Bianca is a kind, compassionate professional who has always had an interest in people and helping them untie some of the knots that sometimes happen in life. Her route in life took her to the Social Work profession. She is a registered Social Worker with the Ontario College of Social Service and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW) and a member in good standing with the Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW). She has her BSW from Renison University College, University of Waterloo and her MSW from Laurier University. She has over 25 years of experience in the Healthcare field as a Social Worker both as a frontline Social Worker, Therapist and in Leadership roles. People have come to her for a number of different issues, involving: Mental Health and addictions; Palliative Social Work; Critical Incident Debriefing; Work/Life Balance; Couples Therapy; Adjustment reaction to Illness; Grief and Loss; Relationship changes; System Navigation; Caregiver support, Individual support for life changes and challenges; among other issues that come up in one’s life. Bianca believes that trust is the cornerstone of any relationship, be they therapeutic or personal. She takes time to cultivate these relationships by building trust and practices through an anti–oppressive framework, drawing on strengths that people so inherently have. Everyone comes with their own set of values and experiences, and Bianca starts in the moment of where the person is and moves forward with them in a client/person-centred approach. Her practice is trauma-informed, strengths-based and solution-focused.
Bianca is a caring individual who believes that everyone’s voice needs to be heard in a way that is accepting, affirming and non-judgemental. She is looking forward to working with you and for you.