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.


Melanie Lameiro, MEd, RP(Qualifying)

Melanie Lameiro, MEd, RP(Qualifying)

Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

9131 Keele Street, Vaughan, Ontario L4K 2N1 | (437) 226-4904

I believe everyone is doing the best they can in every moment and sometimes we need support with our thoughts, emotions, and stressors. You have just taken your first step and I look forward to connecting with you for your next.

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.

Christine Sternat, M.A., RP (Cert.) OACCPP

Christine Sternat, M.A., RP (Cert.) OACCPP

Counsellor/Therapist

68 Peter Street, Markham, Ontario L3P 2A6 | 905-471-1829

It can be hard to make changes in your life, especially in todays busy and fast-paced world where there is often little free time left for your personal needs and growth. Christine can help you make desired changes for a more satisfying and purposeful life.

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.

Elaine Hoi Ling Lam, M.A., R.P.

Elaine Hoi Ling Lam, M.A., R.P.

Registered Psychotherapist

8787 Woobine Aveune, Unit 227, Markham, Ontario L3R 9S2 | 647-490-6520

Welcome to a journey of psychotherapy. It will be a privilege to your therapist. I promise I will there for you every step of this journey to discover a path towards restoration and growth. Together we will make the changes you need.

Angela Colangelo, MA, RP

Angela Colangelo, MA, RP

Registered Psychotherapist

Markham Road/Hwy 48, Markham, Ontario L6E 1A3 | 647.955.8539

Through the use of a collaborative approach and in a safe and respectful environment , I can help you clarify what the issue is, what you wish for and need and guide you through the process of achieving this. ASK ABOUT COVERAGE BY MOST INSURANCE PLANS.

Todd Hayen, PhD, RP

Todd Hayen, PhD, RP

Registered Psychotherapist

50 Wellington St East, Aurora, Ontario L4G 1H5 | 905 418 0246

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.

Phyllis Ng, MA, RP, CCC

Phyllis Ng, MA, RP, CCC

Registered Psychotherapist

200 Cachet Woods Court, Unit 220, Markham, ON L6C 0Z8, 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.

Stefan Milosevic, MA

Stefan Milosevic, MA

Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

Markham, Ontario L4E 0R6 | 1 (647) 249-6812

I have over 4 years of previous experience working with people challenged with a variety of struggles. I work with clients according to their goals and understand that every person has strength inside them to move towards recovery and growth with any struggle they face.

Herman Chow, RP, RMFT, CCFT

Herman Chow, RP, RMFT, CCFT

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.

Winnie Lai, MDiv, RP, CCFT, RMFT

Winnie Lai, MDiv, RP, CCFT, 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.

Elizabeth Hepworth, HBA, MA, RP

Elizabeth Hepworth, HBA, MA, RP

Registered Psychotherapist

37 Sandiford Drive, Suite 412, Stouffville, Ontario L4A 7X5 | (905)640-4112

In a safe, supportive and educational environment I strive to work with my clients and/or couples to better understand the role of emotions, develop personal ownership and get back to living their lives. Check extended health care for 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.



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Canadian Counselling Association

Therapy Markham, ON

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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.