Registered Social Worker
Robert Tansley [RSW, MSW, HBSW] is an experienced clinician who has worked with individuals, couples, families and groups for over 35 years. He worked for several years under the supervision of renowned ADHD specialist Dr Kenny Handelman, developing a niche in this area. Robert enjoys being part of a multi-disciplinary team, providing services to children, teens and adults living with such diagnosis as depression, anxiety, addictions, ADHD and personality disorders. He is authentic in his value for family in its many forms, and his commitment to healthy resiliency through intimacy. As well as providing therapy directly, Robert is a trainer, educator and mentor. Robert has trained in Strategic Family Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy; Narrative Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, and Dialectic Behavioural Therapy. Believing change is the rule not the exception, Robert harnesses the energy of change using it to assist individuals and groups achieve their goals.
Robert considers his role as a husband, father and grandfather as his most important in life. He has also coached sports at a high level and understands the pressures faced by high performance athletes, he is a published local author, and once upon a time he owned a coffee shop!