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Eric Pierni

Men Therapy Toronto - Eric Pierni

Eric Pierni, Registered Psychotherapist, Certified Sex Addiction Therapist, EMDR | Founder of Men Therapy Toronto

I founded Men Therapy Toronto as a result of my personal life experiences which helped me to see with a starkness that quality care for men who are looking for help is not always easily available, accessible, or understood. It became clear to me that working with men in the area of mental health occasionally requires approaches that may be slightly different from what traditional therapy may offer. In addition, many men struggle in their relationships with other men (i.e. fathers, friends, co-workers), and as a result, sitting in front of a male therapist is often paramount to work through those issues and concerns. I am a trained therapist which implies that I have the aptitude and skill to do this work however I am constantly doing my own work to ensure that I can be the person and man I’ve always known I could be.


I received my master’s in Psychotherapy from Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario. I’ve invested most of my career working with men in the group and individual settings. I’ve also done much work with men with issues of additions.

In addition to my MA, I hold a Bachelor of Commerce degree in marketing with an accomplished business background. I joined eBay Canada in 2002 as an original member of their marketing team and, in 2005, was part of the three-member team that launched the Kijiji online classified business in Canada. As a member of the founding team at Kijiji, I led the marketing and public relations team and later created the Kijiji Advertising Group. In 2009, the marketing industry publication Click! Weekly nominated me as one of Canada’s top online marketers for the year.

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