Tanya Smolkin
MSW, Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist, Couple & Family Therapist

Tanya is an experienced therapist passionate about helping couples, children and families in distress find their unique voices and build positive relationships. She has been practicing for over 15 years in both the private and public sectors including Children's Aid Society, Bridgepoint Health and Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences. Her practice is informed by a range of therapy models including, crisis formulation, conflict resolution, narrative and emotion focused therapies.

Tanya holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Child Studies from the University of Guelph and a Masters in Social Work from the University of Toronto.

“While the needs of the person always determines my approach, I also incorporate a holistic or systemic approach that considers not only the individual but also their narratives or life stories, including the physical, mental, emotional, relational and spiritual aspects.”

Practice Location:

Lakewood Psychology
1250 St Martins Drive, Unit 6
Pickering, Ontario