Resources and Therapy

Black Mental Health Connections has done some work to summarize some information on mental health states, treatments, and resources.  For a list of affordable therapy refer to the list below. To find out more information on specific topics please use the website menu to be directed to more information.

Disclaimer : Mental Health treatment outcomes, discussions, or forum posting, e.g. shared by or with BMHC MTL are for informational purposes only or do not constitute therapy, the provision/providing of medical psychological advice or a substituted delay action for independent professional medical judgement, advice, diagnosis, or treatment.

Thanks to Myrlie Marcelin for putting together this list of affordable talk therapy options.

La Maison MyosotisPsychological services and counselling for low-income people. Very low-cost therapy, affordable even for folks who have almost no income and in various languages
Le Centre Saint PierreFree phone support during the pandemic; affordable individual and couples therapy during regular conditions.
Le Centre de Relation d’Aide10 sessions free of counselling (one-time admin fee of $50)
Expressions LasalleLocated in the borough of LaSalle (Montreal) is a community mental health centre whose objective is to offer free professional therapeutic services in mental health to citizens of Montreal and surrounding areas.
Montreal Therapy CenterSliding scale therapy to individuals with household income below $85,000.00
Hanieh TohediArt & trauma therapist offering sliding scale counseling. Contact via email.
Chabad Lifeline
514 738-7700 (English)
Information, and counselling related to substance use and addiction; outpatient groups and follow-up.
Pride Therapy NetworkAccessible and low-cost services to members of the LGBTQIA2S+ communities; queer-friendly mental health and addiction resources.
The Lavender CollectiveProvides list of mental health professionals of color in Montreal; some professionals offer sliding scale therapy.
The Open CenterLGBTQIA2S+ affirmative therapy.
Open Path Collective A non-profit nationwide network of mental health professionals dedicated to providing in-office and online mental health care—at a steeply reduced rate—to individuals, couples, children, and families in need. $30.00-60.00 per session.
Clinic by Dr. Bita $85.00 for students with student ID.
Vicky’s Support LineA Black-led multilingual support line project based in Tiohtià:ke (Montreal)
Black Healing FundProvides low-income Black folks with discretionary funding and resources towards mental wellness.
AminyFree mental health services with referral from doctor. Covered by RAMQ.
Winnie Hayder-Mutumba
Individual counselling via telephone, text messages or videoconference -affordable fee $60/hour and a student discount is applicable.
Black Healing CentreProvides free and subsidized therapy sessions, peer support, and wellness activities.

Further Resources

For more resources concerning mental health, consult the links below or the options in the website menu: