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Dr. Houyuan Luo

English & Mandarin (普通话)

Ph.D. in Counselling Psychology from University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.

Registered Counselling and Clinical Psychologist in Ontario, Canada.

Certified in Providing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) by the Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies (CACBT).

Chair-elect of the Counselling Psychology Section of the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA).

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Email: drhouyuan@gmail.com.

Cell: 647-410-7982

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“Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.” — Viktor E. Frankl

Articles

What is Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)?

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is one of the major evidence-based psychotherapies. Over the past several decades, a significant number of scientific studies have demonstrated its effectiveness in helping people alleviate suffering and live a fulfilling life. From doctors or online, you may have heard that ACT is very useful in coping with issues like depression, anxiety, bipolar, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic, psychosis, insomnia,

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What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)?

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is one of the major evidence-based psychotherapies. Over the past several decades, a significant number of scientific studies have demonstrated its effectiveness in helping people alleviate suffering and improve mental health. From doctors or online, you may have heard that CBT is very useful in coping with issues like depression, anxiety, bipolar, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic, psychosis, insomnia, trauma (PTSD), etc.

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How to Select the Right Psychologist?

After you decided to talk to a psychologist or other mental health professional, you will soon discover that there are many of us out there. Over the years of interacting with clients and being a client myself, I am sharing my thoughts on how to select a right psychologist here.

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Difference Between Psychologists, Psychotherapists and Social Workers in Toronto, Ontario

When it comes to psychotherapy in the Canadian Province of Ontario, multiple mental health professionals can legally perform that activity. They are: psychologists, psychotherapists, social workers, psychiatrists, family physicians, nurse practitioners, and occupational therapists. It can be confusing for clients to choose among those professionals. This article is to help you navigate this process.

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Services


Psychotherapy

I provide evidence-based psychotherapy/counselling (e.g., CBT, ACT, and interpersonal process) to adults. Learn more.

Diagnostic Assessment

As a Registered Psychologist, I can legally communicate a diagnosis. If you need a diagnosis to apply for benefits/leaves, click here.

Concultation/Supervision

I provide consultation to fellow mental health professionals. I also provide clinical supervision to psychologist-in-training. Let’s connect.

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  • drhouyuan@gmail.com
  • 647-410-7982