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Gary-Feb-12Please note the following:
About personal email requests for advice.
Counseling services provided by a Registered Social Worker (RSW) can be claimed as a medical expense for tax purposes in Canada.
If you are in crisis and need immediate support, please contact your family doctor or go to your nearest emergency room.
Statement on Domestic Violence and Power Imbalances


  1. Counseling: Individual, Marital, Family, Parental, Child/Adolescent, Separation/Divorce… and more…
    • parenting
    • child/adolescent behaviour
    • academic performance (ADD/ADHD, LD)
    • marriage/separation/divorce
    • communication
    • pre-marital counselling
    • relationships – common-law, family, stepfamily
    • abuse/domestic violence (physical, sexual, verbal, emotional, psychological – past or present, child or adult, survivor or witness)
    • separation/divorce and children – custody and access issues – parenting plan development
    • depression, anxiety, mood
    • young offender
    • adjustment to change
    • alcohol/drug abuse 
    • aging / managing aging kin 
    • for counselling of children experiencing distress between separated parents specifically, click here
  2. Counselling: Specifically regarding children of separated parents
  3. Distance Counseling: If you are beyond commuting distance we can still meet via video…
  4. Mediation: Resolving on-going parenting after separation or divorce
  5. Assessment CritiquesWhen you think the assessment doesn’t measure up…
  6. Collaborative Family PracticeSupport to facilitate the separation/divorce process…
  7. Telephone or On-Line Consultation: Perhaps a few minutes on the phone may help….
  8. Coaching for Mediation, Assessment or Court
  9. Coaching for Parental Alienation and/or Narcisistic Ex
  10. Mom or Dad ClassTo address concerns that a parent may need to improve some skills or knowledge
  11. Step-family Troubles
  12. Dating After Divorce
  13. Workshops / Public speaking– Listen to Gary’s workshops and view his PowerPoint presentations! Review feedback scores and view lists of presentations. Then call as your next Key Note speaker or workshop presenter.
  14. Consultation for the Family Lawyer
  15. Content Development – Building your website or blog….
  16. Professional Complaints Support
  17. Not sure? Please call to chat: 905 628-4847


Contact Information:

Gary Direnfeld, MSW, RSW

Interaction Consultants

27 Sina St., Keswick, Ontario  L4P 3E9

Tel: (905) 628-4847


Please note, people regularly come great distances to see me. If you are considering driving more than two or three hours, please let me know so I can set an appointment to accommodate your drive.

  1. Yes – please feel free to do so.

  2. Janet permalink

    Do you have a book to help parents working with Autistic children? I loose my patients for no matter how much I bargain she still says no. There has to be a better way. Our lives are nothing but chaos.

  3. Luba permalink

    Hi, I do not seem to find your sliding fee schedule on your website. Could you please point where it might be? Thank you.

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