Ken Hyra, BSW, RSW is registered and in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers. Mr. Hyra obtained his Honors Bachelor of Social Work degree from the University of Windsor in the year 2000.
For the last 23 years Mr. Hyra has had the privilege to work with a diversified clientele in various areas such as mental health challenges, addictions, various forms of trauma, counseling, employment program development, child protection, poverty, homelessness, and mediation.
Mr. Hyra is familiar with and utilizes various therapeutic modalities such as Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Positive Psychology, Coaching, Horticultural Therapy (HTRp), Nature Based Therapy, Motivational Interviewing (MI), Internal Family Systems (IFS), Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT), Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR).
Mr. Hyra has lived experience in crisis intervention, marriage counseling, separation, divorce, mediation, step-parenting, addictions, neurodiversity, anxiety, depression, grief, self-regulation (anger control), relationship concerns, and a parental point of view of LGBTQ2S. Before getting his degree Mr. Hyra held different jobs ranging from a financial advisor to a bus driver and everything in between. He has been through marriage, separation, divorce, re-marriage, and step-parenting. All of which has provided him with life experience and an understanding of people.
He practice from a person-centered, holistic approach, which involves meeting everyone where they are and crafting a client-supported intervention based on the best available evidence-based theories to achieve your best outcome. Mr. Hyra does not use cookie-cutter methods because he believes we are all different and have different lived experiences; however, the main concept of our lives is the same: Birth, Life Events, and Death.
You will find Mr. Hyra to be down to earth. Life is not perfect. There are ups and downs; however, with Mr. Hyra ‘s knowledge and experience he can assist you in developing the tools to help you move forward.