Our goal is to help clients nurture meaningful connection with themselves and their most important relationships.
Connecting meaningfully with oneself is to explore, understand, and care for the needs of the mind, body and soul - towards becoming one’s best self, and gaining mental health.
Connecting meaningfully with others is also necessary to personal well-being and happiness. This may include strengthening relationships with loved ones – spouses, children, family members, friends, community, and the Creator.
We offer individual and couples psychotherapy, educational programs and consulting.
Abeer Faruqui is a Registered Psychotherapist and community educator with over a decade of experience. She has a Master's degree in Counselling Psychology and an Honours B.Sc. in Behavioural Neuroscience.
She has trained and practiced under the supervision of several psychologists, providing psychotherapy for a variety of issues including depression, anxiety, adjustment disorders, phobias, personal work and relationship problems. Abeer is also trained in the Gottman Method for couples therapy.
Abeer is a member of the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario.
Abeer is passionate about building accessible and culturally sensitive community resources. She was involved in establishing Naseeha, a helpline for Muslim youth, where she served as Operations Director, and also trained a team of volunteer counsellors. She also helped to set up a community helpline for women. Additionally, she has served as a helpline counsellor at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH).
Abeer has provided consultation to many organizations. She has served as an editorial board member for Psychologica - the journal of the Ontario Association of Consultants, Counsellors, Psychometrists and Psychotherapists (now known as OAMHP), and as a board member for the Islamic Social Services Association.
Additionally, Abeer enjoys delivering educational courses, seminars, workshops and wellness groups. She believes in empowering people by teaching practical skills to improve the lives of individuals, couples and communities.
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