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Danielle DaCosta (on maternity leave), MSW, RSW

Registered Social Worker 

"You can't stop the waves but you can learn to surf."

-Jon Kabat-Zinn

Please note: Danielle is currently on maternity leave and not taking on new clients. 

Danielle DaCosta is a Registered Social Worker in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers. She completed a Bachelor of Arts degree with honours at McGill University and a Master of Social Work degree at the University of Toronto. 


In addition to working as a social worker in private practice, she works at Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences with experience in specialized clinics treating anxiety and mood disorders, post-traumatic stress, and geriatric mental health. Ms. DaCosta works from a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy framework and also incorporates other evidence-based modalities such as Cognitive Processing Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, and mindfulness. She uses an empathetic and non-judgmental approach while collaborating with clients to develop individualized treatment plans to help them reach their goals.


Danielle has expertise in the following areas:

•   Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder 

•   Mood Disorders

•   Anxiety disorders


Hours of availability:

Monday 5:00 pm  9:00 pm 

Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm 

Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm 

Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm