Rashiqah can help you set healthy boundaries with family, friends, in romantic relationships, and in the workplace. She can also support you with anxiety, life transitions, caregiver burnout, workplace stress, and grief and loss. Rashiqah specializes in supporting people who face cross-cultural issues, especially first-generation South Asian Canadian women, as Rashiqah identifies with this community. She can help you work through issues like self-identity, self-worth, and family dynamics.
Rashiqah approaches therapy with compassion. She’ll work with you to find practical solutions to life issues. She uses an integrative approach that includes cognitive behavioural therapy, solution-focused therapy, and motivational interviewing to help you set goals, develop coping strategies, and find the right tools to create lasting change.
Rashiqah has practiced social work in an acute care hospital, a rehabilitation centre, and in community organizations. In these settings, Rashiqah provided crisis intervention, counselling, and resource support to clients and their families. Rashiqah believes that you are strong, and recognizes that it takes courage to start this journey. She’ll meet you where you’re at and work with you to meet your goals.
In her spare time, Rashiqah enjoys discovering new places, spending time with family and friends, exercising, and hiking.
Master of Social Work, University of Toronto (2018)
Mental Health First Aid Training (Mental Health Commission of Canada)
Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training (Toronto Western Hospital)
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (Living Works)
Dementia and Palliative Care Training (Alzheimer Society of Toronto)
Gentle Persuasive Approaches
Dementia Care Training Program
Behaviour Support Training Program
British Columbia Association of Social Workers
Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers