Registered Clinical Social Worker specializing in psychotherapy and employment/career guidance. Amar has worked with a variety of client populations including, but not limited to, seniors, marginalized/homeless people, the Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Trans/Questioning (LGBTQ) community, addiction & mental heath clients, HIV/AIDS patients, and with career-minded individuals. The privilege of having worked with such a diverse client group has given Amar a broad understanding of personal struggles. Amar has a unique ability to connect with his clients on a deep, meaningful and transformational level.
Credentials of Amar Vaswani
Addiction Studies Certificate Program- University of Toronto (T.A.P.E.) Bachelor of Social Work (B.S.W.)- Ryerson University Honours in Adult Psychology Diploma Program- International Correspondence Schools
Related Training / Professional Development Clinical Internships:
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)- Ryerson University LOFT Community Services (McEwan House)- Ryerson University Fred Victor Centre (Employment Resource Centre)- Ryerson University
Workshops & Seminars:
Myers-Briggs Type Indicator®: Helping your clients to make important business, career, or personal decisions Brief Collaborative Therapy: Solution Focussed Interviewing; Client-Centred and Strengths Focused Motivational Interviewing: Identifying and mobilizing clients motivation for change Diversity Training: Understanding the impact of diversity on organizational effectiveness True Colors®: A model for building Communication, Team Building and Life Skills Concurrent Disorders: What Role Does Coordinating Addiction and Mental Health Services Play Professional Affiliations / Memberships:
Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Services Workers(OCSWSSW) International Society for Mental Health Online(ISMHO) Ontario Association of Social Workers(OASW)