Lia Khalili (She/Her)

Registered Psychotherapist, Registered Psychotherapist (RP)
Embark on a transformative journey towards a fulfilling life with over fifteen years of expertise guiding you. As a seasoned registered psychotherapist, I specialize in empowering individuals to overcome life's obstacles and unlock their full potential. Whether you're navigating relationships, academics, self-esteem, trauma, or psychological distress, I offer personalized counseling tailored to your unique needs. I delve beyond surface symptoms, exploring the roots of problems from diverse perspectives to craft comprehensive and effective treatment plans. Drawing on profound insights into child psychology, I've developed innovative therapeutic methods for both adults and children. With a range of therapeutic approaches at my disposal, I'm dedicated to helping you thrive. Through evidence-based strategies, you'll gain deeper self-understanding and cultivate effective techniques for a happier, more fulfilling life. Together, we can enhance focus, memory, and overall brain function, improving your daily performance and quality of life. Having authored academic books and published over 16 articles in scientific journals, I offer unique ADHD therapy, brain training, personal development, and art therapy services, addressing challenges that are often difficult to treat. Let's embark on this transformative journey towards lasting well-being and resilience together.

Client Focus

Session Format: Family, Group, Individual sessions.
Age Specialty: Adult, Children, Young Adult
Languages: English, Farsi

Treatment Approach

  • Adlerian
  • Art Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Developmental
  • Dialectical Behavior (DBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Emotionally Focused (EFT)
  • Narrative
  • Person-Centered
  • Play Therapy
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychoeducational

Education & Credentials

Lia Khalili Registered Psychotherapist (RP)
  • Female
  • License # 008262
  • Licensed in ON
  • Practicing Since 2006
Education: With a master's in psychology and a bachelor's in speech therapy, my academic journey has been enriched by continuous professional development. Additionally, I've authored academic books and contributed to various articles, reflecting my commitment to advancing psychotherapy.


  • Average Session Fee 160
  • Affordable sliding scale therapy: apply if you may be eligible.
  • Sliding scale fees are customized to accommodate each client's financial situation. This entails engaging in a personal conversation to evaluate the frequency of sessions and the client's financial capacity.
  • Accepts Insurance
  • We offer hassle-free direct billing for clients using insurance, eliminating the need for paperwork. We handle all billing processes, ensuring a seamless experience for our clients. Simply verify coverage with your insurer, provide insurance details during booking, and we take care of the rest.

Lia Khalili Practice Details

Therapy Sessions Lia Khalili Practice Description
Welcome to Bright Start Bright Future Counselling Centre, where your mental health and well-being are our top priorities. With over 15 years of experience, I am a Registered Psychotherapist specializing in individual and family therapy. My practice is rooted in compassion, understanding, and evidence-based approaches to help you navigate life's challenges. At Bright Start Bright Future Counselling Centre, I provide counseling services for children, adolescents, and adults on a wide range of mental health issues. Whether you're struggling with anxiety, depression, relationship conflicts, or life transitions, I am here to support you every step of the way. I believe in treating the whole person, addressing not just the symptoms but also the underlying causes of distress. My therapeutic approach is collaborative and tailored to your specific needs. I draw from a variety of modalities, including cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), mindfulness-based therapy, and art therapy, to create a treatment plan that works for you. By building a trusting and supportive therapeutic relationship, we can work together to explore your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, and develop coping strategies to help you live a more fulfilling life. In addition to individual therapy, I also offer specialized programs for children with ADHD, learning disorders, and autism at Bright Start Bright Future Counselling Centre. My play-based approach creates a safe and engaging environment for children to express themselves and develop essential skills for success. I also provide workshops for parents and caregivers on positive, playful parenting techniques and group therapy sessions for children, adolescents, and adults on various topics, including anger management, mindfulness, self-confidence enhancement, and relationship building. At Bright Start Bright Future Counselling Centre, you can expect a warm and welcoming environment where you can feel comfortable and supported as you embark on your journey towards healing and growth. I am committed to helping you reach your full potential and live a life that is meaningful and fulfilling. Contact me today to schedule your initial consultation and take the first step towards a brighter tomorrow.

Practice Overview

251 Consumers Road
Available both in-person and online
18 Years Experience
Family, Group, Individual

Office Hours

2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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