Beidan Hassan is a Registered Social Worker who received her Masters of Social Work from the University of Toronto. Beidan is passionate about working with diverse groups of individuals and families and has worked in the non-profit sector with those navigating difficult life changes and circumstances. She has extensive experience working with individuals who are experiencing criminal charges, mental health concerns, anti-black racism, institutionalized racism and developmental trauma.
Beidan also identifies as Muslim and has has helped individuals reconcile difficulties in life with their faith and spirituality, including grief and loss, as well as Islamophobia and the challenges Muslims face while navigating workplace and educational systems in Canada.
In her work, Beidan utilizes Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, and mindfulness based practices, all from a trauma-informed lens. She believes that you are the expert of your own life, and can offer compassion, empathy, and support on your journey to healing.
Beidan is a member of the Ontario Association of Social Workers and Social Service Workers, as well as the Ontario Association of Social Workers.