website picShalini (Shally) Lakshminarayan is a Registered Social Worker. She holds a Master of Social Work degree from Wayne State University, with graduate training in Cognitive Behavioual Therapy (CBT). As well, she holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Windsor. Shally has worked primarily in the areas of mental health and family conflict. Since 2010, her experience includes working at not-for-profit agencies, teaching at the college and university levels, and working with clients with various presenting issues.

Shally’s passion to help clients reach their personal goals and increase satisfaction in their lives geared her to create Enlighten Counselling Services in 2012. Enlighten Counselling Services provides a safe and supportive space for her clients to work through their challenges. Shally is registered with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW), and is a member of the Ontario College of Social Workers (OASW).

Shally regularly engages in continuing education to further build best practices. She also currently works as a Social Worker at Hotel-Dieu Grace Healthcare, and conducts custody and access evaluations through the Office of the Children’s Lawyer.