Sandra L Tenus Harbourfront Psych., BA, BEd, MA, RP, Registered Psychotherapist in Toronto
Many of us struggle with problems for weeks, months or even years, but when it gets to the point where you're overwhelmed and it's interfering with your life, work or threatening your relationships, I can help. My approach is non-judgemental, down-to-earth, insightful and goal-directed. Specialties are: sex therapy, anxiety, stress, depression, PTSD, separation/divorce counselling and career testing (adults & teens). As a seasoned therapist, I use various therapies including: CBT (cognitive-behaviour therapy), Adlerian, Reality, Attachment and Brief Solution-Focussed, With children & teens, I also use Art Therapy. LGBTQ Positive.
Specialized training as a Sex Therapist (20+ years) helping clients with intimacy problems, affairs, painful intercourse, erection difficulties, inorgasmia, sexual inhibitions, and victims of sexual abused/incest/rape. Another specialty is PTSD as a result of trauma, violence, rape, assault or accidents. Extensive experience treating anxiety, stress, depression, self-esteem and career counselling.
Registered Psychotherapist (Most health plans will reimburse you) and Associate Member of BESTCO (Board of Examiners in Sex Therapy and Counselling in Ontario) You can make your appointment with me through my on-line scheduler found on my HarbourfrontPsycotherapy.com website. ADOLESCENT: Grade 11 & 12 University/College Career testing, consultation & detailed report
Take the first step to help. Call or Email Sandra L Tenus Harbourfront Psych. now - (855) 980-1883

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 20+ Years
  • School: Adler School of Professional Psychology
  • Year Graduated: 1988
  • License No. and State: 001550 Ontario

Finances

  • Avg Cost (per session): $130 - $150
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
  • Accepted Payment Methods: Cash, Check

Accepted Insurance Plans
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Ceridian
  • Green Shield Canada
  • Manulife
  • Sunlife
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Membership: OACCPP/Member
  • Member Since: 1988
  • License No. and State: Registered Psychotherapist College of Psychotherapists of Ontario
  • Membership: BESTCO (Board of Sex Therapists & Counsellors Ont./Associate Member
  • Member Since: 2015

Sandra L Tenus Harbourfront Psych.'s Groups

Bereavement Group for Young Adults

This group is designed for people aged 20 - 50 who have had a spouse, partner, sibling, child or close friend die. I was suddenly widowed at the age of 34. Every bereavement group I went to was full of little old ladies with grey hair -- I did not belong. I could not relate. This group is aimed at the younger adults who are struggling with the loss of someone close to them. I also hold bereavement groups for Teens and Children (separately). We often use art therapy, enabling expression through artwork when they are unable to express themselves through words.

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Intimacy Issues with Victims of Sexual Assault

If you are the victim of sexual assault, sexual abuse or incest, you will have issues with intimacy in your future relationships. These will be on many levels, you may not even be aware of what the triggers are and why you react the way you do sometimes. It likely will affect your self-esteem, and how you behave in intimate situations. You may avoid intimacy, or be "hot and cold" and not know why. Through various means, including writing and art therapy, we will help you work through the stumbling blocks resulting in improved relationships with your partner / spouse.

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Career Testing for Grade 11 & 12 Students

As a former Head of Guidance with the Toronto Board of Education, I know first-hand: Guidance Counsellors do NOT have the time to work individually with your child to thoroughly help him or her choose a career area & university/college to get that training. Making the WRONG choice will waste a year of their life and a year's tuition. Even worse, they likely will become discouraged and drop out (or fail) because they are in the WRONG subject area -- one that is not compatible with their interests & strengths. I offer Group testing & individual counselling sessions. FLAT RATE

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Specialties

  • Sex Therapy
  • Anxiety
  • Career Counseling

Issues

  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Infertility
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Abuse & Assault, Incest, PTSD
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD

Mental Health

  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders

Sexuality

  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Age

  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults

Categories

  • Bisexual Clients
  • Gay Clients
  • Lesbian Clients
  • Transgender Clients

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Adlerian Psychotherapy
  • Art Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Family / Marital
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)

Modality

  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
Last Modified: 09 Feb 2016
Sandra L Tenus Harbourfront Psych., BA, BEd, MA, RP, Registered Psychotherapist in Toronto

Sandra L Tenus Harbourfront Psych.

Registered Psychotherapist, BA, BEd, MA, RP