|Dori Zener, Toronto Ontario
Dori Zener, MSW, RSW
Individual, Couple and Family Therapist
Phone: (416) 920-4999 Ext 0172
New Clients: Dori is currently accepting new clients
Referrals: Self-referral or by a mental health professional
Fees: $140 per hour, covered by some private insurance plans
Cancellations: Dori requires 24 hours' notice for appointment cancellations.
Appointments that are missed or cancelled late will be billed at the usual rate.
Dori Zener is an Individual, Couple and Family Therapist at The Redpath Centre and Social Worker in the Child
Development Program at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital. Dori has been working with families affected
by Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), learning disabilities and intellectual disabilities for over ten years. At Holland
Bloorview, she provides support to families after a new diagnosis of ASD. She spearheaded the implementation of Stepping
Stones Triple P at Holland Bloorview, an evidence-based parenting program that increases parenting confidence and reduces
challenging behaviour in children with disabilities. Dori is actively involved with interprofessional education.
She collaborated with professionals across the GTA to develop "Perspectives," an education program for interdisciplinary
health care students to learn about providing collaborative care for people with Autism Spectrum Disorders and developmental
disabilities across the lifespan. She has been interviewed by national media regarding the impact of diagnosis and support
options for families of children with ASD. At The Redpath Centre Dori uses a strength-based solutions-focused and cognitive
behavioural therapy approach to enhance the lives of her clients.
(13+ years) and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Individual counselling, couple relationships and family therapy. Particular
interest working with girls and women on the spectrum.
Offered: Individual, couple and family counseling using a solution-focused and
cognitive behavioural therapy approach. Learn how to understand and regulate emotions, build social insight, enhance
relationships, increase self awareness and self confidence, set and achieve personal goals, strengthen parenting abilities
and improve partner and family relationships. Skype and telephone appointments are available.
- Master of
Social Work, University of Toronto, Faculty of Social Work
- Bachelor of
Arts (Hons.), Social and Political Theory, University of Western Ontario
in Solution-Focused Counselling, University of Toronto
- Triple P (Positive
Parenting Program) Accredited Provider
- Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural
Therapy for children with autism spectrum disorders
- Cognitive Behaviour
Therapy Boot Camp, Dr. Christine Padesky
- Certified Inter-professional
- Ontario Association of Social Workers
College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers
- Ontario Association
on Developmental Disabilities
Lumague, M., Morgan, A., Mak, D., Hanna, M., Kwong, J., Cameron, C., Zener, D., & Sinclair,
L. (2006) Interprofessional Education: The Student Perspective. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 20(3), 246-253.