We are offering online counselling across GTA as well as in-person counselling!
Psychotherapy & Psychological Counselling in Toronto & Vaughan
We are the largest psychotherapy & counselling service provider in Vaughan. We are delighted to announce the opening of our second location in Toronto's Bloor West Village, and we couldn't be more excited to share this news!
For the past 18 years, we have had the privilege of working with individuals and families through periods of transition and crisis. Our team of independent psychotherapists, social workers, psychologists, and counsellors share the same values, visions, and missions in our practice. We offer a wide range of cutting edge psychotherapy, psychology and counselling services to individuals, families, and couples.
At our clinic, we have been providing video chat and phone counselling for many years locally and across Canada. Distance counselling takes everything you’d expect from an in-person session and moves it to an online platform, in our case phone or video-chat. It’s one of the fastest-growing trends in mental health support. This form of therapy is secure and confidential and is fully supported by Canadian regulatory bodies.
Childhood and adolescence can be both fruitful and daunting phases in our lives, characterized by high productivity and heightened sensitivity. Drawing on our extensive experience working with young people, our counselors in Toronto & Vaughan provide valuable resources to our young clients and their parents to navigate the bewildering array of novel experiences, emotions, and ideas that arise during these formative years. Learn more here.
At our family counselling sessions, our skilled family therapists in Toronto & Vaughan utilize a broad spectrum of methods and strategies to tackle the distinct requirements and dynamics of each family. Recognizing the significance of the parent-child bond in nurturing the self-esteem of children and adolescents, our counsellors present an array of tailored techniques and theories during our sessions that are most effective for all family members. Learn more here.
Individuals often express a common concern: "I know what to do, but struggle to follow through." Whether facing crises, making career decisions, pursuing personal projects, or considering relationship changes, experiencing reservations, anxiety, stress, confusion, and self-doubt is natural. Our therapists in Toronto and Vaughan use diverse techniques in individual therapy to help you overcome these challenges. Learn more here.
Marriage and couples counseling provides support in nurturing a stronger and more significant connection with your significant other. With the help of our expert therapists, couples can enhance their satisfaction and fulfillment in their marriage or relationship. As social beings, humans flourish through relationships, and fostering a positive partnership can be a profoundly fulfilling and vital aspect of life. Learn More Here
AREAS OF SPECIALTY
Trauma & PTSD Counselling
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health disorder triggered by exposure to a traumatic experience. The symptoms of PTSD can significantly affect daily functioning, even long after the traumatic event has passed.
Therapies such as TF-CBT, EMDR, Narrative Therapy and Somatic Experiencing can help with Trauma. If you have been exposed to trauma or believe you may have PTSD, we encourage you to book a consultation with one of our specialized psychotherapists.
Grief & Bereavement Counselling
Grief is a complex emotional experience that extends beyond mere sadness. It can disrupt your physical health and sleeping patterns, and trigger challenging emotions such as regret and guilt.
Common symptoms of grief may include: Intense sorrow, pain and rumination over your loss, Avoiding reminders of your loved one or extreme focus on reminders, Intense and persistent longing for lost person or situation.
Therapies such as cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) are very effective for the treatment of grief. Our mental health specialists are available to offer the support and guidance you need to manage and overcome grief.
Therapy for Anxiety & Panic Attack
Experiencing occasional anxiety is a typical aspect of life, but for some individuals, the symptoms of anxiety can be overpowering. Panic attacks manifest as sudden and unforeseen episodes of extreme fear or discomfort. Alternatively, individuals may experience anxiety attacks triggered by specific stressors.
Fortunately, anxiety and panic attacks need not control your life. Methods such as CBT, DBT and Exposure Therapy can help with Anxiety.We encourage you to schedule a consultation with one of our psychotherapists in Toronto or Vaughan who can equip you with effective tools to overcome this disabling disorder.
Psychotherapy for Phobias
Phobias can have varying degrees of impact on one's life, from minor to severe, and may disrupt one's work, education, relationships, and obligations. Despite recognizing the excessive nature of their fears, individuals with phobias may feel powerless to take action.
If you suspect that you are struggling with a phobia, we encourage you to schedule a consultation with one of our expert therapists in Vaughan or Toronto who can support you in effectively managing and conquering this condition.
Psychotherapy for Depression
While it's natural to experience occasional sadness, if such feelings start to interfere with our daily activities, it may indicate a more serious underlying issue. Major Depressive Disorder is a prevalent mental health condition that can significantly affect one's overall functioning, regardless of age, gender, or socioeconomic status.
If you suspect that you may be experiencing depression, we encourage you to schedule a consultation with one of expert therapists in Toronto or Vaughan who can provide you with effective tools to manage and overcome this condition.
Counselling for Sexual Trauma
Sexual trauma may manifest as a consequence of non-consensual sexual contact, such as abuse, rape, molestation, or incest. Survivors of sexual trauma may continue to experience symptoms long after the event has occurred.
If you have been affected by sexual trauma, we encourage you to schedule a consultation with one of our mental health specialists who can support you in managing your symptoms and enhancing your overall well-being.
Counselling for Addiction
An addiction is characterized by a compulsion to continue using a substance, chemical, activity, or behavior, despite causing physical or psychological damage.
Overcoming addiction can be an arduous task, but our mental health specialists are available to provide the necessary support and tools to help you overcome addiction. Please reach out to us today to schedule a consultation.
Counselling for Anger Management
When anger is unregulated, it can result in aggressive behavior, emotional outbursts, and even physical altercations. The aftermath of such outbursts can cause distress to both you and the people around you.
Anger management counseling is an effective way to learn how to regulate your emotions before they become overwhelming.
We can provide you with the support and guidance you need to manage and overcome this condition.
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