Shirley Katz
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Shirley Katz, Registered Psychotherapist in Toronto, ON


Shirley's training: included Clinical Psychology and Assessment (Pathology Focus), Counselling Psychology, Vocational Rehabilitation and Career Counselling, Child and Youth Mental Health, Supervision, Program Development and Evaluation, etc. Her research was focused on Eating Disorders as well as on the Experience of High School for Those Who Struggle. She is a published author on the subject of Body Image. At UBC and U of Calgary she taught and supervised graduate students in Counselling Psychology. She studied Multicultural Counselling, Learning, Biological Psychology, Career, Family and Couples, Assessment, and much more. She presented on topics related to Eating Disorders, Relationships and Diversity Sensitivity, Workplace Stress and Coping, Communication, Assertiveness, etc. She taught and supervised graduate level counselors at two Canadian universities. She has consulted on Body Image issues for the media as well as issues related to Gender identity.

Licensing & Certifications:

  • Licensed
  • License State: Ontario
  • License Number: 003295, received 2015
  • Ph.D


  • Communication
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Parenting
  • Stress Management
  • Transgender

Types of Therapy:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy

Services Provided Via:

  • Internet meeting

Works With:

  • Individual
  • Couples
  • Family

Working With Marriages for:

  • 24 Year(s)

Free Phone Consultations?

  • Yes

Hourly Fees Range:

  • $200 - $250

Accepts Insurance?

  • Yes

Language(s) Spoken:

  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish

My Articles

5 Tips for Choosing and Working With a Relationship Therapist


5 Tips for Choosing and Working With a Relationship Therapist

While there are many approaches to therapy that can be effective, there is a basis in research for the importance of a good alliance with the relationship ...
Blueprint to Ending the Argument Cycle  with Your Spouse


Blueprint to Ending the Argument Cycle  with Your Spouse

Many couples come into therapy ready to argue in front of the therapist. They are each hurt and hoping someone will validate their viewpoints and their ...
Readiness for Relationship Therapy


Readiness for Relationship Therapy

As a Psychotherapist in private practice, I see many couples and families and hear a lot about relationship issues. While relationships are as diverse ...