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Zoya Sheikh

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Registered Social Worker
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Zoya is here to support you with emotional regulation, finding work-life balance and navigating difficult life transitions.

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Zoya supports adults navigate stress and anxiety in the workplace, manage difficult life transitions, and build emotional resilience. She believes that a holistic approach to mental health is essential, taking into account not just the specific issue you're seeking help with, but also the broader context of your life to promote lasting change and healing. Zoya will work collaboratively with you to build your self-awareness, confidence, and sense of purpose.

Zoya provides a safe and non-judgmental space for you to process your experiences, and works collaboratively with you to develop a plan for healing and growth. Zoya recognizes that your experience is unique and tailors her approach to fit your needs. She helps you gain insight into your thinking patterns and supports you in making positive changes that align with your values.  Zoya also works from a place of genuine curiosity empathy, authenticity and candour.

Outside of sessions, you can find Zoya cuddling with her cat or exploring the great outdoors, seeking new adventures in the beauty of nature. Zoya finds solace in the simplicity that the natural world has to offer. She's always up for a challenge and loves to try new things, whether it's scaling a mountain or trying a new recipe in the kitchen! Her adventurous spirit is matched only by her unwavering positivity, and she brings that same energy to her therapy practice.

Zoya can provide sessions in English and Urdu.

Right for you if:

You are looking to improve your interpersonal relationships.
You prefer an open and free-flowing style of therapy.
You would like to better understand and express your emotions.
You experience stress and anxiety as a result of a major life transition.

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Master of Social Work, University of Windsor (2021)

Bachelor of Health Studies, Honours Health Policy, York University (2016)

DBT Skills Training (Behavioral Tech/PsychWire)

Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers

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What do you do to take care of your own mental health?
I wake up extra early to enjoy a slow morning, exercise before my day starts, allow long periods of rest and time to myself, and enjoy indulgence!
What does good mental health look like to you?
To me, good mental health is being able to maintain a healthy balance to the many facets of life, live within your purpose and values, and cope with adversity in adaptive ways.
How do you describe therapy?
Therapy is a process to self-reflect, promote personal growth and work through life's challenges in a supportive and healthy way.

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