The Living Institute Student Clinic

Locations in Toronto, Mississauga, Hamilton, Ancaster

The Living Institute Student Clinic provides affordable assessment, counselling and psychotherapy services to adults. The initial consultation is provided by a senior psychotherapist at no charge. Psychotherapy and counselling services are provided by experienced interns in the psychotherapy training program under the supervision of a senior psychotherapist. The initial session with your intern is free. The range of services offered by the clinic covers a broad spectrum of personal, social and psychological concerns.

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Physical, Sexual or Emotional Trauma
  • Emotional Issues
  • Anger management
  • Psychosomatic Issues
  • Illness, chronic pain
  • Self Esteem Issues
  • Identity Issues
  • Blocked Life, Inertia, Deadness
  • Stress
  • Relationship problems
  • Intimacy
  • Sexuality
  • Gender issues
  • Life Transitions
  • Mid Life Crisis
  • Aging
  • Loss, Grief, Bereavement
  • Spirituality, Faith
  • Authenticity
  • Creativity
  • Dreams
  • Feminist issues
  • Personal Growth
  • Life Coaching
  • Wellness
  • Job/Career Stress

The Living Institute Student Clinic

Clinic Fees

Fees for psychotherapy and counselling are negotiated with your intern according to your ability to pay. Initial consultations with senior therapists and interns are free.

The Living Institute Student Clinic

Booking an Appointment

To inquire or book an appointment, please call the student clinic at 416 515 0404 and leave a confidential message containing your name and phone. As we may need to leave a message for you, it is best if this is a private number. You may also email the Clinical Director, Caroline Mardon, caroline@livinginstitute.org. You will receive a return phone call or email within a day, at which time an assessment interview will be arranged. Based on this assessment, you will be referred to an intern in the clinic who will contact you to set up an appointment.

The Living Institute Student Clinic

Code of Ethics, Principles and Practice Guidelines

The Living Institute Student Clinic Code of Ethics, Principles and Practice Guidelines has the following intent: to help interns and staff practice the highest standards of integrity, impartiality and respect for the individual in their work and to inform the general public of the principles under which the Living Institute Teaching Clinic provides services; to create a framework of understanding within which clients and student clinicians can safely work and grow; to establish basic standards of expected professional conduct; to maintain a continuing humanistic and transpersonal context within which the clinic operates; to foster a context of mutuality in which there is a recognition of shared responsibility for decision making and action toward facilitating healing, growth and realization of potential.

It is understood that the following guidelines cannot cover all specific areas of potential ethical and practice issues that may arise. A Clinical Ethics Committee will examine all cases regarding ethical questions on an individual basis.

These Code of Ethics and Practice Guidelines will be amended to include relevant input from the Transitional Council of the College of Registered Psychotherapists and Registered Mental Health Therapists as their deliberations are made available.

Click here for full text of the Living Institute Student Clinic Code of Ethics, Principles and Practice Guidelines