Timothy Quek, PhD

Counselling & Assessment Services

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I received my PhD in Psychology at York University, Toronto, Ontario, and currently run a full-time pracitce in psychotherapy and counselling in Toronto.

Apart from my full time practice, I've held teaching positions at McMaster University (Hamilton), Glendon College (York University, Toronto) and the Ontario Bible College (now Tyndale College) in Ontario, Canada. I regularly speak at conferences and seminars including those hosted by the Children's Aid Society, Foster Parent's Associations, Intercultural Ministries (with SIM International) and the Adult Survivors of Sexual Abuse Network (please see "Itinerary" below for more information).

I've had the privilege of holding various elected positions, including being Chair of the Board of Elders at my church, President of the Board of Directors of a non-profit charitable organization offering day care and counselling to the community. I've also been the Pastor to seniors at a church in Scarborough, Ontario, and Senior Interim Pastor to another congregation, also in Scarborough. Currently, I'm also an ordained minister and a senior pastor at a church in Scarborough

Range of Services

In my practice, I provide psychotherapy and counselling for:

* Individuals with personal problems including Depression or Anxiety * Family, Pre-Marital and Marital Counselling * Children over 5 years of age with Behavioral Problems * Social Skills, such as, Parenting, Anger Management, Stress Management, Communications

Cost of psychotherapy operates according to a sliding fee scale based on income. Please note that services are for supportive counselling and not for diagnostic purposes. For more information, call my office in Toronto or Scarborough at (416) 233-3434 or e-mail me at the address below.

Send comments and mail to the address below, or click here to email me:

Timothy K. Quek, PhD
84 Anglesey Blvd.
Toronto, Ontario
Canada M9A 3C3
Tel: (416) 233-3434
Fax: (416) 234-8840

Topics of Interest

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  • The Problem of Anger
    Anger is a natural human emotion. Yet, it is difficult to estimate the amount of damage that can be caused when anger goes awry. In this article, I decribe some of the dynamics of anger and how it may be controlled.

  • The Problem of Procrastination
    "Laziness is procrastination out of control." Find out how you can break the stranglehold of procrastination.

  • The Effects of Chronic Pain
    No one who has suffered the effects of chronic pain will underestimate the power of pain to change a person. I deal with this sensitive issue of the emotional and cognitive impact of chronic pain to provide some understanding to those who do not, and some comfort in understanding to those who do.

  • Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
    While Obsessive Compulsive Disorder or OCD was once thought of as a rare problem, it has become increasingly obvious to many mental health professionals that the problem is more widespread than once thought. In this article, I provide some insight into what OCD is and points towards some encouraging news about its treatment and management.

  • The Problem of Sleeping Poorly
    Which of us has not experienced sleep loss? It has become the butt of late TV program jokes for many years. Yet the problem of insomnia is not so laughable to the sufferer. In this article, I want to help you understand the nature of the problem and points the sleep deprived to some practical steps to begin solving their problem.

  • A Child's Compulsive Lying
    Why do children lie? Why does anyone lie for that matter? In this article, I describe some of the motivations for lying, and provides practical advice for parents when dealing with a lying child. For that matter, this article helps even adults who want to understand why adults lie.

  • Please note that the articles above are for general information only, and are not meant to suggest diagnosis or treatment.

    Last Updated November 19, 2004