‘When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change’

– Wayne Dyer

Meet Elly

M.S.W., R.S.W.

Elly Freund-Bell is a highly sought and respected clinician with expertise in the areas of trauma informed therapy, anxiety and depression as well as family conflict including separation and divorce.  She is a Registered Social Worker with 35 years of practice bringing a combination of wisdom and expertise.


Elly’s passion is working with all ages  but particularly families focusing on children and teens who appreciate her non judgement and straight forward approach to counselling using a combination of resources focused on building resilience and skills as well as helping parents empowering them to be the best they can be.


Elly has been recognized by the Family Courts as an expert in the areas of Separation and Divorce as well as Adoption.

Elly’s area of expertise is helping individuals, couples and families through life’s challenges and transitions. She works extensively with families in the area of high conflict separation and divorce.

She believes that change, while challenging, can help people adjust and find meaning and direction.

Member of:

  • Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers
  • Ontario Association of Social workers
  • Collaborative Family Law London and Middlesex



Elly works with children, adolescents and adults to help them cope with challenges in their lives including family breakdown, depression and anxiety.  She uses a practical, problem solving approach drawing on Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and other modalities to help bring about change.

Reconciliation Therapy


Children need to be able to have healthy relationships with both their parents. When family relationships break down or are severed children are at much great risk of negative outcomes as they enter their teens and adult years.


Elly has been a Private Adoption Practitioner since 1989.  She has helped hundreds of parents and children find each other and become families.   Elly uses an easy-going, positive and informative approach to help individuals and couples to achieve their dream to become parents.