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Joelleann Forbes (Hope Leads MHC), MSW, RSW

Offers Virtual appointments only
  • Social Worker
  • Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars. 57 rating(s).
Accepting new patients

Provider's hours

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

I am a registered social worker, a psychotherapist, and one of the co-founders of Hope Leads Mental Health Care. I provide counseling and psychotherapy to adults across the gender spectrum, 18 years and older. My therapeutic approach highlights the importance of empowerment, trauma-informed care, and compassion. I have extensive experience supporting clients with navigating grief and loss, pregnancy loss (including abortion, early, and late-term pregnancy loss), depression, anxiety, trauma, burnout, gender journeys, self-esteem, life transitions, stress, and various forms of oppression.

Conditions

  • Depression
  • Emotion Regulation
  • Grief, loss, bereavement
  • Post-traumatic stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Racial Identity
  • Self Esteem
  • Sex, sexuality, intimacy
  • Stress
  • Trauma
  • Women's Issues

Services

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Culturally sensitive therapy
  • Group counselling
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Narrative therapy
  • Person-centered therapy
  • Strength-based therapy

Clientele

  • Adults (18+)‚Äč
  • LGBTQ2+

Languages spoken

  • English

Professional designations

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

Education

  • Masters of Social Work (MSW)
  • Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto

Professional associations

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

Hope Leads Mental Health Care

Summary

Hope Leads Mental Health Care was built on the foundations of friendship and community care. Its founders have extensive experience providing mental health services, with particular focus on underserved communities in primary care and community settings.

Our practice philosophy commits to empowering BIPOC and queer communities. We attend to intersectional barriers to wellness in order to foster inclusive spaces where those who have been excluded can share stories without judgment. We believe in hope’s potential to encourage intentional actions and to center the self in our reflections.

Business hours

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

Services & supplies

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Culturally sensitive therapy
  • Group counselling
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Narrative therapy
  • Person-centered therapy
  • Strength-based therapy

Provider's hours

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

Business hours

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