"Therapy's Cool - Everyone's Doing It"

Welcome to Ottawa's Only Mental Health Boutique

Christine Harrison

Founder of Focus Forward Therapy

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Start Your Journey With Us

Focus Forward Therapy Group was founded in 2014 and has grown to include a diverse group of Registered Psychotherapists that work with people across the lifespan covering all areas of treatment. Our vision and concept around mental health support is truly unique. You'll find a welcoming, relaxed space that offers a normalized approach to mental health. 

What Sets Us Apart?

Qualified Experts You Can Trust

All our psychotherapists are highly qualifed experts who are officialy registered. Your care and mental well being is our top priority.

Flexibility Based On Your Needs

We offer both in-office and online sessions so you can pick a format that works best for you.

Unique Approach & Vision

Our aim is to create a welcoming and relaxed space that normalizes mental health and wellness, without judgement. 

Our Services

Individual Therapy

From anxiety and depression to workplace mental health, we are here to provide a safe and supportive environment to explore and resolve difficult emotions.

Sports Psychotherapy

Sports psychology plays a vital role in helping sports enthusiasts – from beginners to professionals to cope with the many stresses or pressures that goes hand in hand with their competitive lifestyles.

Couples Therapy

We work to understand and create opportunities for couples to work together for a better relationship with the help of a counsellor.

Child and Youth Counselling

We provide a safe and supportive environment where your child can express their thoughts and feelings, learn coping skills, and develop a better understanding of themselves and their challenges.

Wellness Counselling

Our wellness counselling focuses on helping individuals achieve and maintain overall well-being in various aspects of their lives through a holistic approach.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

We help you focus on identifying and changing negative thought patterns, emotions, and behaviors to promote your mental health and well-being.

Meet Our Team

Christine Harrison

Registered Psychotherapist

Registered Clinical Therapist

Registered Child and Youth Therapist

Clinical Supervisor 

Anj Prajapati

Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

Olivia Warnick

Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

Nadya Bissonnette

Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

Adrianna Cote

Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

Meredith Parry

Personal Trainer/Coach

Kate Braddon

Registered Dietitian

Jenny Krughkov

Registered Nurse

Rebecca Saab-Smith

Registered Social Worker

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Why Choose Us?

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Recognized By:

Counsellor of the Year

Christine Harrison

Ottawa's Top Counsellor Award, 2023

Christine Harrison


Is therapy the right choice for me?

Psychotherapy can be a powerful tool to help individuals cope with life's challenges and improve their overall mental health. It provides a safe, supportive environment to explore difficult emotions and gain insight into how thoughts, feelings, and behaviors interact.

If you're looking for a better understanding of yourself, your relationships, and how to make positive changes in your life, therapy is a great starting point!

Will my insurance cover my sessions?

Generally psychotherapy services are covered by ClaimSecure, Sunlife, Great-West, and Greenshield. Please contact your insurance to confirm coverage amounts.

We can now file electronically with Blue Cross.

Psychotherapy services are not covered by OHIP. You may have third party or health benefits from your employer.

At the end of each session, you are given a receipt which you can send to your third party insurance.

What are your session fees?

Psychotherapy Fees are 190$ + hst

Clinical Supervision Fees are 140$ + hst

Sessions are 50 minutes.

Sliding scale is reserved for those in need.

Payment can be made preferably through our online booking.