Therapists in Toronto, ON

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Photo of Sarah Anne Innes, Registered Social Worker in Toronto, ON
Sarah Anne Innes
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
Toronto, ON M5V  (Online Only)
Do you feel like anxiety is holding you back? Are you stuck in the cycle of self-doubt? It’s okay to feel this way, and you are not alone. As a therapist who specializes in working with children, teens and young adults, I understand some of the unique challenges you face. I’m here to help you navigate life challenges and find a path forward that feels right for you. Together, we'll work through any anxiety, OCD, perfectionism, or decision-making challenges you are facing. Let's work together to help you feel more confident, empowered, and in control of your life.
Do you feel like anxiety is holding you back? Are you stuck in the cycle of self-doubt? It’s okay to feel this way, and you are not alone. As a therapist who specializes in working with children, teens and young adults, I understand some of the unique challenges you face. I’m here to help you navigate life challenges and find a path forward that feels right for you. Together, we'll work through any anxiety, OCD, perfectionism, or decision-making challenges you are facing. Let's work together to help you feel more confident, empowered, and in control of your life.
(647) 360-2453 View (647) 360-2453
Photo of Jessica Lee, Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) in Toronto, ON
Jessica Lee
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), RP(Q)
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M4E
If you are looking for someone to journey compassionately alongside you as you wrestle with tough questions and big decisions, navigate relationships and dating, and/or gently identify your weaknesses while building up your strengths and awakening courage for change, it would be a pleasure to offer my services to you! I believe that my role as a psychotherapist is to provide a steady presence that emboldens you to confront otherwise difficult emotions -to make them tolerable- and to ask reflexive questions that will help you make meaning of events and assess the risks and benefits of your decisions before acting them out.
If you are looking for someone to journey compassionately alongside you as you wrestle with tough questions and big decisions, navigate relationships and dating, and/or gently identify your weaknesses while building up your strengths and awakening courage for change, it would be a pleasure to offer my services to you! I believe that my role as a psychotherapist is to provide a steady presence that emboldens you to confront otherwise difficult emotions -to make them tolerable- and to ask reflexive questions that will help you make meaning of events and assess the risks and benefits of your decisions before acting them out.
(647) 375-7486 View (647) 375-7486
Photo of Angie Gorenc, Registered Psychotherapist in Toronto, ON
Angie Gorenc
Registered Psychotherapist, MEd, RP
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M9N  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
* I'm currently unable to take on new clients * Are you feeling stuck? Feeling stressed, sad, hopeless, anxious, afraid, or irritable? I'd like to help. We all have a unique set of skills and coping strategies that have helped us get through life. Sometimes, those exact strategies get in the way of leading the life we want to live. I'd like to help you unpack some of the thoughts, behaviors, and unhelpful patterns that have brought you to this point. With compassion and curiosity change can happen.
* I'm currently unable to take on new clients * Are you feeling stuck? Feeling stressed, sad, hopeless, anxious, afraid, or irritable? I'd like to help. We all have a unique set of skills and coping strategies that have helped us get through life. Sometimes, those exact strategies get in the way of leading the life we want to live. I'd like to help you unpack some of the thoughts, behaviors, and unhelpful patterns that have brought you to this point. With compassion and curiosity change can happen.
(647) 952-1921 View (647) 952-1921
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Aly Bird | Grief Specialist
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), MScPl
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M6G
Has someone really important in your life died? Someone that you never imagined having to live without? I know that the death of a significant person in your life can be devastating. Even worse, they might have been the person who would comfort you in your toughest moments and now they're gone. Grief in this magnitude can be destabilizing and leave you to wonder if you're going to be able to survive the relentlessness of it all. If you've tried avoiding the pain or "acting normal" but it hasn't worked, I can give you the space and guidance to come apart and then help you put yourself back together in a different and meaningful way.
Has someone really important in your life died? Someone that you never imagined having to live without? I know that the death of a significant person in your life can be devastating. Even worse, they might have been the person who would comfort you in your toughest moments and now they're gone. Grief in this magnitude can be destabilizing and leave you to wonder if you're going to be able to survive the relentlessness of it all. If you've tried avoiding the pain or "acting normal" but it hasn't worked, I can give you the space and guidance to come apart and then help you put yourself back together in a different and meaningful way.
(437) 747-0825 View (437) 747-0825
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Juliana Tobon
Psychologist, PhD, CPsych
Verified Verified
Toronto, ON M5H
Dr. Juliana Tobon received her PhD from the University of Western Ontario and completed her predoctoral training at CAMH in the Child, Youth and Family Program. She has worked in various hospital and primary care settings with clients from childhood through age 65. She takes an empathetic and client-centred approach to her practice and will ensure that each client is connected with the most appropriate, accessible and evidence-based treatment. Dr. Tobon is credentialed as a CACBT-ACTCC Certified Cognitive Behavioural Therapist. She is also registered to provide services for residents of Nunavut.
Dr. Juliana Tobon received her PhD from the University of Western Ontario and completed her predoctoral training at CAMH in the Child, Youth and Family Program. She has worked in various hospital and primary care settings with clients from childhood through age 65. She takes an empathetic and client-centred approach to her practice and will ensure that each client is connected with the most appropriate, accessible and evidence-based treatment. Dr. Tobon is credentialed as a CACBT-ACTCC Certified Cognitive Behavioural Therapist. She is also registered to provide services for residents of Nunavut.
(647) 424-5056 View (647) 424-5056
Photo of Jessica Vining, Pre-Licensed Professional in Toronto, ON
Jessica Vining
Pre-Licensed Professional
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M5A  (Online Only)
Each of us are beautifully unique and it is my pleasure to support the unfolding and exploration of my clients’ ways of being. I’m curious about what is important to you and how you are experiencing your life. We can take note of and honour the patterns that have brought you this far in life and create more space for choice and freedom. Practicing Gestalt psychotherapy I work with a trauma-informed lens, experimentation, playfulness and reconnection to the body and spirit to cultivate support for your vitality and understanding of yourself.
Each of us are beautifully unique and it is my pleasure to support the unfolding and exploration of my clients’ ways of being. I’m curious about what is important to you and how you are experiencing your life. We can take note of and honour the patterns that have brought you this far in life and create more space for choice and freedom. Practicing Gestalt psychotherapy I work with a trauma-informed lens, experimentation, playfulness and reconnection to the body and spirit to cultivate support for your vitality and understanding of yourself.
(647) 250-1632 View (647) 250-1632
Photo of Donna Quance, Registered Social Worker in Toronto, ON
Donna Quance
Registered Social Worker, MDiv, HT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M9A  (Online Only)
I offer a trauma-sensitive, developmentally aware, neuroscience informed approach to therapy and personal growth. I also specialize in spiritual development and unfolding, incorporating IFS, develpmental stages, trauma recovery, and the brilliancy of Havening Techniques.
I offer a trauma-sensitive, developmentally aware, neuroscience informed approach to therapy and personal growth. I also specialize in spiritual development and unfolding, incorporating IFS, develpmental stages, trauma recovery, and the brilliancy of Havening Techniques.
(647) 371-0825 View (647) 371-0825
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Whole Note Psychotherapy
Registered Psychotherapist, PhD, RP, MTA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M4J
Are you struggling with managing anxiety or feeling overwhelmed? Are you looking for support in coping with loss, life transitions, illness, or trauma? As a registered psychotherapist, I specialize in providing person-centered care for supporting anxiety, mood management, chronic illness, advanced illness, as well as grief and bereavement. My dual certifications as a psychotherapist and music therapist guide my collaborative, values-driven, and strengths-based approach. I'd love to connect and learn more about how to best support you through life's ebbs and flows.
Are you struggling with managing anxiety or feeling overwhelmed? Are you looking for support in coping with loss, life transitions, illness, or trauma? As a registered psychotherapist, I specialize in providing person-centered care for supporting anxiety, mood management, chronic illness, advanced illness, as well as grief and bereavement. My dual certifications as a psychotherapist and music therapist guide my collaborative, values-driven, and strengths-based approach. I'd love to connect and learn more about how to best support you through life's ebbs and flows.
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Photo of Adisa A Azubuike, Psychologist in Toronto, ON
Adisa A A Azubuike
Psychologist, PhD, CPsych
Verified Verified
Toronto, ON M5R
I have been providing psychotherapy for over 30 years, and I am still humbled by, and passionate about the process of therapeutic change. I always work collaboratively with my clients be they parents, children, teens, adults, or athletes, and I strive to continually engage, diagnose, plan, and treat as effectively as I can. For me, working with children, teens, young adults, athletes, and pre-marital couples is most satisfying because of the preventive and early interventive nature of the work. I take pride in providing a place and a space where clients can relax, reflect, re-commit, and experience their desired transformations.
I have been providing psychotherapy for over 30 years, and I am still humbled by, and passionate about the process of therapeutic change. I always work collaboratively with my clients be they parents, children, teens, adults, or athletes, and I strive to continually engage, diagnose, plan, and treat as effectively as I can. For me, working with children, teens, young adults, athletes, and pre-marital couples is most satisfying because of the preventive and early interventive nature of the work. I take pride in providing a place and a space where clients can relax, reflect, re-commit, and experience their desired transformations.
(855) 679-1030 View (855) 679-1030
Photo of Scott Ryan, Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) in Toronto, ON
Scott Ryan
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), RP(Q)
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M5R
Are you looking for support to learn about yourself and your place in the world? As an MA in Counselling Psychology practicum student qualified to practice under clinical supervision, my goal is to create a collaborative space where you can speak without shame, judgment, or fear. I aim to support you to access and embrace your creativity, your strengths, and your love for yourself and the wider world. I believe that we all have great strength and potential, however hidden meanings and learned attachment styles can stop us from building the meaningful and fulfilling lives we desire.
Are you looking for support to learn about yourself and your place in the world? As an MA in Counselling Psychology practicum student qualified to practice under clinical supervision, my goal is to create a collaborative space where you can speak without shame, judgment, or fear. I aim to support you to access and embrace your creativity, your strengths, and your love for yourself and the wider world. I believe that we all have great strength and potential, however hidden meanings and learned attachment styles can stop us from building the meaningful and fulfilling lives we desire.
(647) 692-4089 View (647) 692-4089
Photo of Megan Janzen, Registered Psychotherapist in Toronto, ON
Megan Janzen
Registered Psychotherapist, Megan Janzen, RP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M6H
I believe that we all experience brokenness. I believe in the power of being heard with compassion and empathy. I believe that we can learn how to be kind with ourselves when we experience kindness. You might be thinking about therapy because you want to work through a problem that persists in your life, to make a big choice, take a new step, sort through a past experience, or you simply want to feel better. Whatever brought you here there is nothing too big or too small to bring into our therapeutic space. This is your time.
I believe that we all experience brokenness. I believe in the power of being heard with compassion and empathy. I believe that we can learn how to be kind with ourselves when we experience kindness. You might be thinking about therapy because you want to work through a problem that persists in your life, to make a big choice, take a new step, sort through a past experience, or you simply want to feel better. Whatever brought you here there is nothing too big or too small to bring into our therapeutic space. This is your time.
(647) 931-6809 View (647) 931-6809
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Inner Voice Therapy
Registered Social Worker, HBA, MSW, RSW, PsyD, ClinPsy
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M5C  (Online Only)
My team and I aren't just qualified therapists; we have walked a similar path that you are on. We have felt cultural confusion, self-doubt, and the echoes of generational struggles. We get you because we have been you. Our support goes beyond textbooks. We offer research-based treatment and services in various languages to create a safe space where you can share your story and find relief from your silent suffering. You are in the right place. Let’s move past parental approval and traditions, leaving behind insecurities, toxic shame, and self-doubt. Don’t just learn to feel better. Learn to know you belong wherever you are.
My team and I aren't just qualified therapists; we have walked a similar path that you are on. We have felt cultural confusion, self-doubt, and the echoes of generational struggles. We get you because we have been you. Our support goes beyond textbooks. We offer research-based treatment and services in various languages to create a safe space where you can share your story and find relief from your silent suffering. You are in the right place. Let’s move past parental approval and traditions, leaving behind insecurities, toxic shame, and self-doubt. Don’t just learn to feel better. Learn to know you belong wherever you are.
(647) 955-3991 View (647) 955-3991
Photo of Jennifer Servinis Counselling, Registered Social Worker in Toronto, ON
Jennifer Servinis Counselling
Registered Social Worker, LLB, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M6G
Jennifer's practice focuses on supporting COUPLES, adult families and individuals navigating life's challenges and the relationships that are most important to them. She works with clients exploring meaning, purpose and connection in their day to day, as well as with couples and families seeking to strengthen, repair and reconnect in their relationships.
Jennifer's practice focuses on supporting COUPLES, adult families and individuals navigating life's challenges and the relationships that are most important to them. She works with clients exploring meaning, purpose and connection in their day to day, as well as with couples and families seeking to strengthen, repair and reconnect in their relationships.
(437) 747-0941 View (437) 747-0941
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Esther Persaud
RN, BScN, CMT
Verified Verified
Toronto, ON M4L
Whether we identify as male, female, transgendered, non-binary, mother, father, or other. I know one thing for sure; we are humans playing a part in this game of life. We all practice being human, unconsciously and/or consciously. We all experience life's most difficult trials and troubles and yes, we also experience joy. This is immutable. Given this reality, how can we live our life optimally, rich with purpose and fulfillment while balancing the curve balls, the numbness, the stress, the cravings, or the hurt? The truth is, you can do it. We can do it together. Sometimes all you need is a patient helping hand.
Whether we identify as male, female, transgendered, non-binary, mother, father, or other. I know one thing for sure; we are humans playing a part in this game of life. We all practice being human, unconsciously and/or consciously. We all experience life's most difficult trials and troubles and yes, we also experience joy. This is immutable. Given this reality, how can we live our life optimally, rich with purpose and fulfillment while balancing the curve balls, the numbness, the stress, the cravings, or the hurt? The truth is, you can do it. We can do it together. Sometimes all you need is a patient helping hand.
(289) 312-4849 View (289) 312-4849
Photo of Marc Berube, Psychological Associate in Toronto, ON
Marc Berube
Psychological Associate, MPsy, CPsych, Assoc
Verified Verified
Toronto, ON M4Y
Life can be challenging and is often stressful. Multiple stress factors affects the quality of life and create psychological disorders. You may experience those challenges in a number of different ways: difficulties adjusting, confusion about direction and motivation in life, struggles at work, in relationships etc. As a result, you may feel anxious, depressed, angry or overwhelmed at times and need a better viewpoint to deal with those feelings and problems.
Life can be challenging and is often stressful. Multiple stress factors affects the quality of life and create psychological disorders. You may experience those challenges in a number of different ways: difficulties adjusting, confusion about direction and motivation in life, struggles at work, in relationships etc. As a result, you may feel anxious, depressed, angry or overwhelmed at times and need a better viewpoint to deal with those feelings and problems.
(647) 931-2590 View (647) 931-2590
Photo of Julie Brown, Registered Social Worker in Toronto, ON
Julie Brown
Registered Social Worker, RSW, MSW
Verified Verified
Toronto, ON M5C  (Online Only)
I am here for those who have been left without support, invalidated, and let down. I hear that you are looking to be seen for the reasons behind why you are hurting. I am here to prioritize your needs and goals, and to support you on your journey to recovery.
I am here for those who have been left without support, invalidated, and let down. I hear that you are looking to be seen for the reasons behind why you are hurting. I am here to prioritize your needs and goals, and to support you on your journey to recovery.
(437) 747-2934 View (437) 747-2934
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Marisa Leuzzi
MSc, MPEd, BCBA
Verified Verified
Toronto, ON M6P
Are you a caregiver looking for support for your child or teen experiencing behavioural challenges? I can understand how difficult it can be to find the right support and services. I am here to help, if you choose! I offer services for caregivers looking for support in navigating their child's’ behaviour, and have over 7 years of experience working with those that have a range of diagnoses, such as; Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD), and learning disorders. I offer caregiver coaching and consultation, as well as direct therapy for children and teens.
Are you a caregiver looking for support for your child or teen experiencing behavioural challenges? I can understand how difficult it can be to find the right support and services. I am here to help, if you choose! I offer services for caregivers looking for support in navigating their child's’ behaviour, and have over 7 years of experience working with those that have a range of diagnoses, such as; Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD), and learning disorders. I offer caregiver coaching and consultation, as well as direct therapy for children and teens.
(647) 952-6585 View (647) 952-6585
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Natalia Berlin
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), GITDip, CRPO, CAPT, MA
Verified Verified
9 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M6E
Hello, and welcome. I want to acknowledge that it takes a lot of courage to begin therapy, taking time to process and discover patterns in ourselves that may be blocking us from acting in a way that feels authentic. My practice revolves around the notion that the only way to change is by becoming more of yourself. As we navigate what this means for you, we build awareness together as I stand as witness, partner, and co-creator in your journey towards greater self-expression. I offer a compassionate, safe space for you to explore, feel and express yourself. You are not alone.
Hello, and welcome. I want to acknowledge that it takes a lot of courage to begin therapy, taking time to process and discover patterns in ourselves that may be blocking us from acting in a way that feels authentic. My practice revolves around the notion that the only way to change is by becoming more of yourself. As we navigate what this means for you, we build awareness together as I stand as witness, partner, and co-creator in your journey towards greater self-expression. I offer a compassionate, safe space for you to explore, feel and express yourself. You are not alone.
(437) 291-8046 View (437) 291-8046
Photo of Tayler Middleton, Registered Social Worker in Toronto, ON
Tayler Middleton
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M6G
I work with adults, teens, and couples who are experiencing a variety of life transitions and challenges. A stressful life event, sudden change, or recent loss can make it feel like the ground has fallen out from under you. My work is centred around helping you increase self-understanding, process difficult feelings, memories or experiences, and expand your coping abilities. Together we will establish a therapeutic space that feels safe to explore how to move towards a more balanced present.
I work with adults, teens, and couples who are experiencing a variety of life transitions and challenges. A stressful life event, sudden change, or recent loss can make it feel like the ground has fallen out from under you. My work is centred around helping you increase self-understanding, process difficult feelings, memories or experiences, and expand your coping abilities. Together we will establish a therapeutic space that feels safe to explore how to move towards a more balanced present.
(437) 291-7394 View (437) 291-7394
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Fiona Green
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), RP (Q), P-RDT, MA
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M6R
I offer deeply compassionate client-centered services for adolescents and adults. I am trained in the evidence-based models of Psychodynamic, ACT, CBT, and Narrative therapy as well as the Creative Arts Therapies, with an expertise in Drama Therapy (Role theory, Psychodrama, Improv, etc.). I interweave these modalities to best suit my client’s needs. My therapy approach goes beyond talk therapy, to also be embodied, creatively expressive, and somatically based. In this way emotions, memories, and presenting issues are explored and processed not only with words but with movement, metaphors, play, and body relaxation techniques.
I offer deeply compassionate client-centered services for adolescents and adults. I am trained in the evidence-based models of Psychodynamic, ACT, CBT, and Narrative therapy as well as the Creative Arts Therapies, with an expertise in Drama Therapy (Role theory, Psychodrama, Improv, etc.). I interweave these modalities to best suit my client’s needs. My therapy approach goes beyond talk therapy, to also be embodied, creatively expressive, and somatically based. In this way emotions, memories, and presenting issues are explored and processed not only with words but with movement, metaphors, play, and body relaxation techniques.
(437) 747-5673 View (437) 747-5673

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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in Toronto, ON

3,000+

Average cost per session

$150

Counsellors in Toronto, ON who prioritize treating:

93% Anxiety
87% Depression
84% Relationship Issues
84% Self Esteem
79% Stress
72% Coping Skills
69% Trauma and PTSD

Average years in practice

9 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

63% Green Shield Canada
62% SunLife
58% Canada Life | Great-West Life

How Counsellors in Toronto, ON see their clients

51% In Person and Online
49% Online Only

Gender breakdown

81% Female
16% Male
3% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Toronto?

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.