Marina Louis

Biography

Marina Louis is a registered clinical Social Worker (MSW, RSW) with Integra Health. She has worked at educational institutions with students, as well as at a family health team with a variety of diverse populations and in private practice. She is certified in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), as well as trained in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) and Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT). She has also completed training in Mindfulness Based  and Emotion-Focused Therapy. She takes an integrated approach, combining the best aspects of each of these methods, to create client-centred and tailor-made counselling.

 

Marina deals with a variety of presenting problems including abuse, trauma, suicidal ideation, depression, anxiety/panic, OCD, emotion regulation, loss, grief, life transitions, self-esteem, and boundary issues. She is also passionate about working with families, especially parents and children.

Education/Training
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Wilfrid Laurier University
Laurier’s Lyle S. Hallman Faculty of Social Work
Toronto, ON
Master of Science (MSc) - Conflict Studies
London School of Economics
London, UK
Bachelor of Arts (BA) - International Relations and History
George Washington University
Washington, DC
Certifications
  • Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy Certificate, Wilfrid Laurier University, Kitchner, ON
  • Dialectical Behavioural Therapy Skills Group Training, Burlington Family Health Team, Burlington, ON
  • Mindfulness-Based Therapies Training, Wilfrid Laurier University, Kitchener, ON
  • Brief Therapies Training, Wilfrid Laurier University, Kitchener, ON
Specialty Interests
  • Trauma and Abuse
  • Teen and Family Therapy
  • Couples Counselling
  • Grief, Loss, and Life Transitions
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Self-Esteem
  • Psychosis
Professional Memberships
  • Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW)
  • Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW)
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