Career and Achievements

Family Therapist, Private Practice
(November 1996 - Present)
Specialties Include:

  • Custody/Access Assessments
  • Family Mediation
  • A qualified expert in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice
  • Consulting in the Workplace (incl. Schools)
  • Family, Individual and Couple Therapy
  • Specializes in Issues Relating to Children and Adolescents
  • Develops and Facilitates Parenting Workshops
  • Develops and Facilitates Support Groups for Adults and Children
  • Anger Management and Treatment of Anxiety and Depression

Psycho Educational Consultant, York Region District School Board
(Full Time Contract Work; September 2001 - December 2001, January 2001 - June 2001)
Duties Included:

  • Psycho Educational Consultations and Assessments
  • Attends team meetings and parent feedback sessions
  • Provides reports and recommendations

Psychoeducational Consultant, JVS
(Part Time Contract Work; September 2000 - April 2001)
Duties Included:

  • Psychoeducational Assessments and Consultations
  • Attends Team Meetings and Contributes to Discussions
  • Provides Reports and Recommendations

Family Therapist, Humber Green Counselling
(Part Time Contract Work; October 1996 - May 1997)
Duties Included:

  • General Assessments
  • Individual and Family Therapy
  • Specialized in Counselling Children and Adolescents
  • Parent Support Counselling

Child and Youth Worker, Yorklea Youth Services Incorporated
(Part Time; May 1996 - January 1997)
Duties Included:

  • Worked with Emotionally Disturbed and/or Abused Adolescents
  • Assisted Residents in Understanding their Situations and Developing Coping or Change Strategies
  • Helped to Create and Implement Programming within the Group Homes
  • Assessed, Diagnosed and Treated Residents

Counsellor, The Dellcrest Children's Centre
(Internship; September 1995 - May 1996)
Duties Included:

  • Worked in the Training and Prevention Program (TAPP) for Isolated Families and their Children
  • Co-Facilitated a Parent Support Group
  • Provided Information, Support and Counselling to Families
  • Provided Reports and Recommendations Regarding my Clients' Status

Consultant, Epilepsy Association of Metro Toronto
(Volunteer; September 1995 - September 1997)
Duties Included:

  • Worked with a Social Worker to Develop a Mentorship Program for Preteens and Adolescents with Epilepsy
  • Researched the Psychological Effects of Epilepsy in Order to Provide Recommendations for this Program

Asst. Play Therapist, Schneider Children's Medical Center of Israel
(May 1995 - August 1995)
Duties Included:

  • Worked in the Oncology Playroom where I Interacted with Children of all Ages and Ethnic Backgrounds and their Families
  • Helped the Patients and their Families Deal with their Stress and Emotions

Aide, Israel Association for Child Protection, E.L.I.
(Volunteer; May 1995 - August 1995)
Duties Included:

  • Helped Create and Implement Activities for the Children in the Shelter
  • Provided the Children with Proper Standards, Boundaries and a Positive Role Model in a Safe Environment
  • Attended Staff Meetings and Contributed to Discussions

Teacher's Aide, Associated Hebrew School
(Volunteer; October 1991 - December 1992, October 1993 - April 1994)
Duties Included:

  • Assisted the Teacher and Prepared Appropriate Lessons for a Special Education Class
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