Steve Cadman – MSW, RSW

Steve has been counselling for 30+ years, has an MSW, is a Registered Social Worker (RSW), and has a Graduate Diploma in Social Administration. He has completed the Extern Program at the George Hull Centre, 200+ hours of AAMFT supervision and all AAMFT required courses (American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy). He is a member of the Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW) and is a Past President of the Canadian Chapter of the North American Association of Christians in Social Work.

Steve has a background in residential programs for the emotionally, mentally and physically challenged, has worked in a residential addictions program, on a Wife Assault/Domestic Violence team that did joint on site interventions with police, and has spent the last 25 years in individual and group private practices. He has been a partner/Director at the Institute of Family Living, the Counselling Co-ordinator at Heart to Heart Counselling/The Family Centre, and a co-founding partner/Director and Administrator of the Institute of Family Living West/Skarsten Family Living Centres.

Steve does individual, marriage & family counselling. This includes dealing with issues of depression, anxiety, fears, anger, self esteem, dependencies, grief, loss, trauma, & abuse (including spiritual abuse). It also involves helping others work through conflict resolution issues, crisis & stress management, identity & emotional/relationship boundary issues, personality gifting profiles (opposites attract in marriage), power struggles (whose right/wrong, wins/loses, gets to define reality/capitulates), intimacy, communication/listening, parenting & parent-child-teen relationships.