You’ve taken a big step in taking care of yourself by seeking therapy. I would love to hear from you. Feel free to write me an email and I will get back to you within 24 – 48 hours.
Please note, that as of March 18 2020, all therapy support has been moved to virtual sessions due to the global health crisis. I am available via phone or video. Please contact me to confirm if i am currently taking clients.
I am happy to offer you a free 20 minute initial phone consult, so that you can get a better sense of the style of therapy i work from. It will also give you a chance to get a sense if we are a good fit together. At the first session, we will discuss your goals and will make a plan together. We have a few forms to go over as well. Each session is 50 minutes, unless it is at your home.
LAND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: My office is located on Dundas Street, which is one of the oldest streets in what is now known as Toronto. With that in mind, I would like to acknowledge that the land on which I operate is located on the traditional territory of many nations, including the Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee, Huron-Wendat and Petun First Nations, the Seneca, and most recently, the Mississaugas of the Credit River and Métis peoples. Acknowledging this territory is done with respect and to recognize the presence, both past and present, of the Indigenous Peoples of Canada. The Dish With One Spoon Wampum Belt Covenant was the agreement signed for this land and ongoing colonization of this land violates it. As a settler on this land, i am deeply honoured to have this privilege to love and have relation with the nature i am surrounded by. As guests on this land, we need to continually right the wrongs of settler colonialism. As a trauma therapist, i also want to acknowledge the systemic racism and violence Indigenous communities have faced, whether as residential school survivors, intergenerational trauma, or as families of missing and murdered Indigenous women. As a child of immigrants, i also acknowledge this land that they chose to be home and the struggles they endured. I am grateful to be a steward of this land and the ways that it is being indeginzed.
I am located in Toronto’s West End for on-going therapy or to attend our groups – in the heart of the Junction. I will share the confidential address with you when we book our first session. Please note that the office is not accessible as it is on the second floor of a walk-up building. Arrangements can be made if you need an accessible space. Street parking is readily available. Babies are welcome at the office too, of course. I also will always offer virtual sessions via video sessions or phone support – I started off as a crisis line counsellor so am quite comfortable with these!
My rate is $140 for individual therapy 50-minute sessions.
It is important to me to ensure that support is accessible to you, so that your financial situation is not a barrier to private practice therapy, and is based on your family situation. I offer a sliding scale, so please contact me directly to learn more about the plan. I intentionally keep my rates reasonable and have a policy for those that need to utilize the sliding scale, especially historically marginalized communities like BIPOC, LGBTQIA2S folx, single mothers, and people with disabilities. I also regularly contribute to funds and community programs that further service these populations.
My rate is $175 for a 70-minute session.
Some employment benefit packages accept private therapy with a Registered Psychotherapist so please inquire if that would help you. I accept cash, cheque and e-transfer on the same day as the session.
Please note i have a strict cancellation policy. I need 24-hour notice if you need to cancel your appointment. I also require 1 week notice if you need to cancel your place in the group. We can work this out on a case-by-case notice. I know that life can be full of surprises so special circumstances are considered. Contact me for more info.
HOW TO CONTACT ME
Please contact me to book a connection call, so we can get a sense if we are a good fit. I work Monday to Friday with daytime and early evening sessions during the week
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