Trudi Jane Wyatt, MA, RP, CCC
Registered Psychotherapist (Ontario)
Psychotherapy over the telephone for individual male and female adults in Ontario, Canada. (I call from Alberta.)
416-901-0994 No text; if emergency 911; see ‘Resources’.
By appointment only. Weekdays, daytime (M-F) or evening (M-Th).
For information about anger management services affiliated with the justice system, or specializing in assisting individuals with anger leading to current physical violence: In Toronto, consider contacting North York General Hospital , The John Howard Society of Toronto, and/or The Salvation Army; in Niagara, consider contacting the local mental health and addictions telephone support (1-866-550-5205) for referral information.
For individuals experiencing current risk of serious bodily harm to self or others, consider contacting one of these resources:
Also, these online therapist search sites allow you to search specifically for clinicians specializing in helping people with suicidal thoughts or self-harming behaviours, though the other resources above are more available than a therapist on an urgent basis.
Additional resources to consider, for obtaining local emotional support fairly quickly, include:
If you are a minor (under 18 years of age) and need assistance you can call Kids Help Phone at 1-800-668-6868.
During the covid19 / coronavirus pandemic:
The Ontario Ministry of Health offers information on “Resources for Ontarians Experiencing Mental Health and Addictions Issues During the Pandemic” (link).
Additionally, Lakeridge Health offers a virtual mental health clinic for anyone struggling with mental health issues as a result of the pandemic. For information please see this website (link). The number is 905.440.7534 or toll-free 1-833-392-7363.
As well, the City of Toronto has a partnership offering free mental health services, to some members of the population. It also offers some information about mental health resources in general. For more information please see this link.
Also, the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario offers THIS note to the public about psychotherapy services during covid19.
Note that this post is not psychotherapy / counselling; please contact me or another professional if you require these services. If you need urgent support, consider Toronto Distress Centres at 416.408.4357. If you need immediate / emergency help, call 911 or consider going to your local Emergency Room. Note this post is for information only, does not imply that a professional relationship has been established with readers, is not advice, and does not imply intent to provide professional services to readers. Intended audience: Current adult residents of the Canadian province of Ontario only.
Trudi Jane Wyatt © 2020