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

Registered Social Worker & Psychotherapist
Open today until 5:00 PM
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Couples counselling is an effective way to strengthen parenting and family life. Families are worth fighting for! Reasons for separation and divorce often include financial woes, infidelities, addictions, and chronic patterns of poor communication. Securing a psychotherapist whose experience, c...

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Gaining insight into problems is the first step to learning how to do things differently. Managing recurring events, negative thoughts, or painful losses is within your reach.

Psychotherapy-Informed Life and Health Coaching will help you to learn new perspectives about old problems.

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Children respond to therapy differently. They are more likely to talk about problems at home or school when provided with creative or play-based interventions. Finding the right clinician is an important role parents play when children need more support. Call for your free consultation today!

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Lisa is a Registered Social Worker and psychotherapist who knows how to laugh, express compassion, and generate solutions that really work! Located in East Toronto, services are covered by most health insurance plans. Call today and invest in your wellness.


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Spending quality time with that special someone is the most beautiful gift of the holidays. This week’s blog is inspired by magical holiday moments with family and friends. Enjoy every moment and fill yourself up with the good stuff of the holidays.

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Registered Social Work Therapy offers unique and important contributions to the mental health and wellness industry. Social Workers believe that you are the best expert of your own life and centralize your voice and perspectives in all aspects of your care.

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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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Toronto, ON M4L 3Y4

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