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Adele Turco 

Registered PSYCHOTHERAPIST (QUALIFYING)

“Reaching out” is this skill we’re somehow expected to know, yet it’s never taught and rarely modelled for us. I believe it takes exceptional courage to reach out to a therapist, and I understand the brave vulnerability it takes when you choose to reveal such significant and intimate thoughts, feelings, and experiences. Together, we will work in a collaborative manner, providing you with the opportunity for self-growth and initiate the process of self-exploration and skill-building.

My specialty is in the treatment of low self-esteem, anxiety, depression, interpersonal relationship concerns, life transitions and chronic pain. I want to create an environment in which you will feel safe, welcomed, and comfortable, allowing you to achieve the growth that you desire. I utilize an individualistic stance to accommodate your unique experience, needs and goals for treatment.

My practice is guided by evidence-based approaches such as Person-Centered Therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, with a focus on exploring your past experiences and personal needs to better understand your current behaviours, emotions, and social functioning. In personal and emotional growth, the “fit” between the therapist and yourself is crucial. Our therapeutic relationship will be the foundation from which we build on. I look forward to joining you on your journey. 

I have a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Psychology from York University and a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University. I am a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO).

 

We Work With Individuals, Couples, Youth & Groups

Individual Therapy

Receive one on one professional therapeutic support in person or via text, call, or email support.

Youth Counselling

Experience the benefits of a positive relationship with a professional for yourself; or, find a counsellor for a young person in your life.

Teacher & Group Support

Receive personal one on one support, or participate in educational training and group workshops.

The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a direction not a destination.

 

Carl Rogers

 

Children are educated by what the grown-up is and not by his talk.

 

Carl Jung

“Not all addictions are rooted in abuse or trauma, but I do believe they can all be traced to painful experience. A hurt is at the centre of all addictive behaviours.

Gabor Mate

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Psychotherapy?

Psychotherapy is a therapeutic intervention where talk and experiential techniques are used to aid individuals in understanding themselves more deeply while working through any number of specific challenges.

Is Psychotherapy covered by insurance?

Some insurance companies are beginning to include Psychotherapy under extended benefit plans.

If your insurance company does not currently cover psychotherapy, please visit the Registered Psychotherapists Insurance Committee (RPIC) for more information.

Who is a candidate for therapy?

Any person who feels as though they would benefit from speaking with a professional is a candidate for therapy.  If you are experiencing difficulties dealing with stress, anxiety, depression, relationships, life transitions, or any number of challenges, finding a professional to work with might be the right choice for you.

How do you choose a therapist?

There are a number of ways an individual might find a therapist.  Searching online will undoubtedly present a number of viable options. Referrals from medical professionals or friends are often useful when beginning a search for the right therapist.

While there are many factors you may want to consider, such as convenience, education, approach, etc., the most important consideration is how comfortable you feel with your therapist.  Following your instincts might be the most helpful tool in finding the right fit for you. 

(647) 464-2091

#2-1668 Avenue Road, North York, ON. M5M 3Y1

support@northyorkcounsellingservices.ca

 

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