About me

I am a Registered Social Worker with extensive experience working with individuals, families and groups, offering a strength-based, solution focused practice to clients. I have provided support to clients coping with trauma, mental health symptoms such as anxiety and depression, addictions, and family conflict and parenting.

I employs a client centre, strength based – solution focused approach, that included techniques such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, solution focused therapy, and motivational interviewing. I focus on providing a safe environment that allows individuals to explore emotions while being supported through counselling.

Qualifications: I have a Honours Bachelor in Applied Science, Major Psychology as well as a Master’s in Social Work from Wilfrid Laurier University. I am registered and in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers.

Languages: I am fluent in English, Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu.

Qualifications & Practice Details

License Number: 825718

License Province/Territory: Canada

Years in Practice: 5

Additional Credentials:

Master of Social Work, Wilfrid Laurier University

Honours Bachelor of Applied Science, University of Guelph

Major Psychology, Minor Family and Community Social Services

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Certificate from University of Toronto

Prescribe Medication: No

Practical Details

Languages
Hindi
Urdu
Punjabi
English
Types of Clients
Young People
Adults
Older Adults
Couples
Families
Session Types
In Person
Online
Phone
Specialities

INDIVIDUAL COUNSELLING
Working with individuals to address an array of issues, such as anxiety, trauma, depression, PTSD, relationship issues, and self esteem.

Whether you or a loved one are having difficulties in life, I am here to help. I work with individuals to address specific mental health concerns, such as anxiety, depression, trauma, relationship/life issues, abuse or any other concern. Through different approaches and specialized counselling or therapy sessions, I work with you to understand your goals and cater every session to personalize your experience.

CHILD AND YOUTH COUNSELLING
Understanding complex emotions, school issues, bullying and self esteem may be difficult. Addressing it with a counsellor can help.

Children and youth are met with an array of issues while growing up. I work with children and youth to understand their concerns and get them to their happy place.

I work with children seeking counselling for;

Behavioural issues
Anger management
Separation/Divorce
Parenting concerns
Emotional regulation
I also work with youth seeking counselling for;

Relationship problems
Career uncertainty
University/college stress
Suicidal thoughts
Addiction
Grief
Cutting/ Self-harm
Identity concerns
Eating disorders/ Self image

COUPLE COUNSELLING
As relationships are an imperative part of our life, they can be difficult. Marriage and couple counselling is geared towards working on a better and healthier relationship for you and your partner. I work with couples to discuss their anxieties and matters that may seem trivial and to work on specific problems to enhance the relationship. The goal is to enhance communication, build trust and work on putting in effort to ensure that your and your partner are able to have a successful and healthy relationship.

FAMILY COUNSELLING
Taking the first step to a healthy relationship with all members of your family may be a challenging one, let me help walk you through it. I work with families to build strong, healthy relationships through communication and addressing/working through problems.

I work with families seeking counselling for:

Substance use
Addressing healthy boundaries
Communication issues between family members
Extreme emotional reactions (ie: anger, sadness)
Isolation of one or more family members
Traumatic experiences that are difficult to cope with

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