Merlin Tong is a Registered Psychotherapist (Q) in the Province of Ontario (CRPO). He graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and has a Master’s Degree in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University.
As a therapist, Merlin believes it is a privilege to be a part of his client’s journey towards healing and meaningful changes. He values a collaborative approach to therapy. He wishes to work with his clients towards their therapeutic goals and provide a space in which they can process difficult emotions, thoughts, and experiences. Ultimately, he believes in fostering one’s strengths and cultivating a sense of acceptance and resilience in coping with the various concerns and challenges that impact us all.
Merlin works through various modalities, including elements of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Emotion Focused Therapy, and Psychodynamic principles in his work to create an individualized approach to different clients.
Merlin is fluent in English and Cantonese.
Hopewoods is a Toronto-based psychotherapy and counselling centre established in 2011. Please contact us directly if you would like to meet our staff, ask us questions, or book an appointment. Let us know how we can best serve you and your loved ones on your path to recovery.