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Rabia Ahmed

SOCIAL WORKER, MSW, RSW

Accepting New Clients for: Child Therapy | Family Therapy | Individual Therapy

Flexible Options: In-Person Therapy (on weekends) | Virtual Therapy

Languages: English, Urdu and Hindi

Specialized Expertise in

Anxiety
Depression
Behavioural Issues
Stress
Low Self-Esteem
Mental Health and Trauma

Therapeutic Modalities

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
Motivational Interviewing
Solution-Focused Therapy
Narrative Therapy
Mindfulness-Based Therapy
Family Systems Therapy

Bio

Rabia Ahmed is a Registered Clinical Social Worker providing therapy services to individuals, families and children for over a decade. She has extensive training in trauma and mental health and uses a trauma focused lens in providing all services. She has an expertise in working with individuals and families in complex situations using dispute resolution, conflict management and her vast skill set.

Rabia was a Clinical Supervisor for the Office of the Children’s Lawyer (OCL) guiding Voice of the Child (VOC) reports and Parenting and Decision Making Assessments for Family Court. She has done extensive work with individuals and families in conflict, worked with children with behavioural issues, and children and adults with trauma and mental health. She has significant expertise in providing services to individuals experiencing domestic violence, individuals and families of First Responders, and many who struggle with concurrent disorders (mental health / PTSD and Substance use).

Rabia has a diverse background and has provided counselling services for 20 years in community organizations, mental health clinics, in hospitals inpatient and outpatient settings, Courts and Corrections in Family, Criminal (youth and adult), and Mental Health Court matters. She takes her knowledge and expertise to guide her therapeutic interventions with client focused therapy goals.

Rabia has her Bachelors of Sociology and Social Work from McMaster University and her Clinical Master of Social Work from Wilfrid Laurier University. She is trained in various modalities and uses Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Narrative therapy, and Dialectical Behavioural Therapy skills for emotional regulation, interpersonal skills and mindfulness techniques to name a few.