Rory Bos is a Registered Social Worker who holds a Bachelor of Applied Science with a major in Child, Youth, & Family and a minor in Psychology from the University of Guelph and a Master of Social Work from Wilfrid Laurier University. Rory’s professional background includes working in group home settings supporting a wide range of individuals and working at child and family counselling organizations in individual and group formats.
Rory’s expertise is working with children and teenagers experiencing challenges with anxiety, depression, self-esteem, anger, emotional regulation, family transitions, and OCD. Rory also has a wealth of experience supporting neurodiverse children and teens with ADHD/ADD and autism.
Rory practices from a holistic approach drawing from a variety of therapeutic approaches. She believes every individual is on a different journey and tailoring their therapeutic experience to that is essential for the development of a strong therapeutic rapport. Rory primarily utilizes play and art-based approaches paired with techniques from Emotion-Focused Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. She recognizes that parents are vital supports in supporting their children’s mental health and works closely with parents to support them in developing skills and knowledge to support their child best!
Rory has always had a passion for working with children and adolescents, which is displayed through her dedication to each of her clients. Rory believes it is a privilege to walk alongside children, teenagers and families during both the struggles and celebrations that define us.
In Rory’s free time, you can find her exploring the community with her dog Arlo, going to concerts, reading or curled up on the couch planning her next vacation somewhere.
Many Employee Assistance Programs (EAP), Ontario Autism Program (OAP) funding and extended health care plans will cover services rendered by A Registered Social Worker.