Who We Are






Benita Joy, CCP

Benita Joy is the founder of the Toronto Relationship Clinic. She is a Professional Counselor and Certified Coach Practitioner who specializes in mental wellness and relationships. She has more than seven years of clinical experience in coaching, counselling and psychotherapy. Benita can help you heal from past trauma, let go of limiting beliefs, and move towards health and wholeness. 

She's a straight-forward and results-driven coach who is passionate about supporting you in achieving your goals. When you meet, you'll be greeted by a genuine smile, welcoming attitude, and relentless positivity. However, she's not shy about telling you the truth, so be prepared from some gut-level honesty and a "no-nonsense" therapeutic style. 

Her theoretical framework for working with clients is systems-oriented, client-focused, and based in interpersonal neurobiology. Some of the models and approaches that she uses include:

  • The Gottman Method for Couple Therapy 
  • Integrated Couple Therapy 
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy 
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy 
  • Mindfulness and Meditation
  • The Compassionate Mind Approach
  • Psychobiological Approach to Couple Therapy 
  • Client-Centered
  • Trauma-Informed
  • Satir Growth Model
  • Collaborative Therapy
  • Psychoeducation

Benita has a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of British Columbia and a Diploma in Social Service Work from George Brown College. Further continuing her education in helping people improve their lives, Benita is currently completing a Master of Arts Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. 

If you're ready for real change, then you're the ideal client for the Toronto Relationship Clinic. From professional executives to students to retirees, everyone can use practical advice, tools, and resources to thrive in life and relationships.