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Athena Ferraro, MSW, RSW

Offers In-person and virtual appointments
  • Social Worker
  • Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars. 80 rating(s).
Accepting new patients

Provider's hours

Sunday
Closed
Monday
By appointment only
Tuesday
By appointment only
Wednesday
By appointment only
Thursday
By appointment only
Friday
Closed
Saturday
Closed

Description

Athena may be the therapist for you if:

You’re a new parent who wants support with perinatal mental health or adapting to parenthood.

You’re a student in search of balance in your academics and personal life or a greater sense of fulfillment and purpose.

You’re struggling with substance use and would like to understand the influences and how to improve your overall well being.

You would like a compassionate and inquisitive approach to your sessions, where you're met with sincerity, understanding and warmth.

Athena offers individual therapy.

Conditions

  • Addiction
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Communication
  • Depression
  • Emotion Regulation
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Internet Addiction
  • Obsessive- Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Postpartum depression
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Psychosis
  • Self-harming or suicidal behavior
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Thoughts
  • Suicide
  • Workplace stress

Services

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Dialectical behavior therapy
  • Existential therapy
  • Exposure and response prevention
  • Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Person-centered therapy
  • Solution-focused brief therapy
  • Strength-based therapy
  • The Gottman method

Clientele

  • Adults (18+)‚Äč

Languages spoken

  • English

Professional designations

  • Master of Social Work (MSW)
  • Registered Social Worker (RSW)

Education

  • Master of Social Work (MSW) degree at the University of Toronto
  • Collaborative Program in Addiction Studies (CoPAS). She received her Honour’s Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Guelph, majoring in Psychology: Brain and Cognition.

Professional associations

  • Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers.
Facility Information

Summary

At Bliss Counselling, we are a team of social workers, psychotherapists, sexologists, and counsellors who represent some of KW’s leading experts in the relationship and mental health field. The talented associates at Bliss boast extensive experience and training in a variety of areas, offering specialized services to meet our clients’ needs. 

Bliss Counselling offers a wide array of services tailored to meet your needs: Couple Sessions, Private Intensive Sessions, Individual Sessions, Virtual Sessions, Education, Workshops, Teleseminars and Consultancy.

Business hours

Sunday
By appointment only
Monday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
By appointment only

Services & supplies

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy
  • Attachment-based therapy
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Cognitive processing therapy
  • Compassion-focused therapy
  • Dialectical behavior therapy
  • Emotionally focused therapy
  • Existential therapy
  • Exposure and response prevention
  • Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing therapy
  • Family systems therapy
  • Humanistic therapy
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Imago relationship therapy
  • Integrative therapy
  • Interpersonal psychotherapy
  • Marital counselling
  • Marriage and family therapy
  • Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Narrative therapy
  • Person-centered therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Relational therapy
  • Relationship counselling
  • Solution-focused brief therapy
  • Somatic therapy
  • Strength-based therapy
  • The Gottman method
  • Trauma-focused cognitive behavior therapy

Amenities

  • Close to public transit
  • Free parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
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7 Willow Street, Waterloo, ON N2J 1V6

Provider's hours

Sunday
Closed
Monday
By appointment only
Tuesday
By appointment only
Wednesday
By appointment only
Thursday
By appointment only
Friday
Closed
Saturday
Closed

Business hours

Sunday
By appointment only
Monday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
By appointment only