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Psychotherapy / Counselling

Psychotherapy is a type of conversation which addresses personal difficulties. It allows an individual, or a couple, to talk openly and confidentially about their concerns and feelings with a trained professional.  Psychotherapy involves developing a therapeutic relationship, communicating and creating a dialogue, and working to overcome problematic thoughts or behaviours. It can help find ways to ease pain and suffering, and increase satisfaction, meaning, and connection in your life.

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Common concerns addressed in Psychotherapy are:

-repairing relationship connections
-recovering from affairs
-coping with stress (personal or professional)
-uncovering ways to manage strong emotional ups and downs
-dealing with difficult family dynamics
-navigating postpartum or parenting challenges
-addressing procrastination, low motivation, or lack of meaning
-discovering your dreams and ways to achieve them

Paediatric Services

Shannon Burton, registered paediatric social worker joins our Psychotherapy team with a specialty in children, youth, and families.  She has devoted her practice and learning to the health and well-being of children.  Her passion resides in helping children and youth feel heard, understood and supported on their healing journey.  Shannon offers counselling for children, as well as counselling for parents.  Sessions include support for anxiety, depression, family conflict, attention/focus, parenting, phobias, life transitions, trauma, navigating education or health care systems, and more.  Visit our Paediatric Psychotherapy page for more details, and Therapy Approaches for Children & Youth.   

Therapy fees covered by OHIP? Or by insurance?

In Ontario, OHIP does not cover psychotherapy services. Many private extended health care policies do cover psychotherapy. For specific coverage, check your individual policy to confirm details of coverage.   Some of our therapists have available a limited number of sliding scale or reduced fees within their practice based on individual needs. 

We have the right therapist for you. See our current list of Psychotherapists HERE.

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