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Marriage Rescue: Overcoming ten deadly sins in failing relationships.
may include, but are not limited to:
performance (ADD/ADHD, LD)
- common-law, family, stepfamily
violence (physical, sexual, verbal, emotional, psychological - past or
present, child or adult, survivor or witness)
anxiety, anger, mood
o aging / managing aging kin
At 59 years of age, Gary Direnfeld is a social worker with more than 33 years of experience working with parents, teens and young children. With a private practice located in Dundas, Ontario, he provides counselling, mediation and assessment services on most matters of family life.
Courts in Ontario, consider Gary an expert on social work, marital and family therapy, child development, parent-child relations, custody and access recommendations, and an expert at critiquing the assessments of other assessors. He has a weekly parenting column in his city's daily newspaper and has hosted 65 episodes of a reality television show working with newlywed couples.
Gary presents himself as an advocate for the well-being of children and to this end he has lectured and given workshops on the impact of domestic violence as well as parental separation and divorce issues on children throughout Canada and into the United States.
Marriage Rescue Before it's too late
Parenting Column - Hamilton Spectator
Newlywed, Nearly Dead - TV Show
I Promise Program - Teen Safe Driving
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in the Hamilton Spectator. Send your parenting question to:
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Cook Gary's best personal recipes
Favourite aging humour
Favourite Hamilton Restaurant
Favourite Birthday Song 1
Gary Direnfeld, MSW, RSW
20 Suter Crescent,
Dundas, ON, Canada L9H 6R5
Tel: (905) 628-4847
Please note, people regularly come great distances to see me. If you are considering driving more than two or three hours, please let me know so I can set an appointment to accommodate your drive.
20 Suter Crescent, Dundas, ON, Canada L9H 6R5 Tel: (905) 628-4847 Email: email@example.com
Counselling and assessment services serving Hamilton, Dundas, Ancaster, Stoney Creek, Burlington, Brantford,
Oakville, Grimsby, Waterdown and other local areas.