Sydney Malek, MSW, RSW

Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist 

Individual and Couples Therapist

Sydney is a social worker registered with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW) and Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW).


She has experience supporting children, adolescents and families in both healthcare and community settings for the past several years. She has expertise providing support to individuals with with anxiety, depression, suicidal ideation, emotion dysregulation, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), bipolar disorder, chronic health concerns and addictions.


Sydney works from a client-centered approach, utilizing techniques and strategies from CBT, DBT, and welcomes clients using a strengths-based perspective and a trauma-informed lens. She is compassionate, non-judgmental, and works to help clients develop resiliency and healthy coping skills.


In addition to working at Daurio Counselling, Sydney is a social worker in the outpatient psychiatry program at SickKids providing psychotherapy and support to adolescents and young adults.