Davina Tiwari is a Registered Social Worker in Ontario, Canada. She is also a Certified Solution Focused Therapist (CSFT) with the Canadian Council of Professional Certification (CCPC) Global Inc. Davina has extensive Social Work experience working in the adult and pediatric rehabilitation sectors, inpatient and outpatient healthcare services, as well as community-based services. She is also the owner of Meaningful Independence, a virtual counselling practice that offers support to individuals, couples, and families by phone and online video across Ontario.
In this Covid-19 pandemic, there is increasing popularity in regards to teletherapy, also known as virtual counselling
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Some ideas to consider and reflect on as you explore starting your own Social Work private practice. Consult with professionals as needed while you move forward in your journey