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Tiina Kivinen
Tiina Kivinen
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), BA, MACP
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Tiina Kivinen

Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), BA, MACP

Verified by Psychology Today Verified by Psychology Today
3 Endorsed
Ottawa, ON K1K
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People I work with are often seeking help for feelings of overwhelm or emotional pain. Some are managing emotions like anxiety, stress, and depression, while others are healing from past trauma. But there's hope. The path toward understanding and emotional well-being is something we can walk together. I focus on helping those who are navigating various life transitions, healing emotional pain, or simply want to understand themselves better. In partnering with me, we'll open doors to new possibilities of healing and growth. In our sessions, we'll work together to make your life tangibly better.
With my over 20 years of experience guiding people to connect with themselves and others, we'll use the most effective tools to help you heal and grow emotionally. We'll integrate insights from my background in meditation, yoga, and guided relaxation to help you tap into deeper states of awareness for a well-rounded approach to mental-emotional wellness.
My role is to offer a kind and respectful space where together, we can identify the healing tools that resonate with you and the best strategies to improve your life. Reaching out is often the first step in creating a better future for oneself. I invite you to join me on this journey, and together, we'll navigate the path toward your best self.
Tiina Kivinen now for a free 15 minute consultation

My Practice at a Glance

Available online only

Ottawa, ON K1K

Toronto, ON M4M

I offer secure, virtual psychotherapy services across Canada. Book with me if you feel ready to take the next step in your healing journey.
$100 Per Session, I accept insurance 
I see individuals and groups  
Connect with Tiina Kivinen

My Practice at a Glance

Available online only

Ottawa, ON K1K

Toronto, ON M4M

I offer secure, virtual psychotherapy services across Canada. Book with me if you feel ready to take the next step in your healing journey.
$100 Per Session, I accept insurance 
I see individuals and groups  

Finances

Fees

  • Individual Sessions $100
  • Sliding scale: apply if you may be eligible

Insurance

  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Canada Life | Great-West Life
  • Great-West Life
  • Green Shield Canada
  • Manulife
  • Most Canadian Insurance
  • SunLife
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Services may be covered through extended health insurance plans that cover 'psychotherapy' or 'psychological' services. Sliding scale options available for those without coverage.
for a free 15 minute consultation now.
Tiina Kivinen
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), BA, MACP
"
Services may be covered through extended health insurance plans that cover 'psychotherapy' or 'psychological' services. Sliding scale options available for those without coverage.
for a free 15 minute consultation now.
Tiina Kivinen
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), BA, MACP

Qualifications

  • Verified by Psychology Today Prelicense by Province of Ontario / 14873 Supervised by Brittany Sirtonski (Ontario / 005194 ) Tiina Kivinen
  • In Practice for 13 Years
  • Degree/Diploma from Fleming College Diploma / 2011
  • Degree/Diploma from Orca Institute / Hypnotherapy Hypnotherapy / 2018
  • Attended Trent University, Honours Degree, Graduated 2004
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I am Master of Counselling Psychology Candidate with over 20 years of experience and training in yoga, mindfulness/meditation, and hypnotherapy. I lead global and online yoga, restorative yoga, and yoga nidra trainings and retreats. I hold additional certifications in trauma-informed approaches.
for a free 15 minute consultation now.
Tiina Kivinen
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), BA, MACP
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I am Master of Counselling Psychology Candidate with over 20 years of experience and training in yoga, mindfulness/meditation, and hypnotherapy. I lead global and online yoga, restorative yoga, and yoga nidra trainings and retreats. I hold additional certifications in trauma-informed approaches.
for a free 15 minute consultation now.
Tiina Kivinen
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), BA, MACP

Specialties and Expertise

Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Borderline Personality (BPD)
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders (DID)
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Grief
  • Infertility
  • Life Transitions
  • Mood Disorders
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  • Women's Issues
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I specialize in helping people who are going through life changes and challenges such as stress, burnout, anxiety, and/or are seeking a deeper understanding of themselves. My approach is holistic, trauma-informed, and rooted in self-awareness and inner resilience. I follow your lead while also empowering your ability to take responsibility to heal and make the changes you need in your life.
for a free 15 minute consultation now.
Tiina Kivinen
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), BA, MACP
"
I specialize in helping people who are going through life changes and challenges such as stress, burnout, anxiety, and/or are seeking a deeper understanding of themselves. My approach is holistic, trauma-informed, and rooted in self-awareness and inner resilience. I follow your lead while also empowering your ability to take responsibility to heal and make the changes you need in your life.
for a free 15 minute consultation now.
Tiina Kivinen
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), BA, MACP

3 Endorsements

Irish Dhindsa
Irish Dhindsa
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)RP(Q)MACP-CTAP
Tiina has a warm, caring, and empathetic personality. She is authentic and carries deep care for client wellbeing and support. I am so grateful to work with Tiina and learn from her extensive experience in supporting clients.
Heather Boorsma
Heather Boorsma
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)RP(Q)MACP
Tiina's compassionate, genuine presence creates a safe space for experimentation and learning. She is caring, empathetic, and highly supportive of others. I look forward to continuing to work alongside her.

Client Focus

Age

Adults

Participants

Individuals
Group

Communities

Bisexual Allied
Body Positivity
Cancer
Gay Allied
Lesbian Allied
Non-Binary Allied
Queer Allied
Racial Justice Allied
Single Mother
Transgender Allied

Ethnicity

Indigenous Peoples
Other Racial or Ethnic Background

Age

Adults

Participants

Individuals
Group

Communities

Bisexual Allied
Body Positivity
Cancer
Gay Allied
Lesbian Allied
Non-Binary Allied
Queer Allied
Racial Justice Allied
Single Mother
Transgender Allied

Ethnicity

Indigenous Peoples
Other Racial or Ethnic Background

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy

  • Attachment-based
  • Cognitive Behavioural (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical Behavior (DBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Existential
  • Experiential Therapy
  • Expressive Arts
  • Feminist
  • Humanistic
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Person-Centered
  • Psychodynamic
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I use eclectic and holistic theoretical approaches that empower self-discovery, emotional intelligence, nervous system regulation, and spiritual growth.
for a free 15 minute consultation now.
Tiina Kivinen
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), BA, MACP
"
I use eclectic and holistic theoretical approaches that empower self-discovery, emotional intelligence, nervous system regulation, and spiritual growth.
for a free 15 minute consultation now.
Tiina Kivinen
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), BA, MACP

Groups

Location

Primary Location

Ottawa, ON K1K

Additional Location

Toronto, ON M4M

Nearby Areas

Towns/Cities

Postal Codes

Neighborhoods

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I offer secure, virtual psychotherapy services across Canada. Book with me if you feel ready to take the next step in your healing journey.
Tiina Kivinen
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), BA, MACP
"
I offer secure, virtual psychotherapy services across Canada. Book with me if you feel ready to take the next step in your healing journey.
Tiina Kivinen
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), BA, MACP
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2024