Rahma holds a Masters of Social work from the University of Toronto with a specialisation in mental health and health. She has two years of experience working under supervision working in outpatient hospital settings providing services related to mental health, chronic pain, substance use, crisis intervention, and case management. She has experience working with individuals who have experienced anti-black racism, concurrent disorders, and intergenerational trauma.
Rahma believes that feeling safe, understood and supported within a therapeutic space is important. She believes everyone has a unique set of strengths to overcome life challenges. Rahma utilises a human centred, culturally affirming, and goal-oriented approach to psychotherapy to support individuals navigate their emotions through difficult life challenges. Rahma utilises solution-focused therapy, dialectical behavioural therapy, mindfulness-based stress reduction therapy, and narrative therapy from a culturally affirming lens.
Rahma identifies as a black Muslim woman and also provides faith-based therapy.
Rahma provides services in English and Somali.