Davina Tiwari, MSW, RSW, CSFT

Davina Tiwari, MSW, RSW, CSFT

Davina Tiwari, MSW, RSW, CSFT


Registered Social Worker (RSW) with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers

Registered Member with the Ontario Association of Social Workers

Certified Solution Focused Therapist (CSFT) with the Canadian Council of Professional Certification (CCPC) Global Inc.

Area of Focus:

Disability, Chronic Illness, Anxiety, Depression, Low Self Esteem, Stress, Burnout, Grief and Loss, Relationship Issues, Life Transitions


B.A. (Hons) in Psychology at McMaster University

Master of Social Work (MSW) at University of Toronto

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Professional Background

Davina Tiwari is a Registered Social Worker in Ontario, Canada. She has extensive experience in healthcare, rehabilitation, social and community services. She has worked with pediatric, young adult, and adult populations and has a very strong clinical background in the field of disability and chronic illness.

Davina is the owner of Meaningful Independence, a virtual counselling practice that offers support to individuals, couples, and families by phone and online video across Ontario. Meaningful Independence virtual counselling services are focused on supporting adults with disabilities and their families, parents of children with disabilities, and healthcare professionals at risk of caregiver burnout. Davina specializes in helping with emotional adjustment, healthcare navigation, and transition planning.

Davina also offers training, consultation, and supervision to Registered Social Workers and Registered Social Service Workers who are new to the disability field and would like additional guidance, or those who are trying to figure out their career path and would like extra support along the way.

In addition to her core services, Davina also offers virtual counselling services to adults learning to cope with anxiety, depression, stress, burnout, grief and loss, low self esteem, relationship issues, and major life transitions or changes.

Davina’s approach is strengths-based, solution-focused, non-judgmental, and supportive. She uses a broad therapeutic style that focuses on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Resiliency Skills, and Mindfulness.

In addition to providing services to her clients, Davina also enjoys writing for health and mental health publications on her topics of professional interest and expertise.

Learn more about Davina on her website: https://www.imeaningful.com/

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