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Frank Szatmari

Frank Szatmari

M.Div., M.Th., D.Min., Registered Psychotherapist

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Frank is a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario. He practices counselling and therapy in The Regional Municipality of Waterloo under the supervision of a Registered Psychologist or Registered Psychological Associate who are members of the College of Psychologists of Ontario.

Frank holds a Doctor of Ministry award from Knox College and the University of Toronto. His thesis was centred around opportunities for Ministry Amongst New Landed Immigrants.

Frank is a member of the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals as a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist. Frank provides psychotherapy to clients who are experiencing emotional change, through individual, family and group sessions, for twenty-three years. Frank helps clients address a wide range of concerns, including Anger Management, Anxiety Disorder, Depression, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Ethnic-Minority Issues, Intimacy Problems, Religious Issues, Gender Identity, Self Esteem Issues, Sex Therapy, Sex Addiction Therapy, and Pre-Marital Counselling. During couple and family sessions, he focuses on each family member’s needs and helps them to learn listening skills and how to communicate with mutual respect and intimacy. 

Frank is trained to work with African-American men who are experiencing racial trauma. He has a comprehensive understanding of racial trauma related to anti-blackness and provides clinical implications and interventions.

Being immigrated twice, Frank brings a wealth of life experiences, adding much to his clinical knowledge. His training includes years of experience and his continuing education helps him to work effectively with individuals, couples or groups. Frank is also able to integrate a Christian spiritual dimension with professional counselling. He is an ordained Presbyterian minister in Canada, married for 32 years and a father of two children.

Confidential counselling sessions are available in Kitchener by appointment.

Languages spoken: English, Hungarian, Romanian, German.


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Therapist Information

Offers Online Counselling

Age Groups Served

Late Adolescents, Adults, Older Adults/Seniors, Couples, Families

Languages Spoken

English, German, Hungarian, Romanian

Counsellor's Gender


Therapist Type

Registered Psychotherapist

Conditions Treated

Relationship Problems, PTSD & Stressor-Related, Self-Esteem and Identity Issues, group therapy, Alcohol Addiction, Cancer/Terminal Illness, Spiritual/Religion, Social Skills Development, Retirement, Weight Control, Relaxation, Parenting, Hoarding, Support for Gender Transition, Pornography Addiction, Social Anxiety, Sexual Dysfunction, Sexual Issues, Sex Addiction, Gender Dysphoria, Sanctuary Trauma, Occupational Stress Injury, Moral Injury, Physical Disabilities, Gambling Addiction, Personality, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Drug & Alcohol Use, Adoption/Foster Care, Anger Management, Anxiety, Body Image, Bullying - School, Bullying - Workplace, Chronic Illness, Depression, Divorce & Separation, Grief & Bereavement, Marital Issues, Pain Management, Panic Attacks, Phobias, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Postpartum Depression, Pre-Marital Counselling, Stress, Stress Management, Suicidal Ideation

Therapeutic Approaches

Physical Disabilities, Christian Counselling, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Family Systems, Family Therapy, Mindfulness-Based CBT, Narrative, Sexology, Trauma-Focused


620 Mill Park Drive, Kitchener, ON

  • 620 Mill Park Drive, Kitchener, ON

    Evening and Weekend appointments available.

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Also Available!

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