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LEAH GORDON

Leah is a registered social worker with an B. Ed, M. Ed, and RSW, and holds a Masters Degree in Social Work from Wilfrid Laurier University. She also has completed training and holds a Certificate in Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) from the University of Toronto (OISE). She is experienced in providing therapy for adolescents, adults and couples, working in a variety of environments including schools, community mental health clinics, and private practice.

Throughout her career Leah has been drawn to work that allows her to use her natural ability to connect to others and make a positive impact on the lives of others. She strives to create an environment that will put her clients at ease and let them explore their thoughts, feelings and emotions without being judged. Her goal is to help clients through the process of breaking the negative patterns and habits they can't seem to break and to help them overcome any obstacles they may face so they can lead happier and more productive lives.

Leah's therapy models include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Solution-Focused Therapy. Each therapy session is individualized, and the techniques are tailored to meet each client's unique needs.

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ALIZA TERRIS

Aliza is a Registered Social Worker and Psychotherapist who has earned her Honors BA in psychology, BSW (Bachelors of Social Work) and MSW (Masters of Social Work) from York University.  She has worked as a Psychotherapist both in private practice and in family and child service agencies for over fifteen years.  She is passionate about guiding the individuals and couples she works with to overcome their personal barriers to unlock the door to the life they choose to live. 

 

Aliza specializes in working with individuals who experienced developmental trauma or other attachment related difficulties, as well as with individuals experiencing anxiety, lack of confidence, depression, anger, or relationship difficulties.  She also works with couples experiencing unsatisfying relationships or troubled relationships.  She has an expertise in parenting and child development, counselling parents to gain a deeper understanding of their children’s and adolescent’s needs and coaching them to parent with awareness and understanding. 

She uses a variety of therapeutic modalities including EMDR Interpersonal Neurobiology (IPNB), Mindfulness, Attachment Theory, Imago Relationship Therapy (IRT), Attachment Based Development Approach (Neufeld) to parenting, Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), and CBT.

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ROXANA CONDOR

Roxana is a Registered Social Worker with a BSW and MSW from Ryerson University, currently working on her PhD in Social Work at York University. She is a registered member of the OASW and the OCSWSSW. Roxana's social work career spans from community engagement to child protection to currently providing private therapy services to individuals and couples. In addition, she is a part time professor at Sheridan college and mother of three brilliant, vibrant children.

 

Roxana takes a creative, innovative, holistic/hybrid approach to therapy.  Trauma-informed, she blends traditional methods (Cognitive-Behavioural therapy, Attachment, Narrative Therapy, Motivational Interviewing) with mindfulness, somatic therapy, philosophy and social justice. Roxana understands that people arrive at therapy when their typical coping mechanisms stop working and she will walk alongside her clients as they manage through mental health (depression, anxiety, maternal mental health) relationships dynamics, inter-racial/ blended family issues, work-related challenges, marriage counsellling, support through divorce/separation, parenting, pandemic recovery.

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ZAHAVA KOENIG

Zahava is a Registered Social Worker who holds a Masters' degree in Social Work from Long Island University with a focus in addiction and substance abuse. She received further training at the Family Institute, working with adolescents and women presenting with a range of mental health challenges. She has worked in various clinical settings and in high schools. She is registered with the Ontario College of Social Service Workers and Social Workers.

 

Zahava believes in helping the whole individual, and explores the social, biological and psychological factors as well as childhood experiences and thinking patterns, to understand and address the source of disruption in her clients' lives.

 

Zahava is very passionate about helping people feel healthier, happier, and more confident in their lives. She feels the basis of therapy is the unconditional positive regard she has towards her clients and that this is necessary for any healing to begin.

 

Zahava utilizes a combination of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Acceptance Commitment Therapy to help the client shift to positive thinking, and living life more effectively.  Zahava specializes in the treatment of anxiety and depression, addictions, low self-esteem and interpersonal struggles, and eating disorders.

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DANIELA SHULMAN

Daniela is a child, teen and family therapist. She obtained her Master's of Social Work from the University of Toronto.

 

Daniela's specializations include working with individuals who need support with parenting challenges, ADHD, ASD, learning disabilities, behavioural problems, anxiety, depression and grief. Daniela uses a variety of evidence-based approaches such as CBT, DBT, narrative therapy, play therapy, art therapy and attachment-based interventions.  Daniela uses a collaborative approach to work with parents and their children to foster positive changes in their lives.

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DANIELA SORBERA

Daniela is a Registered Social Worker with over 20 years of clinical experience specializing in children’s mental health. She received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Master of Social Work at the University of Toronto, and her Bachelor of Social Work at York University.

 

Daniela is passionate about her work with children, adolescents, and families. She utilizes a collaborative and strengths-based approach to support clients in managing life stressors and towards personal growth. Daniela is well versed in a variety of evidence-based treatment modalities such as, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Emotionally Focused Therapy, and Solution Focused Therapy, which helps to support the diverse needs of individuals and families. The span of her career has included working in settings such as school board, child welfare, hospital and children's mental health community agency. Daniela has facilitated multiple treatment groups for children, youth, and families such as anxiety/depression, concurrent disorders, emotional regulation, and parenting groups. She has also provided various workshops and professional development to support children/youth and parents' well-being.

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KATHERINE AMODEO

Katherine is a Registered Social Worker with more than ten years experience in Health and Mental Health. She possesses a Bachelor of Social Work degree (BSW) from Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University) and a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Toronto. She is a member in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW), an active member of the Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW) and a licensed member of the Bereavement Association of Ontario (BAO).

 

Katherine provides client-centred holistic approaches in counselling to individuals, couples and families who are seeking assistance with navigating difficult adjustments due to life altering changes, anxiety, despondence, workplace and relationship challenges, facing crisis and trauma. Katherine utilizes therapeutic skills and knowledge allowing for diverse applications in evidenced-based treatments drawing primarily from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and integrative approaches to include Mindfulness, Grief and Loss, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT).


Katherine is a dedicated therapist who aims to create and provide a safe, compassionate, and nonjudgmental environment focusing on client goals, culture and lived experiences toward enhancement of well-being and quality of life.

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HENNIE ZOLTY

Hennie is a registered psychotherapist with an MA in Counselling Psychology and an MA in Special Education. She has years of experience working with adolescents in her role as the School Counsellor in a private high school, and has experience guiding parents through the difficulties that often arise as their children transition into adulthood. 

 

Hennie offers couples therapy and has a passion for helping her clients build lasting, loving relationships. She has training in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) and specializes in guiding couples experiencing all types of challenges in their intimate relationships by providing a supportive environment for clients to restore and enrich their relationships.

Hennie provides trauma-informed therapy to guide her clients to understand themselves and to find the resources within themselves to produce the change they desire. She uses a range of therapeutic approaches including CBT, EFT, and IFS to help individuals and couples who are experiencing emotional distress due to anxiety, depression, relationship challenges, and PTSD.

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JEANETTE COHEN

Jeanette is a registered social worker who holds a Masters’ degree in Social Work from Yeshiva University in New York City and a certificate in School Social Work Practice. Jeanette is passionate about working with children, youth and their families and has primarily focused her career to support this population. Jeanette is a member in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers and continually attends professional development and training workshops to strengthen her clinical skills and practice.

 

Jeanette utilizes different treatment modalities including Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Narrative Therapy as well as provides all her treatment from a positive, strengths based, systems and trauma-informed lens. Jeanette specializes in the treatment of anxiety, depression, ADHD, OCD, learning challenges, behavioural concerns and low self-esteem for children and youth as well as supports parents in the context of their children.

 

Jeanette is extremely passionate about supporting children and youth in reaching their maximum potential through capacity building, utilizing their strengths, resources and community as well as supporting parents to experience that sense of calm in their homes in order to maintain positive connections and strengthen attachments. Each treatment starts with a comprehensive needs assessment in order to deliver a tailor-made and individualized experience.

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ERIKA RUKIN

Erika is a Registered Social Worker and holds a Master Degree in Social Work from University of Toronto and a Bachelor Degree in Social Work from York University. Along with her education, Erika has additional training in Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) and Motivational Interviewing (MI).


Erika brings 20+ years of experience providing individual, family and group counselling with children, adolescents, emerging adults, adults, parents and families, struggling with a variety of mental health difficulties, including anxiety, depression, adjustment issues, academic stress, relational difficulties and trauma.


Working collaboratively with her clients, she uses a combination of talking and creative therapeutic activities to promote self-esteem, coping skills, and confidence building. Erika has worked in education, hospital, community and private practice settings. She is a registered member of the OASW and the OCSWSSW.

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SARAH SPIGELMAN

Sarah is a Registered Social Worker who holds a Master’s degree in Social Work from Monmouth University in Deal, New Jersey. She continued her education through the university of Pennsylvania, where she completed specialized training in Prolonged Exposure therapy for the treatment of PTSD. Sarah has many years of experience working with the presentation of childhood trauma in adults.

Sarah feels passionate about her work with clients, working with clients who have a range of presenting concerns, including depression, anxiety, families in addiction, emotion regulation difficulties, interpersonal relationship difficulties, and trauma.

 

Sarah implements an integrative approach to therapy with her clients. Her work is anchored in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), but incorporates a number of complimentary cognitive, behavioural, emotion focused, and psychodynamic approaches during her work with individuals and couples.

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