Career and Achievements

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

  • Custody/Access Assessments

  • Voice of the Child Reports

  • Parenting Plans

  • A qualified expert in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice

  • Family, Individual and Couple Therapy

  • Anger Management and Treatment of Anxiety and Depression

  • Specializes in Issues Relating to Children and Adolescents

  • Develops and Facilitates Parenting Workshops

  • Develops and Facilitates Support Groups for Adults and Children

  • Consulting in the Workplace (incl. Schools)

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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