In therapy, I help family members through the process from early signs or symptoms, through diagnosis, and all stages of the disease.
I provide goal-oriented therapy to individuals, couples, and families on a wide variety of issues.
Some of these issues may include: Self-esteem, Relationship challenges, Life cycle transitions, Depressive symptoms, Persistent negative self talk, and Grief & bereavement.
The treatment modality I most often use for OCD is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), combined with Exposure Response Prevention (ERP).
My name is Glenda Carman-Gray and I am a Registered Social Worker and Psychotherapist in Toronto. I provide goal-oriented therapy to individuals, couples and families on a wide variety of issues including: Anxiety, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), working with family members of persons experiencing symptoms of, or diagnosis of, Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia, self-esteem, relationship challenges, life cycle transitions, depressive symptoms, persistent negative self talk, and grief & bereavement.
AFFILIATIONS AND CREDENTIALS
I graduated from McGill University with a Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Social Work, and Master of Social Work.
I have been a Registered Social Worker in Ontario, as well as a member of the Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW) and the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSSW) since 1998. I am also a professional member of the International Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Foundation (IOCDF).
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Exposure Response Prevention Therapy
Mindfulness Based Therapy
Acceptance Commitment Therapy
Solution Focused Brief Therapy