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Alex Lam, BSW, RSW

Offers In-person and virtual appointments
  • Social Worker
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Accepting new patients

Provider's hours

Sunday
Closed
Monday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
Closed
Friday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday
By appointment only

Description

As a Registered Social Worker - Psychotherapist with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW), my goal is to provide a safe and non-judgmental space for clients with diversified needs to share their experience. Empowering them to gain support, feel heard and understood as well as walk alongside them on their healing journey. I am trained with different therapeutic modalities, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Narrative Therapy, mindfulness which helps me to better tailor-made the therapy to fit your needs.

Conditions

  • Abuse
  • Addiction
  • ADHD
  • Adjustment disorder
  • Adoption
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anger
  • Anger Management
  • Antisocial Personality disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Body Image
  • Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
  • Bullying
  • Codependency
  • Communication
  • Compulsive gambling
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse or Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating disorders
  • Emotion Regulation
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Family planning
  • Grief, loss, bereavement
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Infertility or Adoption
  • Infidelity
  • Insomnia
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Internet Addiction
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Loneliness
  • Men's Issues
  • Mental Disorders
  • Mood disorders
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive- Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance (ODD)
  • Panic disorder
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post-traumatic stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Quiet Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sex, sexuality, intimacy
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Social Isolation
  • Somatic symptom disorder
  • Stopping Smoking
  • Stress
  • Substance Abuse
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Thoughts
  • Thinking Disorders
  • Trauma
  • Video Game Addiction
  • Weight Loss
  • Workplace stress

Services

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy
  • Applied behavior analysis
  • Attachment-based therapy
  • Career counseling
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Cognitive processing therapy
  • Cognitive stimulation therapy
  • Compassion-focused therapy
  • Culturally sensitive therapy
  • Dialectical behavior therapy
  • Emotionally focused therapy
  • Existential therapy
  • Exposure and response prevention
  • Family systems therapy
  • Forgiveness therapy
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Group counselling
  • Humanistic therapy
  • Integrative therapy
  • Interpersonal psychotherapy
  • Life Coaching
  • Marital counselling
  • Marriage and family therapy
  • Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Multicultural therapy
  • Narrative therapy
  • Parent-child interaction therapy (PCIT)
  • Person-centered therapy
  • Positive psychology
  • Psychoanalytic therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Rational emotive behavior therapy
  • Reality therapy
  • Relational therapy
  • Relationship counselling
  • Social recovery therapy
  • Solution-focused brief therapy
  • Strength-based therapy
  • Structural family therapy
  • Teen mental health
  • The Gottman method
  • Therapeutic intervention
  • Transpersonal therapy
  • Trauma-focused cognitive behavior therapy

Clientele

  • Adults (18+)​
  • Couples​
  • LGBTQ2+
  • Teens (13-17)​

Languages spoken

  • Cantonese
  • English
  • Mandarin

Professional designations

  • Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)
  • Registered Social Worker (RSW)

Education

  • RSW, BSW
Facility Information

True Balance Psychotherapy

Summary

True Balance's approach to psychotherapy emphasizes:

1. Holistic wellness: Addressing the interconnected aspects of an individual's life, including thoughts, feelings, and physical health.
2. Personal growth: Fostering self-awareness, self-acceptance, and self-compassion to promote long-term positive change.
3. Empowerment: Encouraging individuals to take ownership of their lives, make informed choices, and develop resilience.

If you're seeking support, True Balance Psychotherapy is a safe and non-judgmental space to explore your thoughts, feelings, and goals with qualified therapists.

Business hours

Sunday
Closed
Monday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
By appointment only

Services & supplies

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy
  • Applied behavior analysis
  • Attachment-based therapy
  • Career counseling
  • Christian counseling
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Cognitive processing therapy
  • Cognitive stimulation therapy
  • Compassion-focused therapy
  • Culturally sensitive therapy
  • Dialectical behavior therapy
  • Emotionally focused therapy
  • Existential therapy
  • Experiential therapy
  • Exposure and response prevention
  • Family counselling
  • Family systems therapy
  • Feminist therapy
  • Forgiveness therapy
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Group counselling
  • Humanistic therapy
  • Integrative therapy
  • Interpersonal psychotherapy
  • Life Coaching
  • Marital counselling
  • Marriage and family therapy
  • Mentalization-based therapy
  • Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Multicultural therapy
  • Narrative therapy
  • Parent-child interaction therapy (PCIT)
  • Person-centered therapy
  • Positive psychology
  • Psychoanalytic therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Rational emotive behavior therapy
  • Reality therapy
  • Relational therapy
  • Relationship counselling
  • Social recovery therapy
  • Solution-focused brief therapy
  • Somatic therapy
  • Strength-based therapy
  • Structural family therapy
  • Teen mental health
  • The Gottman method
  • Therapeutic intervention
  • Transpersonal therapy
  • Trauma-focused cognitive behavior therapy

Amenities

  • Close to public transit
  • Wheelchair accessible
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100 Richmond Street West, Toronto, ON M5H 3K6

Provider's hours

Sunday
Closed
Monday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
Closed
Friday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday
By appointment only

Business hours

Sunday
Closed
Monday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
By appointment only