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Online therapy in Winnipeg

Online therapy in Winnipeg offers computer-based or phone-based counseling that you access from your laptop or smartphone. Online therapy is comparable to face-to-face therapy, with the exception that it can be conducted remotely.

As a person’s mental well-being is often the most important thing that needs to be taken care of, it is best to have a form of therapy that can be done virtually –or online. This way, you will not need to travel far just for someone who understands what you are going through or suffers from the same illness you do.

The good news is that there are now online therapists in Winnipeg who can help you with your problems, whether it be depression or anxiety. The professionals will help treat people so they tend to feel better and live life again. This way, they start enjoying their time more than before.

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Mental Health in Winnipeg

In Winnipeg, mental health condition statistics show that about three-quarters of people suffer from some form of emotional or mental health disorder. One reason for the high rates may be due to the high levels of addiction and substance abuse in Winnipeg. Statistics suggest that many people find it difficult to access support and treatment because they feel too ashamed or embarrassed. The stigma attached to mental illness can lead to severe withdrawal symptoms and not seeking help for them.

Mental health conditions are more common than you think. Mental illnesses are defined as any lasting abnormal condition of the mind which causes distress and interferes with daily life. These conditions can be anything from anxiety disorders, ADHD to schizophrenia. If left untreated, these conditions can lead to self-harm or suicide.


The most common mental health conditions in Winnipeg are anxiety, depression, and schizophrenia, which affect about 3 out of 10 people. Other mental health conditions in Winnipeg include bipolar disorder, personality disorders, and substance abuse.

Best Therapists in Winnipeg

Dr. John Best

He is counseling for over 20 years and specializes in sexual orientation change efforts (SOCE). He was formerly a pastor of the United Church of Canada, serving 5 different congregations during his 18 years with that denomination. Now he has serves as a pastoral psychotherapist at PFC-Winnipeg since 1985.

Dr Doreen Jensen

She is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with the Association of Cooperative Counselling Therapists of Canada, and she has worked in private practice since 1993. She uses an integrative approach to counselling, with added focus on mind-body methods such as meditation, guided imagery and breathing techniques.

Dr. Karen Melgaard Olson

She received Doctorate degrees in both Religious Studies and Counseling Psychology from the University of Manitoba. She completed her internship training at United Family Services Centre in Winnipeg where she acted as supervisor for final year interns for over 3 years prior to joining PFC Centre Inc in 2000.

Dr. Lynn McCarthy Palmer-Fisher

Dr. McCarthy-Palmer has expertise in working with individuals, couples, and families who are challenged by anxiety, depression, and relationship issues. She holds a doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Manitoba and completed her residency at the Health Sciences Centre Psychiatric Unit.

Dr. Marilee Loewen

She is a Registered Clinical Counsellor, she received both her Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Manitoba and her Doctorate degree from Argosy University/Phoenix School of Professional Psychology, specializing in work with sexual minorities. In addition to solo private practice, she is on faculty at Providence Women’s College teaching counseling courses during the academic year while co-facilitating a weekly peer psychotherapy group for LGBTTQQI people.

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Common types of therapies in Winnipeg

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Most common therapy approach in Winnipeg 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 Winnipeg 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 Winnipeg 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.

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Psychologists or therapists in Winnipeg 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 Winnipeg area therapist.  Online therapy in Winnipeg is relatively affordable and therapists charge between $30 to $ 150. You can book both online and face-to-face sessions with a therapist in Winnipeg via MantraCare.

In case you are looking for free therapists or free therapy, you can choose to call the Winnipeg 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 Winnipeg area must earn at least an accredited master’s degree in counseling or social work. Winnipeg 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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Winnipeg Counselor or Therapists Directory

MantraCare offers a comprehensive and free directory listing of therapists in Winnipeg. If you’re a therapist starting your own private practice in Winnipeg, you can market your practice via our Free therapist directories