Child and Youth Therapy

Merrill has extensive experience working with children and youth at Boomerang Health, Sick Kids as a clinical social worker in paediatric care. 

Positive results can be achieved when working with children and youth who are experiencing issues related to anxiety, depression, anger, bullying, perfectionism, grief and loss, trauma, behaviour management, conflict, relationship challenges, and distress related to separation and divorce.  

Merrill is trained to apply therapeutic approaches such and Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT), CBT with parents, relationship counselling, behavioural therapy, grief counselling, trauma therapy and talk therapy.  She is also experienced at working closely with a child or youths school staff as needed and with the child or youth consent.