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Skip the wait. Get online therapy & counselling by live chat or video.

Connect with a licensed therapist for mental health help online. You can chat by text, audio or video.

Currently available in Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island.

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Seeing a therapist on Maple is easy.

First, choose a topic to discuss

No appointment necessary. Just select the topic you'd like to discuss with the therapist.

Consultations are $120 and sessions are 50 minutes in length. If you have insurance, the cost is typically covered by health benefit plans.

Next, choose when you want to speak with the therapist

You can book a visit at a time that's most convenient for you. Or, you can choose to speak with someone as soon as possible — you'll hear back from the therapist directly in 12 hours or less.

If the therapist isn’t able to help based on the details of your request, they’ll let you know in advance, and you will not be charged.

Start your visit

You can speak with the therapist through live chat or video — it's all up to you based on what feels most comfortable.

Many benefit programs cover the fee of consulting an MSW RSW therapist — check with your benefits provider to see if this is something that's available to you. The therapist's license number will be on your Maple receipt.

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Meet some of the therapists

All therapists on Maple are Canadian licensed and practice therapy right here in Canada. Every therapist is here to support you through everyday life challenges.

Rachel Braund
Rachel Braund

MSW RSW

Rachel specializes in working with individuals struggling with burnout, perfectionism, trauma, grief and loss, self-worth, anxiety and depression. She welcomes her clients into a safe space and supports them in navigating difficult times.

Angela Allen
Angela Allen

MSW RSW

Angela is here to support you with anxiety, depression, relationships challenges and mood disorders while providing a safe space to discuss challenges and build strategies to overcome them.

Carmella Birori
Carmella Birori

MSW RSW

Carmella specializes in relationships, life transitions, parenting and anxiety. Carmella brings a kind and compassionate approach to her relationship with clients and believes that her clients are experts in their own lives.

Kevin Christo
Kevin Christo

MSW RSW

Kevin provides psychotherapy to individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, stress, low self-esteem, addiction and with difficulties in managing mood and emotions. Kevin takes a compassionate approach to the care of his clients by working to create an emotionally safe therapeutic environment to help his clients work through their difficulties and start their path to recovery.

Sandra Godoy
Sandra Godoy

MSW RSW

Sandra believes that we all need support as we navigate life and the process of healing. She believes in seeing people for who they are, not the problems they choose to discuss. Her approach to counselling is holistic and strength-based.

Stacey Van Wart
Stacey Van Wart

MSW RSW

Stacey provides psychotherapy to individuals struggling with relationships, anxiety, depression and stress. Stacey provides support with compassion and emotional safety and helps identify different strategies to cope with difficult situations.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a psychotherapist?

Psychotherapists hold special degrees or certifications in their field and they help patients with a broad variety of mental conditions and emotional difficulties. Psychotherapists use counselling, also known as talk therapy to facilitate personal change through self-knowledge, emotional acceptance and growth with the optimal development of personal resources.

What can an online psychotherapist treat?

Maple therapists can help with many things, including:

  • Managing anxiety
  • Exploring depression or low moods
  • Discussing relationship challenges
  • Addressing work stress
  • Helping to navigate life changes
  • Increasing focus, performance and motivation
  • Exploring grief or loss
  • … and more
What should I expect in my consultation with a psychotherapist?

During your first consultation, you’ll be able to select any topic you wish to discuss with the online therapist. Then, the therapist will gather information about you and your history to properly evaluate your concerns and arrive at a plan to help guide treatment. Each session will be 50 minutes in duration.

What are the advantages of online counselling?

Online counselling allows you to see a psychotherapist from the comfort of your own home through video, phone call, or chat. You’re able to book a visit at a time that's most convenient for you. Or, you can choose to speak with someone as soon as possible — you'll hear back from the therapist directly in 12 hours or less.

Do Maple’s psychotherapists accept insurance?

Many benefit programs cover the fee of consulting with an MSW RSW therapist — check with your benefits provider to see if this is something that's available to you. The therapist's license number will be on your Maple receipt.

Can a psychotherapist prescribe medications?

Psychotherapists are not able to prescribe any medications, as they are not medical doctors. Your treatment may consist of talk therapy, CBT and other communication-based methods.

Can I see the same therapist every time?

Yes, in order to select the same psychotherapist, you’ll need to book an appointment and select the same psychotherapist each time.

What is the difference between a psychiatrist, psychologist, and psychotherapist?

Psychiatrists are medical doctors who specialize in mental health and psychiatric disorders. They undergo additional training and licensing so that they’re able to diagnose and treat mental illness. Psychiatrists focus on the physical causes of mental illness, as well as the mental health aspects, and can prescribe medications. 

Psychologists and psychotherapists, however, are not medical doctors. Psychologists often focus on cognitive behaviour therapy and other behavioural strategies, while psychotherapists often focus on talk therapy. Psychologists and psychotherapists cannot prescribe medications.

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Life can be hard. Therapy doesn't have to be.

Maple revolves around your needs and schedule. Chat with a therapist any time within 12 hours or less.