Clients: Nadia is currently accepting new clients
Self-referral or referral by a mental health professional
per hour, sliding scale available, covered by some private insurance plans
Cancellations: Nadia requires 24 hours' notice for appointment cancellations.
Appointments that are missed or cancelled late will be billed at the usual rate.
Nadia Petraroja is a Child and Adolescent Therapist at
the Redpath Centre and a Child and Family Therapist for Aisling Discoveries Child and Family Centre in Scarborough where
she works with children, adolescents and families with social/emotional issues such as anxiety, depression, learning disabilities
and ADD/ADHD. She has experience in addressing physical abuse, domestic violence and parenting concerns. She also supports
young children with learning disabilities through a remedial tutoring program. Nadia incorporates her 11 years of experience
as an educator at the elementary and junior high school level in her clinical work with a broad understanding of the school
system and school related issues with children and adolescents. Nadia has worked professionally both as an educator and
performer in the areas of music, drama and dance. She has written a play with music on the topic of nutrition which toured
schools in the Toronto area. She enjoys composing and performing songs for young children. Nadia incorporates
the elements of drama and movement into her work with children through role play and creative/expressive movement.
Specialization: Parent counselling and education, family
therapy, learning disabilities (including non-verbal LD), Asperger Syndrome, physical abuse and it's impact on children, domestic
violence, social and emotional struggles in children, teens and adults
Masters of Social Work,
University of Toronto, Faculty of Social Work
Bachelor of Education, University
Honours B.A in Drama and Education, University of Windsor
of Social Workers and Social Service Workers