Shaun Ali, MSW RSW

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Shaun Ali, MSW RSW


Supporting stressed and depressed professionals; angry, hurt and disconnected couples; veterans, EMS, police, and people experiencing trauma and PTSD

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Meet Shaun

Shaun Ali is a registered clinical social worker with over 12 years of healthcare experience working in a variety of mental health settings.

He completed his studies in Social Work at McGill University both at the undergraduate and graduate level. Shaun has also completed a post-master's certificate from New York University.

Shaun has extensive experience in dealing with PTSD as well as anxiety and depression with people in high-stress careers. Shaun also has experience working with couples struggling with a variety of issues from infidelity to strengthening their relationships. Shaun has helped and cared for many veterans and active members of the Canadian Armed Forces and has written on handling transitions.


  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

  • Depression; Difficulty managing stress

  • Anxiety, including worry and panic attacks

  • Adjustment to medical conditions, such as chronic pain or cancer

  • Challenges with work-life balance

  • Relationship problems

  • Life transitions

  • Grief

  • Sex and sexuality counselling


  • Master of Social Work; McGill University, Montreal, Quebec

  • Post-Master’s Certificate; School of Social Work, New York University

  • Bachelor of Social Work: McGill University, Montreal, Quebec


  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

  • Prolonged Exposure Therapy (PE)

  • Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT)

  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)

  • Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT)

Professional Memberships

  • Ontario Association of Social Workers

  • Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers; Registered Social Worker (RSW)