Treatment Resources

Please find below information on private therapists (psychologists, counsellors and registered dietitians), hospital based treatment programs, private treatment facilities, and alternative resources. Please be aware that some of these treatment providers currently treat eating disorders but may have waiting lists to see new clients (for more information please email info@hopewell.ca).

Private Therapists

Psychologists, Counsellors and Registered Dietitians are not covered by OHIP. Therefore, please contact the therapists directly for hourly rates. Most extended health care insurance plans provide some coverage for psychological and dietetic services. However, it is important to verify the details of your coverage with your insurer, as well as whether or not your insurer requires a written referral for these services from your physician. Therapy fees are tax deductible in accordance with Canada Revenue Agency guidelines.

Psychologists

Psychologists are regulated by the Ontario College of Psychologists. Fees typically range from $150-250/hour.

Anchor Psychological Services

Dr. Katherine Henderson C.Psych., Co-Founder and Co-Director

DrKHenderson@anchorpsychology.ca

Dr. Shari Mayman, C.Psych., Co-Founder and Co-Director

DrSMayman@anchorpsychology.ca

Dr. Hien Nguyen C.Psych. (Sup Prac)

drhnguyen@anchorpsychology.ca

Dr. Sarah Jane Norwood C.Psych. (Sup. Prac)

drsjnorwood@anchorpsychology.ca

Shawna Melbourne R.D.

Anchor Psychological Services

1308A Wellington Street, Ottawa ON

Phone: 613-722-7373   Fax:  613-722-8778

To book appointments:  admin@anchorpsychology.ca

 www.anchorpsychology.ca

Information Anchor Psychological Services

 

Dr. Zohar BenDavid-Streiner, C.Psych

Ottawa West Professional Services

100 Craig Henry Drive, Suite 101, Ottawa ON

613-321-0915

zobds@yahoo.ca

 

Dr. Meghan Campbell, C.Psych

52 Holland Ave., Ottawa ON

Phone: 613-656-3045

Fax: 613-907-1478

 

Dr. Larry Cebulski, C.Psych

376 Churchill Ave N., Suite 301, Ottawa ON

613-725- 2098

www.cbtottawa.com

 

Dr. Cathy Kerzner, C.Psych

1935 Bank Street, Ottawa ON

613-521-2391 ext.154

www.kerznerpsychology.com

 

Dr. Kimberly Sogge, C.Psych

9 Lewis Street, Ottawa, ON

613-656-3331

kim@drsogge.com

www.drsogge.com

 

Dr. Barb Virley, C.Psych

203 MacLaren Avenue, Ottawa ON

(613) 236-3472 (tel.)

www.drvirley.ca

 

Dr. Stephanie Wiebe, C. Psych.

Centretown Psychological Services

205-331 Cooper Street, Ottawa, ON

(613) 884-4844

drstephaniewiebe@ctpsychological.com

http://ctpsychological.com/dr-stephanie-wiebe/

 

Centre for Interpersonal Relationships

Eating Weight & Body Image Program

Counsellors

Certified Canadian Counsellors (Psychotherapists) are regulated by the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario . Fees typically range from $100-145/hour.

 

Adrienne Benson, M.Ed., RP, CCC, RYT

436 Gilmour Street, Ottawa ON

613-720-7844

adrienne@therapyottawa.com

www.therapyottawa.com

(Update Fall 2017: Currently on maternity leave)

 

Michelle Bentley, MA, RP, RMFT

2948 Baseline Road #206, Nepean ON

613-601-1475

www.counsellingottawa.ca

 

Jenna Fletcher, M.A., R.P., C.C.C., RYT

343 Preston Street, Ottawa ON

video counselling available

jenna.ellen.fletcher@gmail.com

www.jennafletcher.ca

 

Heidi Mack, M.Ed., CCC

Kingston, ON

613-572-1035

heidi@heidimack.ca

www.heidimack.ca

 

Jaclynne Neri, M.A.

190 Somerset W.  Suite 208, Ottawa ON

613-501-0815

jaclynne.neri@empatheia.ca

www.empatheia.ca

 

Ottawa Couple and Family Institute Inc.

Suite 201, 1869 Carling Avenue, Ottawa ON

613-722-5122

info@ocfi.ca

 

Marie-Michele Ricard, M.Sc.

365, boul. St-Joseph, suite 104

819-208-2413

 

Lola Sholagbade, M.A., RP, C.C.C.

Quiet Waters Counseling & Psychotherapy

Suite 120, 2487 Kaladar Avenue, Ottawa ON

613-884-4489

restored@quietwaterscp.com

www.quietwaterscp.com

Lola also often offers psycho-educational group sessions. Please inquire to see if these sessions would be appropriate for you.

 

Cecilia Taiana, MEd. (Counselling), Ph. D (Psychology)

33 Elmdale Avenue, Ottawa ON

613-746-9416

ceciliataiana@gmail.com

 

Genna Pearce, CCC, RP (Qualifying)

2948 Baseline Road, #206,Nepean, Ontario

613-800-8764

info@gennapearcetherapy.com

www.gennapearcetherapy.com

 

Social Workers

Registered Social Workers are regulated by the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers.

Carrie Watson

Kingston, Ontario
(613) 770-4587

carrie@carriewatson.ca
www.carriewatson.ca

 

Registered Dietitians

Registered Dietitians are regulated by the Ontario College of Dietitians. Fees typically range from $75-$120/hour

Debbie Gomez, RD

613-731-2665

debbie_gomez@sympatico.ca

 

Kelly Spence, RD *not currently accepting new clients

Nutrition & Exercise Consulting Inc.

613-983-8473

kellyspencerd@gmail.com

 

Shawna Melbourne, RD, Anchor Psychological Services 

1308A Wellington Street, Ottawa ON

Phone: 613-722-7373

Fax:  613-722-8778

admin@anchorpsychology.ca

www.anchorpsychology.ca

 

Dina Skaff, BASc, BSc, RD, Anchor Psychological Services 

1308A Wellington Street West, Ottawa, ON

613-722-7373

dinaskaffrd@anchorpsychology.ca

 

Cindy Sass, RD

613-862-8256

sassnutrition@gmail.com

http://sassnutrition.com/Home.html

 

Hospital Based Treatment Programs

Childrens Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Regional Eating Disorders Program

401 Smyth Rd, 5th Flr  Ottawa, ON K1H 8L1

The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) eating disorders program provides expertise in the area of assessment and treatment to patients under 18 years of age. Services include an intensive day treatment program, an outpatient assessment and treatment program, and an inpatient treatment program. Patients benefit from specialized treatment that addresses their medical, psychiatric, academic, psychological and nutritional needs.

Referrals to the Eating Disorders Program must be made by a physician. Once a physician’s referral is received by the Intake Worker, a full interdisciplinary assessment is conducted with the client and family, and treatment recommendations are made.

For more information, please call 613-737-7600 ext. 5890

Regional Centre for the Treatment of Eating Disorders

501 Smyth Road
Ottawa, ON K1H 8L6

The Regional Centre for the Treatment of Eating Disorders at The Ottawa Hospital, General Campus, serves the needs of adult patients in the Ottawa-Carleton region and Eastern Ontario , who suffer from serious eating disorders that include Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating and other eating disorders.

Comprehensive multidisciplinary treatment is provided in a contained and structured environment with therapy offered almost exclusively in a group format. The multidisciplinary team, led by Program Director and Psychiatrist, Dr. H. Bissada, includes registered nurses, clinical psychologists, dietitians, a social worker, occupational therapist, program evaluator and administrative staff.

Referrals to the Eating Disorders Program must be made by a physician. Once a referral has been received, the patient will be contacted for a full psychiatric assessment. After the assessment, a recommendation is made regarding which of the Centre’s treatment programs is most suitable for the patient.

For more information, please call 613-737-8042

Hotel Dieu Eating Disorder Program

166 Brock Street
Kingston, ON K7L 5G6

For more information, please call 613-544-3400 ext. 2551

Homewood Health Centre (Guelph, Ontario)

www.homewood.org

Homewood Health Centre offers the largest in-patient Eating Disorders Program in Canada. The program helps women and men aged 16 and older with anorexia and bulimia.

 

Private Treatment Facilities

Ontario

Bellwood Health Services (Toronto, Ontario)

www.bellwood.ca

1-800-387-6198

Bellwood offers inpatient and outpatient treatment programs for women and men 19 years or older who are struggling with anorexia, bulimia, binge eating or overeating.

New Realities Eating Disorders Recovery Centre (Toronto, Ontario/Thornhill, Ontario)

www.newrealitiescan.com

Toronto: 416 921-9670 and Thornhill: 905 763-0660

New Realities offers non-residential individual counselling, psychotherapy, marital and family counselling and psychotherapy groups as well as Clinical Experiential Training in the Treatment of Eating Disorders for healthcare professionals.

 

Out of Province

Westwind Eating Disorder Residential Treatment Facility (Brandon, Manitoba)

www.westwind.mb.ca

1-888-353-3372

Westwind provides counselling and treatment for women suffering from anorexia, bulimia and related disorders in a home-like atmosphere.

 

Out of Country

For information on how to access out of country services through OHIP click here

 

Avalon Hills Residential Eating Disorders Program (Petersboro, Utah/Paradise, Utah)

www.avalonhills.org

1-800-330-0490

Avalon Hills assists female adolescents and adults overcome eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia by changing the way they view their bodies and their surroundings.

Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Centre (Chicago)

http://www.timberlineknolls.com/

Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center treats adult women and adolescent girls struggling with eating disorders, substance abuse and addiction, and mood disorders.

Alternative Resources

Fawg Forest: Therapeutic Farm and Counselling Services (Mountain, Ontario)

613-989-5678

info@fawgforest.com

www.fawgforest.com

Equine Assisted Psychotherapy

Adrienne Benson, North Gower ON

Each experiential session is designed with the client(s) individual needs and goals in mind. Sessions can focus on a variety of skills including communication, assertiveness, self-confidence and boundary setting. Equine Assisted Psychotherapy sessions involve ground level activities and contact between the horses and client(s). Clients do notride the horses as part of the therapy.

Practitioners are certified by the Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association (EAGALA) and follow the therapeutic model and guidelines set out by this organization. http://www.eagala.org/

This program is recommended as a supplement, not replacement, to regular psychotherapy sessions.

www.therapyottawa.com

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Online Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) has been shown to be effective treatment option. However, access to therapy services can sometimes be difficult due to financial and time constraints. The following websites offer new ways of accessing these psychological treatments that are effective and easily available.
*Please note that although Hopewell believes these sites to be credible, a live therapist should be sought whenever possible.

MoodGYM www.moodgym.anu.edu.au
The concept for MoodGYM and the content of the site were developed by the Centre for Mental Health Research at the Australian National University.
MoodGYM is a free interactive-online program designed to help you identify whether you are having problems with emotions like anxiety and depression and learn skills that can help you cope with these emotions. It is based on two programs which have been successful in preventing and treating depression and anxiety –  Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Interpersonal Therapy. The program is designed to be used by people who would like to prevent mental health problems or manage problems which are troubling but not incapacitating.  MoodGYM is not specifically designed for use by people with clinical levels of depression or anxiety.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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