Professional Counselling in Toronto, ON

Find the right therapist or marriage counsellor near Toronto, Ontario.


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Lesli Musicar, M.Ed., Counselling Psychology

Registered Psychotherapist
Phone & Email:  Connect With Lesli

348 Danforth Avenue, Suite 215, Toronto, ON M4K 1N8


My approach is interactive and down-to-earth. I listen closely, offer feedback and bring an easy sense of humour to the work. With my help, you will access inner strengths and heal old wounds. We will then create effective strategies for living a fulfilling life.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Anxiety And Depression
  • Relationships
  • Self-Esteem/Self-Confidence
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Anger
  • Trauma
  • Addiction
  • Loneliness

Patricia Thompson, MA

Registered Psychotherapist
Phone & Email:  Connect With Patricia

344 Bloor St. West Suite 610, Toronto, ON M5S 3A7


Therapy is an investment in yourself. It is a place to gain perspective, clarity and peace of mind. As a therapist, my aim is to help you become unstuck from current patterns that are holding you back. It's time to start living the life you envisioned for yourse

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Anxiety or Panic
  • Depression
  • Relationship Problems
  • Self Esteem
  • Anger
  • Communication Problems
  • Trauma or Stress
  • Work/Occupation

Tressa Porter, M.A.

Therapist and Consultant
Phone & Email:  Connect With Tressa

Online Counselor


Anywhere, anytime! Access help when you need it! Therapy that fits your life and joins you on your journey.
As a therapist, I am a skilled guide through the often overwhelming terrain of feelings. I create a safe space with you to feel the fullness of your life and to make sense of your experience . This leads to empowerment from the inside out.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Attachment Issues
  • Trauma
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Parenting Challenges
  • Abuse - Past And Present
  • Self Esteem
  • Health And Wellness

Claire Watson, MSc. Registered Psychotherapist

Adult Psychotherapist & Parent-Child Relationship Therapist
Phone & Email:  Connect With 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

Deborah Duggan, Ed.D., C. Psych.

Registered Psychologist
Phone & Email:  Connect With Deborah

80 Corley Avenue, Toronto, ON M4E 1V2


I believe that an open, compassionate, trusting therapeutic relationship is necessary for us to safely explore our hearts and minds more deeply. When we can see and feel ourselves with more awareness and understanding, we can make more empowered choices in our lives.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • relationship issues
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • body-image concerns
  • loss
  • grief
  • effects of childhood trauma
  • life changes
Therapy Coupon Available

Dharshini Chanderbhan, BSc., M.A, RP

Registered Psychotherapist
Phone & Email:  Connect With 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

Mitch Smolkin, M.A., Counselling Psychology

Psychotherapist and Couples Counsellor
Phone & Email:  Connect With Mitch

208 St Clair Ave West Suite #2, Toronto, ON M4V 1R2


I specialize in individual psychotherapy and Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (one of the most researched and effective therapy approaches for couples). I offer free initial individual consultations and services are covered by most extended health insurance.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Eft Couples Therapy
  • Distressed Relationships
  • Depression And Anxiety
  • Abuse And Trauma
  • Self-Esteem And Confidence
  • Problems In Living
  • Life Transitions
  • Isolation

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

Masters in Counselling Psychology
Phone & Email:  Connect With 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!

Christina Becker, MBA, Dip. Analy. Psych. (Zurich)

Jungian Analyst, Clinical Member, OSP
Phone & Email:  Connect With Christina

437 Roncesvalles Avenue, Toronto, ON M6R 3B9


You are suffering and want answers, relief and lasting change. I have found that suffering in our psyche comes primarily when we have become disconnected from ourselves. I practice Jungian psychotherapy, a proven and well established psycho-therapeutic process.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Jungian Analysis
  • Couples Therapy
  • Depression And Anxiety
  • Mid Life Crisis
  • Spiritual Direction
  • Grief And Loss
  • Life And Astrological Coaching
  • Supervision

Julia Balaisis, Ph. D

Psychotherapist
Phone & Email:  Connect With 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

Marilyn Miller, Ph.D., C.Psych

Registered Psychologist
Phone & Email:  Connect With Marilyn

141 Davisville Ave Suite 1101, Toronto, ON


Helping people deal with every day complications of life to build enhanced relationships, deal with change, and to pursue one's dreams and goals in a supportive environment. It often helps to talk and feel understood at a deep level to discover new solutions.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Marriage/Couples Counseling
  • Individual Counseling
  • Family Therapy
  • Career Counselling
  • Anxiety/Depression
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Anger/Conflict Management

Ingrid Dresher, RP

Registered Psychotherapist (College of Psychotherapists of Ontario)
Phone & Email:  Connect With Ingrid

Within Driving Distance of Toronto, ON


People come to me because they have encountered challenges in their lives and are seeking a non-judgmental environment in which to understand next steps. I endeavour to explore and clarify the issues with you to help you meet your goals and find peace and restoration.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Psychodynamic psychotherapy
  • Individuals, youth to elders
  • Relationship counselling
  • LGBT challenges
  • Chronic and debilitating illness
  • Childhood sexual/domestic abuse
  • Grief and loss
  • Post-partum adjustments

Allan Findlay, MSW, RSW

Registered Clinical Social Worker, Certified EFT Couple and Family Therapist
Phone & Email:  Connect With 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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