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About Monica

I am a Registered Social Worker and Psychotherapist. I provide in-person counselling services in Oakville and virtual services to people across Ontario. I graduated from University of Toronto with a BA in Sociology and Psychology and Master’s in Social Work. I am currently pursuing a PhD in Social Work at Wilfrid Laurier University on the topic of integrating faith into caring work.

I specialize my practice in:

· Relationship Counselling

· Couple/Marriage Counselling

· Separation and Divorce

· Infidelity

· Violence and Abuse

· Conflict Resolution

· Attachment Issues

. Parenting

· Anxiety

· Depression

I have extensive training in supporting a variety of issues and challenges. I received the following Professional Accreditations and Affiliations:

· Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers, Member in Good Standing

· Ontario Association of Social Workers, Member

· Ontario Association for Family Mediation, Associate Member

· Peel Regional Police Quick Response Program, Approved Counsellor

· Medavie Blue Cross, Approved Counsellor

· Non-Insured Health Benefits Program, Indigenous Services Canada, Approved Counsellor

· Level 2 training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy, The Gottman Institute

· Family Mediation, York University

· Discernment Counselling, The Doherty Relationship Institute

· Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, University of Toronto

· Trauma Counselling, Hincks-Dellcrest Centre

· Ph.D. (Social Work) Candidate, Wilfrid Laurier University (All But Dissertation)

· M.S.W. (Social Work), University of Toronto (2008)

· B.A. (Sociology and Psychology), University of Toronto (2006)

I approach counselling with a deep respect for her clients and creates a space of encouragement and personal expansion. Being Korean-Canadian, I have first-hand experience in approaching culturally sensitive situations and is mindful and well equipped to deal with the challenges relating to culture. Fully bilingual, I offer services in both English and Korean.