Social Worker Gabrielle Silverberg's approach to her work at The Medical Station in North York focuses on compassionate care for the whole family.
Gabbi has 21 years of experience with case management, crisis intervention and supporting families dealing with trauma, child and adult mental health, substance issues, parenting struggles, custody and access, as well as leading teams of frontline staff working directly with families, youth and children in the field of child welfare.
Gabbi uses a trauma-informed lens to help adults struggling in their relationships, dealing with parenting issues and going through separation and divorce. She takes a strength-based and client-centred approach to counselling, with a focus on equity and inclusion.
Gabbi has facilitated a number of training programs in Critical Incident Debriefing, Secondary Traumatic Stress and Family-Centred Conferencing. She has a certificate in Solution-Focused Counselling from Toronto Advance Professional Education at the University of Toronto; a certificate in Trauma Counselling from SickKids Centre for Community Health; and is completing a certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Foundations through the Adler School.
Gabbi has completed a Leading for Impact Program through the Schulich School of Business at York University, including Level 1 and 2 of ‘Leading to Success with Emotional Intelligence,’ facilitated by Marko Consulting Services.
Gabbi is a Registered Social Worker in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers, and a member of the Ontario Association of Social Workers and Family Dispute Resolution of Ontario. She is embarking on her Masters of Social Work in Fall 2021.