Sylvia Sikakane, Registered Social Worker

Sylvia Sikakane,
B.S.W., M. A., M.S.W., RSW

sylvia-sikakaneSylvia is a registered social worker with experience in individual, couple and family therapy.  Sylvia’s clinical practice incorporates the principles of Solution Focused Therapy, Emotion Focused couple therapy, The Gottman Method to couple therapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, and Mindfulness. Through a strengths-based and client-centred approach, Sylvia views the family as a system and supports all family members as they go through a challenging period of adjustment, reorganization, and problem solving aimed at allowing the family to thrive, and function in a healthy manner.

Sylvia has extensive knowledge and experience in the treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), anxiety and depression. This includes individualized school related consultation and service navigation.

Sylvia believes in meeting families where they are and understands the importance of observing children in their natural environments in order to generate a more accurate picture of each child. Whether in the privacy of your own home or in an office setting, Sylvia provides personalized, compassionate and family-focused support during challenging periods of adjustment, reorganization, and problem solving aimed at allowing the family to thrive and function in a healthy manner.

Sylvia’s clinical experience includes over 25 years of leadership in the design and delivery of family centred services in community non-for-profit agencies.

Sylvia has a Masters of Social Work with a specialization in health and mental health as well as a Masters of Arts in Leadership.  Sylvia is registered with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW), the Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW), and the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW).  She is also a certified facilitator of a marital enrichment program (Prepare and Enrich).

In her spare time, Sylvia enjoys family-related activities, gardening, dancing, tennis, and walking.

Hours: Tuesdays, and Fridays.

All insurance coverages accepted.