About Angela Cupido Counselling


Offering professional counselling, therapy, psychotherapy for individuals, couples, and families in Sault Ste. Marie

Angela Cupido Counselling General Information




Angela Cupido Counselling 

is a full-time professional and independent counselling practice accepting self and other referrals

1496 Wellington St. E. 2nd Floor, Sault Ste. Marie, ON, P6A 4R1

P: 705.253.3318

Email by Clicking : angelacupidocounselling@bellnet.ca 

Sincerely,   Angela Cupido

 B.A. (Psychology); B.S.W., Honours; M.Couns. (Counselling Psychology); R.S.W.

Confidentiality & Privacy



Angela Cupido Counselling respects & adheres to all applicable Professional regulations, standards, guidelines & laws in relation to Practice, and as required accesses confidential and anonymous Supervision and other Professional Development activities

Confidentiality: All requests for Angela Cupido Counselling are confidential in that
no identifying information in regard to you will ever be shared without your expressed & informed permission. Giving expressed & informed permission  occurs at times in counselling when individual(s) seeking services & counsellor's recognize that sharing, or releasing identifying counselling information may be to your overall benefit or need. 
In these circumstances, a discussion between you & Angela Cupido Counselling will take place & you will fully understand what it is you are consenting to & why.
This process is providing Informed Consent to Release Information. 

Rare or exceptional circumstances:  In what are usually very  rare  circumstances, Angela Cupido Counselling is professionally required to disclose identifying information about you to respective third parties without your expressed permission.


These limited circumstances are:

  •   assessment that there is risk of physical / serious harm to self or other(s)
  •   identified risk of child abuse or neglect in relation to any identifiable child
  •  court/legal/police orders requested of Angela Cupido Counselling to release information

Protection of Privacy: As part of their duties, counsellor’s are professionally required to maintain records. Part of counselling requires that a counsellor listen & gather information about concerns & needs.
All Counselling Records are securely stored & kept by Angela Cupido Counselling from the point of agreement for services to 7 years (adults) from the date of last contact. Angela Cupido Counselling strictly adheres to all personal privacy rights, only seeks anonymous Supervision for professional development & all available security measures are conscientiously & consistently applied.


Angela Cupido Counselling will ensure that any concerns or questions you may have about services, confidentiality, privacy, supervision, or any other issue, are responded to during our first interaction, as well as in any future  communication(s) or meeting(s), upon your request



Flexible Business / Meeting Hours

Meetings can be scheduled Monday to Friday between 9:00 am and 6:30 pm, & on Saturday between 9:00 am and 12:00 pm. 

For questions or inquiries about scheduling a meeting ~ 

P: 705.253.3318

Email by clicking:  angelacupidocounselling@bellnet.ca

Fee's: 

Angela Cupido Counselling is an independent, private counselling & psychotherapy service, & as such, services offered have fee's that are not covered by OHIP.  


If you or your family members / partner are Employed or otherwise have Counselling, Psychotherapy, or Counselling / Clinical Social Work, or R.S.W. Benefits as part of a Health Coverage, Employee Assistance Program, or other Extended Health Care Plan, the services offered by Angela Cupido Counselling may be covered. Angela Cupido Counselling is affiliated with various and various third party requests & agreements.


Angela Cupido Counselling Psychotherapy Fee:

$100 / meeting, inclusive

This fee covers both the time spent in meetings as well as dedicated professional time for counsellor consideration of each person(s) progress and possibilities for next steps, & any contact we may have between meetings, if applicable. Angela Cupido reserves weekly appointment times for those who have a demonstrated low income. Fee's for these reserved meeting times are set at a fixed lower rate. Please inquire with Angela Cupido if you may be eligible for this lower income rate. 

If you have any questions or inquiries, call Angela Cupido at 705.253.3318. You also can click here to email . 



Upcoming Office Closed Dates & Changes

Office will be open in Sault Ste. Marie November 23rd


If you are a current client, or are interested in counselling during office closed dates, please know you can phone or email to leave a private message to be returned when the office is open again. 

If you need to speak with a Counsellor now, please call Crisis Services at 1-800-721-0077

Thank you.

Summary of Career Experience & Resume

Angela CupidoB.A.(Psychology); B.S.W., Hon.; M.Counselling (Counselling Psychology); R.S.W.

Education

~ 2008 Master of Counselling (Counselling Psychology): University of Calgary, University of Lethbridge, Athabasca University Alumni of University of Calgary
~ 1993 Bachelor of Social Work, Honours: Laurentian University
~ 1991 Bachelor of Arts (Psychology): Laurentian University, Algoma University Campus

Professional and Career Related Experience: 
Fundamentally, Angela Cupido is Person-Centered in her approach with all of the people she works with. In Counselling, she develops an understanding of each person, & then uses a variety of known counselling, therapy, or psychotherapy intervention methods and strategies, that are personalized with each person, according to their own needs and situations. 
  • has over 25 years of professional, post-graduation, clinical work experience most of which includes Counselling, Therapy, Psychotherapy, and other Social Work services with those experiencing various mental health and / or other bio-psycho-social-environmental difficulties as children over age 6, adolescents, young adults, students, adults, couples, and families
  • Professional experiences include working with people affected by a wide range of emotional, psychological, social / relational, personality, psychiatric, or mental health, and / or, other human concerns, conditions, situations, and stresses
  • Some examples of experience & interests of Angela Cupido Counselling, and common requests for Counselling include: 
  • Mental Health or Mental Illness Coping
  • Anxiety
  • Abuse or Trauma / Crisis Adjustment
  • Alcohol / Substance Use Concerns or Addictions
  • Career Concerns or Career related counselling
  • Depression and related conditions
  • Eating Disorders and Body Image
  • Family and Couple related concerns
  • Gender or sexuality related concerns
  • Grief and Loss
  • Health or Mental Illness / Psychiatric / Mental Health Coping
  • Pregnancy concerns
  • Stress
  • Suicide prevention / risk assessment
  • Many of Angela's earlier and newer career experiences involve significant and various counselling related work with parents, families & children who were being affected by mental health conditions, other psychiatric or developmentally based conditions, crisis/trauma, & women & children in need of temporary living & services at a shelter for women experiencing domestic abuse
  • Has gained clinical Counsellor related direct experience since 1989
  • Registered Social Worker in ON since 2000
  • 1995 obtained the designation of a “Certified Social Worker” (CSW) by the Ontario College of Certified Social Workers, prior to the Regulation of Social Work, in 1998. Became an Evaluator for Social Work candidates for the required OCCSW Examination to become a “CSW” 
  • Ontario Association of Social Workers member since 2013
  • Angela Cupido, Counselling Psychotherapy Profile Page: findasocialworker.ca
Some Additional Professional Development Seminars, Workshops, Training
• 2013 - 5 Day Certificate Program in Narrative Therapy: The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre – The Gail Appel Institute
• 2012 - suicideCare – LivingWorks Inc.
• 2012- Cyber-Counselling Level 1- University of Toronto, Faculty of Social Work, and, Worldwide Therapy Online Inc.
• 2012 - Mental Health First Aid
• 2009 – Assessing Violence Potential: Protocol for Dealing With High Risk Behaviours, Post-Secondary Edition
• 2005 – Prevention of Disordered Eating: Evidence to Practice
• 2004 – Advanced Strategies in the Treatment of Eating Disorders
• 2002 – Critical Incident Stress Management, and Critical Incident Stress Management Advanced, or Level 1 & Level 2
• 2002 – Professional Qualification Program for the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator ®, MBTI ® Step 2 / Level II
• 1999 – Professional Qualification Program for the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator ®, MBTI ® Step 1 / Level I