Clients seek a therapist for mental health services to explore a variety of issues, which are referred to as ‘Areas of Focus’ in therapy. Our team of Registered Psychotherapists are trained to work with clients on a variety of focuses, depending on your needs. Each of our therapists are licensed to practice psychotherapy in Ontario, and we hope to expand our services to provide online therapy across Canada.
Our psychotherapists have experience working with anger management, anxiety, body image, confidence & self-esteem, depression, cultural and racial identity, grief, LGBTQ2IA+, parenting, pregnancy & postpartum, relationship issues, intimacy and sexuality, stress, and trauma. If you do not see the area of focus you are struggling with contact us to see how we can help.
To explore an Area of Focus, and to find an Ontario Psychotherapist that is qualified to treat your specific needs, select the area you would like to explore in therapy from the list below. If you do not see the area of focus you are struggling with contact us to see how we can help.
Living with depression can be debilitating impacting your relationship with others and often creating internal patterns of self-blame, guilt, sadness, and shame. Understand the underlying factors causing your depression and work to develop strategies to help you cope with the support of a therapist.
While relationships can provide tremendous fulfillment in our lives, they can often be difficult and therapy can help you understand the patterns facilitating conflict or connection in your relationships. With the support of your therapist, you can develop boundaries and effective communication to enhance your most meaningful connections.
Feeling chronically stressed can impact your physical and mental health and it can affect your energy, your relationships, and your ability to experience pleasure. By understanding how stress impacts you specifically, you can develop alternative responses to stress that help facilitate your well-being with the support of a therapist.
Cultural minority groups and BIPOC face a greater degree of marginalization, prejudice, and discrimination. Therapy can help develop a deeper awareness of dominant narratives that impact your thoughts, emotions, and responses to the world around you. It can also provide a space to nurture resiliency in the face of adversity and to explore your cultural and racial identity.
Raising a child is hard work and balancing your needs with the needs of your child(ren) and family can often feel overwhelming. Work with a therapist to develop parenting approaches that work for your family by developing insight into your child’s needs, and your own capacities, as you work to build authentic connection within your family.
It is common to experience mental health challenges, such as anxiety and depression, during pregnancy and the first year of your child’s life. Therapy can provide the support you require to understand the emotions you are experiencing, and to discover the depth of your inherent strength, helping you navigate the increasing demands in your life.
Anger can be a destructive force in our lives and your perception of anger is molded from your personal experiences and can often feel like an uncontrollable intensity building up inside of you. By understanding your triggers, behavioural responses, and relational patterns, your therapist can help you establish constructive and empowering responses to anger in your life.
The pain associated with grief is a natural and destabilizing part of the human experience. We each experience grief differently and it can feel overwhelming and prevent us from functioning in our daily lives. Allow yourself to explore your grief, draw meaning from it, and honour the losses you have endured with the support of a therapist.
Members of the LGBTQ2IA+ community are often forced to navigate challenges from broader systems which can lead to mental health concerns. Therapy can provide a safe and inclusive space to explore your unique experiences as part of the LGBTQ2IA+ community. It may also be an opportunity to explore the challenges you've faced, to access a sense of self that feels authentic to you, and to recognize your strength and resiliency.
When we lack self-confidence, we often become self-critical and fear being wrong or asking for support. Low self-esteem can provoke feelings of shame, a sense of lacking, and can result in prioritizing other’s needs above your own. Work with a therapist to explore the emotions and experiences preventing you from recognizing your strengths and self-worth, while establishing boundaries and creating opportunities to value yourself.
The relationship we have with our body is complicated. Body image issues impact how we think about ourselves and often provokes critical self-talk and uncomfortable emotional reactions. Work with a therapist to change your relationship with your body and sense of self by developing an authentic perspective, grounded in love and respect relating to your health, worth and beauty.
Our experiences of intimacy and sexuality are often influenced by a variety of contextual factors. Therapy is a safe space to explore your experiences of intimacy, sex, and sexuality to gain an understanding of the barriers impacting your connections, expressions, and sense of pleasure.