Cathy Cartwright, BA., MSW., RSW., AccFM

Cathy Cartwright View Specialties

  • Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist, Family Mediator
  • 414 Second Avenue East, North Bay, Ontario, P1B 1L8
  • Phone: 705-477-3529
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  • Session Fees: sliding fee reduction scale based on income and number of dependants
  • www.sgbfm.ca
  • This member is also available for online counseling.
  • Online-counseling methods: Phone, Webcam


Cathy Cartwright has demonstrated commitment to people like you, struggling with:

·        Relationships                          

·        Stress/ Worry/ Fear

·        Anxiety/ Depression

·        Separation/ Divorce

·        Loss/ Grief

·        Self-Worth

·        Anger

BENEFITS of working with Cathy Cartwright:

·        Understanding how things got to be the way they are

·        Knowing how to recognize patterns to deal with repeated issues

·        Improved Communication and Patience

·        Co-Parenting v/s Coparenting Struggles

·        Finding Solutions that work for you, your children and family

·        Memorandum of Understanding to be covered to a Separation Agreement if pertinent

·        Collaborative Practice Coaching while Exploring Options and Resolutions

THERAPIES: Client focused & Client led through multiple Modalities, including:

ACT- Acceptance and Commitment Therapy- acceptance, mindfulness, commitment & behavioral change leading to increased psychological flexibility

CBT- Cognitive Behaviour Therapy- Patterns & behaviours identified & changed in helpful ways

DBT- Dialectical Behaviour Therapy- Recognizing & changing behaviours, emotions & thoughts which are linked to problems causing misery & distress

EMDR-Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing- helps reprocess distress/trauma

SFBT- Solution Focused Brief Therapy- exploring hope for the future to find solutions to struggles

IFS- Internal Family Systems Therapy- identifying how parts of you work to protect other parts of you & identify roots of conflict to achieve healthier well-being.

AEDP-Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy- being seen & understood to heal deep injuries & create change

Psychoeducation- providing education & information

The Work- questioning stressful thoughts and accepting reality

COST: $120.00 - $150.00 per hour

-receipts provided and eligible for many Employee Benefit Programs

LOCATION: 414 Second Ave. E., North Bay, ON.

Due to COVID-19 precautions and directives, services are being offered by phone and secure computer, privacy-compliant connections. Please contact me via phone at 705-477-3529 or email at cathy.cartwright@sgbfm.ca.Thank you and be safe.

EDUCATION:

York University: B.A in Psychology

                            B.A in Social Work

                            MSW- Master in Social Work

Guelph & York Universities: Certification- Alternate Dispute Resolution

Barrie: Collaborative Practice Divorce Coach- a less adversarial method of reaching a fair agreement

George Brown College- Mental Health and Criminal Justice

EXPERIENCE: I have worked with and/or for:

Couples struggling with their relationship

Distressed people struggling with separation

Mediation for Separation and Divorce is a less adversarial way

Women & their children in the shelter system

Police Services- received commendation for going above & beyond expectations

Child Welfare

Ontario Court System

People mandated to receive counselling due to charges of abuse

Victim-Witness Assistance Program

Parents concerned about their children

Legal Aid Ontario System

Mental Health Clients

Family members during a death

Grief-stricken people

People with low self-esteem



Cathy Cartwright Reaches

North Bay ON