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Olivia Vander Vloet

Olivia Vander Vloet

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Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
she/her
$160 +HST
Sessions start at
$160 +HST

Olivia is here to support you with work and school stress, difficult family dynamics, exploring overwhelming emotions and substance use.

Right for you if:

Work or school demands are becoming overwhelming and causing you stress.
You're unsure about what you want to do after graduation.
You’re feeling ready to unravel and navigate difficult relationships with family, friends, or dating.
You want to explore your substance use or you have a loved one with an active addiction and want to learn how to support them while setting healthy boundaries.

Right for you if:

Work or school demands are becoming overwhelming and causing you stress.
You're unsure about what you want to do after graduation.
You’re feeling ready to unravel and navigate difficult relationships with family, friends, or dating.
You want to explore your substance use or you have a loved one with an active addiction and want to learn how to support them while setting healthy boundaries.
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Olivia is dedicated to empowering Gen Zs and Millennials as they navigate the rollercoaster of emotions that accompany the ever-changing landscape of your 20s and 30s—think anxiety, confusion, insecurity, and instability, to name a few. From mastering effective communication strategies to exploring personal values and aspirations, Olivia is dedicated to guiding you through every step of your journey toward growth and self-discovery. Additionally, she provides a safe and judgment-free space for individuals who are looking to discuss or explore their substance use. Whether you're contemplating changes in your own habits or grappling with concerns about a loved one, Olivia offers compassionate support to help untangle the complex web of thoughts and emotions that may feel overwhelming.

Sessions with Olivia are casual, and she invites you to come exactly as you are—wear your sweats, bring that fidget toy, swear if you need to, or bring your pet; it’s all welcome! Using a goal-oriented approach and your own past experiences, she helps you sort through your thoughts and feelings to better understand yourself and the people around you while also building healthy coping skills and habits in your life. Olivia believes wholeheartedly in harm reduction and setting you up for success in whatever way works best for you; no one is perfect, so let’s not try to be!

Outside of sessions, Olivia can be found crafting, camping, and fishing with her husband. Having grown up on a farm, Olivia has a love for animals, including her two cats, Rillo & Bambi who you may get to see in session if you’re lucky! Don’t let the blazers and cardigans fool you; Olivia will always be a pop-punk kid at heart.

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What therapists say about

Olivia

Olivia is my go-to therapist for referring clients who have active addictions/struggling with addiction recovery. Her wealth of knowledge in this department is commendable.
Fatima Noorali
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
Olivia is such a warm and kind individual who can make you feel at ease from the moment you meet her. She has significant experience and training in supporting individuals looking to address substance use and other addictions in their life.
Julieta Strugo
Registered Social Worker
Olivia is one of the most welcoming and approachable therapists I have met. Her warm, open and non-judgmental personality will make you feel calm and create a safe space in which to share.
Naomi Hyba
Registered Social Worker

More about

Olivia

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Q&A

What is your favourite thing to do on a Sunday afternoon?
Working on a crafting project and watching reality TV
If you could change professions for one day, what would you choose?
Carpentry!
If you could eat one thing for the rest of your life what would it be?
Potatoes- they are just so versatile!

Masters of Arts Counselling Psychology, Yorkville University (2022)

Ontario Graduate Certificate Addiction Treatment & Prevention, Georgian College (2019)

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, Wilfrid Laurier University (2018)

Dialectical Behavioural Therapy Level 2 (The Association for Psychological Therapies)

ASIST Suicide Prevention Training (LivingWorks)

safeTALK (LivingWorks)

College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario

Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation

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