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.