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Meet Marlo

Owner of Marlo Drago Therapy & Wellness




As a Registered Social Worker, my goal is to utilize my education and experience coupled with compassion, intention and transparency to help my clients develop self-awareness and create lasting change. 


My passion for being a therapist stems from my own intergenerational childhood trauma and the lack of mental health supports that were available to not only me, but my parents. 

I have over 9 years experience working within the community assisting parents, youth and individual adults work through traumatic experiences, mental health challenges and general mental wellness.



I hold a Masters of Social Work from The University of Toronto. I am licensed under the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW) in good standing. 


I am trained in several methods of therapy, but primarily I use an approach that combines skills from Emotionally Focused Family Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness -Based Therapy and Somatic Therapy. 

My approach is empathetic, person-centered, and non-judgmental.  I am committed to maintaining a practice that is anti-racist, anti-oppressive, 2SLGBTQ+ friendly and accessible to a broad range of clients.

I also am a Certified Yoga Teacher trained in therapeutic, alignment based yoga that focuses on proper positioning from the floor up to reduce injury and strain. I have specialization in Restorative, Yin and Hatha; focusing on the benefits of yoga on mental wellness and trauma.  

If you are interested in learning more or working with me, please email me at 

Workshops and Certificates and Trainings

  • Family Mediation Certificate

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Russ Harris

  • Emotion-Focused Family Therapy Certificate (EFFT), Adele LaFrance 

  • Trauma Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) Certificate 

  • Favorite therapeutic interventions for engaging children and teens in the first session Workshop

  • Creative interventions for children of divorce Workshop

  • Signs of Safety Training

  • Anti-Black Racism Training  

  • Suicide Awareness and Prevention Training

  • Child Abuse Investigations for Police and Child Welfare Professionals

  • Pathways to Trauma Informed Care

  • Forensic Interviewing Training

  • Parent Capacity Training 

  • Working with the LGBT2 community Training

  •  Painting a Rainbow in York Region: Working with Gender Independent Children and Youth, FSYR 

  • Canadian Domestic Violence Conference

    •  Creating Safety for Children: “Islands of Safety” Program for Aboriginal Families 

    • Couples in Groups: Ending IPV 

    •  Engaging Fathers in the Child Welfare System 

  • Children at Risk: New Insights for Clinical and Legal Professionals, Ottawa High Conflict Forum 

  •  Office of the Children’s Lawyer Clinical Empanelment Training, Office of the Children’s Lawyer  2012 The GPS of Family Law...the road not taken, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, Toronto

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