Counselling Resources

Each Counselling/Therapy practitioner listed below has their own individual fees per session.


Paula Cordeiro, MA, Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), Areas of practice: Individual sessions incorporating CBT, SFT, Narrative, MBCT, Trauma-informed CBT Email: Website:


Sabra Desai, MSW, RSW, Counselling & Psychotherapy, Individuals & Couples
C: 905-271-8570 E: Website:


Ashtyn Ford, Registered Psychotherapist, DTATI, HBA
Lacey Ford is a Certified Art Therapist and Registered Psychotherapist and specializes in working with people who have experienced violence and trauma. Website: Email:

Deb Maybury, Registered Psychotherapist 
E: Call or text 416-575-8924 Website: Modalities:  *Talk Therapy*Brainspotting -Therapy Focusing and body awareness*Mindfulness*Meditation* Inner child and inner critic* Resiliency building  *Spiritual Technology/Accelerated Evolution, Certified in Havening Techniques®, also known as Amygdala Depotentiation Therapy (ADT).

Sheri Jackson, CAC II
Addictions Careworker Diploma, McMaster University Certified Life Coach, Strategic Intervention


Catherine Jun Therapy Relational Therapist (in clinical training) – Trauma-informed relational therapist in training at the Toronto Institute for Relational Psychotherapy with a belief in good relationships – intimate, familiar, communal, and the one you have with yourself –  are essential to feeling good.

Rob Hawkings, Registered Psychotherapist
C: 416-318-2914 E:


Craig Bolton, Registered Psychotherapist
Bloor West Psychotherapy 2489 Bloor Street West, Suite #306, Toronto, On M6S 1R6  Phone: (416) 989-5090

Katherine Ridolfo, MSW, RSW, Counselling & Psychotherapy, Individuals, Couples and Families
C: 416-451-1644 E:, Website: 


Organizations Providing Therapy Services

Paths of Courage (Belleville – Residential 1-week) Paths of Courage Residential Program in Belleville

Family Services of Toronto – (416) 595-9230

Individual and group counselling, walk-in counselling, information and referral services to individuals and families 
* specialized services for LGBTQ community, individuals with HIV/AIDS, individuals with developmental disabilities, seniors (including seniors experiencing abuse), sexual abuse survivors, women experiencing abuse, male perpetrators of abuse, separating and divorcing families 
* advocacy, education, research and community development

Counselling and Support for Individuals, Couples and Families — counselling and educational programs for those seeking support in dealing with relationships and family problems, parenting, depression, anxiety, job loss, separation, divorce and new relationships, sexual abuse and childhood trauma, life transitions and other issues 
* Violence Against Women Program 
* counselling for male survivors of sexual abuse — member agency for Support Services Network for Male Survivors in Ontario (central region) 
* social reform, public education and advocacy

Catholic Family Services of Toronto– (416) 921-1163. Clients don’t have to be Catholic to access support services.

Individual, couple and family counselling, including Walk-In Program (see separate entries) 
* Education for Family Living — marriage preparation, marriage enrichment, self-confident women 
* New Beginnings Ministry — support for widowed, separated and divorced persons 
* member agency of Support Services Network for Male Survivors in Ontario (central region)

Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic – 416-323-9149

  • referrals to lawyers
  • assistance with all levels of the justice system
  • family and immigration law representation
  • community education
  • systemic advocacy

Family Court Support Worker Program

  • information on the family court process
  • assistance in documenting the history of abuse for family court proceedings
  • referral to specialized services and supports in the community
  • safety planning
  • accompaniment to court proceedings when appropriate

Counselling Services, — individual and group counselling

  • mindfulness, trauma support
  • referrals to community agencies
  • transitional housing and support for women leaving abusive relationships
  • Gardiner Expressive Arts Group for survivors of sexual abuse
  • Outburst! — group support for young Muslim women who speak out about violence

Interpreter Services Toronto, — language interpretation to access support services in the community and in Domestic Violence Courts
* includes services for clients who are deaf or hard-of-hearing
* interpreter training and employment opportunities

Canadian Centre for Men and Families– 647-479-9611

Men’s health promotion and support for issues such as depression, anxiety, relationships, separation and divorce, parenting, social isolation and self-esteem, and abuse and trauma
* individual, couple and group counselling
* peer support group for boys and men includes emotional support, information and resources
* legal assistance clinic and resource centre — individual and group settings
* Fathering After Separation or Divorce — 8 week parenting program
* support for male victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and trauma, including counselling and referrals
* mindfulness meditation workshops,
* employment resource consultation — resume building, interview preparation and unemployment support, including identification of barriers to employment

Helpful Websites

E-Mental Health Website:

What’s up? Walk-in Locations – 

Psychology Today