Fatima supports adults and adolescents who are new immigrants, at-risk youth, people with disabilities, and the BIPOC community. Fatima also supports plus-size women who face criticism because of their weight. She can help you explore feelings of guilt, shame, or unworthiness and boost your self-esteem. Fatima focuses on your narrative and will support you to build a personalized coping toolbox.
Fatima is a South Asian immigrant woman who married a first-generation Canadian man with an East African subculture. She values and understands the complex dynamics between people of different faiths, races, ethnicities, and geographic regions. She will incorporate your cultural perspectives and unique challenges into therapy.
Fatima has over eight years of experience in counselling and client-focused environments. She has served clients with severe mental health issues and supported them with short- and long-term goals. Fatima uses a flexible, evidence-based approach to counselling and tailors therapy to your needs and goals. She also has experience in life coaching: she’ll teach you approaches and tools to help you reach your goals and live to your full potential. Fatima brings empathy, fun, and curiosity to sessions. She also uses art to help you make important discoveries through creative expression.
Fatima enjoys arts and crafts whenever she has time. Nowadays, she does hot yoga, meditates, cooks healthy meals, and journals her thoughts and emotions. When she needs something more playful, she’s always down for a quick walk and playtime with her dog, Rosie.
Fatima offers sessions in English, Urdu, and Hindi.
Fatima can provide sessions in English, Hindi and Urdu.
Masters in Counselling Psychology, Yorkville University (2022)
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (Honours), University of Windsor (2016)
Diploma in Life skills coaching, ELearn Canada College (2015)
Diploma in Retail Management, ELearn Canada College (2014)
Meaningful Partnership at Work (Ontario Tech University)
Motivational interviewing: Foundations to Advanced Training (Agilec)
College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario
Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association