Wendy Hofmann MSW RSW
Wendy Hofmann is a founding partner of Hofmann & Isaac and has worked as a clinical social worker for over 20 years in the field of mental health. She began her career working as a Family Therapist for a large children’s mental health agency in downtown Toronto. Wendy spent many years conducting comprehensive family assessments and provided intensive family therapy to children and their families. From 2001 to 2013, Wendy was the Social Worker designated to a hospital’s Regional Child and Adolescent Mental Health Inpatient Unit. Wendy also practiced at a local Family Health Team, until she began to dedicate her clinical expertise full time to her private practice at Hofmann and Isaac.
Wendy holds a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Toronto, where she specialized in ‘Individual and Family Therapy”. In addition, Wendy graduated from Queens’s University in 1989 with an honors degree in Social Behaviour, where she majored in Sociology and minored in Psychology.
Wendy is a Registered Social Worker (# 803929) in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers & Social Service Workers and is a member of the Ontario Association of Social Workers.
Michael Isaac MEd RSW
Michael is a founding partner of Hofmann and Isaac. Over the past several years Michael has had diverse experiences working with children, youth and young adults in hospital settings, residential treatment, community outreach, academic advising, advocacy, and as a private therapist. Michael is clinically sound in his approaches in assessing, treating and supporting his clients. Michael is a well esteemed educator in the field of child and adolescent mental health.
Michael holds a Masters of Education degree from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) at the University of Toronto, an Honors Bachelor of Arts in Child and Youth Care from Ryerson University and an Advanced Diploma in Child and Youth Work from Centennial College.
Michael is a Registered Social Worker (#824790) in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers.
Colleen has worked with children, youth, families, and young adults for over thirty-eight years in Children’s Mental Health, Child Welfare, Youth Outreach, Residential Services, and Private Clinical Practice. Her specialization is in: assessment and treatment of children and youth who have been sexually and/or physically abused; individuals who have witnessed interpersonal and/or community violence; prepubescent children with sexual behaviour problems; trauma; relationship concerns, depression and anxiety, self-harm issues, and adult and youth suicide prevention and intervention.
Colleen is passionate about educating and nurturing Child & Youth Care Practitioner students through her position as a full time faculty and coordinator in the Child & Youth Care Program at Centennial College. She also has a private practice in Toronto.
Colleen has provided a wide selection of training in her areas of specialization and consultation to many individual clinicians and agencies across Ontario. In addition to a degree in Child & Youth Studies, Colleen is also trained in Trauma Assessment, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), SafeTALK (Suicide Prevention) and she is a Master Trainer in ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training). Her training in suicide has primarily been with First Responders (police, fire, paramedics, and corrections) and with Aboriginal Communities.