Rachel Daca RSW MSW BSW

I hold a Masters of Social Work degree from Windsor University and a Bachelor’s of Art degree in Sociology. I am a member in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW). I have obtained certification in Cognitive Behavior therapy (CBT) and also utilize Solution-focused therapy, Narrative therapy, Systems theory, Mindfulness-based therapies to guide my work. I continually engage in research-based professional development opportunities that assist me with staying current with new and emerging therapeutic trends and approaches.

I have a passion for helping others find the strength and wisdom within themselves to make positive changes in order to live their best possible life. Together we can come up with an individualized plan that will help you reach your goals. I will use an array of therapeutic modalities as I listen to your experiences in a non-judgmental, compassionate and curious way. I have over 15 years of combined experience supporting individuals, couples, children, youth and families in a child welfare, hospital, at risk-youth drop in center, and seniors supportive housing setting. I currently provide individual, couples and family counselling over the phone or virtually; I specialize in the treatment of depression, anxiety, parenting challenges, relationship issues, work and academic stress, adjustment to illness and healthy lifestyle issues.

Furthermore, I am compassionate, empathetic, professional, non-judgmental and attentive. A little about me – when I am not at the office, I love spending time with family/friends and my cat Bandit. I have a deep appreciation for nature, I’m an avid traveler that loves hiking, practicing yoga, skiing and swimming.

Education & Credentials

Education & Credentials

Current Employment:

  • Psychotherapist, Mindful Path Counselling, 2021
  • Social Worker, Hamilton Health Sciences, 2017 -Present

Education:

  • Master of Social Work (MSW), Windsor University (2016)
  • Bachelor of Social Work (BSW), McMaster University (2010)
  • Bachelor of Sociology (BA), McMaster University (2010)

Professional Development:

Diamond, 2021

Diagnostic Interview for Anxiety, Mood and OCD, and Related Neuropsychiatric Disorders

 

Wilfred Laurier University, 2020

CBT Certification

Hamilton Health Sciences Trainings, 2017- Current

-Aboriginal Cultural Safety

-LBGTQ Positive Space

-Gentle Persuasion

– WHIMS

-DBT for COVID 19

-Managing Behaviour Safety Risks

Student Preceptor Training, 2019

McMaster University

Children’s Aid Society Trainings, 2013-2017

-8 Module New Worker Training

-Anti-oppression Training

-Emotional Intelligence Training

-Substance abuse-

-Crisis Prevention Institute

-First AID/ CPR

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