Patricia De Courcy-Ireland, M.S.W, RSW

Patsy has an MSW from McGill University, a BSW from the University of New South Wales (Sydney, Australia), and since 2000 has been a Registered Social Worker with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers. Patsy is also a Member of the Association of Traumatic Stress Specialists.

Patsy has been trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR); Thought Field Therapy (TFT); Traumatic Incident Reduction (TIR); Brain Gym; and Guided Self Healing (GSH). Her treatment goals are solution-focused and culturally sensitive, working to deal with the anguish of PTSD, regardless of the origin of the trauma.

Her areas of strength include trauma, crisis intervention; stress management; grief and loss; spiritual/religious disconnection (Why me?! Why now?! How could God do this to me?!); self esteem, personal growth and resilience issues; and compassion fatigue. Patsy has worked with individuals of all ages, and while she has helped clients with a wide range of issues, Patsy has specialized in working with the consequences of trauma.

Patsy’s career has included:

  • Teaching in the Crisis Intervention Programme at the Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced learning.
  • Organisational Consulting – effect on employees of policy decisions, lay-off/downsizing debriefings, counseling and setting up counseling units, Quality Circles
  • Setting up a new school
  • Teaching at-risk young adults about trauma and its consequences, and setting up a peer consultation network.
  • Peer Supervision



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Paula Buskard, M.A., RSSW

Laura Campbell, MA, BCBA

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Tanya Clemens , M.S.W., R.S.W.

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Patricia De Courcy-Ireland,M.S.W,RSW

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Julie Gervais, M.A.

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Michelle Holloway, BCBA, MADS

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Tony James, B.A.

Greg Kerr M.Sc., D.C.

Robert Kitcher, M.A., RP

Jared Kitcher, P.Eng

Kathleen Lanoue, M.S.W., RSW

Lily Lee, B.Comm.

Linda Leonard, M.Div., D.Min., RMFT, RP

Shawn Lowe, B.A., R.S.W.

Gail A. Lynch, BPE, HRMC

Tina MacCauley-Gray, M.A.

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Shannon Mossip, M.A. C.Psych.

Eva Mourelatos, M.A., RP.

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Virginia Palmer, B.A., RP

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Kristyne Ross, B.A.

Cathy Shurie, MSW, RSW, RSSW

Carl Sordoni, Ph.D., C.Psych.

Mallory Suurd, B.A., B.Ed., M.A.C.P., RP

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Kim Trudeau-Craig, MSc., RP

Sandra J. Valks, CLU, DTM

Laura Wattie, MSW, RSW

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