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Joanne Schwartz, BSW, MSW, RSW

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

Provider's hours

Sunday
By appointment only
Monday
Closed
Tuesday
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
1:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
Closed
Saturday
By appointment only

Description

As a counsellor, I aim to understand people, help them work through their issues and enable them to find ways to achieve change and resolution of their current situation. It takes courage to take the first step and get help, but through online video conferencing, it can be convenient and accessible.

Conditions

  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anxiety
  • Chronic Pain or Illness
  • Communication
  • Depression
  • Emotion Regulation
  • Insomnia
  • Loneliness
  • Mood disorders
  • Postpartum depression
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Social Isolation
  • Stopping Smoking
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Weight Loss
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace stress

Services

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Culturally sensitive therapy
  • Emotionally focused therapy
  • Interpersonal psychotherapy
  • Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy
  • Rational emotive behavior therapy
  • Relationship counselling
  • Solution-focused brief therapy
  • Strength-based therapy

Clientele

  • Adults (18+)​
  • LGBTQ2+
  • Seniors (65+)​
  • Teens (13-17)​

Languages spoken

  • English

Professional designations

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

Education

  • Master of Social Work (2007) University of British Columbia
  • Bachelor of Social Work (2006) University of Manitoba
  • Bachelor of Arts: Conflict Resolution and Sociology (2002) University of Winnipeg
  • Recent Training Courses
  • Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT) a therapeutic approach for concerned families and close friends of people with substance use problems.
  • Clinical Supervision Certificate, City University (2022)
  • San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety: Core Health Training (2022)
  • Addiction Care & Treatment Course: Substance Use and Addiction Certificate UBC CPD (2022)

Professional associations

  • BCASW
  • BCCSW
Facility Information

Joanne Schwartz Counselling

Summary

Virtual Counselling only at this time.
As a counsellor, I aim to understand people, help them work through their issues and enable them to find ways to achieve change and resolution of their current situation. It takes courage to take the first step and get help, but through online video conferencing, it can be convenient and accessible. If you are a resident of British Columbia or the Yukon, book now to start.

Business hours

Sunday
By appointment only
Monday
Closed
Tuesday
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
1:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
Closed
Saturday
By appointment only

Services & supplies

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Culturally sensitive therapy
  • Emotionally focused therapy
  • Interpersonal psychotherapy
  • Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy
  • Rational emotive behavior therapy
  • Relationship counselling
  • Solution-focused brief therapy
  • Strength-based therapy

Provider's hours

Sunday
By appointment only
Monday
Closed
Tuesday
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
1:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
Closed
Saturday
By appointment only

Business hours

Sunday
By appointment only
Monday
Closed
Tuesday
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
1:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
Closed
Saturday
By appointment only