As the world becomes increasingly stressful and change accelerates at an unprecedented pace, many people feel overwhelmed, anxious and depressed and struggle with phobias, addictions, failed relationships, obsessive behaviours, and mood disorders. This is particularly true for young people.
Many people (especially young people) hesitate to seek psychological help because stigmas of shame and misinformation persist. People hesitate to talk about mental health the way they talk about physical ailments – diabetes is mentioned openly, but depression is rarely the topic of conversation. This continues the cycle of misinformation and silent suffering.
No matter what you’re struggling with, we want you to know that you’re not alone, and effective help is available from highly-qualified, compassionate people who care about you and want you to feel better and function at your full potential. At CBT Associates, we provide effective, short-term, evidence-based, and solution-focused psychotherapy. Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is an effective treatment for a wide range of psychological problems. These include:
CBT Associates is a large, well-established and rapidly-growing network of clinics that provides evidence-based psychological services to children, adolescents, adults of all ages, and couples.
We are a highly-qualified group of over 50 psychologists and psychological associates who provide personalized, compassionate, respectful and discreet treatment with the highest level of... Read More
To help us reliably meet the needs of all our clients, we must ask you to provide 24 hours’ notice when cancelling or rescheduling an appointment. Appointments without sufficient notice will be charged the full fee.Read More
Psychologists are closely aligned with psychiatrists as both are highly-trained professionals. Psychiatrists are oriented toward pharmaceutical solutions (some illnesses in fact lend themselves to medication versus talk therapy, such as severe depression or schizophrenia); while psychologists are oriented toward talk therapy as a solution.
Psychologists and psychiatrists both undertake... Read More
The first important difference between psychotherapists and psychologists is the number of years of education and training required to register by each college. The College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario requires members to complete any recognized training program in psychotherapy, with 450 hours of direct client contact, and 100 hours of clinical supervision. In contrast, to... Read More