Anisa received her Masters of Social Worker from University of Toronto with a specialization in Mental Health and Addictions. She has extensive experience in medical, mental health, addictions and community settings, working with diverse populations in community practice and healthcare settings. Anisa has held multiple roles within the Mental Health sector, including the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Canadian Mental Health Association of Peel and Across Boundaries. Anisa continue to be apart of community projects and provide mentorship to racialized youth.
Anisa offers therapy to adolescents and adults. She utilizes client-centred, holistic, trauma-informed and anti-oppressive approaches. She provides cognitive behavioural therapy, strengthens-based, and mindfulness-based therapy, grounded in principles of recovery and safety.
Anisa brings lived experience and a strong understanding of how anti-black racism, historical/inter-generational and childhood trauma have a detrimental impact on our relationships that will prevent a persons success or development moving forward. Collaboratively we will work together to identify, question and change unhelpful emotions and behaviours causing you difficulty.
Anisa is a member of the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers,
and of the Ontario Association of Social Workers.