All members of Toronto Psychotherapy Group have completed a thorough, rigorous education and are qualified by the government of Ontario as registered healthcare practitioners.
Additionally, many of our listed members have sought supplemental training in other therapeutic modalities, including couples therapy, body-centred psychotherapy, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), and others.
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All psychotherapists listed with Toronto Psychotherapy Group are are registered with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO), or other governing body (e.g. The Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW)) that oversees the regulation of psychotherapy in Ontario.
Why is this significant for you?
Definition of Regulation
Anyone using the title “psychotherapist” or any abbreviation thereof; or anyone holding her/himself out as qualified to practice psychotherapy in Ontario (no matter what title s/he may use), and anyone performing the controlled act of psychotherapy must be registered with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) or another College that oversees the controlled act of psychotherapy in Ontario: College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO), College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario (COTO), College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO), College of Psychologists of Ontario (CPO), Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW).
It is important that you know that your therapist has successfully completed “a structured coherent program of education and training in psychotherapy” as defined by the CRPO. This ensures that your therapist has attained a level of expertise as well as having sufficient “experiential learning and direct client work” to indicate that he or she can provide safe, professional care.
What you can expect from a therapist you locate on the Toronto Psychotherapy Group website includes, but is not limited to, the following:
- The therapist is a regulated health professional
- The therapist will maintain current knowledge skill and judgment
- The therapist will have worked under clinical supervision
- The therapist is accountable to a regulatory body
- The therapist holds current liability insurance
- The therapist is a graduate of a rigorous training institution
Choosing a Registered Psychotherapist from our site lets you know that your therapist is well trained, and that he/she is competent in their suitability to practice. You can have confidence in the skill, character, and professionalism of therapists listed with Toronto Psychotherapy Group.
Toronto Psychotherapy Group is an organization founded by a group of psychotherapists. We serve dual interests: one, the needs of individuals like you, who are seeking to enter therapy; and two, the interests of our community network of Toronto area-based therapists. We meet the needs of prospective clients by offering you sound information about well-trained local therapists.
Toronto Psychotherapy Group provides a high-visibility platform for its subscribing members. As an association of individuals committed to the psychodynamic tradition, both as accumulated knowledge and clinical practice, we also strive to offer resources meant to foster professional excellence, integrity, and the highest ethical standards articulated by the Code of Ethics for Registered Psychotherapists in Ontario in the practice of psychotherapy.
Toronto Psychotherapy Group heartily encourages contact with Toronto’s broader health care community, allied professionals, and the general public to disseminate information about psychodynamic therapy and its local practitioners.