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Shari Palus, MSW

Offers Virtual appointments only
  • Social Worker
  • Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars. 13 rating(s).
Accepting new patients

Provider's hours

Sunday
Closed
Monday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Description

Shari Palus is a licenced clinical social worker registered with the OTSTCFQ. Shari has experience in various clinicals settings as well as with crisis intervention.

Shari uses an empowerment and strength-based approach to guide her client’s through different transitions and hardships.  She approaches her clients in an empathic manner, always striving to instill a sense of hope and positivity in them. Shari has worked with children, adolescents, adults and families dealing with mental health challenges, grief, family and interpersonal conflict.

Conditions

  • Anxiety
  • Communication
  • Conversion disorder
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Domestic Abuse or Violence
  • Excoriation disorder
  • Grief, loss, bereavement
  • Histrionic personality disorder
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Paranoid personality disorder
  • Persistent Depressive Disorder (Dysthymic Disorder)
  • Personality Disorders
  • Quiet Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Relationship Issues
  • Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Social Isolation
  • Stress
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Services

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy
  • Attachment-based therapy
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Compassion-focused therapy
  • Culturally sensitive therapy
  • Dialectical behavior therapy
  • Emotionally focused therapy
  • Existential therapy
  • Family systems therapy
  • Feminist therapy
  • Group counselling
  • Humanistic therapy
  • Integrative therapy
  • Interpersonal psychotherapy
  • Marital counselling
  • Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Multicultural therapy
  • Parent-child interaction therapy (PCIT)
  • Person-centered therapy
  • Play therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Psychological testing and evaluation
  • Relational therapy
  • Relationship counselling
  • Solution-focused brief therapy
  • Strength-based therapy
  • Structural family therapy
  • Trauma-focused cognitive behavior therapy

Clientele

  • Adults (18+)​
  • Children (under 12)​
  • Families​
  • Teens (13-17)​

Languages spoken

  • English

Professional designations

  • Master of Social Work (MSW)

Education

  • Bachelor degree from the McGill school of Social Work.
  • Master’s degree from the McGill school of Social Work.
Facility Information

Summary

Truly a next-generation wellness centre, openspace clinic offers a complete, integrated, and accessible approach to therapy for all. Open the doors to greater wellbeing, healthier relationships, and a more holistic lifestyle through our range of clinical services.

Conveniently located in Westmount, our clinic is home to therapists and wellness professionals who offer the knowledge, expertise, and care you need in a comfortable, welcoming space.

Connecting with the right therapist shouldn’t be challenging. We’re all for proper care without complication. Welcome to openspace.

Business hours

Sunday
Closed
Monday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Services & supplies

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy
  • Active release technique
  • Acupuncture
  • Attachment-based therapy
  • Ayurveda
  • Biofeedback
  • Career counseling
  • Chronic disease prevention & managements
  • Clinical nutrition
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Cognitive processing therapy
  • Cognitive stimulation therapy
  • Compassion-focused therapy
  • Counterstrain
  • Culturally sensitive therapy
  • Dance therapy
  • Diabetes, cholesterol, hypertension management
  • Dialectical behavior therapy
  • Educational assessments
  • Emotionally focused therapy
  • Evaluation
  • Existential therapy
  • Exposure and response prevention
  • Family counselling
  • Family systems therapy
  • Feminist therapy
  • Food sensitivity management
  • Forgiveness therapy
  • Group counselling
  • Home Visits
  • Humanistic therapy
  • Infant eating
  • Integrative therapy
  • Interpersonal psychotherapy
  • Joint mobilization
  • Life Coaching
  • Marital counselling
  • Marriage and family therapy
  • Meal planning
  • Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Multicultural therapy
  • Narrative therapy
  • Osteopathic treatment
  • Parent-child interaction therapy (PCIT)
  • Person-centered therapy
  • Play therapy
  • Positive psychology
  • Pre & post-natal nutrition
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Psychological testing and evaluation
  • Psychological therapy
  • Rational emotive behavior therapy
  • Relational therapy
  • Relationship counselling
  • Schema therapy
  • Social recovery therapy
  • Solution-focused brief therapy
  • Somatic therapy
  • Sports nutrition
  • Strength-based therapy
  • Structural family therapy
  • Teen mental health
  • The Gottman method
  • Therapeutic intervention
  • Traditional chinese medicine
  • Trauma-focused cognitive behavior therapy
  • Trigger point therapy
  • Vegan/vegetarianism nutrition
  • Weight management

Amenities

  • Close to public transit
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair accessible

Provider's hours

Sunday
Closed
Monday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Business hours

Sunday
Closed
Monday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm