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Psychotherapy and Counselling for individuals, couples, and families in the Greater Toronto Area and throughout Ontario

We are open and taking new clients virtually.

We Can Help With:

Anxiety, Addiction, Anger, Body Image, Clinical Supervision and Consultation, Communication, Complex Trauma, Conflict Resolution, Couples Therapy, Depression, Dissociative Disorders, Domestic Abuse, Grief and Loss, Eating Disorders, First Responder Issues, Infertility, Infidelity, Intimacy, 2SLGBTQ+, Life Transitions, Marital and Pre-Marital, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Parenting, Personal Development, Phobias, Post-Traumatic Stress, Relationship Issues, Religious Trauma, Self Esteem, Self Harm, Separation and Divorce, Sexual Abuse and Trauma, Sex and Intimacy, Teen Issues,  Substance Use/Abuse, Work-Related Stress

Ontario Psychotherapy Services

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Couples Counselling

The purpose of couples counselling is to recognize the negative cycle you and your partner are in and identify what keeps you stuck. You will learn to understand one another, and how to relate in healthier ways with the goal of moving towards secure functioning.  

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Individual Psychotherapy

Services specializing in but not limited to those who have experienced trauma/with a diagnosis of PTSD. The purpose of psychotherapy is to learn to safely express emotions, develop insight, improve relationships and develop resilience.

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Trauma Counselling

Treatment for trauma is complex and a very individualized process. This is because there are so many forms of trauma and different ways it can impact someone. The first goal of treatment focuses on safety and stabilization.

Meet Our Therapists

Kennedy McLean-Toronto Psychotherapy

Kennedy McLean, Director
Registered Psychotherapist

Kennedy McLean is a Registered Psychotherapist,  a Certified Complex Trauma Professional (CCTP-II) and a non-certified professional member of the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA). Kennedy practices from a relational, attachment and neurobiological framework. She is a PACT Level 2 trained therapist, who provides online psychotherapy to individuals and couples facing a wide range of difficulties, including those dealing with historical interpersonal/complex traumas or diagnosed with mental health disorders such as PTSD, Dissociative Disorders and Substance Use Disorder. Kennedy also uses EFT and RLT in her couples therapy work.

Learn more about Kennedy here.

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Arthi Bala, Registered Psychotherapist

Sex Therapist, Individual & Couples Therapy

Arthi is an individual, family and couple's therapist. In addition to being a registered psychotherapist with CRPO, Arthi specializes in sex therapy.  Arthi combines sacred tantra sexuality and somatic body movements into her therapeutic practice.

 

Arthi is client-centred, culturally sensitive and trauma-informed. Arthi works with issues such as infertility, postpartum, intimacy, marital and relationship concerns, body image and sexual trauma. She integrates narrative therapy, emotionally focused therapy (EFT), Imago, acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and cognitive-behavioural therapy. 

Learn more about Arthi here.

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Kaitlin Edmonds,  Registered Psychotherapist

Individual Therapy

Kaitlin has been a Registered Psychotherapist with CRPO since 2014. She works with individuals aged 16+ with a variety of concerns including those who are pregnant, in the perinatal period or in the thick of motherhood. She also works with clients experiencing anxiety, depression, relationship struggles as well as trauma. 

 

Kaitlin is client centred and integrative in her approach, in addition to being Certified in DBT, Kaitlin combines therapeutic modalities such as inner child work, narrative therapy and cognitive behavioural therapy..

Learn more about Kaitlin here.

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Makeda Irving, Registered Psychotherapist

Individual & Family Therapy

Makeda is an individual and family therapist who has experience working with a wide range of clients. She completed a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology and is a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario. Makeda works with children age 7+, families and young adults.

 

Makeda can help with anxiety, depression, phobias, OCD and parenting among other concerns. Makeda's practice incorporates modalities such as narrative therapy, Positive Parenting Program, psychodynamic psychotherapy, acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), cognitive-behavioural therapy, and mindfulness. 

Learn more about Makeda here.

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Colleen Lowe- RP (Qualifying)

Individual & Couples Therapy

Colleen is a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) who works virtually with both individuals and couples. 

 

Colleen can help with a variety of concerns including anxiety, depression, work stress, relationship concerns, women's issues, pregnancy and post partum. Colleen is integrative and client centred in her approach, incorporating modalities such as CBT, EFT, Gottman Method, narrative therapy, and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). 

Learn more about Colleen here.

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Kersten Radke, Registered Psychotherapist

Individual Therapy **on leave until April 2023**

Kersten is an individual therapist working with clients aged 16+. Kersten is interested in personal growth, spiritual healing, mindfulness, optimal performance and empowerment and takes a client-centred and approach to therapy. Kersten is a Registered Psychotherapist with CRPO and has worked with clients with a wide range of concerns. Kersten can help with grief and loss, depression and anxiety, spiritual disconnect, and life transitions among other concerns. 

Kersten integrates emotion-focused therapy (EFT), cognitive-behavioural therapy, solution-focused therapy, existential and spiritual psychotherapy, DBT, and compassion-focused therapy. Kersten also offers hypnotherapy in her practice. 

Learn more about Kersten here.

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Allison Riddell, RP (Qualifying)

Individual Therapy

Allison is a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario. Allison is a lifelong learner and comes to our practice after 25 years of military service. Allison is seeing clients virtually. 

Allison's areas of focus include depression, anxiety, trauma, grief, first responders and life transitions. Allison is integrative in her approach to therapy, she is trauma-informed and culturally sensitive. Allison tailors her approach to the needs of each client combining CBT, DBT, ACT, Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), and Solution Focused Therapy among others.

 

Learn more about Allison here.

Therapy Intern

Mandy Sproat- RP (Qualifying)

Individual Therapy

Mandy has been working with children and families throughout her career and she is a member of the College of Early Childhood Educators in addition to being a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying). 

 

Mandy is seeing clients virtually, her areas of focus include depression, anxiety, trauma, children 10+, parenting and family issues. Mandy is integrative in her approach, combining elements of attachment theory, CBT, DBT, ACT, Person Centered and Solution Focused Therapy. Mandy is also trained in EMDR.

 

Learn more about Mandy here.

Counselling Interns

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Carly Dukaczewski- RP (Qualifying)

Graduate Student Therapist

Carly is one of our new students starting September 2022. Carly comes from a background in mental health and social services and is now in the final stage of her Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology Degree.

 

Carly is seeing clients virtually by video and telephone. Carly is very familiar with issues such as trauma, depression, anxiety, substance use and family conflict.  She takes an integrative approach to therapy combining modalities such as motivational interviewing, CBT, DBT, EFT and narrative therapy. 

Learn more about Carly here

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Vanessa Barbosa- RP (Qualifying)

Graduate Student Therapist

Vanessa will be joining us in January to complete the practicum portion of her Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology Degree. She has several years of experience working in mental health through Correctional Service of Canada.  

 

Vanessa is interested in working with a variety of concerns including anxiety, depression, sex and pornography addiction, personality disorders, substance abuse and trauma. Vanessa is integrative and client centred in her approach, using modalities such as CBT, Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy, and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). 

Learn more about Vanessa here.

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Neelan Mohan- RP (Qualifying)

Graduate Student Therapist

Neelan has spent years working in various roles within the medical field before returning to school to complete his Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology. He is currently a RP (Qualifying) with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario.

 

Neelan is seeing clients virtually, his areas of focus include depression, anxiety, trauma, chronic pain and substance use. Neelan is client centred and takes an integrative approach to therapy. He combines elements of CBT, BT, DBT, person-centred and Solution Focused Therapy among others. In addition to English, Neelan speaks Hindi and Punjabi.

 

Learn more about Neelan here.

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Eda Mucaj- RP (Qualifying)

Graduate Student Therapist

Eda has a strong belief in the mind-body connection. She is currently a RP (Qualifying) with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario, completing her Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology Degree. 

 

Eda is seeing clients virtually, she works with a wide range of clients including those struggling with depression, anxiety, relationship issues, and trauma, including birth trauma. Eda is integrative in her approach to therapy and in addition to using modalities such as CBT, she has training in Gottman Method, Somatic Experiencing, Solution Focused Brief Therapy as well as Clinical Hypnosis.  

 

Learn more about Eda here.

Why See A Psychotherapist?

Psychotherapists use talk therapy to help you gain insight, build self-esteem, reduce anxiety, manage unhealthy responses, strengthen coping mechanisms, and improve social and community functioning. Counselling and Psychotherapy help people of all ages live happier, healthier, and more productive lives.

How We Work

We see clients virtually and utilize a strengths-based approach, collaborating with clients to create a safe and non-judgmental environment to explore challenging issues. We aim to empower clients in a supportive and empathetic manner, grounded in the belief that therapy is an integral component to overall happiness and health care.

 

We support the use of multiple therapeutic modalities in order to remain flexible to the needs of our clients, including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Hypnotherapy, IFS, Gottman Method, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychobiological Approach to Couple Therapy (PACT), Psychodynamic and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, among other methodologies as necessary. 

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