Meet our team

Mario Spiler, President MSW RSW Psychotherapist

Mario Spiler is the President, and Social Worker Psychotherapist of M. Spiler Social Work Professional Corporation, and Spiler Psychotherapy™. He has over 30 years of clinical experience in supporting and providing psychotherapeutic services to individuals, couples, families and groups. As a broadly trained social worker, Mario Spiler has worked in the fields of child welfare, psychiatry, medicine, chronic pain, and rehabilitation.He has taught social work courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels at Laurentian University and Windsor University, and he was a trainer of Critical Incident Stress Management. Mario Spiler’s clinical acumen span across the treatment models of general psychodynamic, transference-focused psychotherapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, neuro-linguistic programming and clinical hypnosis.

His treatment skills currently focus mainly on individuals with severe personality disorders with varying levels of functioning. His full-time psychotherapy private practice focuses primarily on treating individuals and couples with severe personality disorders. His current TFP projects involve examining the correspondence between patients’ internal representations and their external reality in significant relationships, and the application of the TFP model to adolescents, couples, and groups.

Mario Spiler has been a social worker for 35 years. His background includes extensive training in NLP and has been an NLP Master Practitioner for 30 years. He also holds certifications as a Clinical Hypnotherapist and Trauma Specialist.

As a Registered Social Worker, Mario Spiler holds memberships in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers, and the Ontario Association of Social Workers. His international professional memberships include the International Society of Transference Focused Psychotherapy, Grupo TFP Chile, Grupo TFP Mexico, UK TFP Group, and the International Network of Psychoanalytic Practices.

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Tricia Spiler, Vice President of Finance & Operations

 Tricia manages and oversees financial planning, budgeting, cash flow, and policy matters for Spiler Psychotherapy™ | M Spiler Social Work Professional Corporation.  She is also the main contributor to the private practice development and creating strategic goals and objectives as well as overall management.  Tricia also provides both a supportive and collaborative approach to our referral network.