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Vaness Garofalo, MSW, RSW

Offers In-person and virtual appointments
  • Social Worker
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Accepting new patients

Provider's hours

Sunday
Closed
Monday
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
Closed
Thursday
Closed
Friday
Closed
Saturday
Closed

Description

Vanessa provides individual therapy for general mental health concerns, including depression and anxiety, life stage transitions, stress, perfectionism and interpersonal and relationship challenges. Vanessa offers a supportive and confidential space to explore concerns with kindness, curiosity, and compassion. 

Vanessa's approach to therapy is grounded in evidence-based practice. She incorporates elements of person-centered therapy, cognitive-behavioural therapy, emotion-focused therapy, mindfulness, and self-compassion.

Conditions

  • Addiction
  • ADHD
  • Adjustment disorder
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anger
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Body Image
  • Depression
  • Grief, loss, bereavement
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Insomnia
  • Mental Disorders
  • Mood disorders
  • Post-traumatic stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Issues
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Stress
  • Trauma

Services

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Compassion-focused therapy
  • Exposure and response prevention
  • Integrative therapy
  • Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy
  • Person-centered therapy

Clientele

  • Adults (18+)‚Äč
  • LGBTQ2+

Languages spoken

  • English

Professional designations

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

Education

  • B.A., Psychology, Toronto Metropolitan University
  • Master of Social Work, The University of Toronto

Professional associations

  • College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers
Facility Information

Summary

We currently offer both in-person and virtual (i.e. videoconferencing and telephone) sessions to support you through your challenging times.

We provide evidence-based and effective psychological treatment, such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), mindfulness and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), among others.  

We aim to provide clients with a safe and comfortable and collaborative environment in which to help you explore and resolve your current difficulties in a manner consistent with your goals and values.

Reaching out for help isn’t easy – but this is first step.

Business hours

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

Services & supplies

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy
  • Attachment-based therapy
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Cognitive processing therapy
  • Compassion-focused therapy
  • Dialectical behavior therapy
  • Educational assessments
  • Exposure and response prevention
  • Humanistic therapy
  • Integrative therapy
  • Interpersonal psychotherapy
  • Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Narrative therapy
  • Person-centered therapy
  • Prolonged exposure therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Psychological therapy
  • Relational therapy
  • Strength-based therapy
  • Teen mental health
  • Trauma-focused cognitive behavior therapy

Amenities

  • Close to public transit
  • Wheelchair accessible
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65 Queen Street West Suite 510, Toronto, ON M5H 2M5

Provider's hours

Sunday
Closed
Monday
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
Closed
Thursday
Closed
Friday
Closed
Saturday
Closed

Business hours

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