Allison Ross, MSW, RSW

Registered Social Worker

Allison Ross is registered with the Ontario College of Social Workers. She received a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from Carleton University, and a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree from McMaster University. She has over 15 years experience working in community and hospital mental health services.

Allison has a specific interest in working with women during the perinatal period, who may also be struggling with anxiety, depression and/or the grief associated with miscarriage, pregnancy loss and infertility. Allison has specialized training approved by Postpartum Support International in Maternal Mental Health.

Allison provides a warm therapeutic space for individuals (16+) who are experiencing challenges with mood, anxiety, self -esteem, emotion regulation, stress or adjustment to a variety of life challenges and transitions. She also assists people who want to make changes to behaviours associated with eating disorder symptoms, impulsivity and substance use.

Within her collaborative approach, Allison draws on evidence-based treatments to develop a plan of intervention best suited to the needs of each individual. She has experience and training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT). Her practice is also informed by Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) .

Allison enjoys supporting others to build on their existing strengths and explore new ways of coping. She is an authentic and enthusiastic therapist and is honoured to partner with individuals as they journey towards improved emotional well-being.

Allison Ross works at the Oakville Location and offers virtual services throughout Ontario.