We Specialize In:
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, LGBTQ+, 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, Work-Related Stress
Toronto Psychotherapy Services
Meet Our Therapists
Kennedy McLean, Practice Owner
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 diagnosed with mental health disorders such as PTSD, Anxiety and Panic Disorders and Substance use Disorder. She also works with those dealing with historical trauma, with first responders, and children who have experienced interpersonal traumas. Kennedy also uses EFT and RLT in her couples therapy work.
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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.
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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.
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Catherine Paul, Registered Psychotherapist
Individual & Couples Therapy
Catherine Paul is an individual and couple therapist who takes a client-centred, strength-based approach to therapy. Catherine is a Registered Psychotherapist with CRPO and has worked in diverse environments with clients aged 12 years through the developmental spectrum. Catherine has experience working with addiction and substance use among many other concerns.
Catherine integrates emotion-focused therapy (EFT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT),cognitive-behavioural therapy, narrative therapy, solution-focused therapy, existential therapy, DBT, and psychodynamic therapy. She utilizes mindfulness, relaxation breathing, and motivational interviewing techniques in her practice. Catherine is also trained in EMDR and is a Gottman Level 2 Trained Therapist.
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Allison Riddell, RP (Qualifying)
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, IFS, and Solution Focused Therapy among others.
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Colleen Lowe-RP (Qualifying)
Graduate Student Therapist
Colleen is a practicum student joining the practice from May-December 2022. Colleen's experience includes working as a communications professional in non-profit and health sectors and as a part-time professor.
Colleen is interested in working 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, narrative therapy, and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT).
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Mandy Sproat- RP (Qualifying)
Graduate Student Therapist
Mandy joins us as a practicum student after years of work with children and families. She is a member of the College of Early Childhood Educators and awaits membership with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario.
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 among others.
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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 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), Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Mindfulness, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative, PACT, Psychodynamic and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, among other methodologies as necessary.