Laura Bercuson, MSW RSW

BUILDING AUTHENTICITY. FOSTERING HOPE. SUPPORTING GROWTH.

 
Laura-Bercuson

Laura bercuson, msw rsw

Specializing in supporting you with:

Mindfulness, meditation and stress management
Coping in a high demand workplace
Life Transitions

Laura's Approach

Laura is a Registered Social Worker with experience in Canada and the U.S. She received her Master’s of Social Work (MSW) from New York University’s Silver School of Social Work, and is a member in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Services Workers (OCSWSSW), Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW), and the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW). Laura has completed training in Mindfulness-based interventions (MBSR/MBCT) at the Sunnybrook Psychiatry Institute for Continuing Education, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and treatment of concurrent disorders with the Centre for Addictions and Mental Health (CAMH). She is currently completing certification in Applied Mindfulness Meditation through the University of Toronto.

Laura is passionate about working collaboratively with clients from all walks of life to facilitate positive change and growth. She provides a safe and confidential space to address challenges such as depression, anxiety, addiction, relationship and family issues, self-esteem, and the many transitions we face at every stage of life. Guided by a sense of compassion and honesty, Laura is committed to providing individualized therapy that meets each client's unique needs, honours their personal values and lived experience, and allows them to move forward with a greater sense of purpose and meaning.

If you are struggling to make it into our office on a regular basis, Laura offers online therapy sessions through OnCall Health Service. Please inquire for more information. 


Qualifications

Education:

Master of Social Work, New York University
Silver School of Social Work, New York, NY

Honours Bachelor of Arts, Western University
London, Ontario

Certifications:

Foundations of Applied Mindfulness Meditation Certificate Program (University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies)
Working with Shame in Psychotherapy (Centre for MindBody Health)
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) Training Program (Centre for MindBody Health)
Concurrent Disorders Treatment Program (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health)
Mindfulness-Based Group Practice Workshop (Sunnybrook Psychiatry Institute for Continuing Education)
The Paradox of Sexual Freedom: Women's Sexuality and Desires (The Northern California Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology)

Specialties:

Mindfulness-based interventions
Depression and Anxiety
Life Transitions
Concurrent Disorders Treatment

Awards:

Graduated with distinction from New York University’s Silver School of Social Work
Recipient of the NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development’s Funded Internship Award

Professional Memberships:

Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers – RSW #827202
Ontario Association of Social Workers – OASW membership #13557
Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW)