Therapy can be helpful when we may feel stressed, overwhelmed, or not feel like ourselves. If you are experiencing anxiety, panic, depression, loneliness, career loss or change, self-esteem issues, difficulties in a relationship, or unresolved issues from the past, then the help of a therapist can help you guide your life in the right direction. Our therapists are trained in evidence-based psychotherapies which are designed to help you make sense of your experience, identify patterns that no longer serve you, and learn the behaviours that will bring lasting change. We will provide you with the opportunity to express your emotions and feelings in a safe, supportive environment.
Our mission is to help you to feel empowered with the knowledge, tools and skills to face your challenges. If you want to learn more about our therapists and the therapies we provide please explore the website. You will find information on the background of our therapists in addition to detailed information on the therapies we use to assist clients. If you would like to book a consultation or appointment please contact our Intake Coordinator Jodie at (289) 803-2628, or send us an email at Appointments@NewmarketTherapy.com. *** In addition to in-person office appointments, Newmarket Therapy Centre is now providing the option of online counselling via video teleconferencing. Please inquire about this option.
Our offices are conveniently located at 436 Queen Street, at the intersection of Queen and Main. Our services are covered under most health plans. Please check with your benefits provider regarding your personal coverage.
After you have submitted your request for a therapist, our intake manager, Jodie Lindley, will contact you to set up an intake appointment by phone. She will discuss your needs and concerns, answer any questions that you may have, and suggest a therapist best matching your needs. Please expect about 20 minutes for this telephone appointment and to provide information that will he helpful for your therapist to know in advance before meeting you.
We believe in an integrated approach to therapy where the mind, emotions, and body are accounted for in the recovery and healing process. When we are experiencing emotional distress our entire being experiences the pain. Letting go of pain by changing our negative thought patterns, learning new behaviours, resolving issues from the past, and releasing tension from the muscles and nervous system all work together to create better mental and physical health. We believe in a collaborative approach to therapy where the therapist and client are authentic and transparent with one another. The most fundamental need of our being is to be seen, heard and accepted as we are. It is no surprise that the strongest determining factor in successful therapy is the therapeutic alliance. Positive change happens when we become more like ourselves rather than trying to be something others want us to be. We believe in supporting our clients to transform their defenses (the way we block ourselves from living our potential) into healthy ways of relating to self, others and the world. Defenses get created when our needs were not provided adequately, mostly in childhood. The pain of not getting these needs met such as unconditional love and validation, had to be suppressed and the “false selves,” worked to get these needs met inauthentically. By respectfully and gradually exposing the original pains, the Real Self can emerge and vitality of the personality restored. We believe in empowerment through personal responsibility. Underlying much of emotional distress, anxiety and depression are suppressed emotions having to deal with our “unacceptability,” as persons. We encourage our clients to embrace their authentic selves by courageously challenging the negative self-talk of the “false selves,”, to accept negative emotions simply as underlying needs to met, and making a commitment to stop the cycles of shame, guilt and blame.
The Newmarket Therapy Centre is now offering online therapeutic services via high resolution, live video conferencing. This model of therapy delivery, commonly know as tele-therapy, offers convenient, accessible, and confidential counselling services while in the comfort of your own home. You will receive the same quality of service and traditional therapy techniques as if you were to meet with your therapist face-to-face in the office. If you are familiar with Skype of Face Time, then you will find our software technology easy to navigate. Once you have been assigned to a therapist, you will receive a link to start your sessions. When it is time to meet simply click on the link and you are ready to go. Communicating with your therapist begins immediately through the use of your computer, tablet or smart phone. No software downloads required! To sign up for tele-therapy sessions online please contact Jodie Lindley, Intake Manager, at (289) 803-6268. She will be happy to complete an intake with you on the phone and assign you a therapist best suited for your needs.