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Joselin Zak

Joselin Zak

Registered Social Worker

Background Summary

Joselin Zak is a registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist with a certification in Hypnotherapy. Joselin utilizes a relational approach to her practice focusing on methods such as hypnotherapy, mindfulness, guided imagery, mind/body integration,  lifespan integration, narrative therapy,art therapy, sounds therapy and the physics of consciousness to help adults, children and families heal from past traumas. 


Joselin brings with her over 15 years of experience helping children and families. Joselin worked in several community spaces before shifting into private practice including schools, young offenders residences, home and community health care, and community development.  Joselin has been a professor at Humber College for the past 8 years both in the diploma and the degree in the Faculty of Social and Community Services.  Joselin has provided consultation to professional colleagues, administrative staff, teachers, and supervision to Masters Level Social Worker students from UofT and Laurier. 


She has received her Child and Youth Worker Diploma from Humber College, Bachelor in Psychology at York University and Master of Social Work from Laurier University and is a Certified Hypnotherapist. Joselin is currently completing her PhD in Human Relationships: Psychotherapy and Spiritual Care at Wilfred Laurier University. Joselin’s PhD dissertation is a cross cultural literature review to explore the specific therapeutic nature of hypnotherapy in children.  She is a social worker in good standing with the Ontario College of Registered Social Workers and Social Service Workers, and with the Ontario Association of Social Workers. 

Joselin works through a relational therapeutic framework where she takes time to truly understand her clients by building a healthy and therapeutic relationship. She utilizes strategies such as empathy, mindfulness, meditation, CBT and deep rooted core beliefs. Joselin incorporates acceptance (both of the self and of others) and compassion to help individuals live happier and more fulfilling, intentional lives.

Fun Fact:

Joselin is Latinx and her favorite music is 90's music. Her favorite pass time is cooking for her family which consists of her son, her step son, her partner and their little dog, Rosie.

Joselin works with:

  • Individuals

  • Families

  • LGBTQ2S and gender fluid or non-binary individuals and aboriginal

She is excellent at working with presenting issues like:

  • Anxiety

  • Childhood Trauma

  • PTSD

  • Stress management

Joselin works with the age group of:

  • Children

  • Preteen

  • Teens

  • Adults

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