Welcome to New Life Counselling



New Life Counselling is committed to helping individuals, families and communities in their pursuit of a happier and healthier lifestyle.


Aiding in the exploration of self, family and community; clients are engaged in the process of uncovering, discovering and recovering from the blocks & barriers that hold many trapped in an unfulfilled life. Freedom from any dependency aids clients in developing a new sense of value and purpose, which are fundamental in building a healthier self-image and developing stronger personal relationships.


Jay Pasternack, is a Human Service counsellor and holds a diploma in Alcohol and Drug counselling from McMaster University. He has been in the field of substance abuse, mental health and health promotion for over 20 years. Holding the position as the Youth Outreach Manager for the Donwood Institute (C.A.M.H.) and later the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Jay has been an integral part of developing and implementing Health Promotion Strategies for both the public and private sector presenting over 500 motivational presentations. He is an accomplished counsellor and a skilled presenter with an easy going manner which enables clients and families to feel comfortable and secure that they are being well cared for. He enjoys a reputation across the health care community as the professionals professional having colleagues and peers refer their loved ones for help when needed. Jay has extensive experience working with youth and families and is familiar with treatment programs throughout the country. He has been in private practice as counsellor and Clinical Director of New Life Counselling Services for the past twenty years.

Our staff is composed of a dedicated team of diverse professionals, with experience and training in chemical dependency and related addictions. This includes Alcohol and Drug counsellors, Relapse Prevention Specialists and Addiction Medicine Specialists. Many of our staff are in recovery and have credentials of the heart and through personal experience, understand the recovery process.

Our main office is located at 4211 Yonge Street Suite 302,
with a number of additional meeting sites across the GTA


New Life Counselling   4211 Yonge Street Suite 302, Toronto, Ontario     416-939-0074    info@newlifecounselling.ca