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About Catharsis Psychotherapy

Our Mission

Catharsis Therapy was established in 2020 to address the lack of mental health services available for Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC) individuals, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and women in Ontario. Co-founded by two Black women, Nereah Felix and Karoline Achille, our mission is to provide accessible and culturally responsive psychological treatment to the community. We are committed to bridging the gap and ensuring that everyone, regardless of their background, has access to high-quality mental health support

Our Vision

Catharsis Therapy is a trusted provider of culturally sensitive, anti-oppressive, and multilingual psychotherapy services designed specifically for minorities. Our team of dedicated professionals is committed to ensuring that each individual receives compassionate, respectful, and personalized care. We understand the unique challenges and experiences faced by minorities and we strive to create a safe and inclusive environment that promotes healing, growth, and empowerment. With our support, you can access the help you need to achieve your mental health goals and live your best life.

Our Values 


At Catharsis Therapy, representation is a vital aspect of our mission. We recognize the importance of providing minorities with access to clinicians who understand their unique experiences and perspectives. By offering a team of diverse clinicians, we strive to create an inclusive and safe environment that supports the mental health needs of all individuals. With our commitment to representation, you can feel confident that you will receive personalized and culturally responsive care that meets your needs.



At Catharsis Therapy, we believe in treating our clients with respect and taking their needs seriously. We strive to provide exceptional care and ensure that all of our client’s requests are met to the highest standards. Our team is dedicated to providing a personalized experience for each client, understanding their unique needs and working towards a successful outcome



At Catharsis Therapy, we believe that integrity is critical to building strong and lasting relationships with our clients, colleagues, and the public. Our commitment to honesty and transparency ensures that our clients receive reliable and trustworthy services. By maintaining a high standard of integrity, we demonstrate our dedication to providing quality care and building trust with our clients. We understand that trust is essential to the therapeutic process, and we strive to create a safe and supportive environment for our clients. With our commitment to integrity, you can be confident that you are receiving care from a team of professionals who are committed to your well-being.



At Catharsis Therapy, we are committed to providing empathetic care to our clients as a fundamental part of our mission as mental health providers. We understand that every individual has unique needs and experiences, and we strive to provide personalized care that meets those needs. By taking the time to actively listen, empathize, and ask questions, we ensure that our clients receive the highest quality care. Our team is dedicated to creating a safe and supportive environment where our clients can feel heard and understood. With our commitment to empathy and personalized care, you can trust that you will receive compassionate and effective treatment at Catharsis Therapy.

"Who looks outside, dreams;
who looks inside, awakes."
    - Jung

Our Team.

Our team of experienced psychotherapists are passionate about helping our clients to heal and grow, and are dedicated to providing culturally-sensitive, anti-oppressive and multilingual psychotherapy services. We understand that each person is unique, and we strive to ensure that each individual is treated with respect and integrity.

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