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Finding Therapy

Finding a psychotherapist or a psychoanalyst can be both challenging and rewarding.

When you are considering treatment, it is important to know what kind of therapy you are seeking. If you are interested in a highly exploratory approach, you may want to consider psychoanalysis, which is a more intensive and time committed form of therapy. Psychodynamic or psychoanalytic psychotherapy is less intensive, but does require a close working relationship in which emotions, thinking patterns and behaviors are closely examined with your therapist.

Both forms of psychoanalytic therapy will require an initial assessment, which is an opportunity to discuss with your therapist or analyst what you would like help with, and how that might be addressed through therapy or analysis. This is process in which both you and the therapist can assess whether the therapeutic relationship feels like a good fit, and better understand the benefits of engaging in a long term therapy.

The Toronto Psychoanalytic Society and Institute have a Referral Service which can help you in determining whether psychoanalytic treatment may be of benefit to you, and whether psychotherapy or psychoanalysis would be most appropriate. They will also be able to provide you with a list of therapists or analysts who currently have openings in their practice.

For further information about our Referral Service for psychotherapy or psychoanalysis, call the tps&i at 416-922-7770.

To contact providers directly please use the directory below. You may select Psychoanalysts, Therapists or Training Analysts by category or by region using the drop-down menu.

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Marilyn Ruskin, MSW, RSW, MEd

315 Avenue Rd. Suite 9, Toronto Ontario M4V 2H2 Canada
Phone: 647 624 8680

Ronald Ruskin, MD, FRCP(C), Dip Psych

Member/ Psychoanalyst/Training Analyst
315 Avenue Road #9 Toronto Ontario Canada
Phone: 416-928-0675 Fax: 416-928-0870

Cynthia Saruk, MD FRCP(C) DABPN.

Member/ Psychoanalyst
59A Bedford Park Ave, Toronto Ontario M5M 1H8 Canada
Phone: 416-792-4599

Kathleen Schneider, M.D.

Member/ Psychoanalyst
1 St. Clair Ave. East Suite 606 Toronto Ontario M4T 2V4 Canada
Phone: 416-963-8266

Barry Simon, MD

Member/ Psychoanalyst
Phone: 416 921 6500

Pamela Stewart, MD, FRCP(C)

Member/ Psychoanalyst
1407 Yonge Street Suite 403 Toronto Ontario M4T 1Y7 Canada
Phone: 416-922-3636 Fax: 416-922-3646

Peter Sutton, BM, BCh, FRCP(C),

Member/ Psychoanalyst
164 Monarch Park Avenue Toronto Ontario M4J 4R6 Canada
Phone: 416-960-8996 Fax: 416-960-9673

Julio Szmuilowicz, M.D., FRCPC, DABPN

Member/ Psychoanalyst
46 Edgecombe Avenue Toronto Ontario M5N 2X3 Canada
Phone: 416-783-3330 Fax: 416-783-3330

Alex Tarnopolsky, MD, FRCP (C), FRCPsyc (UK)

Member/ Psychoanalyst/ Training Analyst Fellow, British Paychoanalytical Society
27 Ardmore Rd Toronto Ontario M5P 1V6
Phone: 416 – 485- 7237 Cell Phone: 416 725 7237

Yone Teixeira, RP

1, Rowanwood Ave., Suite 4 (Rosedale subway station) Toronto ON M4W 2L2
Cell Phone: 416-834-3929

Dena Tenenhouse, B.A., R.P.

Affiliate/ Psychotherapist
4711 Yonge Street, unit 10002 Toronto ON M2N 6K8.
Phone: 416 4502681

Shawn Thomson, RP, FIPA

Member/ Psychoanalyst
20 Eglinton Ave. E. Suite 410. Toronto, ON. M4P 1A6 291 Main Street. Wellington, ON. K0K 3L0
Phone: (647) 237-9188

Daniel Traub-Werner, MD, FRCP(C)

Member/ Psychoanalyst/ Training Analyst
43 Oriole Gardens Toronto Ontario M4V 1V9 Canada
Phone: Mobile: 416-721-1814

Judy Turner, Ph.D., C.Psych

Member/ Psychoanalyst
459 Eglinton Avenue West Suite 2 Toronto Ontario M5N 1A7 Canada
Phone: 416-485-8889

Sarah Usher, PhD., CPsych

Member/ Psychoanalyst
Toronto Ontario Canada

Madhusudana Rao Vallabhaneni, MD, FRCP(C),

L-23, 692 Euclid Avenue Toronto ON M6G 2T9
Phone: 416 901 9020 Ext. 24

Chris Vanderwees, Ph.D., R.P.

St. John the Compassionate Mission 155 Broadview Ave Toronto, ON M4M 2E9

Douglas Weir, M.D.,FRCP(C).

1704-2200 Yonge Street Toronto ON M4S 2C6
Phone: 416 488 8628 Fax: 416 488-1082

Heather Weir, MB, MRCPsych (Lon), FRCP

Member/ Psychoanalyst
845 St. Clair Ave West #301 Toronto Ontario Canada
Phone: 416-656-8359 Fax: 416-656-8760

Christina Whyte-Earnshaw, Ph.D.

Member/ Psychoanalyst
Phone: 416-927-0911

Klaus Wiedermann, PhD, CPsych

Member/ Psychoanalyst
1033 Bay Street #204 Toronto Ontario M5S 3A5 Canada
Phone: 416-962-6671 Fax: 416-929-2595

Gordon Yanchyshyn, M.D., FRCP(C)

Member/ Psychoanalyst
180 Bloor Street West #1106 Toronto Ontario M5S 2V6 Canada
Phone: 416-960-9129

Suzanne Young, MSW, RSW

400 Walmer Road, Suite 132 Toronto Ontario M5P 2X7 Canada
Phone: 416-571-1773
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