Angela Croft MSW, RSW is a registered therapist with a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Toronto. Angela has significant training and experience working with trauma and is also a Certified Life Coach.
Angela has been practicing as a therapist since 1997 and has been passionately focused on working with individuals, families, couples, and groups across the age span dealing with physical and emotional trauma, as well as neuropsychological and mental health issues.
Angela has provided medically-based social work services in the Four Villages Community Health Centre where she counselled clients living with physical and mental health challenges in addition to facing a variety of social and economic barriers. She has additionally worked with the Baycrest inpatient rehabilitation program where she supported individuals and families to address issues related to trauma, loss, grief, altered functioning, and the transition to assisted living while they were recovering from significant physical and neurological injuries.
Angela also has specialized experience in child and adolescent mental health. In her role as a Child and Family Clinician with Peel Children’s Centre, she has provided individual, family, and group therapy for clients in a variety of programs ranging from residential and day treatment services to the outpatient and brief counseling programs. Prior to joining The Social Work Consulting Group, Angela was the clinician for the adolescent residential program where she was working with high needs adolescent girls struggling with trauma-based mental health issues as well as neurologically-based challenges such as ADD/HD and learning disabilities.
Angela draws upon in-depth training in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Trauma Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Therapy, and Strengths-Based Narrative Therapy to support and empower individuals and families to heal from trauma and develop a greater sense of resiliency, purpose, and well-being as they rebuild their lives.