Therapists in Toronto, ON

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Sabrina Innocente De Araujo
Registered Social Worker, RSW, MCP, SSW, RP (Q)
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M4G  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
I am a client-centred and strength-based therapist who works in collaboration with my clients, focusing on resilience, self-compassion, and emotional regulation. I believe in providing mental health and emotional support through anti-oppressive and trauma-informed frameworks that integrate individuals’ values and unique identities in the therapeutic process. I specialize in Trauma informed Attachment Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance & Commitment Therapy, Internal Family Systems, Mindfulness Based Practices, and Solution Focused Based Therapy.
I am a client-centred and strength-based therapist who works in collaboration with my clients, focusing on resilience, self-compassion, and emotional regulation. I believe in providing mental health and emotional support through anti-oppressive and trauma-informed frameworks that integrate individuals’ values and unique identities in the therapeutic process. I specialize in Trauma informed Attachment Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance & Commitment Therapy, Internal Family Systems, Mindfulness Based Practices, and Solution Focused Based Therapy.
(437) 500-6118 View (437) 500-6118
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Christina Connell
Registered Psychotherapist, RP
Verified Verified
Toronto, ON M4K
I have extensive training in child, adolescent and adult psychoanalytic (psychodynamic) psychotherapy, with associated expertise in parent and couple therapy.
I have extensive training in child, adolescent and adult psychoanalytic (psychodynamic) psychotherapy, with associated expertise in parent and couple therapy.
(647) 699-3917 View (647) 699-3917
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Megan Lewis
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), BAH
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M5T
I am intentional about offering a warm and non-judgemental space for individuals to share their concerns in a safe environment. I will collaborate with you in your healing journey and tailor therapy in a way that makes sense to you. My practice includes using components from evidence-based approaches, such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), narrative therapy, and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).
I am intentional about offering a warm and non-judgemental space for individuals to share their concerns in a safe environment. I will collaborate with you in your healing journey and tailor therapy in a way that makes sense to you. My practice includes using components from evidence-based approaches, such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), narrative therapy, and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).
(647) 493-9892 View (647) 493-9892
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Joanne Kirzner, MSW, RSW
Registered Social Worker, BSW, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
Toronto, ON M5M  (Online Only)
I am a warm, engaging, insightful and eclectic psychotherapist with a keen interest in people and the process of change. I have built my career in the mental health system, working with diverse populations who present with anxiety, depression, OCD, relationship issues, trauma, family of origin issues, bi-polar disorder, etc. I also have a background in addiction work and work from both a harm-reduction and abstinence based model. We start the therapy process where you are. Some of the modalities I employ are CBT, EMDR, Mindfulness, psychodynamic therapy and narrative therapy.
I am a warm, engaging, insightful and eclectic psychotherapist with a keen interest in people and the process of change. I have built my career in the mental health system, working with diverse populations who present with anxiety, depression, OCD, relationship issues, trauma, family of origin issues, bi-polar disorder, etc. I also have a background in addiction work and work from both a harm-reduction and abstinence based model. We start the therapy process where you are. Some of the modalities I employ are CBT, EMDR, Mindfulness, psychodynamic therapy and narrative therapy.
(289) 312-0864 View (289) 312-0864
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Peter Stathakos & Associates Inc
Registered Social Worker, BBA, MDiv, MSW, CMAT, CSAT
Verified Verified
Toronto, ON M6C
Customized treatment plans for Individuals/Couples struggling with sexual dysfunctions and addictions. Sexual Trauma, Porn Addiction, Love Addiction and Sex Crimes are my specialties. This includes the person experiencing these challenges, and their partners and families who are confused and hurt. According to Parole Services, I have never had someone sexual re-offend while under my care and have only had 5 couples ever separate under my care. I can help with sexual enhancement, growing in intimacy, and relationship recovery. Imagine the possibilities that good therapy can have in your life!!
Customized treatment plans for Individuals/Couples struggling with sexual dysfunctions and addictions. Sexual Trauma, Porn Addiction, Love Addiction and Sex Crimes are my specialties. This includes the person experiencing these challenges, and their partners and families who are confused and hurt. According to Parole Services, I have never had someone sexual re-offend while under my care and have only had 5 couples ever separate under my care. I can help with sexual enhancement, growing in intimacy, and relationship recovery. Imagine the possibilities that good therapy can have in your life!!
(437) 800-8860 View (437) 800-8860
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Laura Cuttini
Psychologist, PhD, CPsych
Verified Verified
Toronto, ON M6H  (Online Only)
If you find that you struggle with worry, anxiety, low mood, perfectionism, or obsessions and compulsions, we can work together to help ease some of these painful experiences, improve coping, and help you create a more fulfilling life. I work with adults and adolescents, providing them with a warm, empathic, nonjudgmental space so that they can work to understand their experiences, learn and practice new skills, improve symptoms, cope with stressors, and nurture what is important in their lives.
If you find that you struggle with worry, anxiety, low mood, perfectionism, or obsessions and compulsions, we can work together to help ease some of these painful experiences, improve coping, and help you create a more fulfilling life. I work with adults and adolescents, providing them with a warm, empathic, nonjudgmental space so that they can work to understand their experiences, learn and practice new skills, improve symptoms, cope with stressors, and nurture what is important in their lives.
(437) 291-8645 View (437) 291-8645
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Cibelly Zedan
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), BSc
Verified Verified
Toronto, ON M5V  (Online Only)
As a therapist committed to helping individuals, couples, and families achieve emotional well-being and personal growth, I understand that each person's journey is unique. Using integrative psychotherapy with a strong foundation in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Psychodynamics approaches, I tailor my therapeutic techniques to meet your specific needs and goals.
As a therapist committed to helping individuals, couples, and families achieve emotional well-being and personal growth, I understand that each person's journey is unique. Using integrative psychotherapy with a strong foundation in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Psychodynamics approaches, I tailor my therapeutic techniques to meet your specific needs and goals.
(289) 301-8827 View (289) 301-8827
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Marsha Malbari (She Her Hers)
Registered Psychotherapist, MEd, RP, CCC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M5S  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
Hello and welcome to my private practice, Grow Psychotherapy. Its hard to know where to begin when your mind is cluttered with self-deprecating thoughts or your body gets hijacked by all sorts of emotions and body sensations. Finding a therapist to meet you where you are in your therapeutic journey can be overwhelming still. Therapy can be truly transformative when you and your therapist are a good fit. If you are ready to tackle life-long issues that have plagued you, or held you back from healthy relationships, school, career and other areas of your life, book a free 20 minute consultation with me at www.growpsychotherapy.ca.
Hello and welcome to my private practice, Grow Psychotherapy. Its hard to know where to begin when your mind is cluttered with self-deprecating thoughts or your body gets hijacked by all sorts of emotions and body sensations. Finding a therapist to meet you where you are in your therapeutic journey can be overwhelming still. Therapy can be truly transformative when you and your therapist are a good fit. If you are ready to tackle life-long issues that have plagued you, or held you back from healthy relationships, school, career and other areas of your life, book a free 20 minute consultation with me at www.growpsychotherapy.ca.
(647) 490-5795 View (647) 490-5795
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Alireza Taheri
Registered Psychotherapist, PhD, MSc, MA, RP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M4N
As a psychotherapist with a predominantly psychoanalytic orientation, I work with individuals interested in examining the hidden questions and confusions that afflict various aspects of their lives. The aim of my work is to help my patients confront the central questions of their lives in a more enriched manner by encouraging them to speak without shame, fear or prejudice. I try, to the best of my capabilities, to create for patients an atmosphere where they may put into words experiences that have hitherto remained unspoken. Through lifting the l barriers to speech, symptoms will be lifted in the course of the analytic work.
As a psychotherapist with a predominantly psychoanalytic orientation, I work with individuals interested in examining the hidden questions and confusions that afflict various aspects of their lives. The aim of my work is to help my patients confront the central questions of their lives in a more enriched manner by encouraging them to speak without shame, fear or prejudice. I try, to the best of my capabilities, to create for patients an atmosphere where they may put into words experiences that have hitherto remained unspoken. Through lifting the l barriers to speech, symptoms will be lifted in the course of the analytic work.
(647) 559-4359 View (647) 559-4359
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Pamela Gilbert
Registered Psychotherapist, BA Hons, RP
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M6P
My clients are seeking to better understand themselves individually and in their relationships. They are looking for help with change – to navigate their relationships with greater ease, to shift their dependence on addictive behaviours, or to reimagine their careers with greater confidence. They are interested in learning new skills for recovery and growth, and they want to feel more empowered in their lives.
My clients are seeking to better understand themselves individually and in their relationships. They are looking for help with change – to navigate their relationships with greater ease, to shift their dependence on addictive behaviours, or to reimagine their careers with greater confidence. They are interested in learning new skills for recovery and growth, and they want to feel more empowered in their lives.
(437) 747-6338 View (437) 747-6338
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Rachel Liebman
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M4K
Not accepting new clients
As a clinical psychologist with over 15 years of experience, I help teenagers, adults, couples or parents make sense of their past experiences so that they can have more fulfilling lives in the present and future. I have a special interest in working with individuals and couples with trauma who struggle with self harming behaviours like eating disorders, suicide, self injury, as well as people struggling with borderline personality disorder and emotion dysregulation. Beyond these specific issues, if your goal is to understand, appreciate, and break old patterns that are standing in your way, I am here to help you in that process.
As a clinical psychologist with over 15 years of experience, I help teenagers, adults, couples or parents make sense of their past experiences so that they can have more fulfilling lives in the present and future. I have a special interest in working with individuals and couples with trauma who struggle with self harming behaviours like eating disorders, suicide, self injury, as well as people struggling with borderline personality disorder and emotion dysregulation. Beyond these specific issues, if your goal is to understand, appreciate, and break old patterns that are standing in your way, I am here to help you in that process.
(416) 236-8162 View (416) 236-8162
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Pablo Petrucci
Registered Psychotherapist, MACP, MA
Verified Verified
Toronto, ON M6R
Not accepting new clients
Are you struggling with issues related to trauma, anxiety, isolation, grief, depression, relationship problems, career, or major life changes? There comes a time when help is needed from a certified professional to cope with many of life’s challenges. I’m a registered psychotherapist in Toronto, and I’m here to support you on your journey towards healing and self-discovery. Please see my website pablopetruccitherapy.com if you would like to know more. My services are covered by most insurance companies.
Are you struggling with issues related to trauma, anxiety, isolation, grief, depression, relationship problems, career, or major life changes? There comes a time when help is needed from a certified professional to cope with many of life’s challenges. I’m a registered psychotherapist in Toronto, and I’m here to support you on your journey towards healing and self-discovery. Please see my website pablopetruccitherapy.com if you would like to know more. My services are covered by most insurance companies.
(647) 490-6231 View (647) 490-6231
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Allison Hoffman
Registered Psychotherapist, MSW, RSW, RP
Verified Verified
Toronto, ON M6G  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
Alli is a registered psychotherapist and registered social worker who believes that meaningful therapy is a creative process that is holistic by nature. Alli’s focus when working together is to help you develop a connected and insightful view of your Self and to help you lead a more connected and meaningful life. Often this is rooted in improving the relationship you have with your Self and others. There are countless ways in which humans can strengthen their connection with themselves and others, and it is this creative focus that is required to heal from the past and to choose what lies ahead for you.
Alli is a registered psychotherapist and registered social worker who believes that meaningful therapy is a creative process that is holistic by nature. Alli’s focus when working together is to help you develop a connected and insightful view of your Self and to help you lead a more connected and meaningful life. Often this is rooted in improving the relationship you have with your Self and others. There are countless ways in which humans can strengthen their connection with themselves and others, and it is this creative focus that is required to heal from the past and to choose what lies ahead for you.
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Caitlin Doherty
Registered Social Worker, RSW, BSW, MA
Verified Verified
Toronto, ON M6H  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
My name is Cait (she/they) and I am a registered social worker. I work with clients from where they are at, working collaboratively to figure out what challenges you, what you want to process and learn from. I am not here to tell you what to do, but to support in figuring out next steps, skills and processing trauma and life events. I work with clients to figure out what they need, their values, their identity and their boundaries. I work extensively with clients who are neurodivergent and/or have Bipolar Disorder or Borderline Personality Disorder, although I have experience with many mental health challenges.
My name is Cait (she/they) and I am a registered social worker. I work with clients from where they are at, working collaboratively to figure out what challenges you, what you want to process and learn from. I am not here to tell you what to do, but to support in figuring out next steps, skills and processing trauma and life events. I work with clients to figure out what they need, their values, their identity and their boundaries. I work extensively with clients who are neurodivergent and/or have Bipolar Disorder or Borderline Personality Disorder, although I have experience with many mental health challenges.
(289) 806-3368 View (289) 806-3368
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Cara Lussier - Counselling on the Danforth
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M4K
When I work with individuals, they often tell me that they can't turn off their thoughts or struggle with overwhelming feelings. I take a mindfulness approach to therapy using the ACT model, that helps you learn to manage and cope with difficult thoughts and feelings, and commit to action that enriches your life. Do you feel disconnected in your relationship or stuck in conflict? Many couples I meet often feel discouraged and lonely in their relationships. I work with couples who are experiencing conflict, loss of connection or overcoming an affair.
When I work with individuals, they often tell me that they can't turn off their thoughts or struggle with overwhelming feelings. I take a mindfulness approach to therapy using the ACT model, that helps you learn to manage and cope with difficult thoughts and feelings, and commit to action that enriches your life. Do you feel disconnected in your relationship or stuck in conflict? Many couples I meet often feel discouraged and lonely in their relationships. I work with couples who are experiencing conflict, loss of connection or overcoming an affair.
(365) 650-7146 View (365) 650-7146
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Kevin Corney
Psychologist, PhD, CPsych
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M4J
Being a psychologist, who is also a married father of two, I understand life is often a balance between acceptance and change. I believe being a male therapist can help in this field: I've experienced (for example) connecting with male clients and their unique challenges, and I've also experienced working with female clients who have been poorly or outright abusively treated by some of the men in their lives. Being a compassionate and supportive male in their presence is often quite healing for these clients.
Being a psychologist, who is also a married father of two, I understand life is often a balance between acceptance and change. I believe being a male therapist can help in this field: I've experienced (for example) connecting with male clients and their unique challenges, and I've also experienced working with female clients who have been poorly or outright abusively treated by some of the men in their lives. Being a compassionate and supportive male in their presence is often quite healing for these clients.
(437) 374-4675 View (437) 374-4675
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Himel Das - Anxiety, Depression, Trauma Specialty
Registered Psychotherapist, MACP, OAMHP, BSP, EMDR
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M2N  (Online Only)
Do you often feel anxious, worried, and depressed? How about frustrated or even guilty? Perhaps you have experienced trauma, feel lost trying to understand your mind, and want to reduce the impact of painful thoughts and feelings. My work focuses on anxiety, depression, trauma and emotional issues. I can help you to find calm and peace in your life, and create a rich, full and meaningful life. I am a Registered Psychotherapist and a member of the Ontario Association of Mental Health Professionals. I also hold a master's degree in counselling psychology, certification in counselling skills, MBCT, hypnosis, telehealth and trauma.
Do you often feel anxious, worried, and depressed? How about frustrated or even guilty? Perhaps you have experienced trauma, feel lost trying to understand your mind, and want to reduce the impact of painful thoughts and feelings. My work focuses on anxiety, depression, trauma and emotional issues. I can help you to find calm and peace in your life, and create a rich, full and meaningful life. I am a Registered Psychotherapist and a member of the Ontario Association of Mental Health Professionals. I also hold a master's degree in counselling psychology, certification in counselling skills, MBCT, hypnosis, telehealth and trauma.
(289) 207-5317 View (289) 207-5317
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Jennifer Pinto
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
Toronto, ON M6N  (Online Only)
Hello, I’m a Registered Social Worker (MSW) and Psychotherapist working virtually with clients in Ontario. I provide a safe and caring space to explore the struggles you are facing and guide you towards understanding, healing and overall balance in life. I work from an integrated, holistic approach. This means therapy is collaborative - you already have many strengths and inner wisdom; I shed light and guide you to identify how thought patterns, reactivity and perhaps old wounds keep you stuck. Through evidence-based, mind-body and spiritual approaches we work together so you can start to live with more balance, clarity and joy.
Hello, I’m a Registered Social Worker (MSW) and Psychotherapist working virtually with clients in Ontario. I provide a safe and caring space to explore the struggles you are facing and guide you towards understanding, healing and overall balance in life. I work from an integrated, holistic approach. This means therapy is collaborative - you already have many strengths and inner wisdom; I shed light and guide you to identify how thought patterns, reactivity and perhaps old wounds keep you stuck. Through evidence-based, mind-body and spiritual approaches we work together so you can start to live with more balance, clarity and joy.
(647) 360-9816 View (647) 360-9816
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One Boat Psychotherapy
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), MPS, LLB , Hons BA
Verified Verified
Toronto, ON M4S  (Online Only)
I work with individuals 18 years and older who need support with navigating seasons of challenge and change in their lives. We all go through such seasons but they can affect each person differently and each person has different resources to draw from at a given time. My aim is to support people with identifying their needs, working towards their goals, living out their values and tapping into their strengths as they navigate rugged seasons of their lives.
I work with individuals 18 years and older who need support with navigating seasons of challenge and change in their lives. We all go through such seasons but they can affect each person differently and each person has different resources to draw from at a given time. My aim is to support people with identifying their needs, working towards their goals, living out their values and tapping into their strengths as they navigate rugged seasons of their lives.
(647) 360-8067 View (647) 360-8067
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Lauren Leahy
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
Verified Verified
Toronto, ON M5R
Not accepting new clients
Are you pregnant and overwhelmed by the changes in your body and surprised by how your relationships are being impacted? Are you struggling to move past something about the birth that’s interfering with your ability to connect with your baby? Are you experiencing postpartum anxiety or depression? Do you feel like you’ve lost yourself?
Are you pregnant and overwhelmed by the changes in your body and surprised by how your relationships are being impacted? Are you struggling to move past something about the birth that’s interfering with your ability to connect with your baby? Are you experiencing postpartum anxiety or depression? Do you feel like you’ve lost yourself?
(289) 302-0439 View (289) 302-0439
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Rachel Egan
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
Toronto, ON M5R  (Online Only)
Many folks come to me feeling overwhelmed, confused, or disconnected from their emotions or behaviours. They find themselves feeling triggered in relationships, or shy away from sharing their authentic selves with others. Some have significant struggles with their focus and can't consistently complete tasks they know are well within their abilities. When we don't know how or why this happens, a sense of powerlessness and shame creeps into our lives. Trust me, I understand confronting these issues is challenging and vulnerable. Changing these patterns is very possible and may be some of the most important work you do in your life.
Many folks come to me feeling overwhelmed, confused, or disconnected from their emotions or behaviours. They find themselves feeling triggered in relationships, or shy away from sharing their authentic selves with others. Some have significant struggles with their focus and can't consistently complete tasks they know are well within their abilities. When we don't know how or why this happens, a sense of powerlessness and shame creeps into our lives. Trust me, I understand confronting these issues is challenging and vulnerable. Changing these patterns is very possible and may be some of the most important work you do in your life.
(437) 500-6547 View (437) 500-6547
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Dr. Sajedeh Zahraei
Registered Social Worker, PhD, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M6G
We live in a traumatized world with many factors impacting our mental health and well-being negatively. Everything from war, conflicts, racial violence, displacement, loss, grief, family and relationship issues, life transitions, all test our strength and ability to cope with the demands of everyday life. We all need support, human connection, kindness and compassion to get through these difficult times. It can be difficult to reach out for help and embark on an unknown path to a healing journey. It takes courage and commitment to engage in therapy but it can also be extremely rewarding when you get the appropriate support.
We live in a traumatized world with many factors impacting our mental health and well-being negatively. Everything from war, conflicts, racial violence, displacement, loss, grief, family and relationship issues, life transitions, all test our strength and ability to cope with the demands of everyday life. We all need support, human connection, kindness and compassion to get through these difficult times. It can be difficult to reach out for help and embark on an unknown path to a healing journey. It takes courage and commitment to engage in therapy but it can also be extremely rewarding when you get the appropriate support.
(437) 747-1898 View (437) 747-1898
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Jeff Duke
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M4V  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
Each of us comes into this world with unique gifts and an individual perspective. When we are able to use our gifts to handle the stressors and challenges that enter our lives we are able to successfully cope with them. However, when we become overwhelmed by our circumstances to the point where our abilities to cope and enjoy life are affected, that is a sign that consulting a therapist can be useful. Taking that step and calling a therapist takes a lot of courage and it shows that you want to make a positive change in your life.
Each of us comes into this world with unique gifts and an individual perspective. When we are able to use our gifts to handle the stressors and challenges that enter our lives we are able to successfully cope with them. However, when we become overwhelmed by our circumstances to the point where our abilities to cope and enjoy life are affected, that is a sign that consulting a therapist can be useful. Taking that step and calling a therapist takes a lot of courage and it shows that you want to make a positive change in your life.
(866) 236-2647 View (866) 236-2647
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Robbi Collings
Registered Psychotherapist, MEd, RP
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M6P  (Online Only)
As we go through difficult experiences, I believe that there is comfort in not being alone. I believe that a connection with another person can provide an opportunity to feel safe as we explore unknown parts of our lives. I am hopeful and believe that there are possibilities that are here to be uncovered in each of us. I bring generosity of spirit into my work and will meet you where you are at in your process and we will move forward in a way that feels right for you. I am open to sitting with whatever it is that you are experiencing, including those places that may feel scary, painful or overwhelming.
As we go through difficult experiences, I believe that there is comfort in not being alone. I believe that a connection with another person can provide an opportunity to feel safe as we explore unknown parts of our lives. I am hopeful and believe that there are possibilities that are here to be uncovered in each of us. I bring generosity of spirit into my work and will meet you where you are at in your process and we will move forward in a way that feels right for you. I am open to sitting with whatever it is that you are experiencing, including those places that may feel scary, painful or overwhelming.
(249) 202-2276 View (249) 202-2276
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Robert Petrie
Registered Psychotherapist, MSc, MPS, DMMH
Verified Verified
Toronto, ON M6P
I have observed that the patients I care for struggle with the very things that make us human, namely difficult thoughts, beliefs, feelings, and the inner conflict and distress these create. Ultimately we want to feel free to be ourselves, fulfilled in our relationships, capable to meet life's challenges, satisfied with meaningful and purposeful lives. The path forward for many people includes a deep acceptance, not necessarily agreement, of the barriers interfering with life satisfaction, disempowering them and then generating space for creatively responding to them. Welcoming to all communities, nationalities and traditions.
I have observed that the patients I care for struggle with the very things that make us human, namely difficult thoughts, beliefs, feelings, and the inner conflict and distress these create. Ultimately we want to feel free to be ourselves, fulfilled in our relationships, capable to meet life's challenges, satisfied with meaningful and purposeful lives. The path forward for many people includes a deep acceptance, not necessarily agreement, of the barriers interfering with life satisfaction, disempowering them and then generating space for creatively responding to them. Welcoming to all communities, nationalities and traditions.
(647) 494-8183 View (647) 494-8183
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Number of Counsellors in Toronto, ON

3,000+

Average cost per session

$158

Counsellors in Toronto, ON who prioritize treating:

93% Anxiety
87% Depression
84% Relationship Issues
84% Self Esteem
79% Stress
71% Coping Skills
69% Trauma and PTSD

Average years in practice

9 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

63% Green Shield Canada
62% SunLife
58% Manulife

How Counsellors in Toronto, ON see their clients

52% In Person and Online
48% Online Only

Gender breakdown

81% Female
16% Male
3% Non-Binary
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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.