What is Psychotherapy?
In Ontario, there are certain regulated health professionals who are authorized to engage in the controlled act of psychotherapy, namely: Registered Psychotherapists, Clinical Psychologists, Social Workers, Physicians, Nurses, and Occupational Therapists.
Issues and Disorders Commonly Treated with Psychotherapy
- Chronic Pain
- Interrupted Sleep
- Family and relationship issues
- Addiction and substance use issues
- Borderline Personality Disorder
- Career issues
What you can expect out of Psychotherapy
- Support and validation
- New coping strategies
- New ways of framing thoughts and perceptions
- Help with goal-setting and positive change
- Increased self-awareness
- Respect for your privacy and confidentiality
Different Approaches to Psychotherapy
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Appropriate when treating: depression, anxiety, trauma, sleeping issues, trauma, chronic pain
Appropriate when treating: stress, anxiety, trauma, Borderline Personality Disorder, anger, chronic pain
Appropriate when treating: depression, anxiety, trauma, chronic pain, addiction and substance use, family and relationship issues.
Appropriate when treating: depression, anxiety, trauma, family and relationship issues, career issues.