Shirley Lo-Cadotte, MSW, RSW
Shirley is a Registered Social Worker (RSW) with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW) and a member of the Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW). She completed a Bachelor’s degree in social work at the University of Windsor in 1999 and a Master’s degree in social work at the University of Toronto in 2000.
Shirley has over 20 years experience working with families, couples and individuals. Her area of focus is on relationship wellness. This may include addressing the challenges to relationships as dynamics change due to the birth of a child or the addition of an aging parent. It also includes addressing the loss of a relationship in the case of separation/divorce or death and healing after these difficult losses. Shirley also has a special interest in ADHD and its effect on an individual’s environment, particularly its impact on relationships.
Shirley has training in various therapeutic approaches including cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT), emotion-focused therapy (EFT) and solution-focussed brief therapy (SFBT). She has also completed Level 1 and Level 2 Training in the Gottman Method Couples Therapy and utilize Gottman Method Couples Therapy in her work with couples.