Pat Parisi, MSW

Pat Parisi View Specialties

  • Career Counsellor and Life Coach
  • 275 Craigleith Dr., Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 5B4
  • Phone: 888-977-6284
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  • Session Fees: First session introductory rate $95 on sale for a limited time
  • This member is also available for E-counseling.
  • E-counseling methods: Phone, Webcam

You want a career you feel good about. In the current economic climate, it can be hard to 
figure out how to make it happen. You're looking for the support of a caring Career Counsellor
to help you achieve your career goals FASTER and with more EASE than doing it alone.

My life has been dedicated to helping people get unstuck. As a career counsellor and coach,
it gives me great satisfaction to help people find happiness in their career and life choices --
and live their dreams.

I offer structure, information, and professional advice to help you to achieve your goals.  It’s
a powerful combination when combined with support, warmth and encouragement.
When you hire me, you get the support of the whole Careers by Design team. Visit us at for free resources and info.
Professional Experience:
Pat is an experienced Career Counsellor and Life Coach who has supported 100s of people to
thrive in their careers and live meaningful lives. She helps people to find deeper satisfaction
and happiness in their career and life choices -- and live their dreams.

Pat has transitioned through many careers successfully to find work she loves. The assets that
Pat brings to her work as a career counsellor include 15 years of counselling experience and
more than a decade of professional experience in Human Resources. Pat has also been
self-employed for over 15 years.

Her experience includes a specialization in career counseling. For more than six years she has
been working with clients of all ages and career stages. In addition to this, she has worked in
career services at the post secondary level.

At the heart of Pat’s ability to work with people is her capacity for heart-felt deep listening
and a warm sense of humor. She is passionate about helping people and feels great joy and
satisfaction from helping people move ahead in their lives. She has helped people who were
feeling stuck to see new options, regain hope and move forward. She has worked with people
in their darkest times and helped them to rebuild their future.
With her encouragement, clarity, warmth and straight-up feedback, she can help you define
practical and achievable career goals and make them a reality.
Continual learning and development are core principles in Pat’s life and work. She is
passionate about staying current and learning the most effective strategies to help her clients.
Her education includes a Masters in Education in Counselling and Adult Education from the
University of Toronto, OISE. Pat’s psychotherapy training includes a four year immersion in
a unique live/work/study program at a retreat center in the United States that focused on
counseling and personal transformation.

Pat has also earned a B.A. in (Sociology/Women’s Studies) from the University of Toronto.
Her early artistic aspirations took her to art school (Ontario College of Art).
She is also a member of the Ontario Association of Consultants, Counsellors, Psychometrists
and Psychotherapists (OACCPP).
When you hire Pat, you get the support of the whole Careers by Design team. Visit us at for free resources and info.

Pat Parisi Reaches

Waterloo ON