Resources for Psychotherapists and Counsellors: Links, Books, Phone Numbers

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The below are links and resources that other colleagues and I have found to be helpful.

This list is not meant to be a complete list of all available support.

Please refer to your local phone directory and speak to friends and colleagues to find further connections and support.

Emergency Phone Numbers:

Children’s Aid Society of Toronto: 416-924-4646

Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault: 1-800-521-6004

Youth Distress Centre Toronto: 416-408-4357 (416-408-HELP)

Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868

CAMH – Emergency line: 416-535-8501 ext. 6885 (24 hours)


Schools, Courses, Training, and Holistic Centres:

Transformational Arts College of Spiritual and Holistic Training (TAC)

Canadian Academy of Therapeutic Arts (CATA)

Holistic Health Centre (HHC)

The Hive and Grove Centre for Holistic Wellness

Animas Valley Institute (in the US)

Mindful Self-Compassion

The Living Institute

Toronto Institute for Relational Therapy


Continued Education:

Tape Educational Services

The Leading Edge

CMHA – Canadian Mental Health Association

Traumatology Institute

Mindful Self-Compassion



Other Interesting Information:

SW&S News Magazine

Psychology Today

Depth Psychology Alliance

Psychotherapy Networker

Simply Psychology

Therapeutic Resources, Support Groups, and Educational Resources on ADD/ADHD, Alzheimer’s, Bereavement, Stress Management and more

Raven Essences – energetic flower essences


Regulatory and Professional Institutions:

College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO)

Canadian Professional Counsellors Association (CPCA)

Canadian Humanistic and Transpersonal Association (CHATA)

Office of the Information and Privacy Officer of Ontario



Ethics of Caring by Kylea Taylor

Eastern Body, Western Mind by Anodea Judith

Sacred Contracts by Caroline Myss

Grief Counselling and Grief Therapy by William Worden

The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook by Edmund Bourne

In an Unspoke Voice by Peter Levine

Lifting the Veil of Mental Illness by William Bento