Maple, Ontario L6A 0G8
Profession(s)Mental Health Professional
Helen Yack has over 20 years of experience working with families and children as a Registered Social Worker. Helen is a highly skilled professional with significant experience in knowledge of child development and navigating the unknown world of separation and divorce. Helen's current private practice (Rise Up Counselling) focuses on providing support to families during separation or divorce, such as individual and family therapy, co-parenting support, voice of the child reports, child welfare consultations and reintegration therapy.
Helen utilizes a creative, strengths-based, client-centred approach through a trauma-informed practice lens when working with individuals and families.
Professional ActivitiesCounselling, co-parent therapy and voice of the child reports.
Ryerson Polytechnic University, 1999
Helen graduated from Ryerson Polytechnic University with a degree in Social Work. She is
collaboratively trained as a neutral family professional. She obtained a Certificate in Cognitive
Behavioural Therapy from Adler Professional Graduate School and a Certificate in Trauma
Counselling from the SickKids Centre for Community Mental Health. Helen is certified as a New
Ways for Families Counsellor through the High Conflict Institute. Helen completed Foundation
training in Voice of the Child Reports; she is a member of The Association of Family & Conciliation
Conciliation Courts. Helen is a Registered Social Worker in good standing with the Ontario
College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers. She is also a member of the Ontario
Association of Social Workers.