Counselling in Markham, ON. Find the Right Therapist.

Safe, effective, and caring. Affordable therapists near you in Markham, Ontario will help you make the changes you want.


Sylvia Michael, RMFT, RP

Sylvia Michael, RMFT, RP

Registered Psychotherapist, Indiviual & Couple Therapist

4898 Sixteenth Ave., Markham, Ontario L3R 0K6 | 905.477.1104 x 240

Our life is a journey and relationships are a core part of that journey. My passion is to walk with people and meet them at that point in their journey where they might feel stuck, individually or relationally. Safety, Warmth and Respect are key in my practice.

Todd Hayen, PhD, RP

Todd Hayen, PhD, RP

Registered Psychotherapist

50 Wellington St East, Aurora, Ontario L4G 1H5 | 416 712 1476

Therapy can help bring back a sense of connectedness to life or can help repair a damaged relationship. Couples or individuals are invited to take the first steps in bringing joy and meaning to their experiences. Weekends and evening hours available.

Elizabeth Hepworth, HBA, MA, RP, OACCPP, CCPCPR

Elizabeth Hepworth, HBA, MA, RP, OACCPP, CCPCPR

Psychotherapist

37 Sandiford Drive, Suite 412, Stouffville, Ontario L4A 3Z2 | 9056404112

I have worked successfully with a wide range of clients on a variety of topics for over 15 years. My approach is to provide a safe, supportive, non-judgmental environment that allows for personal growth and discovery. Check for extended health care coverage.

Richard Amaral, Ph.D., C. Psych.

Richard Amaral, Ph.D., C. Psych.

Registered Psychologist

9889 Markham Rd. (Hwy 48), Unit 211, Markham, Ontario L6E 0B5 | 416-931-9502

I use evidence-based approaches to help you gain insight into your issues and to help you resolve them. I'm non-judgmental, patient, warm, and focused.

Winnie Lai, MDiv., RP, RMFT.

Winnie Lai, MDiv., RP, RMFT.

Registered Psychotherapist

15 Allstate Parkway , Suite 600, Markham, Ontario L3R 5B4 | 416-271-6818

I offer a warm, confidential, supportive and non-judgmental environment. When individuals or couples are struggling, they are stuck in a negative behaviour pattern. Get help understanding how to break free from these patterns and create positive ones.

Phyllis Ng, MA, CCC, RP

Phyllis Ng, MA, CCC, RP

Registered Psychotherapist

32 South Unionville Ave. Suite# 2051, Markham, Ontario L3R 9S6 | 647-293-7344

In counselling and psychotherapy, I apply scientifically validated procedures to help people develop positive thinking, manage their emotions healthily, and learn more effective coping strategies in meeting the challenges in their lives.

Lisa Clendening, BEd, MSW, RSW

Lisa Clendening, BEd, MSW, RSW

Registered Social Worker

Available for Online Therapy

Lisa has supported hundreds of clients to recover from addictions and mental health issues and can help you too. She uses innovative therapies such as Clinical Hypnosis, Mindfulness, Meditation, EMDR, EFT Tapping, and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for lasting results.

Herman Chow, RP, RMFT

Herman Chow, RP, RMFT

Registered Psychotherapist & Registered Marriage & Family Therapist

Suite 600, 15 Allstate Parkway, Markham, Ontario L3R 5B4 | 416-953-4072

With extensive training, broad experience, and a compassion heart, Herman Chow Counselling will work with you to determine the best therapy approach for your challenges. We're client-centered and provide a safe, non-judgmental, and professional atmosphere.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

At Home or Private Discreet Intensives

Grey Matters Intl & Dr. Kevin Fleming(cited expert for NY Times, CNN, Fortune, Sporting News)is all about bold thinking & neuroscience innovation in getting mood/behavior change when shrinking,feel good self-help, and pills aren't cutting it. Indiv/couples/family.

Tressa Porter, R.P., M.A.

Tressa Porter, R.P., M.A.

Online Registered Psychotherapist and Consultant

Available for Online Therapy

Online In-Depth Psychotherapy is one of the most convenient and powerful tools to transform your emotions, your relationships and your life. It's a process that teaches you how to use your own mind to understand your life and confidently make the changes you need.

Nidhi Gupta, R.I.H.R, Dip. BSc (Hons), RPc

Nidhi Gupta, R.I.H.R, Dip. BSc (Hons), RPc

Regd. Psycotherapist: Individuals, Teens, Couples, Families

600B Magnetic Drive, North York, Ontario M3J 2C4 | 416.830.5285

Do you currently feel overwhelmed, stuck or lacking purpose in your life? Do you have difficulty in relationships, or find you are repeating unhealthy patterns? I can help you find your feelings and get in touch with your true self-worth, and overcome stress and anxiety

John Schurmann, B.A. Psych, B.S.W. (Hon), M.S.W.

John Schurmann, B.A. Psych, B.S.W. (Hon), M.S.W.

Social Worker, Psychotherapist, ADD Specialist, Life Coach

199 Snowdon Cir., Markham, Ontario L3P 7S7 | 905-944-1711

As a highly experienced counsellor it is my honour to assist you in exploring your core issues and what you need to make your life better. My unique counselling and life coaching helping style will guide the process of achieving this quickly and with lasting results.

Rom Malik, M.Ed., R.P.

Rom Malik, M.Ed., R.P.

Registered Psychotherapist

10211 Yonge Street, Ste. 206, Richmond Hill, Ontario L4C 3B3 | 4163857777

If you are living with internal struggles, feeling down, feeling stuck in a rut, feeling anxious or worried, engaging in self-defeating behaviours, or having problems with relationships, psychotherapy can help. Call Rom today to discuss your issues and goals.



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Canadian Counselling Association

Therapy Markham, ON

Thornhill, Locust Hill, Scarborough, Gormley, Vaughan, North York

Markham, located in Ontario, is north of Toronto and is considered part of Toronto’s suburbs.  Even though the city has over 260,000 people living there, the province has not given the area the title of city; thus is still considered a town.  It is also one of the fastest growing areas in Canada.  The city is also known as Canada’s Hi-Tech Capital, due to companies such as IBM, Motorola, Apple, Lucent, and a few others located here. The town was first established in 1794 when it was settled by William Berczy who first surveyed the area.  He brought many German families from New York to Markham, which is now known as the German Mills.  The largest group known to have settled there were the Pennsylvania Germans, who were also Mennonites.  It was around 1830 when many Irish, Scottish and English settlers came to Markham.1 The major industries then were the mills and agriculture.

Markham has two rivers that intersect within the town, the Don River and Rouge River.  The highest elevation in the town is 200 meters.  There are some rolling hills, but the area is mostly flat.  Markham receives its fair share of snow during the winter.  The temperature is very similar to Toronto, although it can be a couple of degrees cooler. Christian counselling starts with a solid biblical foundation as the basis for resolving issues and finding a clear new path. The town’s government is made up of a council with a mayor, four regional councilors and eight ward councilors.  They are elected by the municipality’s voters and usually serve in a part-time capacity, also working at other jobs.  They serve on a four-year term.  Markham does not have a court house, but is served by an Ontario Court of Justice, which is located in Newmarket.  Due to being a part of the greater Toronto area, Markham has some urban issues to deal with, such as urban growth and mass transit. 

Mental Health in Markham

One of the fastest growing municipalities in Ontario, Markham is home to and economically and socially stable population.2 Over 60% of the residents in the city belong to 3 + person households. Despite not being considered an official geographic city, a great variety of community services are available around the region. Many of these cater to the multiculturalism in the area. Because crime rates are low, there is little gang violence and social conflict in the area. The most common mental health issues are anxiety and stress disorders developed by overworked students, public employees. Over the years, a few cases of severe bullying and racist conflict have been reported; most of them have taken place in school playgrounds.

For individuals looking for mental health services and addiction related issues, the ConnexOntario health services hotline may be reached at 1-866-531-2600.3

Current Initiatives

Though all government facilities are technically free, the most efficient and widespread mental health services in Markham are operated by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA). The York Region branch of the CMHA has offices in Aurora, close to Markham. Residents interested in seeking help for their mental health concerns will find ample assistance at their convenience. Gambling, substance abuse, family issues, relationship issues, bullying, violence, anger management and a plethora of other psychological disorders may be dealt with at the CMHA.

The CMHA also runs a self-help resource centre where adults may join peer support groups and establish connections with other people in their community to ensure that their road to recovery is easier.4 This is open to most residents of Ontario, but the York Region branch caters specifically to citizens of Markham.


References

1. Wikipedia. (2017) . Markham, ON. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Markham,_Ontario.
2. Census Data. (2006) . NHS. Retrieved from http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/nhs.
3. Mental Health Helpline. (2016) . Markham Community Services. Retrieved from http://www.guidingstar.ca/Community_Services.htm.
4. Self Help. (2017) . Homepage. Retrieved from http://www.selfhelp.on.ca/.

Markham is located in Ontario, Canada. It has a land area of 212.35 square kilometers.  The population of Markham is 328,966 people with 102,676 households . The population ranking for Markham is #16 nationally and #7 for the province of Ontario with a density of 1549.20 people per sq km. Markham therapists serve postal code: L3P.