Robin Williams Blake

Registered Psychotherapist

ICEEFT Certified Emotionally Focused Therapy Trainer, Supervisor and Therapist

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Counselling and Psychotherapy for Adults, Relationships and Families with Adult Children.

By Appointment only


Presently, I am not taking on any new clients (couples or families) due to my teaching/training/ presenting schedule.

I would like to introduce Maksym Tkachenko for your consideration. He is a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying).

I have been training and supervising Mr. Tkachenko in Emotionally Focused Therapy since June 2022. He is a capable and competent addition to my team. Please see Maksym's bio and contact information below.

Thank you for visiting my website. Feel free to send me an email with a question, request or just a comment.


Robin Williams Blake
Registered Psychotherapist
ICEEFT Certified Trainer, Supervisor and Therapist.

About Maksym Tkachenko

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I'm Maksym Tkachenko, a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) in Toronto, Canada. Over the past seven years, I worked as a psychologist (as designated in Ukraine) in a variety of different settings including many nonprofit organizations and private practice (including crisis work). Having a vast work experience with different people from various backgrounds, I developed an understanding that it's very important how we build relationships as human beings. This interest led me to discovering Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) which is in an effective and moving model that felt really close to my heart.

I hold both master's and bachelor's degrees in practical psychology from Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University. As a professional, I continue to learn more about the field of psychology and psychotherapy through different trainings. Several most recent and influential trainings for me were the Externship and Core Skills in EFT, Sex as a Safe Adventure, Transforming Shattered Bonds with the EFT's Attachment Injury Resolution Model to name a few.

My languages of care are: English, Ukranian and Russian.

Feel free to get in touch with me if you are looking for help to live a more meaningful and connected life.

To book an appointment, click here:
Maksym Tkachenko

About Robin Williams Blake:

  • Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (#001356). In private practice since 2000.
  • Associate Graduate Faculty, Sir Wilfrid Laurier (Present)
  • Graduate from the Centre for Training in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy (2002)
  • ICEEFT Approved EFT Trainer (2018)
  • ICEEFT Certified EFT Supervisor (2010)
  • ICEEFT Certified EFT Therapist (2008)
  • Cofounder of the Greater Toronto EFT Community (2004)
  • Cofounder and Director of the Toronto Centre for Emotionally Focused Therapy 2018
  • Sir Wilfrid Laurier University, Kitchener (EFT Externship-2018)
  • Mount Sinai Trauma Clinic Level 2 Guest Lecturer (2016) (Working With EFT with Couples with Trauma)
  • York University Guest Lecturer for the Social Work Program (2016) (Intro to Emotionally Focused Therapy)
  • Adjunct Faculty at the Living Institute of Existential-Integrative Psychotherapy (2015-2018) (Intro to Emotionally Focused Therapy)
  • President of the Spadina Therapy Centre Board Member for (2008-2012)
  • Full member of the Canadian Association of Psychodynamic Therapy - CAPT (2001)
  • Member of the CTPAA (2001)
  • Zoom in on EFT Host (2019 - Present)
  • Event Co-ordinator for EFT CANADA Talks (2021 - Present)

Do you have insurance benefits for psychotherapy? We can discuss this when you call. 416.526.9890

What is Emotionally Focused Therapy

EFT is a structured approach to couples therapy formulated in the 1980’s and has developed alongside the science on adult attachment and bonding to expand our understanding about what is happening in couple relationships and to guide therapists. In the last fifteen years, Dr. Johnson and her colleagues have further developed and refined the model and completed numerous studies. EFT is also used with families and individuals. A substantial body of research outlining the effectiveness of EFT now exists. Research studies find that 70-75% of couples move from distress to recovery and approximately 90% show significant improvements. For more information on EFT research, please see the EFT Research Menu. The major contraindication for EFT is on-going abuse in the relationship. EFT is being used with many different kinds of couples in private practice, university training centres and hospital clinics and many different cultural groups throughout the world. These distressed couples include partners suffering from disorders such as depression, post traumatic stress disorders and chronic illness.

Convenient Location


Both Robin Williams Blake and Maksym Tkachenko are seeing individuals, couples and families on-line using the Zoom Platform.

Robin Williams Blake has been supporting the Toronto Police Service and their Families the past 5 years.

Recently helped out the registered charity, Toronto Beyond the Blue, which is supported by the Toronto Police Service dedicated to servicing police couples and their families.

Ten couples attended a Dr. Sue Johnson, Hold Me Tight retreat and confirmed they felt more connected after the weekend.

Such an honour to be apart of their healing process.

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Direct: 416 526-9890