Judith Trout is a Registered Social Worker at Cleveland Clinic Canada. Ms. Trout has many years of experience in delivering individual and group counselling, motivational coaching and skill development. She has a particular interest in depression, anxiety, trauma, relationship counselling, as well as career counselling, grief and loss.

Ms. Trout obtained her Bachelor of Arts from York University before going on to become a senior human resources executive at several large international financial services organizations. Following this successful career, Ms. Trout decided on a career in social work and completed her Masters in Social Work from Wilfred Laurier University in Kitchener. Ms. Trout continuously commits time for professional development and training that includes cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) for trauma, dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), addictions and concurrent disorders and cognitive processing therapy for trauma.

Ms. Trout has a passion for people and truly enjoys connecting with her clients to provide guidance and support. She is dedicated to building a therapeutic rapport with her clients through empathy, active listening, authenticity, compassion, trust, transparency and advocacy. In her practice, Ms. Trout employs a multi-modal approach with techniques such as cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT), dialectic behaviour therapy (DBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), motivational interviewing, mindfulness and solution-focused therapy.

When she’s not working with clients, Ms. Trout enjoys spending time with family and friends and hosting big dinners (she loves to cook). Her leisure activities include golfing, skiing, gardening, walking her dogs as well as reading and playing piano.


Wilfred Laurier University
Social Work
Kitchener, ON
Bachelor of Arts
York University
Political Science
North York, ON

Specialty Interests

  • Trauma
  • Depression
  • Grief and Loss
  • Anxiety
  • Relationship counselling
  • Career counselling

Professional Memberships

  • Ontario College of Social Work and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW)  
  • Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW)