Stephanie Wong (she/her) is a second-generation Chinese-Canadian woman, Registered Social Worker, and Educator who is invested in understanding mental health using a relational, trauma-informed, anti-oppressive and anti-racist lens. She graduated from the University of Toronto Masters of Social Work program with a specialization in health and mental health and has worked extensively with children and young women in the education system, shelter system, developmental services, through her HIV work, and in hospital settings. The modalities she uses readily are: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Action and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotion-Focused Therapy and Emotion-Focused Family Therapy (EFT and EFFT), Narrative Therapy, Family Systems Therapy (FST). Stephanie also uses Mindfulness-Based Practices, Sensorimotor Strategies, and seek to employ Polyvagal Theory in her psychotherapy practice. Stephanie recognizes that everyone arrives to therapy with their unique lived experiences and reasons so she aims to honor those complexities and needs by being adaptive in both her approach and use of the therapeutic space. Stephanie’s goal is to provide safe and specialized care that enhances mental health and wellness in accessible, expansive, and brave ways. Stephanie works with individuals struggling with their identity and belongingness, healing from trauma, anxiety, depression, life and role transitions, loss, grief and bereavement, developing stress management and coping skills, self-esteem, body image, and more.
Whether you are new to therapy and are looking for a gentle and supportive person to help you learn more about yourself, or whether you are familiar with the therapy world and are simply looking for a fresh set of eyes – Stephanie would be both humbled and excited to work with you. Hoping to meet you soon!
If you are interested in a free consultation with Stephanie, please feel free to share your pronouns and any accommodation needs you may have when you decide to contact us.
Stephanie is a member of the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers, and of the Ontario Association of Social Workers.