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Men Therapy Toronto - Eric Pierni

Eric Pierni, CSAT, RP

Founder, Certified Sex Addiction Therapist, Registered Psychotherapist, EMDR Clinician

FEE:  $190 per 55 Minutes
NEW CLIENTS:  Not accepting new clients.
LOCATION:  In-Person (Yonge-Eglinton location) & Virtual (Online Video Sessions)

Eric Pierni, MA, CSAT, RP opened Men Therapy Toronto in 2016 with the primary intention of fulfilling its mission and vision.  Eric is a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) and a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist with the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals (IITAP).   Eric is also an EMDR Trained Therapist.  Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) been extensively researched and proven effective for the treatment of trauma.  In addition to a Masters degree in Psychotherapy Eric also holds a Bachelor of Commerce (BComm) degree.

Men Therapy - Michael Mccarthy

Michael McCarthy MSW, MEd, RSW

Registered Social Worker / Psychotherapist

FEE: $175 per 55 Minutes
NEW CLIENTS:  YES. Accepting New Clients
LOCATION: Virtual Only (Online Video Sessions)

Michael McCarthy is a Registered Social Worker in the province of Ontario and has completed masters-level work in Community Development and Social Work, with a focus on men’s emotional health and Nature-based Rites of Passage. He helps men who are struggling with relationships, addictions, anxiety, depression, and who feel directionless. He supports positive changes while addressing the deeper issues that cause men pain and confusion. The aim is to bring more peace, connection, and purpose in their lives and relationships so men can be proud of how they show up in the world. His approach is relational, trauma-informed, and complimentary to men who may be engaged in 12 Step work or other recovery programs. He is a proud father, a woodworker, and tends a small garden with his wife and daughter in Toronto.

Men Therapy - Peter Levine

Peter Levine MA, CCAC, CSAT, RP

Certified Sex Addiction Therapist | Registered Psychotherapist

FEE: $175 per 55 Minutes
NEW CLIENTS:  YES. Accepting New Clients
LOCATION: Virtual Only (Online Video Sessions)

Peter is a registered psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario and a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist CSAT. He is also a Canadian Certified Addictions Counsellor with the CACCF. Peter has extensive knowledge and experience in addiction and co-occurring related mental health conditions, including anxiety, depression, and trauma. Peter was educated and clinically trained at the renowned Hazelden Betty Ford Center in Center City Minnesota. He focuses on building strong therapeutic connections with his clients through a structured, empathetic, understanding, and client-centered approach. Peter incorporates the following therapeutic modalities in his practice Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Twelve-Step Facilitation, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) amongst others. Peter is involved in his own recovery, and in addition to a Master’s degree in Addiction and Mental Health Studies and Counselling, Peter also holds a Hons BA from Mount Allison University and a JD from Osgoode Hall Law School.

Men Therapy - Andre Brown

Andre Brown RP (Qualifying)

Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

FEE: $150 per 55 Minutes
NEW CLIENTS:  YES. Accepting New Clients
LOCATION: Virtual Only (Online Video Sessions)

André Brown completed his Masters’s in Counselling Psychology in 2022.  His approach to therapy is to provide an environment where clients can freely explore the challenges that moved them to seek help. He also facilitates exploration of the link between thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, since the way that we feel, talk about, and think about the world affects the way that we live in it.You can expect André to spend time understanding your views and beliefs from a non-judgemental perspective. He will also challenge you to think deeply about the things which help you, and those which hinder you in achieving your goals. Ultimately, his goal is to equip you with the skills to be your own agent of change long after therapy is completed.

Men Therapy - Suman Banik

Suman Banik RP (Qualifying)

Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

FEE: $150 per 55 Minutes
NEW CLIENTS:  Not Accepting New Clients
LOCATION: Virtual Only (Online Video Sessions)

Suman Banik completed his Masters in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University. Suman believes that as we encounter various changes in our lives, certain behaviors can start or shift in ways that leave us feeling lost and in pain. Suman can help you explore these pivotal shifts by deepening your understanding of who you are, your relationships, and determining what tools will allow you to thrive in the ways you deserve to. He focuses on working alongside you to find strategies that align with your unique strengths, values and interests so that you can achieve lasting change.

Creating a comfortable and open environment is important to each of Suman’s sessions. He hopes to connect with you authentically and transparently in ways where you feel supported as well as challenged. Suman’s goal is to help you gain back the control you seek in your life.

Suman has an educational background in medicine, neuroscience and mental health which he collectively integrates into your sessions alongside insights from his own process in therapy. In addition to integrating multiple approaches, he has a special interest in empathizing with various cultural concerns.

Jim Leitch RP (Q) | Psychotherapist at Men Therapy Toronto

Jim Leitch RP (Qualifying)

Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

FEE: $80 per 55 Minutes
FIRST SESSION (No Cost):  Click here to register for a first session at no cost.
NEW CLIENTS:  YES. Accepting New Clients
LOCATION: Virtual Only (Online Video Sessions)

James (Jim) Leitch is a Registered Psychotherapist  (Qualifying) completing his Masters in Counselling Psychology at Yorkville University.  Jim also has a Masters of Arts degree in Literature and Philosophy from York University which he completed at the beginning of his career.  Jim brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the therapist role. Personally he has  spent many years in his own self development and recovery journey and has always enjoyed helping others do the same.  Professionally Jim was a leader in technology companies for many years and he always enjoyed managing, coaching and developing people in managing their careers. Jim tries to take a very non-judgemental and accepting stance with his clients to understand their presenting issues and helps the client unpack their sources of conflict to lead a more fulfilling life. Jim helps men working through many different addiction and mental health issues with a particular focus on sex and porn addiction. Jim also provides career and professional counselling as well as counselling for those who are struggling through life transitions. Jim uses various modalities such as psychodynamics, family system theory, 12 Steps and spirituality to collaboratively work with clients to lead a more fulfilling and meaningful life.

Andrew Rodziewicz | Psychotherapist at Men Therapy Toronto

Andrew Rodziewicz RP (Qualifying)

Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

FEE: $80 per 55 Minutes
FIRST SESSION (No Cost):  Click here to register for a first session at no cost.
NEW CLIENTS:  YES. Accepting New Clients
LOCATION: Virtual Only (Online Video Sessions)

Andrew is currently completing his Master’s in Counselling Psychology at Yorkville University. Having grown up playing competitive sports and serving three years in the Canadian Armed Forces Reserves, Andrew is no stranger to working alongside men.

Andrew recognizes that each client has unique needs, from short-term problem solving to addressing deep seated patterns of emotional expression and behaviour. Centering around cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) and brain science, Andrew’s integrative style draws from a broad range of psychological theories and techniques, ensuring a personalized approach for every client. Whether you’re experiencing anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, addiction, or trauma, Andrew’s compassion and warm demeanour provides a calm and non-judgmental space for healing and transformation.