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Laura Wilchesky

Social Worker

Fun Facts

If she could eat one meal for the rest of her life it would be sushi

Her favourite place travelled is New Zealand

The last book she read was The Memory Police by Yoko Ogawa

If she could have any superpower it would be shapeshifting

She has fostered over 30 cats and dogs.

Laura Wilchesky

Social Worker

Laura Wilchesky is a Registered Social Worker (MSW). Laura provides services to children, adolescents, and families.

Training/Work Experience: Laura completed her Master of Social Work at the University of Toronto and has worked in a variety of settings including children’s mental health agencies, schools, counseling centers and camps.

Presenting Concerns: She has significant expertise in a broad range of child and adolescent challenges including anxiety, low mood, emotion dysregulation, ADHD, tics/Tourette syndrome, body-focused repetitive behaviours, and coping with stress.

Approach: Laura uses a strength-based, client-centered approach, using a variety of modalities (including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Mindfulness Techniques) in her work.

Outside of MindFit, Laura is a new mom to a little one! She also enjoys playing ultimate frisbee and basketball, travelling and spending time with her four little nieces!