R O A D to wellbeing

Welcome to Hyder Psychotherapy & Associates

Jacob Hyder MSW, RSW, Registered Social Worker offering remote Psychotherapy (focusing on University/College students, and families suffering from addiction), EMDR and in agency or private Clinical Supervision (for CRPO applicants)


In the press

Jacob Hyder appears in several publications giving professional advice

Healing writing and psychotherapy

Dreamers Magazine · ISSUE 6 · Month 00, 0000

"Highly acclaimed Oakville based Psychotherapist and registered Social Worker, Jacob Hyder, has advanced training and experience in trauma counselling, addiction and recovery, mental health and family and couples therapy, as well as psychottherapy expertise in almost all other areas of treatment. Award winning and with 20+ years of experience in social work, he has also appeared on numerous TV programs and documentaries, as well as on the news, and in various magazines."


Let’s (not) talk about sex

Java Nguyen · THIS · February 3, 2014

"It doesn’t help that sex is such a taboo subject, period. Because of this people want to be careful about what they say, says Jacob Hyder, a Toronto psychotherapist. People don’t want to look like they don’t know enough about the issue, says Hyder. They fear appearing insensitive, ignorant or bigoted."


How to get the most out of your therapy sessions

RJ Skinner · CBC Life · July 12, 2019

“While the therapist is naturally the expert, therapy sessions are a two way street, and it's crucial that the patient also brings their best to the table, to make it a fruitful endeavour for both parties. We reached out registered psychotherapist and success coach Hina Khan, and Jacob Hyder, a Toronto/Oakville-based psychotherapist and clinical social worker, to find out what we should do before, during and after sitting on the couch.”


Saying goodbye in a healthy way

Lisa Machado · www.healthing.ca · February 14, 2020

“Embrace the grief,” says Oakville-based psychologist and registered clinical social worker Jacob Hyder. “The longer you don’t face the loss, the longer it takes to get through it.” Hyder is referring to denial, the sense that the loss isn’t happening, which helps to numb the pain. But it doesn’t do much to move us forward. Denial is the first in, what he says, are five stages of grief.”