patterns of coping that are no longer relevant in the present. In fact, they may be getting in the way of your peace, your potential and your happiness - in short, keeping you stuck. It doesn't have to be that way. As a client-centred, trauma-informed relational psychotherapist, I believe good relationships - intimate, familiar, communal, and especially, the one you have with yourself - are essential to feeling good.
You may be contemplating therapy because you are struggling - feeling anxious, overwhelmed, unsettled, isolated and alone, maybe even experiencing uncharacteristic rage. You may be stuck in old patterns of coping that are no longer relevant in the present. In fact, they may be getting in the way of your peace, your potential and your happiness - in short, keeping you stuck. It doesn't have to be that way. As a client-centred, trauma-informed relational psychotherapist, I believe good relationships - intimate, familiar, communal, and especially, the one you have with yourself - are essential to feeling good.
(647) 370-1268 View (647) 370-1268
Photo of Will Groenewegen, Registered Psychotherapist in Selby, ON
Will Groenewegen
Registered Psychotherapist, RP, M Ed
Verified
Wellington, ON K0K  (Online Only)
Undisturb yourself! Using CBT, Existential, and Mindfulness forms of psychotherapy, I help clients (in-person/ telephone/ on-line) develop the tools in order that they think, act and feel better. Sometimes the realities of life understandably leave us susceptible to certain anxieties, despair and general existential concern. All too often we find ourselves developing unhelpful irrational thoughts and behaviours that can seem impossible to change. But they aren't. If you are interested in investigating and changing your assumptions and behaviours, if you want to modify the lens through which you view and experience the world, my therapeutic modality could be well suited to you.
Undisturb yourself! Using CBT, Existential, and Mindfulness forms of psychotherapy, I help clients (in-person/ telephone/ on-line) develop the tools in order that they think, act and feel better. Sometimes the realities of life understandably leave us susceptible to certain anxieties, despair and general existential concern. All too often we find ourselves developing unhelpful irrational thoughts and behaviours that can seem impossible to change. But they aren't. If you are interested in investigating and changing your assumptions and behaviours, if you want to modify the lens through which you view and experience the world, my therapeutic modality could be well suited to you.
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Photo of Lisa Pedersen, Registered Psychotherapist in Selby, ON
Lisa Pedersen
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP
Verified
7 Endorsed
Colborne, ON K0K
Waitlist for new clients
Are you feeling stuck or trapped? Is it hard for you to relax because you are worried and/or anxious about you and/or your child’s future? Feel like you have tried everything and often feel alone in your struggle?
Are you feeling stuck or trapped? Is it hard for you to relax because you are worried and/or anxious about you and/or your child’s future? Feel like you have tried everything and often feel alone in your struggle?
(613) 902-1313 View (613) 902-1313
Photo of Jenni Bolger, Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) in Selby, ON
Jenni Bolger
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), BHSc, MACP , RP(Q)
Verified
Brighton, ON K0K
Do you feel like you're stuck? Are you noticing habits you want to change? Perhaps you’ve tried, and you just keep finding yourself back to where you started. Painful experiences can create this vicious cycle, sometimes leaving us with a version of ourselves that we no longer recognize. Are you noticing intense emotions? Or do you feel like you’re numb to your emotions? Either can be the aftermath of painful and stressful experiences that changes the way we see ourselves, other people, and the world around us. The good news here is, you’re human, you’re not alone, and lasting change is possible.
Do you feel like you're stuck? Are you noticing habits you want to change? Perhaps you’ve tried, and you just keep finding yourself back to where you started. Painful experiences can create this vicious cycle, sometimes leaving us with a version of ourselves that we no longer recognize. Are you noticing intense emotions? Or do you feel like you’re numb to your emotions? Either can be the aftermath of painful and stressful experiences that changes the way we see ourselves, other people, and the world around us. The good news here is, you’re human, you’re not alone, and lasting change is possible.
(613) 439-1600 View (613) 439-1600
Photo of Breanna Shanque, Registered Social Worker in Selby, ON
Breanna Shanque
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified
Brighton, ON K0K
Reaching out is a challenge - you've made it to this point, which is a big step! I tailor sessions to each individual's needs/goals - no one fits into a box - my job is to provide you with the resources and coping skills you are looking for and provide a safe and comfortable environment to do so. Being vulnerable is difficult, but it does get easier!
Reaching out is a challenge - you've made it to this point, which is a big step! I tailor sessions to each individual's needs/goals - no one fits into a box - my job is to provide you with the resources and coping skills you are looking for and provide a safe and comfortable environment to do so. Being vulnerable is difficult, but it does get easier!
(343) 338-4002 View (343) 338-4002

How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in Selby, ON

< 10

Counsellors in Selby, ON who prioritize treating:

100% Depression
100% Anxiety
100% Addiction
100% Child
100% Domestic Abuse
100% Parenting
100% Trauma and PTSD

Average years in practice

23 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

100% Great-West Life
100% SunLife
100% Manulife

How Counsellors in Selby, ON see their clients

100% In Person and Online

Gender breakdown

100% Female

FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Selby?

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.