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Affordable Online Therapy in Ontario

Quality, effective, and affordable therapy to help you through your most difficult of times

We believe that mental health therapy should be accessible to everyone.

When you are feeling overwhelmed, stressed out, depressed or "stuck" in life and know you need help, but can't afford it, where do you turn to for support?

At Inner Growth Counselling, our student therapy interns provide low cost online therapy services to residents of Ontario as part of our Affordable Therapy Program.  

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Why Work With a Therapy Intern?

A therapy intern is a Masters level student who is completing their practicum component towards a degree in Counselling Psychology. They have completed the foundational courses to be knowledgable and skilled in providing counselling services under the direct supervision of a Registered Psychotherapist. Interns are required to fulfil strict requirements and obtain adequate clinical counselling hours in order to graduate.

Therapy interns are eager to help, bring forth an abundance of knowledge, and offer a fresh perspective from modern counselling techniques.

Our therapy interns are equipped to help you with the following:

When working with a therapy intern, you can be confident that you are receiving quality treatment. Interns meet regularly with their supervisors and peers to discuss cases and collaborate on treatment plans. So, you essentially have two therapists looking out for your wellbeing! And not only are they helping you by providing affordable therapy in Ontario, but you are helping them as well by contributing to their professional growth and training as a therapist!

About Our Affordable Therapy Program

As a client of our affordable therapy program, you will receive the same dedicated and compassionate care as any other client, but there are some eligibility criteria and expectations that need to be met before joining:

  • You are a resident of Ontario 16+ years of age

  • You have exhausted your extended health benefits or do not have any coverage; services provided by a student therapist are not covered under extended health benefits anyways

  • You intend to commit to a minimum of 5 sessions booked weekly or biweekly (or as discussed with your therapist)

  • You are not experiencing severe mental illness/psychiatric issues (e.g., psychosis, severe eating disorder warranting medical intervention, active suicidality with intent/plan to suicide), addictions (alcohol or illicit drugs) or active abuse

  • You understand that the program is short-term, meaning that once the student graduates, there may not be the option to continue at a reduced rate with them

Our affordable therapy sessions are offered at a rate of $60 (incl HST). Book your free consultation to get started! Your therapist intern will discuss suitability of the program with you during your consultation.

Meet Our Affordable Therapy Intern Team

ALEXIS LABRECQUE-BEDARD, RP(Q), MACP (cand)

Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying); Intern Therapist

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Hi, I’m Alexis (she/her). I am a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) in Ontario, currently working to complete a Masters in Counselling Psychology. I also hold a Bachelor's degree in Health Psychology and have experience supporting adults with stress, grief, and caregiving.

 

I believe in using an integrative approach to counselling and will work alongside you to tailor our sessions to your needs.  I provide online therapy services to individuals 16+ who are struggling with a variety of mental health challenges and life conflicts. 

Starting therapy can be overwhelming and scary, but my goal is to create a safe space in which you feel heard and valued so that we can help you through your current concerns.

My Specialities Include:

  • Stress, Anxiety & Burnout

  • Depression & Mood Management

  • Emotional Distress & Emotion Regulation

  • Self-Esteem, Self-Worth

  • LGBTQ+, Gender & Sexuality 

Alexis is available Sept-Apr 2023

Mental Health Support Doesn't Have To Be Financially Stressful

Get Help From Affordable Therapy Today

Becoming a client as part of our affordable therapy program is simple. Our easy-going, compassionate, and dedicated therapist interns are ready and excited to help you through your mental health concerns.

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Book Your FREE 15-Minute Consultation

Use our booking page to schedule a convenient time to chat with one of our therapy interns

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Talk With One of Our Therapy Interns

We'll call you on your selected date and time to talk about your individual counselling needs

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Book a Session Now or Later On

Book your first online therapy session with one of our online therapy interns