Toronto Psychologists providing
Counselling, Therapy and Psychological & Educational Assessments

Toronto Psychological Services office serves clients throughout the GTA, Mississauga, and Brampton. Our Etobicoke location offers a comprehensive range of psychological services including psychological assessment, educational assessment, counselling or psychotherapy. Services provided by our Toronto Psychologists are covered by your workplace benefits.

Marriage Counselling:

Relationship, Couples counselling and Marriage counselling supports couples as they challenge and change negative patterns that may be preventing their happiness.

Our psychologists and associates have significant experience helping couples improve communication, reconnect, enhance commitment, repair and heal their relationship.

Pre-marriage counselling is also available.

Educational Assessments:

We provide educational assessments to elementary, high school, college, university and graduate students.

An Educational Assessment is a structured evaluation of a young person’s psychological development. It is a thorough assessment of your child’s intellectual, social and emotional development. A Psychoeducational Assessment and an individual education plan can help your child through all levels of education.

Child Play Therapy & Counselling Young Teens:

A Child Psychologist may provide individual counselling, play therapy and group therapy.

Child psychology deals with a young person’s mental, emotional and social development.

A psychologist can offer reunification counselling between an estranged or alienated parent and their children.

Psychological Assessments:

A Toronto psychologist can provide a comprehensive range of assessment services including: an educational assessment for learning disability, behaviour, social, emotional or MVA assessments to name just a few.

A psychologist at our offices can complete a psychological assessment for children as young as 2+ years of age.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy:

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy addresses the interactions between how we think, feel and behave. It is an effective therapy for treating depression, panic disorder, social anxiety, post-traumatic stress, obsessive compulsive behaviour, low self-esteem and/or sexual problems.

A psychologist can help you identify, challenge and change dysfunctional thinking and behavior that affects your emotional responses.

Gifted Assessment:

Only a registered psychological associate or psychologist can determine whether your child meets the gifted criteria set by Ontario school boards.

Many school boards in Ontario do not start identifying children for gifted programs until second or third or fourth grade. For this reason, parents of exceptionally bright or gifted children may want to consider private testing or alternative academic placement options.

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Help your Teen, Adolescent, or Child find Motivation to Succeed

Motivating Teens is a topic that concerns a lot of parents. When I was a teen, I struggled with finding the motivation to do homework, study for tests and exams, go to school, go to soccer practice, do chores around the house; really anything.

It appeared as though when faced with any type of task (even the ones I enjoyed doing), it became this long drawn out battle between whoever was trying to get me to oblige and myself (sorry Mom and Dad).

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Is it ADHD or something else?

Is it ADHD or Something Else?

Many people who were diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or Attention Deficit Disorder in the early 2000’s have come to question the exclusivity of that diagnosis, especially when it comes to learning. Psychological research over the past 2 decades has shown that many of the symptoms exhibited by children, teens or adults might be something quite different altogether.

There is no doubt that skilled diagnosticians have determined that some individuals were misdiagnosed with ADHD when their symptoms were essential features of other neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism spectrum disorder,

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How to Understand Your Child’s World

How to Understand Your Child’s World

Have you ever found yourself trying to understand what in the world your child is saying? Or immediately, without thought, told them they are wrong? Or further, found yourself questioning how to handle their behaviours? Or what to make of their outlandish beliefs?

It is important to remember that the learning process is a delicate thing. The way we are now, with our big and beautiful adult minds, is not the same as when we were young. Adults are wired to think about jobs,

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How many hours does it take to complete an Educational Assessment?

How many hours does it take to complete an Educational Assessment?

This is one of the most common questions that clients and parents ask when they call to inquire about a comprehensive educational assessment that they can give to elementary schools, high schools, colleges, universities and graduate admission facilities.

At Toronto Psychological Services, we never over-book. The day a client attends the one-hour intake session and pays a retainer. ALL the hours considered necessary for the assessment, including testing, scoring and writing the report,

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