Sari Goldman, M.S.W., R.S.W, Acc. FM.
Registered Social Worker
Sari Goldman is a Registered Social Worker and Accredited Family Mediator who received her Master’s Degree from Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University, New York. Sari works with individuals, couples and families struggling with mental health, life transitions, marriage, parenthood, relational difficulties including communication, separation/divorce, 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 experience working within a mental health and wellness framework and trauma informed lens. In addition to working at TPWG, Sari has spent the last 14 years as a mental health and violence against women social worker and advocate at Jewish Family & Child. As well, she has been working in private clinical practice since 2010. Sari is currently pursuing certification as a mediator in family dispute resolution.
Outside of work Sari is Mom to three spunky kids, enjoys time with family and friends, being in nature and walking. Sari recently published her first children’s book, “Principle, Publisher, Prime Minister… but Not Princess.”