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Vanessa Barbosa

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Vanessa Barbosa
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
Graduate Counselling Intern

We are excited to welcome Vanessa as one of our graduate counselling interns beginning January 2023. She is a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario. Vanessa will be seeing clients virtually and has spent several years working in mental health. Her experience includes working with issues such as depression, anxiety, trauma, compulsive behaviours, addiction and more.

Vanessa graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Applied Arts in Behavioural Psychology and is currently in the final stage of her Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology degree.

Vanessa believes in a client-centred approach and works closely with clients to tailor treatment to individual needs by making collaborative goals. Vanessa works with children 10+, adolescents and adults. She is offering affordable therapy and her practice is supervised by Kennedy McLean.


Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)

  • Attachment-Based

  • Cognitive Behavioural (CBT)

  • Culturally Sensitive

  • DBT

  • Integrative

  • Interpersonal

  • Motivational Interviewing

  • MBCT

  • Person-Centred

  • Relational

  • Solution- Focused 

  • Strength-Based

  • Trauma-Focused

Client Focus

  • Adolescent

  • Addiction/Substance Use

  • Bipolar Disorder

  • Borderline Personality Disorder

  • Coping Skills

  • Complex Trauma

  • Depression and Anxiety

  • Family Conflict

  • LGBTQ+

  • Life Transitions

  • Men's Issues

  • Relationship Issues

  • Self Esteem

  • Stress

  • Trauma and PTSD

  • Women's Issues

Vanessa's Fees:

1 - 45 minute session is $120.00 (including HST)


A sliding scale is available. 


Vanessa offers a free 15-minute consultation to discuss your therapy needs.

Consults can be booked online or Vanessa can be reached directly at

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