Frequently Asked Questions

InnerSight Psychotherapy offers a variety of therapy options, including individual therapy, couples therapy, and family therapy. We also specialize in cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT), and mindfulness-based therapies.

A typical therapy session lasts for 55 minutes.

The frequency of therapy sessions can vary depending on the individual needs of the patient. Some patients may benefit from weekly sessions, while others may only need to come in for therapy on a bi-weekly or monthly basis.

Yes, InnerSight Psychotherapy accepts most major insurance plans. It is recommended that patients check with their insurance provider to verify coverage and any out-of-pocket costs.

During the first therapy session, the therapist will ask a series of questions to gather information about the patient’s background, symptoms, and treatment goals. The therapist will also explain the therapy process and answer any questions the patient may have.

Yes, therapy is confidential. The therapist is legally and ethically bound to keep all information shared during therapy sessions private, with a few exceptions (such as if the patient is a danger to themselves or others).

InnerSight Psychotherapy can help patients address a wide range of mental health concerns, including anxiety, depression, relationship issues, and trauma. Our experienced therapists will work with patients to develop an individualized treatment plan that addresses their specific needs and goals.

Patients can schedule an appointment by contacting InnerSight Psychotherapy at +1(905)-553-9255 or by booking online here.

It is recommended that patients bring a notebook or journal to therapy sessions, as well as any relevant medical or mental health records.

It is important to inform the clinic as soon as possible if you are unable to attend a scheduled therapy session. Most clinics have a cancellation policy in place, and missed sessions may be subject to a fee.

It depends on the individual needs of the patient and the type of therapy being provided. Some therapy sessions may be more beneficial with the support of a loved one, while others may be more effective as individual sessions. It is best to discuss this with your therapist.

The length of time it takes to see results from therapy can vary depending on the individual and their specific concerns. Some patients may see improvement in a few sessions, while others may take longer. Your therapist will work with you to set realistic treatment goals and will regularly reassess progress.

The length of time a patient will need to be in therapy can vary depending on their individual needs and treatment goals. Some patients may only require a few sessions, while others may need ongoing therapy. Your therapist will work with you to determine the appropriate length of treatment.

Some therapists are able to prescribe medication, but most will work in conjunction with a prescribing physician or refer patients to a psychiatrist for medication management.

Yes, patients have the right to switch therapists if they are not comfortable with their current one. It is best to discuss any concerns with your current therapist and the clinic’s management before making a switch.

Yes, your therapist will work with you to identify any mental health conditions that may be present and provide a diagnosis if appropriate.

Yes, therapy can be done remotely via phone or video conferencing.

A psychologist holds a Ph.D. or Psy.D. degree and is licensed to diagnose and treat mental health conditions. A counsellor typically holds a master’s degree in counselling or a related field and may provide therapy but may not be able to diagnose mental health conditions. A psychotherapist can be either a counsellor or psychologist who practices psychotherapy.

Yes, children can also benefit from therapy. Some therapists specialize in working with children and will have specific techniques and activities tailored for them.

It can be helpful to think about what you would like to discuss in your therapy session ahead of time and to make notes of any specific concerns or questions you have.

Some clinics may offer alternative therapies such as art therapy, music therapy, or animal-assisted therapy in addition to traditional talk therapy. At InnerSight Psychotherapy we offer Hypnotherapy as an alternative form of therapy.

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