Michelle Nagy is a Social Worker registered with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers and is a member of the Ontario Association of Social Workers. She specializes in working with children, adolescents and parents/caregivers. She received her MSW from the Wurzweiler School of Social Work in New York.
Ms. Nagy’s areas of focus include working with children/adolescents experiencing anxiety, trauma, grief and loss, separation/divorce, and parent-child relationship issues. She provides support to parents/caregivers around parenting practices, managing children’s behaviour and supporting healthy development.
Ms. Nagy received certification in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Mindfulness with Children and Families from the Sick Kids Centre for Community & Mental Health and was trained in the Child & Family Traumatic Stress Intervention at Yale University. In addition, she has done extensive training in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Play Therapy.
Ms. Nagy was on staff at The Hospital for Sick Children for over ten years providing therapeutic support to children and parents. She has also acted as a mental health consultant and educator to child welfare agencies, law enforcement officials, parents, schools, universities and overnight camps.