889 Broadview Avenue, Toronto, ON, M4K 2P9  (647) 348-5140

Jennifer Wowk, MSW
Registered Social Worker

Jennifer Wowk is a Registered Social Worker with a Master of Social Work from Wilfrid Laurier University. During her graduate studies, Jennifer focused on the mental health of individuals and families and completed a one-year clinical internship at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. Jennifer works with children, youth and families and believes in a holistic and sustainable approach to therapy helping individuals draw on their own strengths as well as supports from family and community.

Jennifer began her clinical career as a Crisis Intervention Worker in the emergency department of a busy urban hospital providing biopsychosocial assessment and crisis intervention services. Jennifer continued as a Clinical Social Worker in the paediatric mental health urgent care clinic at Credit Valley Hospital providing cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) to children, youth and families. She has experience treating significant family conflict as well as individuals with suicidal behaviour, non-suicidal self-harming behaviour, personality disorders, anxiety, depression, learning disabilities, obsessive-compulsive disorder and selective mutism.

Prior to becoming a Social Worker, Jennifer worked as a competitive gymnastics coach and professional modern dancer. Jennifer holds an Honours Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance. from York University

In her spare time Jennifer loves to spend time with family, dance, practice yoga, walk her dog and travel.