Our Group

Emma Fogel

Emma Fogel, MSW, RSW is a Registered Social Worker with a Master of Social Work from the University of Toronto.

Emma joined The Social Work Consulting Group in 2016, a large community-based clinical social work practice within the Greater Toronto Area, established in 2006.  In addition to the practice’s speciality in Trauma and Neuro-rehabilitation, The Social Work Consulting Group has a team of Clinical Social Workers with a vast knowledge of working with youth to help them overcome the cycle of worry, manage mood, navigate interpersonal relationships and cope with stressors of daily life.

In 2017, Emma became the co-creator of the MindCALM program with the goal of supporting youth and their families through the provision of psychoeducation and the implementation of effective strategies to promote emotional regulation, increase resilience, coping capacity and overall emotional well-being.

Emma has extensive clinical experience working with children, youth and their families in hospital, educational and community-based settings. Emma draws on an eclectic framework to provide client-centered counselling support. She is a certified Cognitive Behavioural Therapist, trained in Emotionally Focused Family Therapy and additionally utilizes Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Trauma-Informed counselling, Mindfulness-Based Therapy, Art and Play Therapy in her work with clients and families.

In addition to her clinical work, Emma offers psychoeducational presentations and trainings centered on mental health and coping. She collaborates and offers consultation with the Ontario Camp Association for mental health best practices and has presented at several schools and community settings throughout Ontario.

It is Emma’s passion and professional mission to support young people’s capacity to effectively cope with stress, anxiety, mood and interpersonal relationships to ultimately improve emotional and social well-being. Emma is devoted to fostering growth, independence and empowerment within each client and is committed to working collaboratively with their families to improve their quality of life.

Jayme Goodman

Jayme Goodman, MSW, RSW is a Registered Social Worker with a Master of Social Work from Wurzweiler School of Social Work, New York City, NY.

Jayme brings a wide range of clinical experience working with children, adolescents and families in the educational and community settings. Jayme joined The Social Work Consulting Group- MindCalm Program in 2019. Concurrently, she works for Jewish Family and Child Services as one of the School Social Workers in the York Region District School Board. In both roles, Jayme services children and adolescents to enhance their personal well-being by working on family, peer and self-related issues.

Jayme has worked with Intensive In-Home programs, Section 23 Day Treatment classrooms and various school systems. Through 2016-2019 Jayme joined Youthdale Treatment Centre, Blue Hills Child and Family Centre, Sick Kids Centre for Community Mental Health and Netivot Hatorah Day School. In these roles Jayme has led many group workshops for both children and caregivers covering a wide array of topics including, but not limited to, anxiety, social relationships/interactions, zones of regulation and emotional regulation.  Jayme is dedicated to promoting common language between caregivers and their children to help enhance communication within families.  Jayme also specializes in crisis intervention, children’s groups and brief or long-term individual and family counselling for people who struggle with anxiety, depression, family-related challenges, childhood trauma, attachment and school- related issues.

Jayme is a strong believer in creating strong therapeutic relationships and welcoming environments. She is skilled in providing individualized therapy to fit the needs of children with a fun and creative approach. Jayme believes in highlighting the importance of working collaboratively with children’s, and/or their families’, support systems with a commitment to strengthening overall wellbeing.

Zoe Goodman

Zoe Goodman, MSW, RSW is a Registered Social Worker with a Master of Social Work from the Wurzweiler School of Social Work at Yeshiva University. Zoe earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in the Early Childhood Education program at Ryerson University, where she became passionate about making a difference in the lives of children. Her passion brought her to Africa for a month to help create a curriculum for a childcare centre in Uganda for children born into war. It was here where instead of teaching, she worked closely with parents, supporting them through challenges and providing education on various topics that she discovered her interest in counselling.

Zoe has extensive clinical experience working with children, adolescents, young adults and their families in hospital, educational and community-based settings. Zoe has provided both individual and group support, as well as crisis interventions to individuals and families who struggle with mood and anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders, addictions, learning disabilities, and the impact of trauma and grief.

As a clinician, Zoe strongly believes in the importance of building a strong rapport with her clients and meeting them where they are. She uses a variety of therapeutic modalities such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Emotionally Focused Therapy. Zoe is a firm believer in change, and works hard to empower her clients to see that they are capable of growth and meeting their goals.