Professional Counselling in Toronto, ON

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Claire Watson, MSc. Registered Psychotherapist

Adult Psychotherapist & Parent-Child Relationship Therapist
Phone & Email:  Contact Claire

2200 Yonge Street suite 1701, Toronto, ON M4S 2C6


I offer a safe, compassionate therapeutic relationship to help you feel more positive about yourself so that you can work out life issues such as starting, rekindling or ending a relationship, parenting under difficult circumstances, resolving past trauma or grief.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Depression And Anxiety
  • Grief And Loss
  • Separation/divorce
  • Trauma
  • Parenting
  • Adoption
  • Attachment
  • Job-Related Stress

Julie Freedman, MSW, RSW, PhD (c)

Registered Clinical Social Worker, Psychotherapist
Phone & Email:  Contact Julie

5-315 Avenue Road, Toronto, ON M4V 2H2


My approach is supportive, empathetic and, above all, pragmatic. Whether you seek to make a change, overcome significant life obstacles or break a chronic pattern, I will provide a private and confidential space geared to your own pace and timing. I am here to help.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • anxiety - fears
  • depression - sadness
  • anger help
  • relationships
  • grief and loss
  • separation and divorce
  • work career
  • stress reduction
Therapy Coupon Available

Dharshini Chanderbhan, BSc., M.A, RP

Registered Psychotherapist
Phone & Email:  Contact Dharshini

2 Bloor Street E., Suite 3500, Toronto, ON M4W 1A8


Our Counselling Services provides affordable individual and couples counselling services to the Greater Toronto Area (including Toronto, Thornhill, Markham & Richmond Hill). Services include: Anger management(court approved), depression, anxiety, and couples counselling

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Anxiety (Social, Panic, Fears)
  • Depression
  • Trauma, PTSD
  • Couples Counselling
  • Anger Management
  • Self-Esteem
  • Grief & Loss
  • Relationship Issues

Candice Bovell, Ph.D., C.Psych.

Registered Clinical Psychologist
Phone & Email:  Contact Candice

KMA Therapy, 120 Eglinton Avenue East, Suite 304, Toronto, ON M4P 1E2


You have taken the first brave step towards bettering your life and freeing yourself from fear and sadness. We will work as a team to achieve your treatment goals with the help of scientifically-proven treatments.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Panic Disorder
  • PTSD
  • Health Anxiety
  • Social Anxiety
  • Low self-esteem

Robert T. Muller, Ph.D., C.Psych.

Clinical Psychologist
Phone & Email:  Contact Robert T.

114 Maitland Street, Toronto, ON M4Y 1E1


Therapy helps people see their problem through the eyes of an objective observer. I work in: individual, family, & couples therapy, grief & bereavement, trauma therapy, interpersonal conflict, posttraumatic stress disorder, eating disorders, abuse, & divorce.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Trauma
  • Eating Disorders
  • Loss, Grief, & Bereavement
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
  • Family/Relationship Conflict
  • Attachment
  • Adjustment to Divorce
  • Anxiety

Robin Long, C.A., M.Ed.

Masters in Counselling Psychology
Phone & Email:  Contact Robin

1504 Yonge St. 3rd floor, Toronto, ON M4T 1Z6


Do you struggle with your weight? Do you have a negative body image? Are you unhappy at work? Are you plagued with negative thoughts? If so, Take Action Now and understand the underlying dynamics behind your actions and beliefs. Learn to travel on a more positive path.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Eating Disorders/ Body Image
  • Vocational Counselling
  • Corporate Assessment/Profiling
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Therapy
  • Relationships
  • Parenting
  • Books Available!

Douglas Saunders, Ph.D. C.Psych.

Registered Clinical Psychologist
Phone & Email:  Contact Douglas

123 Edwards Street, Suite 703, Toronto, ON M5G 1Z6


I offer effective, collaborative therapy for individuals, couples and adult families tailored to meet your personal needs, goals and financial situation. I am a senior psychologist with15 years experience helping people manage personal, family, health and work crises.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Couples, Marriage Therapy
  • Bereavement, Grief And Loss
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Crises, Trauma Therapy
  • Personal Life Coaching
  • Adult Family Conflicts

Julia Balaisis, Ph. D

Psychotherapist
Phone & Email:  Contact Julia

168 Annette Street, Toronto, ON


I offer my compassionate presence and expertise to help you access your needs, self-understanding and inner wisdom. My training focuses on skills development for self-care and self-mastery over depression, anxiety, trauma and relationship problems.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Trauma
  • Relationship Issues
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Couples' Work
  • EMDR
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • CBT
Therapy Coupon Available

Douglas Amonite

Counsellor, Art Therapist
Phone & Email:  Contact Douglas

Toronto, ON M4W 1A8


My work is based on the belief that we all possess inner resources, strengths and a desire to overcome difficult circumstances. Together we can develop strategies that will work for you now, and in the future, by creating healthy solutions to overcome them.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Personal & Work Related Stress
  • Anger
  • Depression & Anxiety
  • Addictions
  • Grief & Loss
  • Self Esteem
  • Communication
  • Sexual Orientation Concerns

Allan Findlay, MSW, RSW

Registered Clinical Social Worker, Certified EFT Couple and Family Therapist
Phone & Email:  Contact Allan

110 Eglinton Ave W. Suite 303E, Toronto, ON M4R 1A3


Whether you are concerned about your marriage, struggling with your teen or young adult, or thinking of leaving your relationship, I can help. I have more than thirty years of experience, certification in EFT couples and family therapy and a very high success rate.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • EFT Couples Therapy
  • Family, Parent-Youth Therapy
  • Psychotherapy
  • Affair Recovery Counselling
  • Stay or Leave Relationship
  • Failure to Launch Young Adults
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Retired Couples Counselling

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Related Sites:
City of Toronto
Canadian Counselling Association

Therapy Toronto, ON

East York, North York, Etobicoke, Scarborough, Downtown, East End, North End, West End, York

Toronto, the capital city of Ontario is considered a global city and the financial centre of the country. It is Canada’s largest city with a population growth exceeding 2,500,000 people, making it the fifth most populated municipality in North America. Some of the popular economic strengths lie in credit counsellor, business services, aerospace, transportation, film production, medical research, tourism and sports industries. The densely populated south-central region of Ontario is known as the Golden Horseshoe with a population exceeding eight million residents. Counselling, psychotherapy is a beneficial process that will strive to produce measurable results of positive change in your life. A professional therapist utilizes several efficient therapy techniques established through years of research that can bring about growth and emotional health. Located on Lake Ontario, Toronto has strong seasonal variables with a temperate climate influenced by the presence of the lake. The summers are hot and humid, and the winters can be well below freezing.1

After World War II, refugees from war-torn Europe and Chinese people immigrated to the metropolitan Toronto area to take advantage of the great job opportunities. During the 1950’s more immigrants were received by Canada than the United States, although the United States had a population ten times that of Canada. By 1960 the European economy strengthened and immigrants from the Caribbean Islands and Asia arrived. With a faltering economy during the 1990’s immigrants came from Hong Kong and later it was noted that nearly 10 percent of the population in this area was of Chinese origin. If you have been searching for resolution to questions of deeper meaning and significance, Christian counselling, therapists will provide real hope through spiritual insight for turning you around and facing a new direction. The value of therapy and counseling is of great worth and may be one of the most important decisions you have made in a long time. Being cosmopolitan and international, nearly fifty percent of the population is non-born-Canadian who enjoy a very high standard of living with comparatively low crime rates to major cities in the US.

Mental Health in Toronto

Toronto has a diverse population culturally and age-wise. Of the more than 2.6 million people living in Toronto, more than 410,395 are school-aged children. Throughout Ontario, 23 percent of students have reported that they were offered, sold or given drugs within the last year. In fact, 83 percent of students in grade 12 report drinking alcohol, while 42 percent report using some sort of illicit substance within the past year.2 Those are startling statistics, but Toronto agencies are taking notice to identify teen addicts early to provide intervention services.

Most services provided for recovery from drug addiction and alcoholism are provided free with a valid Ontario health card. The programs are voluntary and private. Teens are given the chance to speak alone with qualified counselors about their addiction problems. For example, the Toronto Withdrawal Management System helps teens find withdrawal services near them, suited to the client�s particular needs. To contact the Toronto Withdrawal Management System, call 866-366-9513.3

Current Initiatives

The Government of Ontario funds programs to help its citizens, including teens, overcome addictions to drugs and alcohol. The Drug and Alcohol Helpline is a confidential service available 24/7 to residents of Toronto and the rest of Ontario for obtaining information about drug and alcohol addiction services. The helpline is free to everyone. Specialists are also available to talk via web chat. The referral specialists provide information about services available in your community, education about drug and alcohol programs and can listen to your problems and offer support. Contact the Drug and Alcohol helpline at 1-800-565-8603.4


References

1. Wikipedia. (2014) . Toronto, ON. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toronto.
2. Teen Challenge Canada. (2013) . Canadian Drug Crisis: Drug Abuse is Closer to Home Than You Think! . Retrieved from http://www.teenchallenge.ca/get-help/canadian-drug-crisis.
3. Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. (2012) . Substance Abuse Treatment for Young People � What You Need to Know. Retrieved from http://www.camh.ca/en/hospital/health_information/a_z_mental_health_and_addiction_information/adolescent_mental_health/Pages/treat_young_people.aspx.
4. Connex Ontario. (2014) . About Us. Retrieved from http://www.drugandalcoholhelpline.ca/Home/About.

Welcome to our network of mental health practitioners and therapists in Toronto. Our greatest desire at Theravive is that you would find the right qualified help.  Our professionals offer many forms of therapy such as overcoming depression, life coaching, anger management, and marriage counseling. Counselors in Toronto and credentialed psychotherapists are ready to help.

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