Gary Direnfeld

27 Sina St.
Keswick, Ontario L4P 3E9
Office Phone: 905-628-4847
Member since 2007
Membership Type: IACP


Mental Health Professional, Mediator

Gary Direnfeld is a social worker and expert on matters of family life. He is in private practice (Interaction Consultants), writes and provides workshops. Courts in Ontario, Canada, consider Gary an expert on child development, parent-child relations, marital and family therapy, custody and access recommendations, social work and an expert for the purpose of giving a critique on a Section 112 (social work) report. His opinion helps resolve child custody and access matters.

Area(s) of Practice: Child Specialist, Collaborative Law, Divorce Coach, Mediation
License(s): Registered Social Worker - with the Ontario College of Registered Social Workers and Social Service Workers

Professional Activities

Counselling, mediation, arbitration, parenting coordination, assessments - on matters regarding relationships, family life and parenting.

Undergraduate Education

1982 - Specialized Honours BA / Psychology, York University

Postgraduate Education

1985, Master of Social Work, University of Toronto


Facilitating couple/marital separation whilst maintaining the wellbeing of children.