Designation: BSW, RSW
Maher is a Registered Counselling Therapist (RCT) with the Nova Scotia College of Counselling Therapists and a Canadian Certified Counselor (CCC) with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association. Maher holds a Master of Education in Counselling (MEd) from Acadia University, Canada; Doctor of Medicine (MD) and a Master in Pediatrics from Syria. Maher is comfortable in providing counselling in both English and Arabic.
Maher is focused on providing services adapted to the client’s needs. His therapeutic approach is rooted in Person Centered Therapy while also incorporating elements of other approaches such as Narrative Therapy and Mindfulness, in consideration with cultural context.
Maher believes that solutions are stored within the clients’ inner resources; by providing unconditional self-acceptance and support, our clients could reach their potential.
In his free time, Maher enjoys hiking, fishing, gardening, and playing his musical instrument “Oud”.
Naseeha provides our community with the tools needed to address mental health. With our confidential helpline, our youth receives immediate, anonymous, and confidential support over the phone from 12 PM – 12 AM, 7 days a week. With our educational programs, we raise awareness within the community the stigma around mental health.
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