In response to the ongoing developments surrounding COVID-19, most clinicians are only offering online sessions through our online video platform through Owl and telephone.

If you would like to resume in-person sessions, email your clinician and let them know. In-person sessions are only available to individuals who are at low-risk for exposure to COVID-19 and are not presenting with a cough. Patients who attend in-person sessions are required to wear facemasks from entry to exit.

If you have any questions, please contact your clinician or the Clinic Director, Adam Terpstra, at [email protected]. Thank you for your ongoing support and understanding.

Welcome to Church Wellesley Counselling and Psychotherapy

As a community-minded organization, we sincerely believe that emotional healing and personal growth are within your reach.

Through a trauma-informed, anti-oppressive lens, we offer individual therapy for issues related to anxiety and depression, gender and sexuality, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and trauma.

If you live in downtown Toronto and are seeking positive change, get in touch with us today.

In addition to working in person, online sessions are available for clients who cannot access the office and for clients who prefer online therapy.

Please note that we are not a crisis service. If you are in crisis or in need of immediate attention, contact your local emergency call centre (911) or Crisis Services Canada:

Telephone: 1-833-456-4566 (24/7/365)
Text: Send a text to 45645 (4pm - midnight, Eastern Standard Time); Standard Text Messaging Rates Apply

Our Services

Individual and Couples Counselling and Psychotherapy

Licensed Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) Provider (License No. SP17170)

Registered Clinician for Indian Residential Schools - Resolution Health Support Program (IRS RHSP)

Registered Clinician for Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) - Mental Health Counselling (MHC)

Registered Health Claims for Auto Insurance (HCAI) Facility (Registry No. 121091)

Secondary Assessments for Transition-Related Surgery (TRS)

WSIB Community Mental Health Program

Specialties and Focus

  • Addiction
  • Anxiety
  • Behaviour management
  • Body image
  • Career counselling for educators
  • Coping skills and strategies
  • Depression
  • Dysphoria
  • Eating Disorders
  • Educational issues
  • Frustration
  • Gender identity
  • Gender transition
  • Grief
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Life transitions
  • Men's issues
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Relationship counselling
  • Separation divorce
  • Sexuality (LGBTQQ2S+)
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Trauma
  • Women's issues

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Cancellation Policy

When you book a session, your clinician reserves their time for you. In the event that you will be unable to keep an appointment, please notify your clinician at least 24 hours in advance, so that someone else may utilize the time. Similarly, when your clinician is unable to keep the appointment with you, they will give you more than a 24-hour notice and rebook to another date and time.

In the case whereby you are unable to provide 24-hour cancellation notice (e.g., you cancel an appointment on the day of the appointment [i.e. the same day] or do not show up for a scheduled appointment), unless for emergency reasons (e.g., medical or family emergencies), you will be charged the fee for your session and payment will be required at your next scheduled session.

Note: Employee Assistance Programs and other insurance-based programs will not reimburse you, the client, for missed appointment costs.

Employment and Practicum Opportunities

Thank you for exploring employment opportunities with Church Wellesley Counselling and Psychotherapy. We are currently seeking Registered Psychotherapists, Registered Social Workers (MSW/RSW), and Registered Psychologists to join our growing team. Interested applicants are welcome to send their cover-letter and CV to [email protected], attention Adam Terpstra. Should you require accommodations, please notify us of such accommodations by email at [email protected] or phone: 647-358-5815.

Practicum Opportunities: Thank you for your interest in seeking a placement with us. Unless otherwise arranged through your training program / institute (e.g., MSW / M.Ed., / M.A., / Ph.D. Counselling and Psychotherapy students of University of Toronto or another training institution that has specifically made arrangements with our office), no practicum opportunities will be offered beyond the 2021/22 term. We wish students well in their search for practicum sites.