Sari Goldman, M.S.W., R.S.W.
Registered Social Worker
Sari Goldman is a registered clinical social worker who received her Master’s degree from Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University, New York. Sari works with adolescents, adults, couples and families struggling with mental health, including depression, anxiety, personality disorders and other diagnoses; life transitions such as school or job change, marriage, pregnancy and parenthood; relational difficulties including communication, separation/divorce, and intimate partner violence; trauma and loss.
Sari’s approach to treatment focuses on self-determination and respect for the individual experience, acknowledging that the client is the expert in their own lives. She draws on several therapeutic modalities with certification in Emotion Focused Couples Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Grief and Loss Counselling, Trauma Counselling and Mindfulness approaches. She values and prioritizes the therapeutic relationship in order to best allow for openness, vulnerability and trust to explore histories and facilitate meaningful change. Working collaboratively with clients from a strength-based perspective, therapy is provided in a safe, conﬁdential, non-judgemental and supportive environment. In all areas of practice, Sari brings warmth, authenticity, humour and compassion.
Sari has extensive experience working within a mental health and wellness framework and trauma informed lens. In addition to working at TPWG, Sari has spent the last 13 years as a mental health and violence against women clinical social worker and advocate at Jewish Family & Child. As well, she has been working in private clinical practice for eight years. Through her private practice she often provides clinical consultation and crisis intervention services to camps, schools, community centres and family/social groups. Sari is currently pursuing certification in family dispute resolution and mediation.
Outside of work Sari enjoys time with family and friends, being in nature and walking. You might see her speed walking to and from the office.