Supervising Social Worker
Sarah Milmine [RSW, MSW] has been working within the helping profession for over twenty years with a strong focus on the well being of children and their families. She utilizes a number of evidence informed approaches in her practice that include CBT, DBT, Trauma Informed, Narrative, Strengths-Based and Solution Focused therapies. Sarah has been a formal trainer through the Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Society’s and a part of the Social Work teaching team at McMaster University.
The focus of her work has largely surrounded Children’s Mental Health and how to establish creative treatment plans that incorporate the child’s natural and professional support systems. In addition to this Sarah has experience dealing with anxiety, depression, trauma, self-esteem, PTSD, divorce and separation.
Sarah enjoys using tools like art, movement and animals to help engage the clients she works with to build and sustain change. She currently has an Old English Sheepdog Puppy named Bandit who is working towards his therapy dog certification and can often be found in her office at NowWhat.
Sarah has been afforded the opportunity to work alongside the Indigenous Community in her career and has experience with Indigenous Alternative Dispute Resolution, Talking/Healing Circles, and treatment plans that utilize the medicine wheel as a guide.