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Lisa Romano-Dwyer BSc, MSW, PhD, RSW, Lakeside Wellness Therapy Affiliates

Registered Social Worker & Psychotherapist
Opening at 9:00 AM on Friday
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Excellent Mental Health Professionals available to support your child, teen, and/or young adult. Trust your family to the best!

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Encrypted video conferencing is safe and secure. New referrals accepted. Your information is private and confidential. Covid19 compliant.

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Virtual Counselling Available in the comfort of your own home. Private, professional, and excellence guaranteed. Services covered by your personal health insurance benefits. Schedule an appointment today.


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Encrypted video conferencing is a safe and secure way to engage a therapist and to continue your treatment. Use the extra hour or so you normally spend traveling to and from work to schedule a virtual counselling session.

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Local municipal guidelines provide guidance on Social Distancing practices. Effective clinical counselling and wellness coaching sessions are available online or by telephone. In-person services are currently suspended to help Stop the spread of Covid19.


Lisa Romano-Dwyer is accepting new referrals during Covid19 through confidential video conferencing options.

Services covered by personal health insurance benefit plans.

Payment accepted by PayPal, or e-transfer.


Lakeside Wellness Therapy Affiliates is an integrated health clinic with a primary focus on wellness. The site is open and scheduled appointments will be honoured. The site has been disinfected with frequent cleaning practices as per the guidelines of the local office of Public Health. New Refe...

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Counseling, Coaching & Consulting

Individual, Couple, Family, and Group therapy services are covered by health insurance benefit plans. Clients are responsible for payment by cash, cheque,  etransfer, or major credit card. Psychology Today Verified

Investing in your own health guarantees life success at home and in the workplace. 
Registered in the Ontario College of Social Work and Social Service Work (OCSWSSW), Lisa has extensive child and family therapy experience. 

Her registration number is 323311.  

Lisa is a modern social work coach building theory and practices for use in the real world. Her creative ideas and professional resources are available at  

All  individual and group counselling services are covered by health insurance benefit plans.  

Lisa offers an accessible and safe environment free of discrimination and harassment where people feel safe and welcome without fear of reprisal or stigma (OHRC). 

Service details & fees:

l. Individual Assessment, Consultation, & Support

A) Counselling & Psychotherapy for Children, Adolescents, & Adults

Lisa uses creative approaches that engage the imagination in the healing process using principles of motivational interviewing, ABFT and compassionate mind training. 

Fees are competitive as per qualifications and extensive field experience. 

Quality is guaranteed.  

Parent Coach
Schooling Coach & Advocacy
Wellness Coach
Anxiety & Stress 

Fees range from $150-250 dollars per hour.

B) Play & Expressive Arts Therapy

Longer term assessment and treatment plans available.  

Preschoolers 3  to 5 years 
School-Aged Children 6 to 12 years

Directive and non-directive play based interventions. Specializations include attachment, relationship repair, and childhood conduct disorders.

Fees range from $150-250 dollars per hour. 

C) Consultation & Advice 

Learning and behaviour advice and support to parents, educators, schools, school boards and seeking objective advocacy on current schooling.  Some restrictions apply. Tutoring may also be arranged where recommended. Only qualified teachers will be suggested.

Service coordination and system navigation with your family physician and other members of your primary health care team or school to address your child’s needs.  

Reports writing & consultation fees range from $150-250 dollars per hour.

ll. Family Therapy Assessment & Support

D) Couples Counselling & Marital Therapy

Marital Counselling
Alcohol Management
Parenting Strategies 
Parenting Plans
Parent Coaching
Access, Custody & Visitation Plans
Short-Term Mediated Couple Crisis Counselling

Reports are available for court purposes. 

Fees are $150-250 dollars per hour.

E) Parent Coaching & Consultations

Strength-based parenting
Building competencies in families
Parenting for academic success
Growing confident children 
Understanding your child’s emotions 
Healthy routines for success 
Practicing No & stick-with-it-ness 
Limit-setting around video games
Online & social media activities
Healthy social media use

Fees are $150-250  dollars per hour.

F) Sibling Sessions

Family conflict 
Cooperative play skills
Communication skills
Life skills development

Fees range from $150-250 dollars per hour depending on number of family members.

Services covered by Health Insurance Benefits

Where additional professional expertise is suggested, coordination services will be available.

lll. Therapeutic Groups

G) Breathing for Health & Life Success Group

This  group is limited to under 10 people.  Please call for more information. 

H) Professional Wellness Development 
Fee Schedules are reasonable and based on the number of participants, location, materials, and/or catering requests planned in advance. A non-refundable 50% down payment is required to reserve professional development activities.

I) Workplace Wellness consultations 

Private & confidential interviewing
Workplace surveys & focus groups 
Workplace program evaluation
Workplace staff wellness evaluation
Self-care Assessments 

J) Wellness Engagements 

Lisa is sought-after Keynote Speaker 

Fee Schedules are based on the number of participants, location, materials, and/or catering requests stipulated in advance. 

V. Clinical Supervision & Consultation

K) Clinical Case Supervision & Consultation for Individuals/Groups

Social Workers providing Psychotherapy service in private practice are regulated under the Ontario Association of Social Workers & Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW). 

Social Workers with experience are qualified to offer psychotherapy and continue to be regulated under the college. Social workers, psychotherapists, child & family therapists, and other regulated  counsellors are expected to retain clinical supervision and support on casework where required.

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1755 Queen Street East
Toronto, ON M4L 3Y4

Business Hours

Mon:9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Fri:9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sat:9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
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