Carrie-Lynn Adam, MSW, RSW
Registered Social Worker/Psychotherapist
CARRIE-LYNN'S QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
Carrie-Lynn is a registered Social Worker and psychotherapist, who strives to create a supportive and empathic space, where clients can be open and authentic in sharing their struggles along the journey of parenthood. She works with you to deepen self-awareness and understanding and helps you to formulate strategies in order to increase confidence, establish balance and help you to feel empowered in all areas of your life.
Carrie-Lynn supports women, men and their partners, who are experiencing fertility challenges, pregnancy or infant loss, as well as perinatal anxiety and depression. Carrie-Lynn is also deeply passionate about supporting couples/parents in reconnecting, rebuilding the foundation of their relationship and navigating conflict in new and meaningful ways.
While Carrie-Lynn draws from a variety of therapeutic modalities, including Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Interpersonal therapy (IPT) and the Gottman Method for couples, she works from an intuitive, client-centered approach for each of her clients and their specific needs.
Carrie-Lynn works from an attachment, trauma-informed, and LGBTTQQIA+ affirming perspective. Carrie-Lynn graduated with a Master’s in Social Work with a concentration in Mental Health and Health from the University of Toronto, along with completing an undergraduate degree in Women’s Studies. She has been a practicing therapist for 10 years and over the past 15 years has supported children, adolescents and parents with their mental wellbeing. She is registered with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers, and is a certified Perinatal Mental Health Specialist.
Through her own experience with perinatal loss and postpartum anxiety, Carrie-Lynn understands how difficult it can be to share your experience and process the complex feelings that arise along this journey. Now that you are here, Carrie-Lynn would love to work with you to process your emotions and make meaning of your unique experiences, so that you can integrate them into your lives and begin to heal.