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Sean Ferkul

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Registered Social Worker

Sean is here to support you with relationships, substance use issues, and men’s mental health.

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Sean has a deep understanding of the difficulties that people face with mental health and substance use. He’ll meet you where you’re at and help you create a plan to improve your quality of life. 

Sean has experience supporting people with substance use, depression, anxiety, relationships, and anger management. He specializes in supporting men who struggle with gender, self-image, or toxic masculinity. Men are often overlooked in counselling spaces: Sean creates a therapeutic space that is safe, client-centered, and ever-evolving to fit your needs.

Sean works from a strength-based perspective and uses modalities such as cognitive behavioural therapy, mindfulness-based approaches, and rational emotive behaviour therapy. He will support you as you face your challenges, reminding you that you matter and that you’re not alone as you work through life’s hurdles. 

Right for you if:

You are looking for a therapist to help you build plans and responses to improve your quality of life.
You are looking for a therapist that specializes in supporting men and their unique experiences.
You are looking for support with substance use and addiction challenges.
You are interested in anger management support.

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Master of Social Work, University of Toronto (2017)

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Certificate (Wilfrid Laurier University)

Applied Mindfulness-Based Approaches Certificate, (OISE)

Addiction Certificate (University of Toronto)

Foundational Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Training (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health)

Ontario Association of Social Workers

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What does good mental health look like to you?
Good mental health is an ability to bring yourself back from life's biggest challenges
What would you say to a friend struggling with a mental health issue?
Take your time. Go at your own pace. Never doubt that there is a weight and history pushing you forward.
How do you describe therapy?
Building awareness to our mind, emotions and body and developing skills to take care of our whole self