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Let us help you on your journey towards Inner Growth 

Meet Our Online Therapy Team

You can trust in our genuine, caring team of online mental health therapists serving Barrie and all of Ontario.

We know you have options when it comes to finding online therapists in Ontario. But if you’re looking for a team of down-to-earth, compassionate therapists who genuinely care about your mental health, then look no further than Inner Growth Counselling & Psychotherapy. 

 

You’ll never feel like a number with us. You’ll never feel judged or rushed to “feel better.” You are in the driver's seat and set the pace.

 

We genuinely want to ensure we meet your needs and provide the support you need along the way. We’re here for you for a week, month, year, or years down the road - whenever you need us. We understand that life gets hectic at times so we believe in an "open-door" policy for accessing our online counselling services. We value the relationships we build with you.

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Flexible, Relatable & Genuine Online Mental Health Counselling in Ontario

As a team, we can help you through individual online counselling and online couples counselling. No matter what you’re dealing with, we’re here for you. We are LGBTQ+ friendly and work with youth, teens, adults and couples. We can help you develop effective coping skills and learn how to take steps in changing unhelpful thought patterns and behaviours surrounding:

 

 

We are truly judgment-free and love the fact that we can help so many people just like you from the comfort of your own home, thanks to online counselling services throughout Ontario. Get to know a little bit about each of our mental health therapists before booking your free 15-minute consultation call to get started in therapy.

MARRA SHELDON, MSW, RSW

Registered Social Worker

Marra Sheldon

Accepting new clients for online individual and couples therapy

Hello! I’m Marra. I’m a Registered Social Worker and counsellor, working with individuals (14+) and couples across Ontario. I have a Masters of Social Work degree and a Bachelors Degree in Sexuality, Marriage, and Family studies. I also have additional training in Addictions and Mental Health.

 

My passion lies in connecting with my clients by forming a safe and empathetic relationship. I enjoy helping individuals overcome a variety of challenges including anxiety, depression, relationship issues, family conflict, and self-esteem. I also feel drawn to helping those in their 20's and 30's navigate major life changes, self-identity issues including existential questions like "who am I?" and helping them cope with the modern-day stressors of school, work, and societal pressures.

 

I adapt my online individual and couples counselling methods to meet my clients’ needs. I use evidence-based therapeutic modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT). I’ve also worked with First Responders suffering from PTSD, using Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) techniques.

My Specialities Include:

  • Anxiety, Depression & Stress 

  • Therapy for Millennials and Students

  • Attachment and Relationship Issues, Codependency 

  • PTSD and Trauma

  • Substance Abuse & Misuse

  • Self-Identity and Self-Esteem

  • Major Life Transitions, Career Changes

 
 

Hi, I’m Matin. I’m a Registered Psychotherapist in Ontario and have worked with children, adolescents, and adults diagnosed with a variety of mental health concerns. Currently, I’m focusing on working with individuals ages 16 and up. My background is in child development and I have a Masters degree in Counselling Psychology.

 

I am passionate about forming a respectful and authentic therapeutic relationship with my clients, considering their culture and background, always tailoring my approach to meet their needs. I work with a range of issues such as anxiety, depression, BPD, anger management, PTSD/trauma, and emotion regulation.

 

I use a client-focused and strength-based, non-judgmental therapeutic approach and am compassionate to my clients’ needs. I believe that through therapy, you can learn innovative coping skills to enhance your life to become the best version of yourself and thrive in your life.

My Specialities Include:

  • Stress & Anxiety

  • Depression, Mood Management

  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

  • Childhood trauma, Emotional/Psychological Trauma

  • Personality disorders (Borderline Personality Disorder)

  • Anger Management

  • Emotional Distress & Emotion Regulation

I am accepting new clients! Schedule a free consult to see if we are a good fit

MATIN MOTAMED, RP, MACP

Registered Psychotherapist 

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KELLY RATHGEBER, RP, MACP

Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

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Hi, I'm Kelly! I’m a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) in Ontario and have worked with children, adolescents, and adults struggling with a variety of mental health issues. I have a Masters degree in Counselling Psychology and a Bachelors degree in Psychology, as well as a post-grad certificate in Addictions and Mental Health.

 

When working with me, you can expect a warm, encouraging, and supportive approach that will help you find more control in your life to start feeling better. I truly value the therapeutic relationship and look forward to meeting you where you’re at and collaborating on your unique goals.

I use a client-focused and strength-based therapeutic approach blended with evidence-based counselling treatments such as CBT and DBT. I am drawn to a variety of mental health challenges but take a special interest in attentional problems such as ADHD, anxiety, mood disorders, and borderline personality disorder (BPD).

My Specialities Include:

  • Stress & Anxiety

  • Depression, Mood Management

  • ADHD, Attention/Concentration Issues

  • Borderline Personality Disorder; DBT techniques

  • Emotional Distress & Emotion Regulation

  • Major Life Transitions

  • Relationship Issues

Accepting new clients for individual, children/youth (10+) & couples therapy!

 
 

Hi there, I’m Laryssa, a Registered Psychotherapist and founder of Inner Growth Counselling. I  work with individuals ages 16 and up across Ontario and am passionate about connecting with people to help them find their authentic selves and live a life that is meaningful to them.

 

I use a variety of evidence-based therapeutic techniques to help individuals overcome their challenges, but ultimately believe that you are the expert in your own life so I will tailor my approach accordingly. I'm merely here to help guide you. My non-judgmental, down-to-earth, and collaborative approach provides you with a safe and comfortable space to navigate your struggles. 

 

I feel particularly drawn to helping the Millennial generation - those in their 20s and 30s. I enjoy helping them navigate the unique challenges they face today and help them overcome burnout, people-pleasing, and perfectionist tendencies. 

I can’t wait to help you increase your self-awareness, gain new perspectives, and develop healthy coping skills and get you on track to living a fulfilling and meaningful life.

My Specialities Include:

  • Stress, Anxiety & Burnout

  • People-Pleasing, Setting Boundaries & Assertiveness

  • High Functioning Anxiety & Perfectionism

  • Self-Esteem

  • Relationship Issues

LARYSSA LEVESQUE, RP, MACP

Owner & Registered Psychotherapist

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Email to inquire about caseload availabilty

HAVE EXTENDED HEALTH BENEFITS? Please check ahead of time whether your plan covers "Psychotherapy" or "Social Work", as our services are only covered under psychotherapy and social work, depending on your therapist. Laryssa, Kelly and Matin are Psychotherapists, and Marra is a Social Worker. Services may also be covered under "Counselling"