Ayo Akanbi
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Ayo Akanbi, Registered Psychotherapist in Whitby, ON


Ayo is committed to supporting and promoting the growth and healing of the whole person including spiritual, emotional, relational, vocational, behavioral, and cognitive well-being. His counseling approach is informed by family systems theory, narrative therapy, schema-focused therapy, cognitive and behavior therapy, experiential therapy, solution focus and trauma-informed studies. Ayo is a coach and mentor to many couples. With over 15 years experience as a pastor, he teaches practical theology and integrates theology and counseling psychology. He provides practical Christian based services and counselling for those clients who are comfortable with or request biblically based counselling. Ayo believes everyone can benefit from having someone to talk to, whether you just need someone to talk with as you sort through your thoughts and feelings, or you need someone to support you in working through a challenging situation.

Licensing & Certifications:

  • Licensed
  • License State: Ontario
  • License Number: 004748, received 2016
  • M.Div., RP, RMFT-S


  • General marriage
  • Infidelity
  • Intimacy
  • Mental conditions
  • Abandonment
  • Attachment
  • Blended Families
  • Christian Counseling
  • Communication
  • Family Conflict
  • Family Of Origin Issues
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
  • Grief
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Marriage
  • Mood Swings
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Posttraumatic Stress
  • Pre-marriage
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self-Compassion
  • Trauma and PTSD

Types of Therapy:

  • Family Therapy
  • Gestalt Therapy
  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Couples Therapy
  • Acceptance And Commitment Therapy
  • Christian Counseling
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Gottman Method
  • Object Relations Theory
  • Psychoeducation
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy
  • Schema Therapy
  • Integrative Therapy
  • Marriage And Family Therapy
  • Brief Therapy
  • Systemic Therapy
  • Ego State Therapy

Services Provided Via:

  • In person

Works With:

  • Individual
  • Couples
  • Family

Working With Marriages for:

  • 10 Year(s)

Hourly Fees Range:

  • $200 - $250

Language(s) Spoken:

  • English

My Articles

Of Love, Intimacy & Sex


Of Love, Intimacy & Sex

Sex can be the most intimate and beautiful expression of love, but we are only lying to ourselves when we act as if sex is proof of love. Too many men ...