Grace Lawal, MSW, RSW (accepting clients soon!)
Grace is passionate about people, whether to offer support through improving mental health, addressing relationship difficulties, or adjusting to life situations. Grace was attracted to working as a mental health practitioner because of her passion for change. Grace is conscious that the human mind can expand and accept change. Grace has the heart to listen to people’s stories in a non-judgmental way. Grace enjoys building relationships with her clients and believes a healthy relationship is vital to successful therapeutic intervention. Grace brings diversity to her team; her education in Europe and her African heritage helps clients to connect with her. Grace obtained her bachelor’s degree from University College Cork, Ireland. She has her master’s degree from the University of Waterloo. Grace is skilled at developing comprehensive assessments, building interpersonal relationships with clients, and providing crisis intervention for clients. Some of the many tools that inform Grace’s practice include Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, which provides, mindfulness skills, Distress Tolerance, Interpersonal effectiveness skills, and emotional regulation skills. She also adopts attachment theory and strength-based and solution-focused approaches to work with clients.