Have you had moments in life where you may feel stuck and it seems to be difficult to work it through using only your own resources?

You don’t’ have to go through it alone. You can reach out to someone you can trust, who has experience and knowledge and to whom you can confide your personal feelings without fear of judgment.

It is okay to reach out to someone. By reaching out to someone you don’t have to feel like you are alone and having to carry this burden on your own.

Our Lady Queen of the World is offering Counseling and Pastoral Care services to those who are in need of support. We will be able to offer counseling at a discounted rate together with an initial free session so that you can figure out if this would be a good fit for you. There is also the opportunity for insurance coverage. We realize that there are tough times in life where support is necessary to pull yourself through.

Counseling and Pastoral Care services are provided by Lori Canlas-De Pala MSW, RSW, a duly qualified Social Worker, registered with the Ontario College of Social Work. She will provide psychotherapy, counseling, life coaching and mediation. She has been practicing for the past twelve years, specializing in various concerns such as:  family caregiving, caring for seniors, trauma, life transitions, low-self-esteem, anger management, workplace bullying, relationships, marital or family conflicts, abuse, depression, coping with illness, motor-vehicle accident recovery and anxiety.

Lori works with the following populations: adolescents, adults and seniors.  She uses a holistic approach when working with her clients. She is also connected to multiple resources in York Region and can refer you to other programs and services that will complement your service.

Lori is willing to hear your concerns and do her best to support you in your time of need.

Please feel free to book your first session by e-mailing your name and phone number to lori.olqw@rogers.com.