48 King William St Unit 2, Huntsville, ON P1H 1G3 | 10 Mississaga St E, Orillia, ON L3V 1V7

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Gain the freedom you need to move forward in life

Therapy To Help You Heal

Offering in-person therapy In Orillia and Huntsville for all ages. Online therapy available across Ontario.

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In Person Appointments in Huntsville & Orillia

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Flexible Scheduling
No Waitlist

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Online Sessions

When something isn't right, but you can't put your finger of what's making you feel stuck

Maybe you’re feeling alone, or struggling in your personal or professional life – you could be experiencing anxiety, agitation, or overwhelm more frequently. What is clear is that it’s gotten to a point where it’s keeping you from feeling like you’re enough, connecting on a deeper level, and living with more meaning.
We help you uncover what’s keeping you from living fully as you.
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Psychotherapy In Orillia, Huntsville, & Across Ontario

Our Areas of Support

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Our Therapy Services

At Veritas Psychotherapy & Counselling, we provide online therapy in Ontario and in-person therapy in both Orillia and Huntsville.
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Individual Therapy

One on one therapy to help you overcome life’s challenges.
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Couples Therapy

Strengthen trust, improve communication, and build a lasting connection.
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Teen Therapy (13+)

When your teenager needs to talk, we are here to listen and support.
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Child Therapy

Little minds have big feelings. We help children understand and cope.

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Family Therapy

Guiding families to understand, support, and tackle challenges together.

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First Responders & Helping Professionals

A safe space for helpers and heroes to debrief and heal.
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Trauma Therapy

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Attachment Therapy

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Anxiety Therapy

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Eating Disorder Therapy

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PTSD Therapy


Why work with Veritas Psychotherapy

Because we help you experience a way of living that will transform how you connect with yourself and the people in your life.

We offer therapy that is:


We prioritize trust and genuine connection, placing the therapeutic relationship at the forefront of your healing journey.

Rooted In Compassion

At the heart of our approach is unwavering compassion, ensuring an environment free from judgment.

Deeply Transformative

We help you to achieve more than just a quick fix. We help you heal from the inside out so you can experience lasting change that positively impacts your entire life.

Brenda Tichler, Huntsville Therapist

Brenda Tichler

Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
Chelsea Howard, Registered Social Worker in Orillia and online across Ontario

Chelsea Howard

Registered Social Worker
Katrina Brown, Registered Social Worker and Psychotherapist in Orillia and online across Ontario

Katrina Brown

Registered Social Worker, Registered Psychotherapist
Joseph Hoyda, Therapist in Orillia, Huntsville, and Online across Ontario

Joseph Hoyda

Registered Psychotherapist
We believe the purpose of therapy should be to fundamentally change your life positively – for the long term.

Our Approach

How Our Therapy Works

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We understand your story

During the first session, we will focus on getting a better understanding of your challenges in order to build a connection that will encourage openness.

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We identify your needs

After identifying the root of what’s holding you back, we develop a plan tailored to helping you with the emotions and behaviours that will create lasting, positive change.

Nurturing plants outside | Step three of the therapy process is to help the client heal and grow

We help you process and heal

We provide you with tools you need to identify and manage the triggers and situations that come up in your everyday life to help you maintain lasting change.

We help you get results to move forward with the freedom to live fully in the present moment.
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Safety is not the absence of threat, it is the presence of connection.

– Gabor Mate

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Frequently Asked Questions

Our fees range from $160 to $190 per session depending on the therapist and service provided.

If you need to miss an appointment, please give 24 hours notice. Please note that there is a full-session fee for missed appointments & appointments that are cancelled with less than 24 hours’ notice.
Yes. Online therapy sessions are delivered over a secure online platform that is fully compliant with PHIPA and PIPEDA privacy standards.
Online therapy services provided by a registered psychotherapist are not covered through OHIP. If you have coverage through a private health benefits program, they may fund your online therapy sessions in part or full. Following payment, you will be provided with a receipt which may be submitted to your insurance provider for reimbursement. It is recommended that you confirm coverage with your insurance provider prior to booking your first session. Ontario also recognizes registered psychotherapists as medical practitioners and as such their services may be claimed on your income tax return under the medical expense tax credit.
Sessions are booked for 1 hour and last 50 minutes. The remaining time of the hour is used for documentation, preparation and scheduling appointments.
Sessions are booked for 1 hour and last 50 minutes. The remaining time of the hour is used for documentation, preparation and scheduling appointments.

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Start Your Therapy Journey

If you have questions about therapy, our services, or anything else, send us a message! We’d love to hear from you.

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Have a few questions?

Schedule a free consultation to have your questions answered. Consultations are entirely optional and are not required before booking your first appointment. Please book directly with a therapist using the button below.

Schedule An appointment

If you’re ready to get started with therapy, you can book an appointment directly online using our secure booking platform. You can also request an appointment by submitting our contact form or calling us. We can help you get booked in! Please visit our team page to book directly with a therapist.

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