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Hypersense Counselling & Consulting Services

Assistance for Professionals, Students and Families
2275 Lake Shore Blvd W, # 221, Etobicoke, ONOpening at 9:30 AMOpen today until 5:30 PMOpening at 9:30 AM on MondayOpening at 9:30 AM tomorrowOpening at 9:30 AM on FridaySorry, we're closed
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Posted on Feb 12, 2019

New referrals welcome! Individual, couple, and family therapy options. Private health insurance benefits coverage where available. Excellence guaranteed.

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Posted on Feb 6, 2019

Lisa Romano-Dwyer PhD, RSW is a sought-after Keynote Speaker available for presentations on:

1. Goal Setting
2. Stress Management
3. Grief & Loss
4. Co-Parenting Successfully
5. Positive Communication
6. Effective Peace-Building Strategies

She has presented in various venues locally and inter...

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Posted on Feb 6, 2019

Nestled along the stunning Humber Bay Shores, this small private counselling space offers expert support in a cozy and confidential meeting room that seats up to 5 family members. Clinical counselling sessions are available on Monday & Fridays. Saturday morning appointments are also possible for ...

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Posted on Oct 12, 2018

Lisa Romano-Dwyer, PhD, RSW of Hypersense Counselling and Consulting Services graduated with a Master of Social Work (MSW) Degree from the University of Toronto in 1993, as well as a Doctor of Philosophy Degree (PhD) in Culture, Language & Learning from York University in 2013. Practising social ...

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Services

Executive Consultations

  • Humanized Process Development

    Client Wellness Surveys & Soft Skills Development
  • Keynote Speaking

    Professional Development & Training Workshops on Safe Schools, Building Empathy, Prosocial & Cooperative Skills Development, Parenting for Success & Academic Acheivement
  • Humanized Interventions for Leaders

    One-to-one Coaching & Support on Social-Emotional Skills Required for Success

Child & Family Counselling

  • Individual, Family, & Group Therapy

    Assessment & Intervention
  • Parenting Counselling & Support

    Assessment & Interventions designed for Raising Healthy High Achievers
  • Healthy Communication

    Couple Counselling for Successful Professionals

Lisa Romano-Dwyer PhD, RSW

Hypersense  Counselling & Consulting Services offers Clinical Social Work, Child & Family Therapy and Consulting Services to professionals and families including children, adolescents, young adults, university and college students & parents. High quality Employee Assistance covered by most private insurance plans and student union health plans. Investing in your own health guarantees life success at home and in the workplace. 
 
Registered in the Ontario College of Social Work and Social Service Work (OCSWSSW), Lisa has extensive child and family therapy experience. Her registration number is 323311.

Lisa is a self-declared, modern social worker. Please follow my blog at:

All social work counselling intervention services are covered by private insurance.  

Hypersense is an open, accessible and safe environment free of discrimination and harassment where everyone feels safe and welcome without fear of reprisal or stigma (OHRC). 

Service details & fees:

l. Individual Assessment, Consultation, & Support

A) Counselling & Psychotherapy for Children, Adolescents, & Adults

Lisa uses creative approaches that engages one's imagination in the healing process using principles of motivational interviewing. Her fees are competitive as per qualifications and extensive field experience. Quality guaranteed.  

Anxiety
Depression
Autism spectrum disorders
Developmental delays 
Relational conflict 
Stress management 
Life coaching
Low mood
Lack of motivation 
Poor self-esteem
Lack of self-confidence
Problems with friends 
Confusion and uncertainty 
School adjustment problems
Poor academic performance
Behavioural non-compliance 
Social Media, video game addictions 
Underdeveloped  self-care habits 
Separation & divorce
Infidelity recovery 
Co-parenting plans

Fees range from $150-250 dollars per hour.

B) Play & Expressive Arts Treatment 

Preschoolers 3  to 5 years 
School-Aged Children 6 to 12 years
Adolescents 13 to 17 years of age
Adults 

Directive and non-directive play based interventions. Specializations include attachment, relationship repair, and childhood conduct disorders.

Fees range from $150-250 dollars per hour. 

C) Consultation & Advice 

Service coordination plans for health, learning, behavioural, or developmental assessment and intervention plans.

Consultation with your family physician and other members of your primary health care team or school provided where suggested. 

Reports writing & consultation fees range from $150-250 dollars per hour.

ll. Family Therapy Assessment & Support

D) Couples Counselling & Marital Therapy

Marital Counselling
Surviving Affairs Together
Co-Parenting Strategies 
Parenting Plans
Mediating Emotions During Family Crises When & What to Tell the Children?
Coping with Feelings of Guilt 
Managing Emotional Spill-Over Effects 
Parenting Teens and Young Adults 
Short-Term Mediated Couple Crisis Counselling

Reports are available for court purposes. 

Fees are $150-250 dollars per hour.

E) Parenting Consultations

Strength-based parenting
Building competencies in children & youth
Parenting for academic success
Growing confident children 
Understanding your child’s emotions 
Healthy routines for success 
Practicing No & stick-with-it-ness 
Limit-setting around video games
Online & social media activities
Healthy social media use
Engaging your sense of fun to heal

Fees are $150-250  dollars per hour.

F) Sibling Sessions

Sibling rivalry
Consistent family conflict 
Dominating personality 
Aggressive relationship-styles
Poor cooperative play skills
Poor turn-taking skills
Inability to share
Inability to lose 
Poor communicator 
Healing after separation or divorce

Fees range from $150-250 dollars per hour depending on number of family members.

Most Services covered by Private Health Insurance

Where additional professional expertise is suggested, coordination services will be available.

lll. Therapeutic Groups

G) Breathing for Health & Life Success Group

This therapeutic group is open to 6 - 10 participants interested in developing 
Easy & Quick steps to managing emotional stress. 

First Session provides healthy breathing activities and other stress reducing solutions to help the body unwind and practice for healthy habit formation. 

The Second Session identifies life success goals and ways to achieve them without compromising emotional health. It provides activities for participants to express and plan short and long term goals in ways that reduce overwhelming feelings and negative relationships with others. 

This 2-session closed group is offered weekly for 3 hours and requires 6 persons. Times vary. A 50% non-refundable down payment is required in advance. Casual loose clothing suggested for easy movement. 

This group may be covered by your private health insurance. A doctor referral may be required for coverage by insurance. Check with your provider today. 

H) Grief & Loss Group

This therapeutic group is designed for people who have suffered a significant loss that has resulted in an overwhelming sense of despair, disappointment, confusion, and concern about the future. 

This group is suitable for individuals struggling to cope with a loss in finances, job, relationship, or through the death of a loved one or family member. 

This group is not appropriate for individuals diagnosed with moderate to severe clinical depression as diagnosed by a psychiatrist or family doctor. 

This is a 3-Session closed group capped at 8 participants. Each weekly session is 2 hours in duration and a minimum of 4 participants are required for this group to run. Sessions may be offered during the day or evening hours with light refreshments and materials provided. 

All materials included in this cost. This group may be covered by your private health insurance. 

I) Professional Development 

Managing stress in the workplace
Moving projects forward 
Understanding human sense
Steps to a healthier me 
Health tips that really work at work
Staying healthy
Steps to healthier relationships
 
Fee Schedules are reasonable and based on the number of participants, location, materials, and/or catering requests planned in advance. A non-refundable 50% down payment is required to reserve professional development activities.

iV. Child-Centered Health Consultations at Day Cares, Preschools, & Schools

J) Child-Centered Assessments

Private confidential child-centered assessments for preschool and school-aged children struggling in day care, preschool, private schools, or public schools. 

These assessments will explore your child's special therapeutic needs and requirements for success with peers and adults. 

A report will be generated along with a list of practical recommendations for parents, early childhood educators, educational assistants, and teachers. 

Social work assessments focus on your child's cooperative play and social skills, your child's ability to follow regular behavioural expectations and daily routines at home and other care & learning environments, barriers to engagement in assigned tasks, areas of success at meeting adult expectations, and recommendations for further specialized assessments & therapeutic interventions by other members of your child's primary health team. 

These therapeutic assessments are covered by most private health insurance plans. 

Fees for these services vary from $150- 250 dollars per hour.

K) Workplace consultations 

Private & confidential interviewing
Workplace surveys & focus groups 
Workplace program evaluation
Workplace staff wellness evaluation
Small business staff satisfaction
Not for profit staff wellness surveys
Small corporation staff development, wellness & group training

L) Keynote Speaking

Lisa is sought-after Keynote Speaker 

Building Ethno-Compassion 
Managing Difficult Conversations 
Positive Health Talk for Everyone’s Sake

Fee Schedules are based on the number of participants, location, materials, and/or catering requests stipulated in advance. 

V. Clinical Supervision & Consultation

M) Clinical Case Work 

Social Workers providing Psychotherapy service in private practice are regulated under the Ontario Association of Social Workers & Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW). 

Social Workers with experience are qualified to offer psychotherapy and continue to be regulated under the college. Social workers, psychotherapists, child & family therapists, and other regulated  counsellors are expected to retain clinical supervision and support on casework where required.

Fees for clinical supervision & consultation services are variable

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  • (416) 951-8280

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2275 Lake Shore Blvd W
# 221
Etobicoke, ON M8V 3Y3
Canada

Business Hours

Mon:9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Tue:Closed
Wed:Closed
Thu:Closed
Fri:9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Sat:Closed
Sun:Closed