Michael Greene

Therapy That Focuses on Root Causes
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor
29 years in practice
Accepted Insurance Plans:
  • I can be covered by a number of insurance plans, according to the plan.
  • Suite 207 - 2nd floor
  • 348 Danforth Ave.
  • Toronto,ON

About Michael Greene

I help people to understand themselves and their problems by going beneath the surface and looking at how and why they have a certain problem.

I often see that a root cause of emotional problems concerns self esteem. My work is to help you change how you view and treat yourself.

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You can be helped. Many of the people I see have multiple issues. These issues are often linked so that helping one issue will positively help the other issues.

The information above is intended as general information...  (more)The information above is intended as general information based on minimal information, and does not constitute health care advice. This information does not constitute communication with a counselor/therapist nor does it create a therapist-client relationship nor any of the privileges that relationship may provide. If you are currently feeling suicidal or are in crisis, call 911 or proceed to your local emergency room.

Anxiety and depression are often linked. I don't consider them as diseases. Depression is a symptom of deep hurts to the sense of self that leaves a person feeling shamed. Anxiety is a symptom of not being given the proper emotional resources to handle the problems of life. It is also the result of... more

You can overcome your anxiety and depression by first...  (more)You can overcome your anxiety and depression by first understanding that both are statements, not diseases. Depression says I have been hurt and I carry around shame about who I am. Anxiety says I have been taught that the world is not safe and I don't have tools for helping myself to deal with life.

People who feel worthless were, in one way or another, were told that they are worthless. This is the lie that they are living with. The work of therapy is to help people see their true good selves. This gives them self esteem.

Yes you can. You can do this by being able to see your true...  (more)Yes you can. You can do this by being able to see your true self. People who come to me feeling worthless are living a lie which consists of seeing themselves as someone who they are not. When they can see their true self they gain self esteem.

You have the right therapist if you feel safe with that person. Safety consists of feeling that who you are and what you say is valued. The right therapist is not an 'all knowing person you must obey'. He or she is a person with skilled knowledge who respects you as a partner in your self discovery... more

The information above is intended as general information...  (more)The information above is intended as general information based on minimal information, and does not constitute health care advice. This information does not constitute communication with a counselor/therapist nor does it create a therapist-client relationship nor any of the privileges that relationship may provide. If you are currently feeling suicidal or are in crisis, call 911 or proceed to your local emergency room.

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