Karen Goslin MSW RSW | psychotherapy
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Specific Strategies.
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Therapy with specific, measurable results for over 30 years.
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Hi, I’m Karen Goslin

I am a Clinical Social Worker providing psychotherapy in a private practice in Toronto, Canada. I have over 30+ years of experience working with Individuals, Couples, Families, Children, and Teenagers who are dealing with a range of issues. I provide comprehensive assessments and customized programs to ensure the clients I work with have clear strategies to create the important changes they are looking for and needing. I rely on the approaches below to achieve results.

Clients tell me what sets me apart is that when their therapy is complete, they have SPECIFIC strategies that they use to make the changes in their life that make a REAL difference to them!

Therapeutic Approaches

Areas of Specialization 

  • Addiction
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol or Substance Use Disorder
  • Anger Management
  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Antisocial Behaviour
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Asperger Syndrome
  • Attachment Disorder
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Behavioural Problems
  • Binge Eating
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Body Dysmorphic Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Bulimia
  • Chronic Illness & Chronic Pain
  • Conflict
  • Depression
  • Depression (Mood)
  • Depressive Personality Disorder
  • Divorce
  • Eating Disorders
  • Fertility Issues
  • Gambling Addiction
  • Gender Identity
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Grief
  • Hoarding Disorder
  • Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Imposter Syndrome
  • Impulse Control Disorder
  • Interpersonal Trauma
  • Intimacy Issues
  • Learning Disorders
  • Male Erectile Disorder
  • Mood Disorders
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Panic Disorder
  • Paranoid Personality Disorder
  • Parent/Child Conflicts
  • Parenting
  • Passive-Aggressive Personality Disorder
  • Perfectionism
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobias
  • Post-Partum Depression
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Relationship Issues
  • Restless Legs Syndrome
  • School Attendance and Performance
  • School Avoidance
  • School Problems
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder
  • Separation
  • Separation Anxiety Disorder
  • Sexual Addictions
  • Sexual Intrusion
  • Sexual Offending
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Somatization Disorder
  • Stuttering
  • Teenagers

Where the past intersects with the present is likely where there is the most pain, but it is also where the most growth is waiting for us.

The 5 Most Common Questions I’m Asked by Divorcing Clients

You are going through a Separation or Divorce and you realize that you are experiencing a variety of heavy emotions such as shock, anger, sadness, relief, fear, anxiety, etc. and you wonder – Is this normal? Am I ok? Am I ever going to be ok? Am I losing it?

The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook

First developed for treating borderline personality disorder, dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) has proven effective as treatment for a range of other mental health problems, especially for those characterized by overwhelming emotions. Research shows that DBT can improve your ability to handle distress without losing control and acting destructively.

Smart but Scattered Teens

If you’re the parent of a “smart but scattered” teen, trying to help him or her grow into a self-sufficient, responsible adult may feel like a never-ending battle. Now you have an alternative to micromanaging, cajoling, or ineffective punishments.

Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples

The New York Times bestselling guide to transforming an intimate relationship into a lasting source of love and companionship, now fully revied with a new forward and brand new chapter.

We can’t direct the wind, but we can adjust our sails. -Thomas S. Monson