Carol A. Steinberg M.A.
Clinical Therapist, Doctoral Candidate
Contact for general inquires and appointment bookings:
Tel: 905- 303-3396
Carol has an Honors Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology, and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education. She has a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology, and is currently completing her Doctoral Degree Program in Clinical Psychology (To be completed March 2013).
In addition, Carol has a Certificate in Group Psychotherapy and has facilitated many types of groups including; Depression, Anger Management, Divorce, Assertiveness Training, Eating Disorders, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Sexual Abuse Survivors, Domestic Violence, Children’s Social Skills Development, and Couples Counseling. Also, Carol has worked with the ‘Toronto Bail Program’ conducting anger management groups for male teens on probation or parole mandated to attend.
Carol conducts Parenting Education Workshops and works with families in transition such as those going through separation and divorce addressing issues related to; problems with blended families, guilt feelings, abandonment, loyalties, communication, problem-solving and has experience in mediation.
Having many years of counseling experience Carol has worked with Individuals, Couples, Families, Children, and Adolescents using a bio-psychosocial approach pertaining to issues including; grief, addictions, depression, conflict resolution, crisis intervention, physical illness, and chronic pain management.
Carol uses an integrative therapeutic approach to treat each person via psychodynamic modalities. Through such interventions as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Brief Solution Focused Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy, and Mindfulness Work, she helps people overcome their particular problem and move forward to become happier and more productive.
Carol completed a three year post-graduate certificate from Seneca/York University in “Working With the Abused Program.” She was a support counselor at ‘The Yellow Brick House’ and ‘The Red Door’ shelters for women and children. She worked with the ‘Victim’s Witness Assistant Program’ for court and legal proceedings with the Richmond Hill Outreach Program. She is a service provider for The Victim’s Quick Response Program (VQRP) with the Ministry of the Attorney General.
She is member of Military Psychology; Division 19, the American Psychological Association (APA) and completed her Master’s Thesis on PTSD and other combat-related stress and adjustment disorders with military personnel returning from combat zones.
Carol performs psychological evaluations/assessments as a psychometrist for the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP). In addition, she is a registered service provider for Shepell,fgi for Workplace Support Programs(WSP), & Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) in Vaughan and Hamilton ON.
Her written articles on health and mental issues have been published in MacLean’s News Magazine, Canadian Living Magazine, Chatelaine Magazine, Infertility Awareness Magazine, The Journal for Specialist in Group Work, as well as, The Endometriosis Network of Toronto Health Letter.
She is a registered member of the Ontario Psychological Association (OPA), the Ontario Association of Consultants, Counsellors, Psychometrists, and Psychotherapists (OACCPP), the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA), and the American Association for Marital and Family Therapy (AAMFT). Additionally, Carol holds a certificate in Organizational Psychology.
She has many years of practice working in various multicultural communities in Ontario and is fully bilingual in French and English. Additionally, she is a registered Francophone Service Provider with Local Health Integrated Network (LHIN) and is on the Board of Directors for the Table de Planification Régionale Francophone.