This is Rui Tian, a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario and a Clinical Member of Ontario Society of Psychotherapists. Mr. Tian is also a formal Executive Board Member (Treasurer 2011-2013) and Board Member (Chair of Professional Development 2013-2016) of Ontario Society of Registered Psychotherapists.

Trained as a Psychotherapist, specialized in Addiction and Mental Health Therapist, Chronic Pain Management, Rehabilitation, and certified as a Solution-Focused Therapist/Coach, Mr. Tian has been practicing in various clinical settings, including hospital, non-profit and outpatient community agencies, walk-in clinic, Family Health Team (FIT), and private clinics providing psychotherapy and life coaching. He has been providing face to face, distance psychotherapy (phone, online), coaching, and counselling through EAP, WSIB, and extended health insurance coverage. His clients are from all walks of life, from different age groups, with various sexual orientations and diverse social/economical/cultural backgrounds.

Mr. Tian has been practicing psychotherapy, clinical supervision, life coaching, consultation, training, and counselling to individuals, couples, families, groups, organizations. His main approaches include Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Motivational Interview (MI), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), Trauma-focused Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Clinical Hypnosis, Emotional-Focused Therapy (EFT), and Family Systems Therapy, integrated with but not limited to elements from psychodynamic, Rogerian, Narrative, Gestalt, and Interpersonal therapy. Also he practices Harm Reduction and Relapse Prevention, positive psychology, resiliency building, and health, leadership creativity coaching.

Through years of experience Mr. Tian has developed his expertise in issues related to mental health (e.g. anxiety, depression, trauma), addictions (substances, problem gambling, eating, sex, and internet), concurrent diagnosis; developmental disability (ASD, MID, LD, ADHD, ODD and etc.) and dual diagnosis; rehabilitation (MVA, WSIB, OWN, LTD, RTW, mTBI, and traumatic injuries), chronic illness (chronic pain and other chronic medical conditions), and return to work; parenting (child and youth), couple and marital relationship, and as well as personal wellbeing/development. In clinical supervision, he had provided on-going weekly supervision to Master level student psychotherapists and clinical social workers to complete their practicums and job placement required by College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario or The Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers.

Mandarin is his native language and also his working language in addition to English. Rui currently offers virtual psychotherapy sessions. Please contact us at 905.303.6223 to set up an appointment with Rui.