Farah has completed a Masters of Social Work degree from Ryerson University. She has two undergraduate degrees: one in Social Work from Lakehead University and another in International Development from the University of Guelph.
Farah deeply values the therapeutic process and sees the therapeutic relationship asa sacred space and responsibility. In sessions, Farah will approach you with kindness, authenticity, respect, curiosity and deep care. She will work with you to understand and ease the sources of distress you may face, to honour your emotions, desires, and thoughts just as they are, and to cultivate the subtle and overt shifts you strive to make in your inner and outer worlds.
Farah is a firm believer in the possibility of transformation, on an individual,familial, community and global level, and approaches her therapeutic work froman anti-racist, anti-oppressive, humanistic and trauma-informed lens. Farah strives to create therapeutic spaces that are collaborative, empowering, safe,and at a pace that suits you.
Farah uses a variety of evidence-based interventions in her therapeutic work,including cognitive behavioural therapy, narrative therapy, mindfulness, and distress tolerance. She believes that faith and spirituality are a supreme source of healing, purpose and connection and can weave this orientation into therapeutic work with you if you choose.
Farah identifies as Muslim and understands Urdu.
She is a member of the College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers and theOntario Association of Social Workers.