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THERAPY STARTS provides a safe space where we focus on skills that will build resiliency in the face of life's inevitable challenges.


Maryam Fazl​, MSW, RSW.


Hello and welcome to THERAPY STARTS. I'm a Registered Social Worker (RSW) and a Psychotherapist based in Toronto. I assist people seeking change and offer virtual therapy to adult (18+) clients in Ontario. 

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Individual Therapy

I provide individual therapy (one-on-one sessions) to clients (18+) for a variety of presenting concerns. I am licensed to provide psychotherapy in Ontario. Here is a list of some of my specialties:

  • Adjustment concerns (when one is having a hard time coping with stressful life events)

  • Anxiety

  • Coping techniques

  • Depression

  • Harsh Inner Critic

  • Life transitions (ex: going to University, graduating, getting married, becoming a parent, starting a new career, empty nest, etc.)

  • Overwhelming feelings

  • Perinatal Concerns (experiencing anxiety or mood concerns during pregnancy and postpartum)

  • Excessive Shame and Guilt

  • Self-esteem

  • Stress

  • Sleep concerns 


  • Trauma-informed

  • Anti-Oppressive

  • Attachment-based 

  • Strength-based

  • Compassion-based

  • CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy)

  • Mindfulness-based

  • DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy)

Type of therapy

  • Individual therapy

  • Adults (18+)

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  • During the pandemic, all sessions are offered virtually using a PHIPA Compliant (secure) platform. See FAQ for more info.

  • I have availability week-nights and weekends.

  • Sessions are 50 minutes.


Maryam Fazl, MSW, RSW.

(437) 800-2849 

I provide services in Ontario.

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