Registered Social Worker - MSW, RSW
Individual Counselling (16+) and Couples Therapy
SESSION TYPES AVAILABLE:
EFT Therapy (Couples), The Gottman Method (Couples), DBT Therapy, CBT Therapy, Solution Focused, Narrative Therapy
ADDITIONAL TRAINING OR EXPERIENCE WITH:
Depression, anxiety, Motor Vehicle Accidents (MVA) clients, self-harm, suicidal ideation, addictions, body dysphoria, intimate partner violence, sexual assault, PTSD, trauma, relationship / family conflict, relationship issues.
Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW)
Let’s not leave anyone out. Let us remember to extend a loving hand and remember that this journey called life is hard. I want to be alongside you in hopes to remind you of the beauty and strength that still exists within yourself, and within life. Together we can restore hope, restore faith, and restore love
Kisha’s passion is to help those in need and to assist in any way she can. This shows in her efforts where her clients feel the support, and empathy that they deserve and need to reach their higher successful self and their goals.
Kisha holds a Masters in Social Work (MSW), alongside has an Undergraduate Degree in Honours Sociology, and a Diploma in Legal Administration. Kisha has over 12 years of counselling experience including strong knowledge in working with youth, individuals, couples, families, and in a group setting. To name a few, not only has she worked with the Women’s Crisis Services of Waterloo Region (WCSWR) helping women find their grounding again, and regain their confidence and strength; she has also worked at CAMH with the Youth Urgent Care Clinic (YUCC), and Substance Abuse Program for African-Canadians and Caribbean Youth (SAPACCY). She has excellent knowledge of the Anti-Oppression approaches, and Anti-Black approaches. She is experienced and sensitive in dealing with members of different cultural and racial backgrounds, including visible and non-visible dimensions of diversity.
Kisha is also a strong voice within the community and in the Greater Toronto Area being asked to participate as a panelist, and a speaker to share her knowledge at many mental health and wellness engagements. Kisha is available as a speaker, panelist or workshop facilitator to cover topics such as: Anti-Black Racism, Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Youth Engagement, Mental Wellness and more.
Those who have been fortunate enough to meet Kisha Elliston can attest to being immediately captivated by her extraordinary interpersonal skills. She is pleasant, cheerful, amicable and unforgettable. Quite easily, Kisha Elliston has found her way into the hearts of those that love her. She is a presence that uplifts and inspires.