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The aim of psychotherapy is a collaborative therapeutic working relationship, assessment of difficulties and symptoms, challenging thinking patterns and changing maladaptive behaviour.


All services are based on a 60-minute session.  Services required are determined and mutually agreed upon between client and therapist as the need arises.


Rest assured that all services provided are kept in strict confidentiality unless express consent is agreed upon by the client, where other medical professionals are required for consultation.



Gillian Strange-Dell offers a general practice of psychotherapy providing support in a diverse set of areas including anxiety, anger management, depression, insomnia, addiction recovery, eating disorder recovery, surviving abuse, relationship difficulties, workplace stress, parental stress, and grief.  






The foundation for psychotherapy treatment is communication between the client and the therapist through talking.  In the sessions, the therapy work focuses on the client’s emotional, relational, cognitive and behavioral difficulties. The work progresses as the client/therapist relationship becomes increasingly trusting.


Gillian Strange-Dell holds an Hon B.F.A., a B.A. Psych and was trained in Psychotherapy at the Institute for Studies in Psychotherapy and Emotional Bodywork (ISPEB). She is currently taking clients at her office in Courtice, servicing Oshawa, Whitby, Bowmanville, and Newcastle.


Gillian works with a diverse client base but specializes in adults with anxiety; a history of physical or sexual abuse; and addiction recovery. Other issues accepted in her general practice include depression, insomnia, eating disorders, anger management, workplace or parental stress, grief and relationship difficulties.

Fee Structure

Adult             $135 per hr 

Student         $85 per hr 

Senior           $85 per hr

**If you have proven financial challenges, 

there are limited spots in my practice for

a discounted rate.​

Services offered: 

  • Talk Therapy

  • Stress Management Training

  • Anger Management Training

  • Deep Relaxation & Visualization

  • Addiction Recovery Support

  • Abuse Survivor Support

  • Eating Disorder Recovery Support

  • Grief Support

  • Relationship Difficulties

  • Workplace Stress

  • Anxiety Management

  • Depression Management

  • Sleep Difficulties including INSOMNIA

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