Meet Elly

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

Elly Freund-Bell is a Registered Social Worker and received her Masters in Social Work degree from the University of Toronto in 1985. She is a trained Parenting Coordinator and has completed Training in Collaborative Law. With over 400 adoptions, 400 custody and assessments, Elly has been qualified by the court as an expert.

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
  • Ontario chapter of Association of Family and Conciliation Courts

Counselling for Children

A combination of creative activities, cognitive behaviour therapy and art activities to help children better identify their emotions, manage their anxiety and develop better anger management and coping skills.

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Individual & Couple Counselling

A combination of Solution Focused, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and other approaches to help people improve their relationships, communication with others and life circumstances.

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Family Court

The issues of custody and access can be contentious in a Family Law dispute. As an Expert in custody and access as well as parenting, Elly offers a number of services to help parents and lawyers resolve these issues.

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Child Welfare

This is a unique service designed to help parents find ways to become good loving parents and make plans for their children that are child centred and family focused.

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Elly uses an easy-going, positive and informative approach to help individuals and couples to achieve their dream to become parents.

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Resources from Elly for helping individuals, couples and families through life’s challenges and transitions.

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Change can help people adjust, find meaning and direction.

Is it time for Change?