Paula Fernandez is a dedicated Registered Social Worker and Psychotherapist, overseeing her independent practice, Lost and Found Therapy in Toronto Ontario.
Armed with a background in Social Work and Psychotherapy she is a member of the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers and a graduate of the 5-year Psychotherapy training program at the Gestalt Institute of Toronto.
Paula started her career in Social Work in 2003, and participated in organizational work supporting women against violence, refugees, and members from marginalized populations, focusing on immigration settlement and outreach. Running parallel to her mental health pursuits, Paula devoted a decade to the health and wellness sector through the management of Integrative Health Clinics with a focus in functional medicine, chronic pain, and hormonal health.
Paula has contributed to mental health and wellness blogs and content for Integrative clinics in Toronto and is the resident Social Worker and Psychotherapist for Bodyco Toronto.
With a cultural heritage rooted in Mexico, Paula takes pride serving the Latinx community by offering services in Spanish and serving the newcomer populations.