Lisa Schwartz, MSW RSW

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Lisa Schwartz, MSW RSW

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Anxiety, mindfulness, parenting children with anxiety, and ADHD.

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Meet Lisa

Lisa’s areas of practice include stress, anxiety, emotion regulation, parent-counselling, self-esteem and confidence, grief and bereavement and relationship and family difficulties. Lisa provides compassion and understanding while helping individuals handle emotional and relational difficulties

In her full-time position as an Individual and Family Therapist at the SickKids Centre for Community Mental Health, formerly the Hincks-Dellcrest Centre, Lisa has experience in working with clients with diverse backgrounds and various emotional and relational difficulties. Lisa has training in different therapeutic modalities which she draws from in supporting clients. She also incorporates mindfulness and self-compassion based practices into her work with clients.

 

Education

Lisa earned her Master's degree from the University of Toronto.

Training and Certification

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Brief and Narrative Therapy
  • Dialetical Behavioural Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing

Specialities

  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Emotion Regulation
  • Parent Counselling
  • Self-Esteem and Confidence
  • Grief and bereavement
  • Relationship and family difficulties

Treatment Approach

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Brief and Narrative Therapy
  • Mindfulness Approach
  • Self-Compassion Based

Professional Memberships

  • Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers; Registered Social Worker (RSW)
  • Ontario Association of Social Workers