Web Therapy – Naseeha

Web Therapy​

  • Hours of operation: Monday to Friday 10am to 9pm
  • Languages: English, French, Urdu, Arabic
  • Web therapy platform: video conferencing / phone
  • Male and female clinicians
  • Limited number of spots available

Web Therapy Model

Web Therapy is geared to providing one on one counselling service via an online platform to individuals and families who are in urgent need of counselling services. Through Naseeha’s direct referral system clients can request counselling services by filling out our online registration form.

 

Web Therapy is only available to Canadian Residences at this time

Disclaimer

If you are experiencing Suicidal thoughts or Homicidal thoughts please call 911. Our clinicians can not prescribe medication.

Clinicians

Meet Our Clinicians

Maleeha

Maleeha holds a Master of Social Work (MSW) and is a registered member with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW). As a Registered Social Workers (RSW), her work is inspired by a client-centred approach with training and experience in therapeutic modalities including: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Emotion Focused Family Therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.

 

Foundational to Maleeha’s practice is the belief in each individual’s power, strength and personal ability.  Her hope is to cultivate a brave and safe space for clients where stories of heartbreak and breakdowns can be unpacked, and therapeutic breakthroughs can be celebrated. With over fifteen years of experience in the field, this work is close to her heart as she helps her clients reflect on experiences in a safe, compassionate and non-judgmental way.

Mohsan

Mohsan is a fully registered member with the College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW). He has earned a diploma in Child and Youth Work from Centennial College, Bachelor’s in Social Work from York University, and a Master’s of Social Work from the University of Windsor. He has completed numerous trainings in the range of psychotherapy modalities. Mohsan is a lifetime learner who values new contributions and developments of best practices in clinical social work.

 

Mohsan has a broad knowledge base of client-centred, strength-based treatment approaches which he applies in a gentle and warm manner with all clients during sessions. He has over a decade of experience in the mental health field in a variety of settings including schools, residential treatment programs, group homes, foster care, adoption, out-patient clinics, and community based agencies.

 

Mohsan is passionate about helping angry kids, frustrated parents, and distant couples. He believes that every relationship has the capability of positive development around social, emotional and intelligence skill sets. Along with being a Caring Dads facilitator, Mohsan works as a Clinical Social Worker in child welfare.

 

Mohsan helps create bridges and address some of the challenges felt by family members around intergenerational struggles faced by racialized and faith-based communities. Culturally aware and religiously sensitive services are provided for Muslim clients and those from marginalized communities.

Hanaa Rashid

Mrs. Hanaa Rashid holds a Master of Education from Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, NS, and a Master of Social Work from Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS. She has several years of experience working with individuals and families in various settings; hospitals, community centres, settlement services and schools. She works from an anti oppressive framework and is trained in the following modalities; strengths based, solution focused, attachment based, narrative therapy,  Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), trauma informed, collaborative problem solving (CPS), restorative practices, play therapy, family centered interventions and specific trainings geared towards parenting support.

 

She is a trained facilitator for the following evidence based parenting programs; The Incredible Years, Circle of Security and Positive Parenting Program (Triple P) and a train the trainer for Restorative Practices.  She has a special interest in working with children and parents.

 

She uses a holistic approach when working with service users and also takes into consideration the cultural contexts which affect individuals and families.

Nagham

Nagham is a registered social worker, psychotherapist with the Ontario College of Social Work and Social Service Work as well as the Ontario Association of Social Work. Nagham has worked with individuals, families, and groups to prevent, manage and overcome emotional and relational troubles including trauma, depression, anxiety, stress and eating disorders. Nagham offers a safe, nonjudgmental space to help clients better understand themselves and develop the tools to work towards the person they want to be

Education
Nagham has obtained a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour (BSc) from McMaster University, a Bachelors of Social Work (BSW) from Lakehead University and Master of Social Work (MSW) in Critical Social Work Practice from McMaster University.

Areas of practice
Nagham’s clinical work includes counselling for trauma, stress, anxiety and depression. She is specialized in treating psychological challenges using a variety of modalities, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused and Narrative Therapy.

Lorrain Tyrany

Lorrain believes that the key to a prosperous community lies in the well-being of each and every member of that community. As a therapist, her goal is to provide you with a comfortable and empathetic environment, built on trust and transparency. Lorrain employs a collaborative therapeutic approach, and she works with you to develop an action plan; integrating evidence-based practices that suit your needs.

 

Lorrain holds a BA in Psychology and Minor in Law from the University of Ottawa. She is currently completing her master’s degree in Counselling Psychology at the University of Ottawa, where she is training to become a registered psychotherapist.
She uses a holistic approach when working with service users and also takes into consideration the cultural contexts which affect individuals and families.

 

Lorrain is currently interning a private practice in Ottawa, where she is supervised by a registered psychotherapist. Lorrain works with clients from diverse backgrounds, and she has several years of experience mentoring and coaching youth and young adults. She also has an extensive background in research and advocacy in various subjects relating to mental health and well-being. Lorrain is comfortable providing counselling in both English and Arabic.


Thank you.


Lorrain Tyrany
M.A. Counselling Psychology (Cand.)

Muhammad Umar

Muhammad Umar is a Registered Social Worker with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers. He completed his Bachelor of Social Work at the University of Regina and a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology at Yorkville University.

 

Muhammad has over eight years of experience in the human service and mental health field, working as a registered Social Worker in various capacities. He has provided assessment and counselling services to children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families, presenting with issues ranging from substance use addiction, sexual addiction, gambling addiction, work or academic stress, family stress, panic attacks, anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, self-esteem, domestic violence, sexual abuse, trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), teen-parent conflict, couples and family issues.

 

Since his areas of practice have been diverse, Muhammad demonstrates cultural sensitivity. He welcomes individuals of any race, colour, ethnicity, religious or sexual orientation. He also fluently write and speak four languages: English, Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi.


Muhammad is trained in numerous evidence-based counselling modalities such as Advance Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), just to name a few. In therapy, he adopts an eclectic approach that combines evidence-based counselling techniques with a client-centred and strengths-based focus. With empathy, humour, and compassion, he develops and maintains a therapeutic relationship that fosters healing and growth.

 

Regards,


Muhammad Umar, BSW, RSW, MACP 

Clinicians

Meet Our Clinicians

Lifecycle Counselling

When you feel stuck, we can help.

We meet you where you are and help get you to where you want to go by tailoring treatments to your specific needs using evidence-based approaches. 

We take tremendous pride in our excellent team of psychotherapists who are committed to listening to your needs and tailoring your treatment.

Many of our team members have extensive experience in dealing with a wide variety of issues and are familiar with various therapeutic modalities. We strive to provide services grounded in evidence-based approaches. 

Allow us to join you on this journey and work collaboratively with you as you rediscover yourself and move towards healing, growth, and self-discovery. We provide safe and confidential services in person and online within Ontario, Canada.

Meet our Team Members:

Sana Chaudhry, Clinic Director, Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

Noshaba Haq, Registered Psychotherapist

Maleha Muhammad, Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

Sana Huda, Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

Awaiz Artani, Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

Acsana Khan, Clinical Social Worker

 

You can read our bios here: https://www.lifecyclecounselling.com/our-team/

Mohsan Attique (MSW, RSW)

Designation: MSW, RSW

Biography:

Mohsan is a fully registered member with the College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW). He has earned a diploma in Child and Youth Work from Centennial College, Bachelor’s in Social Work from York University, and a Master’s of Social Work from the University of Windsor. He has completed numerous trainings in the range of psychotherapy modalities. Mohsan is a lifetime learner who values new contributions and developments of best practices in clinical social work.

Mohsan has a broad knowledge base of client-centred, strength-based treatment approaches which he applies in a gentle and warm manner with all clients during sessions. He has over a decade of experience in the mental health field in a variety of settings including schools, residential treatment programs, group homes, foster care, adoption, out-patient clinics, and community based agencies.

Mohsan is passionate about helping angry kids, frustrated parents, and distant couples. He believes that every relationship has the capability of positive development around social, emotional and intelligence skill sets. Along with being a Caring Dads facilitator, Mohsan works as a Clinical Social Worker in child welfare.

Mohsan helps create bridges and address some of the challenges felt by family members around intergenerational struggles faced by racialized and faith-based communities. Culturally aware and religiously sensitive services are provided for Muslim clients and those from marginalized communities.

 

 

Hanaa Rashid (MEd, MSW, RSW, CMCB)

Designation: MEd, MSW, RSW, CMCB

Biography:

Mrs. Hanaa Rashid holds a Master of Education from Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, NS, and a Master of Social Work from Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS. She has several years of experience working with individuals and families in various settings; hospitals, community centres, settlement services and schools. She works from an anti oppressive framework and is trained in the following modalities; strengths based, solution focused, attachment based, narrative therapy,  Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), trauma informed, collaborative problem solving (CPS), restorative practices, play therapy, family centered interventions and specific trainings geared towards parenting support.

She is a trained facilitator for the following evidence based parenting programs; The Incredible Years, Circle of Security and Positive Parenting Program (Triple P) and a train the trainer for Restorative Practices.  She has a special interest in working with children and parents.

She uses a holistic approach when working with service users and also takes into consideration the cultural contexts which affect individuals and families.

 

Maleeha Hamid (MSW, RSW)

Designation: MSW, RSW

Biography:

Maleeha holds a Master of Social Work (MSW) and is a registered member with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW). As a Registered Social Workers (RSW), her work is inspired by a client-centred approach with training and experience in therapeutic modalities including: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Emotion Focused Family Therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.

Foundational to Maleeha’s practice is the belief in each individual’s power, strength and personal ability.  Her hope is to cultivate a brave and safe space for clients where stories of heartbreak and breakdowns can be unpacked, and therapeutic breakthroughs can be celebrated. With over fifteen years of experience in the field, this work is close to her heart as she helps her clients reflect on experiences in a safe, compassionate and non-judgmental way.

Muhammad Umar (BSW, RSW)

Designation: BSW, RSW

Biography:

Muhammad Umar is a Registered Social Worker with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers. He completed his Bachelor of Social Work at the University of Regina and a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology at Yorkville University.

Muhammad has over eight years of experience in the human service and mental health field, working as a registered Social Worker in various capacities. He has provided assessment and counselling services to children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families, presenting with issues ranging from substance use addiction, sexual addiction, gambling addiction, work or academic stress, family stress, panic attacks, anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, self-esteem, domestic violence, sexual abuse, trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), teen-parent conflict, couples and family issues.

Since his areas of practice have been diverse, Muhammad demonstrates cultural sensitivity. He welcomes individuals of any race, colour, ethnicity, religious or sexual orientation. He also fluently write and speak four languages: English, Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi.

Muhammad is trained in numerous evidence-based counselling modalities such as Advance Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), just to name a few. In therapy, he adopts an eclectic approach that combines evidence-based counselling techniques with a client-centred and strengths-based focus. With empathy, humour, and compassion, he develops and maintains a therapeutic relationship that fosters healing and growth.

Fatima Rasti (MSW, RSW)

Designation: MSW, RSW

Biography:

She has over 16 years experience working with children, families and individuals as an agent of support and guidance in a variety of work setting both in non-for-profit and government sector/Health Care Sector. She has been working in a clinical (Health Care) setting since 2010. Her professional life includes a commitment to serving the needs of children, adolescent, adults and families as a Clinical Social Worker.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND CERTIFICATIONS:

Trauma Focused/Cognitive behavioral therapy/Dialectical Behavioral/ The Attachment, Self-Regulation, and Competency (ARC) framework; Acceptance and Commitment Therapy; Family Therapy (Emotional Focus Family Therapy/Emotionally Focus Family Therapy/McMaster Model Family Therapy).

Dr. Maher Masalmeh (MEd, CCC, RCT)

Designation: BSW, RSW

Biography:

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”.

Tarak Ahmed (MSW, RSW)

Designation: MSW, RSW

Biography:

Tarak holds a Masters of Social Work from the University of Toronto and a Bachelors of Social Work from Ryerson University. He has over 10 years of working experience providing services related to mental health, addictions, substance use, suicide, crisis intervention, clinical treatment, rehabilitation, and supportive services.

Tarak is a compassionate, client-focused social worker who applies his advanced knowledge of human behaviour, supportive counselling and intervention techniques to support individuals, couples and families through stress, anxiety, depression, life and career transitions, family and relationship issues, and self-esteem issues. He has completed additional training in Solution-Focused, Emotion-Focused, Narrative, and Cognitive-Behavioural approaches. Tarak practices from a holistic, person-centered approach based on meeting clients where they are and helping them reach their goals. He identifies as a Muslim and also provides faith-based therapy.

Tarak is a member of the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers, and a board member of the Ontario Association of Social Workers.

Amara Samad (BSW, RSW)

Designation: BSW, RSW

Biography:

Amara Samad is a Registered Social Worker with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers; Saskatchewan Association of Social Workers and Alberta College of Social Workers. Amara graduated with a Bachelors of Social Work from University of Regina, Saskatchewan. She has several years of experience working with diverse groups within non-profit organizations and is currently employed with Government of Saskatchewan- Child and Family programs.

Amara is dedicated to providing high-quality care and essential mental health support for those in need using an eclectic approach. She provides a safe, inviting and respectful environment for her clients. She has training in a range of evidence-based psychotherapeutic interventions, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Motivational Interviewing and Trauma-Informed Therapy. She specializes in providing counselling services to those struggling with trauma, anxiety, depression, self-esteem, managing work-life balance, major life transitions, and relationship issues or family concerns. She takes a collaborative approach to therapy built on trust and openness, and tailor each session specifically to clients’ needs, wants, and goals.

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