Therapists in Côte-des-Neiges, Montréal, QC

Photo of Sarah McNamee, Registered Social Worker in Côte-des-Neiges, Montréal, QC
Sarah McNamee
Registered Social Worker, MSW, MScA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Côte-des-Neiges, Montréal, QC H4A
Waitlist for new clients
People come to therapy for all kinds of reasons: to get help for mental health challenges, to process traumatic experiences, to get support in relation to big life transitions or external stressors... Whatever the reason, finding a therapist who is a good fit for you is the first step. Whether I'm working with individuals, couples, or families, I start with an approach that is trauma-informed and mindful of how our relationships and larger systems impact us.
People come to therapy for all kinds of reasons: to get help for mental health challenges, to process traumatic experiences, to get support in relation to big life transitions or external stressors... Whatever the reason, finding a therapist who is a good fit for you is the first step. Whether I'm working with individuals, couples, or families, I start with an approach that is trauma-informed and mindful of how our relationships and larger systems impact us.
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Photo of Dan Tao, Psychologist in Côte-des-Neiges, Montréal, QC
Dan Tao
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Côte-des-Neiges, Montréal, QC H4A
Not accepting new clients
Life can be challenging for all of us at times. I’m here to witness your pain, and together, we will find a path forward. I believe successful therapy starts with a warm, caring, open and authentic relationship. I provide client-centred, flexible and collaborative therapy tailored to your goals and needs. I pay special attention to the broader contexts your life story situates in, including your family relationships, social circles, culture, religion, the larger society and beyond. I focus on your strengths and values as sources of healing, and together, we will navigate with mindfulness and compassion.
Life can be challenging for all of us at times. I’m here to witness your pain, and together, we will find a path forward. I believe successful therapy starts with a warm, caring, open and authentic relationship. I provide client-centred, flexible and collaborative therapy tailored to your goals and needs. I pay special attention to the broader contexts your life story situates in, including your family relationships, social circles, culture, religion, the larger society and beyond. I focus on your strengths and values as sources of healing, and together, we will navigate with mindfulness and compassion.
(438) 806-0537 View (438) 806-0537
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Cynthia Saini
Registered Psychotherapist, BSW, OPQ, TS
Verified Verified
Côte-des-Neiges, Montréal, QC H4A  (Online Only)
I believe that warmth, positive regard, and acceptance are important to find the insights and tools for an important change in our lives. It is important for me to build a therapeutic relationship with genuineness and work together to enhance self-awareness and self-compassion. I prioritize allowing each person the agency to adapt techniques to their individual experiences or needs. I have a strong interest in individuals and the impact of society, culture on the development of personality. My passion for mental health, advocacy, and counselling has guided my practice and work through trauma to find strength and resilience.
I believe that warmth, positive regard, and acceptance are important to find the insights and tools for an important change in our lives. It is important for me to build a therapeutic relationship with genuineness and work together to enhance self-awareness and self-compassion. I prioritize allowing each person the agency to adapt techniques to their individual experiences or needs. I have a strong interest in individuals and the impact of society, culture on the development of personality. My passion for mental health, advocacy, and counselling has guided my practice and work through trauma to find strength and resilience.
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Photo of Cayley Emmeline Mickelson Deane, Art Therapist in Côte-des-Neiges, Montréal, QC
Cayley Emmeline Mickelson Deane
Art Therapist, MA
Verified Verified
Côte-des-Neiges, Montréal, QC H4A
In my ideal client, I envision someone who is seeking a safe and supportive space to explore their emotions, express themselves, and find healing through art therapy. They may be facing a wide range of challenges such as anxiety, depression, trauma, interpersonal and/or self-esteem challenges. They desire a therapist who can create a non-judgmental environment where they can freely explore their thoughts and feelings through various art mediums. The goals of my ideal client are multifaceted. They want to understand themselves better, develop healthier coping mechanisms, and enhance their overall emotional well-being.
In my ideal client, I envision someone who is seeking a safe and supportive space to explore their emotions, express themselves, and find healing through art therapy. They may be facing a wide range of challenges such as anxiety, depression, trauma, interpersonal and/or self-esteem challenges. They desire a therapist who can create a non-judgmental environment where they can freely explore their thoughts and feelings through various art mediums. The goals of my ideal client are multifaceted. They want to understand themselves better, develop healthier coping mechanisms, and enhance their overall emotional well-being.
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Coach Maddy Madeleine P. Cote
BA, ACCG, PCC
Verified Verified
6 Endorsed
Côte-des-Neiges, Montréal, QC H4A
Hi, I'm Coach Maddy, the Montreal ADHD Coach who has ADHD. I have been working with teens, students, adults, couples, groups, parents and their families for over two decades. I know what it's like growing up with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder as well as being an ADHD Adult. I have very specific ADHD Coach training from the ADD Coach Academy in New York. My approach is action oriented and based on your strengths and acquiring needed skills for you to achieve.
Hi, I'm Coach Maddy, the Montreal ADHD Coach who has ADHD. I have been working with teens, students, adults, couples, groups, parents and their families for over two decades. I know what it's like growing up with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder as well as being an ADHD Adult. I have very specific ADHD Coach training from the ADD Coach Academy in New York. My approach is action oriented and based on your strengths and acquiring needed skills for you to achieve.
(514) 816-3142 View (514) 816-3142
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Katie Saunders
Psychologist, PhD, OPQ
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Côte-des-Neiges, Montréal, QC H4A
Is your child struggling with academic performance, learning disabilities, or ADHD? Over the past 10 years, I have consulted with hundreds of families with similar concerns, regarding students of all ages and academic levels. As a licensed psychologist with the OPQ, I specialize in the identification of learning issues through comprehensive psycho-educational evaluations and consultation. I obtained my PhD in School/Applied Child Psychology from McGill University and have worked in school, hospital, and not-for-profit settings.
Is your child struggling with academic performance, learning disabilities, or ADHD? Over the past 10 years, I have consulted with hundreds of families with similar concerns, regarding students of all ages and academic levels. As a licensed psychologist with the OPQ, I specialize in the identification of learning issues through comprehensive psycho-educational evaluations and consultation. I obtained my PhD in School/Applied Child Psychology from McGill University and have worked in school, hospital, and not-for-profit settings.
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Photo of Christine Merjanian, Counsellor in Côte-des-Neiges, Montréal, QC
Christine Merjanian
Counsellor, MA, CCC
Verified Verified
Côte-des-Neiges, Montréal, QC H4A  (Online Only)
Whether you are struggling with a long-standing issue or are in acute distress, you will find me to be an empathetic counsellor who will take the time to learn about your particular story in order to best support you. No two people or two situations are alike and therapy must similarly be tailored to the individual's needs. I will do this by first meeting you where you are and working at your pace to move in the direction you see for yourself. In the process, you will develop alternate perspectives and learn techniques to challenge self-defeating thoughts or behaviours that hold you back from living authentically.
Whether you are struggling with a long-standing issue or are in acute distress, you will find me to be an empathetic counsellor who will take the time to learn about your particular story in order to best support you. No two people or two situations are alike and therapy must similarly be tailored to the individual's needs. I will do this by first meeting you where you are and working at your pace to move in the direction you see for yourself. In the process, you will develop alternate perspectives and learn techniques to challenge self-defeating thoughts or behaviours that hold you back from living authentically.
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Sandra Bouabjian
Psychologist, MA, OPQ
Verified Verified
Côte-des-Neiges, 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
Photo of Anne Weintraub, Registered Social Worker in Côte-des-Neiges, Montréal, QC
Anne Weintraub
Registered Social Worker, PSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Côte-des-Neiges, Montréal, QC H4B
Not accepting new clients
We all have a need to feel seen, heard and understood—especially during our most difficult times. I offer a safe place for you to process your thoughts and feelings. Together we will expand on, and enhance your self-awareness and ability to cope with life’s most challenging moments. In this process you will be supported in learning how to change unhealthy patterns and thoughts that keep you feeling stuck. The process will allow you to recognize and mobilize your innate strengths to make the changes you desire.
We all have a need to feel seen, heard and understood—especially during our most difficult times. I offer a safe place for you to process your thoughts and feelings. Together we will expand on, and enhance your self-awareness and ability to cope with life’s most challenging moments. In this process you will be supported in learning how to change unhealthy patterns and thoughts that keep you feeling stuck. The process will allow you to recognize and mobilize your innate strengths to make the changes you desire.
(438) 701-0360 View (438) 701-0360
Photo of Maxine Silverman, Registered Social Worker in Côte-des-Neiges, Montréal, QC
Maxine Silverman
Registered Social Worker, MSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Côte-des-Neiges, Montréal, QC H2X
Welcome to my page - I am licensed clinical social worker here in Montreal. My therapeutic areas of focus include but are not limited to: anxiety and depression, life changes and transitions, family related issues, and boundary setting.
Welcome to my page - I am licensed clinical social worker here in Montreal. My therapeutic areas of focus include but are not limited to: anxiety and depression, life changes and transitions, family related issues, and boundary setting.
(438) 803-6286 View (438) 803-6286
Photo of Anne Celeste Eitzen, Marriage & Family Therapist in Côte-des-Neiges, Montréal, QC
Anne Celeste Eitzen
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Côte-des-Neiges, Montréal, QC H4A
My three specialization are couples, individuals and families. I work to improve attachment and communication. We tackle those scripted cycles that can feel “stuck in a rut”. I use techniques and activities to deepen understanding and build intimacy. I work with a myriad of issues including trauma, addiction and burnout to name a few. I offer ways to help strengthen parenting skills in order to support children (Please note: I do not work alone with children). I work with adolescents with a focus on respect and strengthening skills for individuation. I hold a deep belief in supporting folks in finding resilience.
My three specialization are couples, individuals and families. I work to improve attachment and communication. We tackle those scripted cycles that can feel “stuck in a rut”. I use techniques and activities to deepen understanding and build intimacy. I work with a myriad of issues including trauma, addiction and burnout to name a few. I offer ways to help strengthen parenting skills in order to support children (Please note: I do not work alone with children). I work with adolescents with a focus on respect and strengthening skills for individuation. I hold a deep belief in supporting folks in finding resilience.
(438) 700-8698 View (438) 700-8698
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Laura A Schleifer
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Côte-des-Neiges, Montréal, QC H4A
We, as human beings, all face difficult times during our lives. These phases can leave us feeling out of control and isolated. The simple act of choosing change in your life can help you to feel empowered and on a path to a greater sense of well-being. As an integrative therapist (using cognitive behavioral, supportive, interpersonal and existential techniques), I will first help you to define your goals and then support you as you work towards achieving them. Using those techniques that best suit your particular needs and styles, we will effectively create a New Therapy tailored specifically for you.
We, as human beings, all face difficult times during our lives. These phases can leave us feeling out of control and isolated. The simple act of choosing change in your life can help you to feel empowered and on a path to a greater sense of well-being. As an integrative therapist (using cognitive behavioral, supportive, interpersonal and existential techniques), I will first help you to define your goals and then support you as you work towards achieving them. Using those techniques that best suit your particular needs and styles, we will effectively create a New Therapy tailored specifically for you.
(855) 719-0099 View (855) 719-0099
Photo of Howard Magonet, Registered Social Worker in Côte-des-Neiges, Montréal, QC
Howard Magonet
Registered Social Worker, MSW, ts, psychot
Verified Verified
Côte-des-Neiges, Montréal, QC H4B
As a clinical Social Worker and licensed Psychotherapist, I have been providing therapeutic intervention for over 30-years in the greater Montreal area. I have extensive experience working with adolescents and adults. My expertise is in working with individuals and those closest to them suffering from addiction, as well as those dealing with problems associated with anxiety, relationships, depression and other related areas. I work with individuals, those who support them and groups, and use an eclectic approach to customize my techniques to best fit your individual needs.
As a clinical Social Worker and licensed Psychotherapist, I have been providing therapeutic intervention for over 30-years in the greater Montreal area. I have extensive experience working with adolescents and adults. My expertise is in working with individuals and those closest to them suffering from addiction, as well as those dealing with problems associated with anxiety, relationships, depression and other related areas. I work with individuals, those who support them and groups, and use an eclectic approach to customize my techniques to best fit your individual needs.
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Sedona Counselling Centre of Montreal
Verified Verified
Côte-des-Neiges, Montréal, QC H4A
The Sedona Counselling Centre of Montreal (led by psychotherapist, Vikki Stark) is a healing hub offering psychotherapy, couple counselling, family therapy, post-divorce services and child/teen therapy. Our exceptional therapists and counsellors are committed to helping you improve your relationships, manage your emotions and resolve problems. Both online and in-person therapy available. Services disponibles en français.
The Sedona Counselling Centre of Montreal (led by psychotherapist, Vikki Stark) is a healing hub offering psychotherapy, couple counselling, family therapy, post-divorce services and child/teen therapy. Our exceptional therapists and counsellors are committed to helping you improve your relationships, manage your emotions and resolve problems. Both online and in-person therapy available. Services disponibles en français.
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Sophie Chappell
Counsellor, MA, CCC, ACNN
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Côte-des-Neiges, Montréal, QC H4A
Welcome! I'm now accepting new clients, excited to join you on your journey towards your best seIf. I specialize in helping individuals navigate relationship & attachment challenges, parenting, cope with emotional dysregulation & more. With a human-centered approach, using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and attachment theory tools, I tailor therapy to empower your unique journey. I am trauma-informed, strive for cultural humility and I am LGBTQIA2+ affirming. My goal is to meet you where you're at, and approach our sessions with curiosity and empowerment. Let's talk about your therapy wants and dreams and how to reach them.
Welcome! I'm now accepting new clients, excited to join you on your journey towards your best seIf. I specialize in helping individuals navigate relationship & attachment challenges, parenting, cope with emotional dysregulation & more. With a human-centered approach, using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and attachment theory tools, I tailor therapy to empower your unique journey. I am trauma-informed, strive for cultural humility and I am LGBTQIA2+ affirming. My goal is to meet you where you're at, and approach our sessions with curiosity and empowerment. Let's talk about your therapy wants and dreams and how to reach them.
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Steven Rosenbloom
Psychologist, MA
Verified Verified
Côte-des-Neiges, Montréal, QC H4A
I am a registered Psychologist with 40 years experience and a Training and Supervising Analyst at the Canadian Institute of Psychoanalysis in Montreal. I see late adolescents and adults for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis for personal problems ranging from anxiety and depression to personal identity and other emotional difficulties. I have taught and supervised psychiatric residents and psychology interns for 40 years. I teach supervise Candidates at the Canadian Institute of Psychoanalysis and have published in the areas of Psychoanalytic Identity and Countertransference.
I am a registered Psychologist with 40 years experience and a Training and Supervising Analyst at the Canadian Institute of Psychoanalysis in Montreal. I see late adolescents and adults for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis for personal problems ranging from anxiety and depression to personal identity and other emotional difficulties. I have taught and supervised psychiatric residents and psychology interns for 40 years. I teach supervise Candidates at the Canadian Institute of Psychoanalysis and have published in the areas of Psychoanalytic Identity and Countertransference.
(514) 400-2522 View (514) 400-2522
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Ivana Oliveira Peixoto
MA, nd
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Côte-des-Neiges, Montréal, QC H4A
I am a Drama Therapist, which is part of the Creative Arts Therapies. I use theatre techniques and games in a therapeutic framework. These tools help to access the subconscious mind, bringing issues to consciousness to be worked out in a safe and comfortable way. Also, I help you improve/acquire many skills and a great variety of things to achieve a state of mental and spiritual well-being. I'm also a vibrational therapist, restoring your mental health by working at the issue's source. These 2 approaches qualify me as a holistic therapist, assessing and working the situation as a system, a whole, bigger than the sum of its parts.
I am a Drama Therapist, which is part of the Creative Arts Therapies. I use theatre techniques and games in a therapeutic framework. These tools help to access the subconscious mind, bringing issues to consciousness to be worked out in a safe and comfortable way. Also, I help you improve/acquire many skills and a great variety of things to achieve a state of mental and spiritual well-being. I'm also a vibrational therapist, restoring your mental health by working at the issue's source. These 2 approaches qualify me as a holistic therapist, assessing and working the situation as a system, a whole, bigger than the sum of its parts.
(438) 816-8528 View (438) 816-8528
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Yasmine Suzanne Sikender
Registered Social Worker, MSW
Verified Verified
Côte-des-Neiges, Montréal, QC H4A
Are you feeling anxious or struggling with feelings of sadness and/or irritation? Are you faced with the loss of a loved one, the end of a relationship, an aging parent or workplace stress? Stress can help motivate us to reach our goals. However, prolonged stress can increase the chances of developing anxiety, depression and many physical illnesses.
Are you feeling anxious or struggling with feelings of sadness and/or irritation? Are you faced with the loss of a loved one, the end of a relationship, an aging parent or workplace stress? Stress can help motivate us to reach our goals. However, prolonged stress can increase the chances of developing anxiety, depression and many physical illnesses.
(514) 659-9227 View (514) 659-9227
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Katelon Starre
MA
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Côte-des-Neiges, Montréal, QC H4A  (Online Only)
Welcome! I am so glad that you found my page. I offer a warm, judgement-free place where you can bring your whole self and be accepted just as you are. I believe everyone is doing the best they can with what they learned, and that many of the things we learned to survive may not be serving us anymore. Together we can explore these ways of coping and discover new ways of being with oneself and others that align with your personal values and goals. I will be open about what we are doing and why, and you will be in control of the process.
Welcome! I am so glad that you found my page. I offer a warm, judgement-free place where you can bring your whole self and be accepted just as you are. I believe everyone is doing the best they can with what they learned, and that many of the things we learned to survive may not be serving us anymore. Together we can explore these ways of coping and discover new ways of being with oneself and others that align with your personal values and goals. I will be open about what we are doing and why, and you will be in control of the process.
(438) 230-5593 View (438) 230-5593
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Tamara Achtman
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Côte-des-Neiges, Montréal, QC H4B
Seeking to untangle knots? Stuck at an impasse and can't seem to move forward? Craving a future and a self that is just out of reach? Come join me outside for walk and talk counselling. Using a goal-directed, strengths-based model of intervention, we will integrate the known benefits of movement and nature into our counselling sessions to move beyond impasses, untie knots and reconnect with core values and strengths.
Seeking to untangle knots? Stuck at an impasse and can't seem to move forward? Craving a future and a self that is just out of reach? Come join me outside for walk and talk counselling. Using a goal-directed, strengths-based model of intervention, we will integrate the known benefits of movement and nature into our counselling sessions to move beyond impasses, untie knots and reconnect with core values and strengths.
(438) 300-9717 View (438) 300-9717

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Number of Counsellors in Côte-des-Neiges, Montréal, QC

200+

Average cost per session

$150

Counsellors in Côte-des-Neiges, Montréal, QC who prioritize treating:

93% Anxiety
86% Depression
85% Self Esteem
83% Relationship Issues
73% Stress
66% Coping Skills
64% Life Transitions

Average years in practice

12 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

60% SunLife
49% Other
38% Canada Life | Great-West Life

How Counsellors in Côte-des-Neiges, Montréal, QC see their clients

74% In Person and Online
26% Online Only

Gender breakdown

80% Female
18% Male
2% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Côte-des-Neiges, Montréal?

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.