Shaun Ali is a registered social worker with over 12 years of experience in mental health settings. Shaun has three unique niches. He specializes in helping people in high-stress careers to manage anxiety and depression. Shaun also works with couples who face challenges in their relationship, ranging from communication issues to infidelity. Finally, Shaun has extensive experience supporting people with PTSD and trauma. He has supported many veterans and active members of the Canadian Armed Forces.
Shaun is full to the brim with wisdom and has an integrative, strength-based approach to social work and life. He believes it is important to practice empathy and replace judgment with kindness. Shaun has a passion for literature and loves to learn and ask questions.
Master of Social Work, McGill University (2007)
Post-Master’s Certificate, New York University
Bachelor of Social Work, McGill University
Prolonged Exposure Therapy (Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (Marshall Wilensky, British Columbia School of Professional Psychology)
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Cognitive Processing Therapy
Ontario Association of Social Workers
Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers