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CHANGE HOW YOU FEEL

Change how you live.

Psychotherapy and Assessments that provide a deeper understanding of the patterns and behaviours that are keeping you from living fully.

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Comprehensive
Services

Assessment, psychotherapy, and more

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Flexible
Scheduling

Daytime, evenings, and weekend appointments available

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Diverse
Languages

English, Portuguese, Indonesian, and Spanish- speaking therapists

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Integrative Approach

Blending proven modalities to tailor a unique solution for you

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Alone. Disconnected. Overwhelmed.

These are the words we are hear most often at the clinic. So many people are struggling – with their relationships, their kids, their careers but mostly, with themselves. They feel like they’ve lost their sense of purpose and an understanding of what brings them real happiness. 

Over time, unresolved pain, a difficult life situation, or a deeper mental health issue will keep you stuck in patterns that lead to feeling unfulfilled, even when everything looks good on the outside.

We help you change the patterns that are keeping from loving your life.

If you are struggling with:

If your child is struggling with:

We can help you get the support you need.

East Lake Centre provides support for the whole family. In-person services are offered in Oakville. Online services are available across Ontario.

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Our Therapy Services

Sometimes it’s hard to know what you need. Together we will determine if therapy, an assessment, or a combination of both can best support your goals.

We help you figure out the right treatment plan.

Psychotherapy

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Adult Therapy

Compassionate guidance to help you overcome challenges and reach your potential

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Teen Therapy

Helping teens navigate the complexities of friends, school, and family

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Child Therapy

Gently helping kids flourish, building strong minds and joyful hearts

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Family Therapy

Offering parent support and therapy for the entire family unit – individually or together

Areas Of Focus

Anxiety Therapy

Depression Therapy

Trauma Therapy

Parent/Child Therapy

Relationship Therapy

Psychological Assessments

Every person’s learning journey is unique. Assessments offer insights into the strengths and challenges you or your child may be facing. We help you get the answers you need to provide a treatment plan that best supports your goals.

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ADHD Assessment

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Gifted Assessment

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Psychoeducational Assessment

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Diagnostic Assessment

Free Workshops

Meet our team and get the information you need.

Upcoming Workshops:

Dr. Karina Zorzella, Clinical Psychologist & Director at East Lake Centre Psychological Services, speaking English and Portuguese

Dr. Karina Zorzella, Ph.D., C.Psych.

Clinical Psychologist & Director

ABOUT US

Why Work With East Lake Centre Psychological Services

We are passionate about the work we do and are dedicated to helping clients reach their full potential.

Our team of therapists is committed to helping you identify the challenges that are keeping you stuck and nurture the strengths that will be the stepping stones to lasting change.

We provide the therapy and assessments that will guide you to understanding yourself better so you can live a life that feels right - for you.

Find The Therapist For You

OUR APPROACH

How Our Therapy Works

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1

we meet for the first time

We learn about your life, relationships, and struggles. We build a connection based on trust.

2

we put together a plan

Together we will determine if therapy, an assessment, or a combination of both will best support your goals.

3

we help you take action

We explore the thoughts & patterns that are holding you back & create new possibilities to help you move forward.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get started?

The first step is to book a free brief phone intake. Once this step is completed and we know a little more about you and your current concerns, you will be assigned to one of the clinicians on our team. Assignments are typically based on current concerns and clinicians’ availability.

If you’d like to get started, please visit our contact page to request an appointment.

While our psychological assessment and psychotherapy services are not covered by OHIP, most extended health insurance plans cover services provided by psychologists, social workers, and psychotherapists. Clients dealing with work-related problems may be eligible for coverage through the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB).

We offer in-person sessions in Oakville and virtual sessions across Ontario.

Figuring out if you need an assessment or therapy starts with a quick chat on the phone. Based on your current challenges, needs and goals, we will recommend the direction that we believe will be the most beneficial for you; whether that’s an assessment, therapy, or a combination of both.

You can call us at 905-827-7650.

In our initial session, we will discuss your concerns and issues you are dealing with and decide together on a basic plan. Typically, during our first couple of sessions, we conduct an assessment to get to know you and your needs better. 

If you are seeking help for your child, we invite parents or caregivers to the initial session before seeing your child. Similarly, we will discuss your current concerns and then decide on the next steps. That might include seeing your child alone and/or the family together in subsequent sessions. We can then determine a more specific treatment plan once we know your child and your family better. Teens typically attend the initial session, and parents only attend part of it. That way we can explain the process to parents and they have the opportunity to meet with our therapist and ask any questions. We schedule a parent interview at a later time.

If you still have questions, reach out! We’d love to hear from you.

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How You Get Started

Our team is here to support you every step of the way.
Get started using one of the methods below.

Complete the form to request an appointment.

We will contact you within 1 business day to match you with a therapist.

Reach out!

If you prefer to send us a message, please complete the form below. Our team will be in touch within one business day.

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PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES

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