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Maria Carinelli

Social Worker

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Monday – Friday 6.00 – 7:00 pm
Saturday 9.00 – 8.00 pm
Sunday 10.00 – 9.00 pm

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Mail : support@farahFamilySolutions.com
Address : 2011 Lawrence Ave W Unit 4, York, ON M9N 1H4

Social Worker & Therapist

Maria Carinelli RSW

Maria is a registered Social Worker with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW). She has been practicing Social Work since 2001 and has extensive knowledge of the Child Welfare System. Maria has worked with many families impacted by issues around Mental Health, including Depression, Anxiety, Self-harming Behaviors, Suicidal Ideations, Addictions, Transiency, Poverty, and Violence.

Her Philosophy

“The reasons for pursuing counselling are as unique as the individual seeking it out. Whatever the presenting issue is for clients, it is most often accompanied by overwhelming feelings of worry, sadness, and confusion.”


  • Helping individuals cope with emotional distress due to various issues such as an emerging identity, a difficult relationship or social issue, a separation/divorce, or a child’s school difficulties

  • Psychodynamic/Trauma-Informed Therapy

  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Skills

  • Parenting Support

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) 91%
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Skills 94%
Psychodynamic/Trauma-Informed Therapy 82%
Couple/Family Therapy 90%
Group Work: 93%
  • Registered Social Worker (RSW)
  • Master of Counselling (MCC)
  • Maria has over 30 years of experience helping children, youth, couples, and families through her work at CAMH. She has trained in various areas of practice including CBT, DBT skills, Psychodynamic/Trauma informed, Parenting, Couple/Family therapy, and Group Work.

Maria’s journey includes significant contributions at CAMH, Canada’s largest psychiatric hospital. Trained in CBT, DBT skills, Psychodynamic/Trauma-informed approaches, Maria’s clients value her soothing therapeutic style—caring, empathetic, and highly effective. She views each client’s sharing as a privilege, focusing on building inner strengths and empowering authentic self-discovery.


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He strongly believes in ethical practice and ensures that patients become a part of the decision making process of individualized treatment protocols best suited for them.

If you are in a crisis or any other person may be in danger please call Emergency Services or the Suicide Hotline +1(833) 456 4566



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