Mary E. Earls, M.A., RSW, RP

Curriculum Vitae

Professional Governing Associations 

2015 – Present

Registered Psychotherapist

Member in Good Standing with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario   (CRPO)

2002 – Present 

Registered Social Worker

Member in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and

Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW)

Professional Affiliation

2016 – Present

Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association

Professional Member

Member #: 14340

Previous Professional Affiliation 

2001 - 2011

Certified Child and Youth Counselor

Member in good standing with the Child and Youth Counselor Association


Wilfrid Laurier University


Masters in Social and Community Psychology

York University


Honours in Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (Dean’s Honour Role)


Earls, Mary and Nelson, Geoff; American Journal of Community Psychology, Vol.16, No. 2, 1988 The Relationship Between Long-Term Psychiatric Well-Being and Their Perceptions of Housing and Social Support.

Nelson, Geoffrey and Earls, Mary, Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health, Vol.5, No.1, Spring 1986; An Action-Oriented Assessment of the Housing and Social Support Needs of Long-Term Psychiatric Clients.


Northumberland Hills Hospital Community Mental Health Services


2007 – Present

Provide a wide range of clinical services to assist people with serious mental illness to function in the community.  Providing Clinical supervision, support and training for MSW and Psychotherapist Candidates.

Clinical Social Worker/Online Counselor,

Private Practice

2004 – 2008

Four County Addiction Services

Addictions Counselor/Clinical Social Worker

Four Month Short Term Contract

2006 – 2007

Providing confidential addictions counseling, education and support to individuals, families and the community and for promoting health lifestyles and healthy choices. 

Community Mental Health/Campbellford Memorial Hospital

Crisis Worker and Clinical Social Worker

2002 – 2005

Provide systematic, structural counseling to individuals, dyads, groups or families in relation to specific issues. Provide crisis management services to consumers. 

Hastings and Prince Edward County Board of Education

Child and Youth Counselor

2000 – 2002

Kawartha-Haliburton Children’s Aid Society

Child and Youth Therapist

2000 – 2004

Providing therapeutic intervention for a child with a mental illness diagnosis under the mandate of the Kawartha -Haliburton Children's Aid Society

Child and Youth Therapist

Toronto Children’s Aid Society

1999 – 2005

Providing therapeutic intervention for a child with a mental illness diagnosis under the mandate of the Toronto’s Children's Aid Society

Kawartha Pine Ridge School Board

Child and Youth Worker

1995 – 2000

Classroom Support and Resource. Developed and implemented of individual behavioral modification programs. 

Canadian Mental Health Association/Waterloo Region

Director of Programs

1985 – 1987

Wilfrid Laurier University



Coordinated, implemented and participated in a research project that examined the relationship between qualities of housing, social support and long term psychiatric clientele. 

Wilfrid Laurier University

Field Placement Supervisor

1983 -1984

Assisted undergraduate students in their relationship with agencies in the community.

Wilfrid Laurier University

Undergraduate Tutorial Instructor


Served as a Tutorial Instructor in Research Methodology Course for Undergraduate Students.