Abe Kass, MA RSW RMFT CCHT, is a registered social worker, registered couple and family therapist, award-winning educator, and prolific writer.
Abe has a busy family therapy practice working with individuals, couples, and their families of all faiths and backgrounds.
Abe loves to see individuals happy and their families strong, harmonious, and resilient.
Abe has a clinical practice working with individuals, couples, and their families from his office in Thornhill, Ontario (near Toronto), Canada. He works with individuals and couples around the world using the Zoom and the phone.
Abe is the publisher of GoSmartLife self-help educational books and programs. Abe has authored eighteen self-help books and hundreds of self-help articles.
Abe is a graduate of Norwich University in Vermont where he received his interdisciplinary master’s degree in social work and family therapy. He also has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of California where he graduated with honors. He successfully completed his internship at Jewish Family and Child Service in Toronto and the George Hull Center for Children and Families in Etobicoke.
Abe is a former part-time professor of psychology at the Beth Jacob Academy of Higher Learning in Toronto.
Abe is a steady contributor to local newspapers, writing as an authority on personal and family life, and is frequently reprinted in other publications throughout North America.
Abe is married, has seven adult children, and too many grandchildren to count!
American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, #21934
Ontario College of Social Workers, #778353
Canadian Association for Marriage & Family Therapy, #2017586
Ontario Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, #21934
National Board for Certified Clinical Hypnotherapists, #1726 (former member)
National Organization of Forensic Social Workers (former member)
Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General Victims and Vulnerable Persons Division
Nunavut Legal Service Board
Off-site Health Services for Canadian National Defense Forces
Health Care Provider for Medavie Blue Cross, #778353
Don’t just trust your family to anyone that says they can help you with your valued relationships. Make sure your ‘relationship specialist’ has the required training and accountability to take care of you and your family. Abe has the highest level of training as a recognized relationship specialist.
Abe is biased in favor of families staying together whenever possible. As is the case of any good doctor who wants you to be healthy and live a long-life, so too, Abe wants you and your family to be healthy and long-lasting.
Abe is a member in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers, Ontario Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, Canadian Association for Marriage & Family Therapy, National Board for Certified Clinical Hypnotherapists (former member), and National Organization of Forensic Social Worker (former member). These memberships are ‘proof’ of Abe’s professional competency as a couple and family therapist, social worker, clinical hypnotherapist and that he is ethically accountable to the highest standards.
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