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Ayesha Hussain

Ayesha Hussain

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Registered Social Worker
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$160.00
Sessions start at
$160.00

Ayesha is here to support you with emotional regulation, cross-cultural challenges and interpersonal relationships.

Right for you if:

You’re looking for a therapist who is passionate about supporting individuals from the South Asian and Muslim communities.
You are currently facing cross-cultural challenges and want to develop skills that will enhance your sense of empowerment, confidence, and resilience.
You’re seeking a safe and inclusive space to discuss your challenges.
You are looking for support to understand, explore and express your emotions in a healthy way.

Right for you if:

You’re looking for a therapist who is passionate about supporting individuals from the South Asian and Muslim communities.
You are currently facing cross-cultural challenges and want to develop skills that will enhance your sense of empowerment, confidence, and resilience.
You’re seeking a safe and inclusive space to discuss your challenges.
You are looking for support to understand, explore and express your emotions in a healthy way.
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Ayesha is a dedicated therapist who’s passionate about supporting racialized individuals navigate the complexities of culture, relationships, anxiety, and stress. As a member of the South Asian and Muslim community, she understands the impact of systemic racism, islamophobia and marginalization that these communities often face. Ayesha's primary goal is to establish a safe, inclusive, and nurturing environment for South Asian and Muslim young adults to cultivate self-compassion and emotional well-being while acquiring valuable coping strategies.

Ayesha values a holistic and collaborative approach by exploring the interconnectedness of your mind, body, emotions and environment. She helps you learn to ground yourself in the present and increase awareness of your thoughts and feelings without judgment. Ayesha seeks to empower you to be the author of your own life story. Her counselling style is client-centred and strength-based. Ayesha is dedicated to highlighting your unique strengths, working alongside you to identify the most effective therapeutic strategies, and tailoring coping techniques to meet your needs.

Ayesha enjoys watching anime and horror movies in her off time and is a casual, cozy gamer. She loves games like Animal Crossing and The Legend of Zelda series. She is also deeply invested in her family and friends; whether it's an intimate gathering at home or an outing outdoors, she cherishes quality time with her loved ones, reinforcing the vital importance of human connections in her life.

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What therapists say about

Ayesha

Ayesha is a kind and warm therapist who is passionate about empowering individuals with practical skills to effectively regulate difficult emotions, navigate cross-cultural challenges, and strengthen interpersonal relationships.
Jacqueline Lau
Registered Psychotherapist
Ayesha is a wonderfully talented, kind and skilled therapist. She brings such compassion and dedication to each client she supports. I would highly recommend connecting with her to begin your therapy journey!
Registered Social Worker
Ayesha is a highly skilled therapist who understands the impacts of cross-cultural issues on our identity and helps her clients discover their own strengths in a safe and non-judgemental space for Muslim and South Asian young adults.
Olivia Vander Vloet
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

More about

Ayesha

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Q&A

On a hot summer's day, what kind of bevy are you reaching for?
An Iced Capp but all season ;)
If you could eat one thing for the rest of your life what would it be?
A margherita pizza or chicken biryani
What song do you have on repeat right now?
Call Her Right Now-Bayou

Master of Social Work, University of Toronto (2022)

Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, Toronto Metropolitan University (2019)

Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers

Ontario Association of Social Workers

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