Registered Social Worker
Non Judgmental Support!
Amallie is a Licensed Masters Social Worker with over 17 years of experience working in a variety of roles. She is a Toronto native and has graduated with a Masters in Social Work degree from the University of Toronto, a Bachelors of Social Work degree from the University of Windsor and a Bachelors of Arts with Honours degree from Queens University. She is licensed with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers as well as the State of Michigan and remains in good standing with both licensing bodies.
Amallie has a passion to work with the community and experience treating families, couples and individuals. She has worked in the ICU and Emergency units during Covid, as well as has a history of working in outpatient, substance treatment facilities, refugee and domestic violence shelters, inpatient hospital settings while supporting clients to rebuild their lives; with court mandated clients with substance abuse, victims of crime and through complex trauma.
Amallie also has experience working with clients with anxiety, depression, anger management, relationship issues, grief, women’s health issues, family systems issues, divorce, academic difficulties, intergenerational conflicts and PTSD.
Amallie’s training and professional development is in the areas of: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Gottman Marital Approach, Family Systems Therapy, Harm Reduction, Solutions Focused Therapy, Empowerment Model, Psychodynamic Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy.
Amallie has extensive experience working with a variety of different populations and believes it is important to understand the world from each client’s point of view including the complexities that life often brings. By fostering a supportive therapeutic alliance, clients feel comfortable to discuss their struggles and successes in a supportive environment.
Collaborative Partnership Approach
Amallie believes in helping clients by walking with them on their paths to finding resolutions. Amallie works collaboratively with a client and their support system to achieve goals. Amallie often will help clients to advocate, express their needs and find ways to balance their needs while building strength and insight into themselves. It is when a client is empowered in a supportive therapeutic relationship that they can take steps towards achieving their goals.
Commitment to Client Centred Focus
Amallie is committed to providing client’s therapy that fits their needs and uses a variety of different therapeutic modalities to assist clients in interventions. By using practical and solution focused modalities, Amallie is able demonstrate her passion for working with the client and their partners centered on fostering growth and building support.