Providing Compassionate and Comprehensive Care

Elizabeth is a social worker offering a range of psychosocial interventions to individuals and families following the diagnosis of a serious illness, into remission, at end of life and into bereavement. She has extensive experience supporting children, youth and adults facing complex illness, uncertainty and grief. Understanding that professional caregivers are impacted by grief and loss, Elizabeth offers support to care providers and is also a clinician resource with the Physician Health Program at the Ontario Medical Association.


Individual, Family and Group Counselling

Sessions may consist of a one-time consultation or on-going counselling as needed. Support can be provided via:

  • Phone (across Canada)
  • Online (across Canada)
  • In-person (Etobicoke, Brampton, Mississauga, Oakville, Milton, Halton Hills, Acton, Georgetown, Burlington and the Greater Hamilton Area) 

Health-related counselling is provided by a Registered Social Worker, is exempt from Canadian Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) and may be covered by private insurance benefits. Please contact Elizabeth for more information.


The Resources section of this website contains references to some articles and community support. Elizabeth has compiled a comprehensive list of events and resources on C. Elizabeth Dougherty Consulting Facebook and Twitter


Vulnerability is not weakness, and that myth is profoundly dangerous.
Vulnerability is the birthplace of Innovation, Creativity and Change.
— Dr. BrenĂ© Brown. TEDxHouston (2010). The Power of Vulnerability