Therapists in Montréal-Nord, QC

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Barbara S Levine
Psychologist
Verified
Montréal-Nord, QC H1H
Waitlist for new clients
My approach can be described as strength-based and client-centered. I believe that the client must feel empowered, supported and dignified at all times. Clients who have had complicated lives, will often have trouble envisioning positive outcomes to their life story. This can impede and prevent growth and self- fulfillment. My job is to help clients to identify obstacles, work through impeding emotions, and arm them with new strategies. The effort should be collaborative. With my guidance, clients can shed their "negative narrative" and thus feel a sense of renewed hope. The future should seem one of possibility.
My approach can be described as strength-based and client-centered. I believe that the client must feel empowered, supported and dignified at all times. Clients who have had complicated lives, will often have trouble envisioning positive outcomes to their life story. This can impede and prevent growth and self- fulfillment. My job is to help clients to identify obstacles, work through impeding emotions, and arm them with new strategies. The effort should be collaborative. With my guidance, clients can shed their "negative narrative" and thus feel a sense of renewed hope. The future should seem one of possibility.
(514) 613-5427 View (514) 613-5427
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Elena Orincakova
Psychologist
Verified
Montréal-Nord, QC H1G
Everyone at some point in their lives will experience events that lead to troubling thoughts, feelings and even pain. Whether it’s having relationship problems, going through large life changes, a stressful work environment or not letting your past go, it may simply be too much to make sense of it all. Know that you’re not alone and that the first step in helping yourself is recognizing your problems and seeking help. If you are at that point, I can help you. I offer you a safe space where you can share, explore and revisit difficult moments in your life so that you can finally tackle your problems head on.
Everyone at some point in their lives will experience events that lead to troubling thoughts, feelings and even pain. Whether it’s having relationship problems, going through large life changes, a stressful work environment or not letting your past go, it may simply be too much to make sense of it all. Know that you’re not alone and that the first step in helping yourself is recognizing your problems and seeking help. If you are at that point, I can help you. I offer you a safe space where you can share, explore and revisit difficult moments in your life so that you can finally tackle your problems head on.
(438) 701-2827 View (438) 701-2827

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Richard D Rapoport
Counsellor, MSW, PSW
Verified
Montréal, QC H3X  (Online Only)
The heart of great therapy starts with creating a sense of safety and comfort - and being offered the opportunity to express, understand and gain mastery over one's thoughts, feelings and behavior. There is genuine respect for the person's or couple's inherent strengths and capacities to engage in a process of change and growth. A mutual, clear understanding of the difficulties and challenges as well as the motivations, goals and expectations of the client guides the development and achievement of realistic, coherent and obtainable treatment goals - as well as greater functionality, well-being, performance and emotional stamina.
The heart of great therapy starts with creating a sense of safety and comfort - and being offered the opportunity to express, understand and gain mastery over one's thoughts, feelings and behavior. There is genuine respect for the person's or couple's inherent strengths and capacities to engage in a process of change and growth. A mutual, clear understanding of the difficulties and challenges as well as the motivations, goals and expectations of the client guides the development and achievement of realistic, coherent and obtainable treatment goals - as well as greater functionality, well-being, performance and emotional stamina.
(438) 300-9766 View (438) 300-9766
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Kim Guigui
Counsellor, MA, CCC
Verified
3 Endorsed
Saint-Laurent, QC H4R
Are you tired of feeling stuck? You live in a persistent state of discouragement or stress. It feels as though your inner circle and support system are lacking. Your sleep is impacted, you experience physical symptoms, and are overwhelmed by your thoughts. Now, more than ever, you want things to change and to find peace, but don’t know where to start.
Are you tired of feeling stuck? You live in a persistent state of discouragement or stress. It feels as though your inner circle and support system are lacking. Your sleep is impacted, you experience physical symptoms, and are overwhelmed by your thoughts. Now, more than ever, you want things to change and to find peace, but don’t know where to start.
(438) 816-7854 View (438) 816-7854
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Sean P Rousseau
Registered Social Worker, BA, BSW, MSW, RSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Montréal, QC H1B  (Online Only)
I truly believe that each client deserves to enjoy greater healing, growth, happiness, success, and satisfaction in life and I work to empower individuals, families, and couples to realize their full potential by identifying their goals and taking small steps towards achieving them. I also help clients to identify and celebrate the many small successes that help to maintain motivation and create meaningful lasting change. Helping clients be the best they can be, helping them rediscover and have a renewed sense of self will improve the healing, growth, and satisfaction they deserve.
I truly believe that each client deserves to enjoy greater healing, growth, happiness, success, and satisfaction in life and I work to empower individuals, families, and couples to realize their full potential by identifying their goals and taking small steps towards achieving them. I also help clients to identify and celebrate the many small successes that help to maintain motivation and create meaningful lasting change. Helping clients be the best they can be, helping them rediscover and have a renewed sense of self will improve the healing, growth, and satisfaction they deserve.
(289) 276-8760 View (289) 276-8760
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Aaron Van Beilen - Uniquely Affordable
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP
Verified
Montréal, QC H1A
Our lives are full of challenges, but they can be overcome by working together. We can all find strength through connection and support. If you are seeking more from life, talking to a psychotherapist can help you along your journey. I am here to help you find peace and a greater sense of inner freedom. I listen deeply to your needs with respect and compassion. I offer individual therapy for a wide range of issues, such as anxiety, stress, habit change, finding motivation, and relationships (includes romantic, family, friendships).
Our lives are full of challenges, but they can be overcome by working together. We can all find strength through connection and support. If you are seeking more from life, talking to a psychotherapist can help you along your journey. I am here to help you find peace and a greater sense of inner freedom. I listen deeply to your needs with respect and compassion. I offer individual therapy for a wide range of issues, such as anxiety, stress, habit change, finding motivation, and relationships (includes romantic, family, friendships).
(647) 492-1637 View (647) 492-1637
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Jennifer Persmann
Registered Psychotherapist, MA
Verified
Westmount, QC H3Z  (Online Only)
I specialize in treating adults and adolescents (16+) struggling with depression, anxiety, eating disorders, relationships, addictions, sexuality and chronic illness. My clients tell me that therapy works best for them when we take the time to develop a trusting professional relationship in which it becomes possible for us to understand and explore more deeply the inner conflicts, feelings, patterns and obstacles that are causing pain and holding them back. I offer a safe, supportive and non-judgemental space. My clinical approach draws primarily from psychoanalytic psychotherapy, but I also integrate research and training in CBT, mindfulness and family systems theory.
I specialize in treating adults and adolescents (16+) struggling with depression, anxiety, eating disorders, relationships, addictions, sexuality and chronic illness. My clients tell me that therapy works best for them when we take the time to develop a trusting professional relationship in which it becomes possible for us to understand and explore more deeply the inner conflicts, feelings, patterns and obstacles that are causing pain and holding them back. I offer a safe, supportive and non-judgemental space. My clinical approach draws primarily from psychoanalytic psychotherapy, but I also integrate research and training in CBT, mindfulness and family systems theory.
(514) 613-3750 View (514) 613-3750
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Kim Bernatchez
Registered Psychotherapist, MA
Verified
Montréal, QC H2W  (Online Only)
Je suis sexologue clinicienne et psychothérapeute diplômée de la maîtrise en sexologie clinique de l’UQÀM. Je travaille auprès d'une clientèle adulte vivant avec des problématiques diverses à l'aide des approches thérapeutiques humanistes-existentielles et cognitivo-comportementales. J'accorde une importance particulière à la relation thérapeutique avec les personnes avec lesquelles je travaille. Je vise à créer un climat de confiance, d'accueil et de non-jugement afin de favoriser la connaissance de soi, de son corps, de ses émotions vers une vie personnelle, sexuelle et relationnelle plus satisfaisante.
Je suis sexologue clinicienne et psychothérapeute diplômée de la maîtrise en sexologie clinique de l’UQÀM. Je travaille auprès d'une clientèle adulte vivant avec des problématiques diverses à l'aide des approches thérapeutiques humanistes-existentielles et cognitivo-comportementales. J'accorde une importance particulière à la relation thérapeutique avec les personnes avec lesquelles je travaille. Je vise à créer un climat de confiance, d'accueil et de non-jugement afin de favoriser la connaissance de soi, de son corps, de ses émotions vers une vie personnelle, sexuelle et relationnelle plus satisfaisante.
(438) 799-4027 View (438) 799-4027
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Rebekah Hart
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, MSc(a), MFT
Verified
4 Endorsed
Montréal, QC H3Z  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
As a psychotherapist, couple and family therapist, ecotherapist and creative arts therapist, my clients include individuals, couples and families at all stages of life. My work is systemic in that I see individuals as impacted by, and interconnected within, larger networks of relationships and social systems. The values underlying my practice are rooted in a long-term dedication to social justice, my belief in creativity as a healing force, and my love and respect for the natural world. Seeking help takes courage, and no one approach works for everyone. I work collaboratively, and tailor my approach to each unique person.
As a psychotherapist, couple and family therapist, ecotherapist and creative arts therapist, my clients include individuals, couples and families at all stages of life. My work is systemic in that I see individuals as impacted by, and interconnected within, larger networks of relationships and social systems. The values underlying my practice are rooted in a long-term dedication to social justice, my belief in creativity as a healing force, and my love and respect for the natural world. Seeking help takes courage, and no one approach works for everyone. I work collaboratively, and tailor my approach to each unique person.
(438) 230-6189 View (438) 230-6189
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Aaron Van Beilen - Uniquely Affordable
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP
Verified
Montréal, QC H1N
Our lives are full of challenges, but they can be overcome by working together. We can all find strength through connection and support. If you are seeking more from life, talking to a psychotherapist can help you along your journey. I am here to help you find peace and a greater sense of inner freedom. I listen deeply to your needs with respect and compassion. I offer individual therapy for a wide range of issues, such as anxiety, stress, habit change, finding motivation, and relationships.
Our lives are full of challenges, but they can be overcome by working together. We can all find strength through connection and support. If you are seeking more from life, talking to a psychotherapist can help you along your journey. I am here to help you find peace and a greater sense of inner freedom. I listen deeply to your needs with respect and compassion. I offer individual therapy for a wide range of issues, such as anxiety, stress, habit change, finding motivation, and relationships.
(647) 692-1065 View (647) 692-1065
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IFS Therapy for Men and Couples
Registered Psychotherapist, MA
Verified
Côte Saint-Luc, QC H4W  (Online Only)
Hello men and couples, if you seek a safe, non-judgmental space to navigate your most intimate struggles and fears, I'm here for you. As an IFS Level 3 trained therapist and sex counselor, I bring qualifications that prioritize your well-being. Are overwhelming emotions and persistent negative patterns holding you back? Let's envision a brighter future together. Specializing in Internal Family Systems (IFS) and Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), I guide you toward a life free from these challenges. Picture a future where relationships thrive, addiction loses its grip, and family bonds flourish.
Hello men and couples, if you seek a safe, non-judgmental space to navigate your most intimate struggles and fears, I'm here for you. As an IFS Level 3 trained therapist and sex counselor, I bring qualifications that prioritize your well-being. Are overwhelming emotions and persistent negative patterns holding you back? Let's envision a brighter future together. Specializing in Internal Family Systems (IFS) and Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), I guide you toward a life free from these challenges. Picture a future where relationships thrive, addiction loses its grip, and family bonds flourish.
(647) 210-8884 View (647) 210-8884
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GLOW Up Psychology Inc.
Registered Psychotherapist, MACP, RNBN
Verified
Montréal, QC H3B  (Online Only)
Nancy has been dedicated to personal growth for herself and others for the past 25 years. As a Psychotherapist who values excellence, expertise and exceptional service, she has developed a high level of presence and skills which guide her clients to evolve beyond limiting beliefs and dysfunctional patterns. Within Canada and the US, Nancy has a proven track record of helping child, adolescent and adult clients transform issues in relationships; anxiety; depression; addictions; gambling; OCD; eating disorders; PTSD from traumatic incidents such as accidents; war; domestic violence; sexual, physical and emotional abuse.
Nancy has been dedicated to personal growth for herself and others for the past 25 years. As a Psychotherapist who values excellence, expertise and exceptional service, she has developed a high level of presence and skills which guide her clients to evolve beyond limiting beliefs and dysfunctional patterns. Within Canada and the US, Nancy has a proven track record of helping child, adolescent and adult clients transform issues in relationships; anxiety; depression; addictions; gambling; OCD; eating disorders; PTSD from traumatic incidents such as accidents; war; domestic violence; sexual, physical and emotional abuse.
(438) 797-2369 View (438) 797-2369
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Speakeasy Counselling Allison Cordner & Associates
Counsellor, MA, RCC, RTC, SEP
Verified
Montréal, QC H3J
Our mission is to foster meaningful connections and help you navigate common emotional challenges like anxiety, inadequacy, depression, loneliness, and feeling stuck. The therapy journey can feel daunting, especially when dealing with emotional dysregulation or numbness, but remember, you're not alone in these universal struggles. Our international online clinical team prioritizes privacy and confidentiality, creating a secure space for open exploration. We're committed to nurturing personal growth, enhancing empathetic capacities, honing communication skills, deepening self-awareness, and fortifying leadership skills.
Our mission is to foster meaningful connections and help you navigate common emotional challenges like anxiety, inadequacy, depression, loneliness, and feeling stuck. The therapy journey can feel daunting, especially when dealing with emotional dysregulation or numbness, but remember, you're not alone in these universal struggles. Our international online clinical team prioritizes privacy and confidentiality, creating a secure space for open exploration. We're committed to nurturing personal growth, enhancing empathetic capacities, honing communication skills, deepening self-awareness, and fortifying leadership skills.
(431) 441-7903 View (431) 441-7903
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Nadja Grabovari/The Circle of Wellness Montreal
Psychologist, MA
Verified
Westmount, QC H3Z  (Online Only)
Now accepting new clients! Are you feeling alone and overwhelmed? When was the last time you felt connected with your partner? Have you felt lost and stuck in your relationship? How about your career? I am a licensed psychologist who has extensive training specializing in individual, couple and family therapy. I can help couples and individuals in managing their distress, build confidence, trust, and intimacy. I am an integrative psychologist trained in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) an approach which as proven to be very effective with couples in restoring the bond and building greater closeness with each other.
Now accepting new clients! Are you feeling alone and overwhelmed? When was the last time you felt connected with your partner? Have you felt lost and stuck in your relationship? How about your career? I am a licensed psychologist who has extensive training specializing in individual, couple and family therapy. I can help couples and individuals in managing their distress, build confidence, trust, and intimacy. I am an integrative psychologist trained in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) an approach which as proven to be very effective with couples in restoring the bond and building greater closeness with each other.
(514) 700-5309 View (514) 700-5309
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Sol Engmann
Counsellor
Verified
Montréal, QC H2R
We all struggle sometimes and deserve support. Life can be hard, because of a conflict, transition, separation, loss, or because the world's sick and it's a lot harder for some to survive. It can help to talk, feel supported and heard by someone who can validate and understand our reality. I hope to create an environment full of care, including for queer and trans folks and their loved ones, and everyone living at the intersection of one or several forms of oppression. It's crucial for me to recognize and centre the expertise of each person over their own lived experience.
We all struggle sometimes and deserve support. Life can be hard, because of a conflict, transition, separation, loss, or because the world's sick and it's a lot harder for some to survive. It can help to talk, feel supported and heard by someone who can validate and understand our reality. I hope to create an environment full of care, including for queer and trans folks and their loved ones, and everyone living at the intersection of one or several forms of oppression. It's crucial for me to recognize and centre the expertise of each person over their own lived experience.
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Susan Meindl
Psychologist, MA
Verified
Westmount, QC H3Z
Not accepting new clients
NOT currently accepting new clients. Are you "Too Sensitive"? Psychotherapy and consultation for Highly Sensitive People (HSP) and Gifted adults. High Sensitivity (HS) is a naturally occurring temperamental trait in 15-20% of the normal population and a typical characteristic of gifted adults. In conjunction with Introversion, intuition, creativity and giftedness, heightened sensitivity creates unique life experiences and predictable stresses. Understanding, validating and managing sensitivity can reduce anxiety and depression, increase self-esteem, and moderate relationship difficulties, burnout and perfectionism.
NOT currently accepting new clients. Are you "Too Sensitive"? Psychotherapy and consultation for Highly Sensitive People (HSP) and Gifted adults. High Sensitivity (HS) is a naturally occurring temperamental trait in 15-20% of the normal population and a typical characteristic of gifted adults. In conjunction with Introversion, intuition, creativity and giftedness, heightened sensitivity creates unique life experiences and predictable stresses. Understanding, validating and managing sensitivity can reduce anxiety and depression, increase self-esteem, and moderate relationship difficulties, burnout and perfectionism.
(514) 400-2529 View (514) 400-2529
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Rebecca Pollak
Registered Social Worker, MSW
Verified
Montréal, QC H3J  (Online Only)
I'm here to listen. I understand that talking about personal challenges can be difficult, and reaching out for support is not always easy. My ultimate goal is to increase your well-being and life satisfaction by helping you understand what is standing in the way of your happiness. I work with individuals who struggle with relationship issues, anxiety, low self esteem, post-traumatic stress and anger management issues.
I'm here to listen. I understand that talking about personal challenges can be difficult, and reaching out for support is not always easy. My ultimate goal is to increase your well-being and life satisfaction by helping you understand what is standing in the way of your happiness. I work with individuals who struggle with relationship issues, anxiety, low self esteem, post-traumatic stress and anger management issues.
(438) 817-4132 View (438) 817-4132
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Ana Andrea Labrador
PCC, Coach, Lic
Montréal, QC H1A
Life challenges us with difficult experiences such as divorces, job losses, or the loss of loved ones, and significant changes. I have gone through them, and now I'm here to help you. I offer one-hour consultations in Spanish for only 100 Canadian dollars. You are not alone on this journey; together, we will find answers to overcome the obstacles. Contact me via email or text message. It's time to move forward!
Life challenges us with difficult experiences such as divorces, job losses, or the loss of loved ones, and significant changes. I have gone through them, and now I'm here to help you. I offer one-hour consultations in Spanish for only 100 Canadian dollars. You are not alone on this journey; together, we will find answers to overcome the obstacles. Contact me via email or text message. It's time to move forward!
(548) 800-1767 View (548) 800-1767
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Sandra Bouabjian
Psychologist, MA, OPQ
Verified
Montréal, QC H3W  (Online Only)
Are you ready to re-engage with yourself and others? I will work with you to bring clarity to your past and present feelings, thoughts and behaviours. By helping you become aware of your fears and patterns that make you struggle, i will guide you towards the change you desire. Together we will tailor the work we do to suit your goals. You will surprise yourself looking inwards taking care of the little child, discovering your inner potentials and building your self-esteem at your own pace. You will find your quality of life and relationships improve.
Are you ready to re-engage with yourself and others? I will work with you to bring clarity to your past and present feelings, thoughts and behaviours. By helping you become aware of your fears and patterns that make you struggle, i will guide you towards the change you desire. Together we will tailor the work we do to suit your goals. You will surprise yourself looking inwards taking care of the little child, discovering your inner potentials and building your self-esteem at your own pace. You will find your quality of life and relationships improve.
(514) 262-3993 View (514) 262-3993
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Shelley Snow
Registered Psychotherapist, PhD, MTA
Verified
1 Endorsed
Montréal, QC H4A
I have been a practicing psychotherapist for over 30 years, and have expertise in treating individuals experiencing a wide range of difficulties. These include relationship issues, women's issues, life transitions, low self-esteem, anxiety, depression, emotional abuse, childhood trauma and grief. My approach, while primarily psychodynamic, includes cognitive strategies, mindfulness and active, creative strategies.
I have been a practicing psychotherapist for over 30 years, and have expertise in treating individuals experiencing a wide range of difficulties. These include relationship issues, women's issues, life transitions, low self-esteem, anxiety, depression, emotional abuse, childhood trauma and grief. My approach, while primarily psychodynamic, includes cognitive strategies, mindfulness and active, creative strategies.
(514) 613-6285 View (514) 613-6285

How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in Montréal-Nord, QC

< 10

Counsellors in Montréal-Nord, QC who prioritize treating:

100% Relationship Issues
100% Depression
100% Anxiety
100% Addiction
100% Behavioural Issues
100% Family Conflict
100% Oppositional Defiance (ODD)

Average years in practice

22 Years

Gender breakdown

100% Female

How Counsellors in Montréal-Nord, QC see their clients

100% In Person and Online

FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Montréal-Nord?

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.