Sean Healey MSW, RSW holds a Bachelor of Social Work from Memorial University of Newfoundland and graduated with a Masters of Social Work from the University of Toronto in 2002. He has many years of progressively responsible clinical experience working with individuals, couples, families, and groups. Sean has provided services as a social worker in a variety of settings including health and rehabilitation services, child, youth and family services as well as child and adult mental health. He has worked for the last 10 years as the inpatient social worker on the child and adolescent mental health unit at Michael Garron Hospital.
In addition, he has been in private practice for over ten years, providing a range of counseling and consulting services for the greater Toronto area. Although his practice has a generalist focus, Sean specializes in the area of parent support. Sean has facilitated a number of parent coaching seminars and educational workshops in hospital and community settings. He also practices couple’s therapy where he uses an integration of a number of modalities within an existential framework so that the couple can focus on meaning within their relationship. Sean is an Adjunct Lecturer at the Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto. He is also Field Education Representative for MSW Studies at the faculty and is the Educational Coordinator for Social Work Practicums at Michael Garron Hospital.
Sean has formal training in Critical Incident Stress Debriefing, Psychosocial Planning and Response to Disasters and Traumatic Events, Brief Solution Focused Therapy, Adolescent Addictions and Suicide Prevention. He is also a certified smoking cessation counsellor. Sean is a member is good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers as well as the Ontario Association of Social Workers. He has also been past president of the Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Social Workers.