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Online therapy in Montreal

The Internet is a great tool for getting help. This is because it allows people to communicate with therapists without having to go out into Montreal, which can be difficult sometimes. The anonymity of the web also makes it easier for them to feel comfortable opening up.

There are several advantages to using online therapy in Montreal. One of them is that it can make the process of receiving help more accessible. It also allows for people who feel uncomfortable speaking face-to-face with a therapist to be able to connect successfully with one, which is another advantage.

This type of therapy is good for people who cannot leave their homes because of a medical condition. They can thus still benefit from treatment. Finally, because it allows for the therapist and the client to communicate without being in the same room, it is also helpful for people who have been traumatized by past experiences or abuse.

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Mental Health in Montreal

Mental health condition statistics in Montreal are available through various research articles. These articles are published by various medical journals. Some of the information that was found includes information about the cost of mental illness, the prevalence rates, and expenditures.

Approximately 30 percent of the population experiences some form of mental health condition.

The cost of mental illness is rising yearly. The estimated expenditures are close to $50 billion in Canada. More than 25% of Canadians have a mental disability, and 16 percent live with mood disorders, anxiety disorders, or substance abuses.

Mood disorders are the biggest cause of disability among women between 15-44 years old.


The life expectancy rate is 7 to 12 years less for those who have had an episode of depression compared to those who have not experienced depression.

Approximately 1/3 of suicides are committed by people with mood disorders. One-third of suicide attempts are made by people that attempt suicide without being diagnosed with any type of psychiatric diagnosis at all.”

Children of age 12 that are depressed or have depressive symptoms are more likely to commit suicide before adulthood.

40-60 percent of people with a mood disorder will experience suicidal thoughts within any year of their lives.

Lifetime rates of suicide attempts go up to 20%, while lifetime rates of completed suicides are 4-6%.

70% of patients who attempt suicide were receiving some type of treatment at the time they went through an episode.”

Best Therapists in Montreal

Dr. Guy Noy

Dr. Guy Noy is a licensed psychologist and social worker who specializes in helping children and adults with learning and behavioral issues. He has many years of experience working with children and adults who have various difficulties such as ADHD, depression, anxiety, grief and bereavement, learning disabilities, life transitions, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), autism spectrum disorders (ASD), and etc.

His therapeutic approach is often best described as person-centered because he wants to understand each individual holistically. The fact that he offers all clients reasonable rates is also appealing for those who may not be able to afford more expensive therapy.

Dr. Marie-France Desrosiers

Dr. Marie-France Desrosiers is a clinical psychologist who offers counseling services to both children and adults on issues such as stress, anxiety, depression, work performance problems, social adjustments related difficulties and etcetera. She also specializes in providing assessments of intelligence, personality, and even certain neuropsychological tests for children that have learning disabilities or major behavior problems at school or home which are causing concern for parents/teachers/family members (e.g.: ADHD). I like the fact that she provides her clients reasonably priced rates with flexible scheduling options (i.e.: weekend hours) because it allows them to benefit from therapy without having to pay high prices out of their own pocket.

Dr. Catherine Bergevin

Dr. Catherine Bergevin is a Clinical Psychologist who offers counseling services to children and adults who may be struggling with anxiety, depression, OCD, panic attacks and etcetera. The fact that she received training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) will help clients who struggle with thoughts such as guilt, sadness, and even thoughts of self-harm which tend to get in the way of living a full life.

Dr. Abraham Low MD

Dr. Abraham Low MD is a Psychiatrist and founder of the Recovery International organization which is an association for individuals suffering from various issues such as depression/anxiety/OCD/phobias/etcetera. The fact that he offers his clients reasonable rates (i.e.: $20 for each individual session), flexible location options (i.e.: weekend hours), and short wait times make him accessible to many people who may not be able to afford the services of other Therapists in Montreal.

Dr François Roy MD

Dr François Roy is a Psychiatrist who provides specialized psychiatric services to individuals at their homes, schools, or workplaces for ADD/ADHD, autism spectrum disorders (ASD), anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), depression, and etcetera. He also offers Neuropsychological Assessments which help provide an accurate diagnosis of any difficulties related to learning disabilities or certain mood disorders.

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Common types of therapies in Montreal

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Most common therapy approach in Montreal is where the therapist challenges your negative thoughts about you and the world. He tries to alter unwanted behaviors or treat disorders such as depression.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

Second most common therapy approach in Montreal is which the therapists teach behavioral skills (mindfulness & emotion regulation) to help clients enhance motivation. DBT is often used for mental health issues including eating disorders, PTSD, personality disorder, self-harming notions.

Existential Therapy

3rd most common therapy treatment in Montreal focuses on self-actualization in the face of people’s challenges. Existential therapy aids clients in confronting hard and distressing truths about life and death.

Other therapy approaches include:

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Psychologists or therapists in Montreal help people understand and handle different life problems and mental health issues.

They diagnose and treat mental disorders, learning disabilities, and behavioral problems.

You should expect to pay between $100 and $250 for a face-to-face therapy session with a Montreal area therapist.  Online therapy in Montreal is relatively affordable and therapists charge between $30 to $ 150. You can book both online and face-to-face sessions with a therapist in Montreal via MantraCare.

In case you are looking for free therapists or free therapy, you can choose to call the Montreal free helpline number. There are a few online therapy options that can be free or low-cost. At MantraCare, therapy can cost you as low as $10.

Anyone interested in working as a therapist or counselor in the Montreal area must earn at least an accredited master’s degree in counseling or social work. Montreal also has some continuing education requirements, and every counselor or therapist is required to know all the rules and laws that pertain to their profession.

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