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Ayesha Hussain
Ayesha Hussain
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
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Ayesha Hussain

Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW

Verified by Psychology Today
11 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M5V
Let's Connect (289) 778-5760
Ayesha is a dedicated therapist who’s passionate about supporting racialized individuals navigate the complexities of culture, relationships, anxiety, and stress. As a member of the South Asian and Muslim community, she understands the impact of systemic racism, islamophobia and marginalization that these communities often face. Ayesha's primary goal is to establish a safe, inclusive, and nurturing environment for South Asian and Muslim young adults to cultivate self-compassion and emotional well-being while acquiring valuable coping strategies.
Ayesha values a holistic and collaborative approach by exploring the interconnectedness of your mind, body, emotions and environment. She helps you learn to ground yourself in the present and increase awareness of your thoughts and feelings without judgment. Ayesha seeks to empower you to be the author of your own life story.
Her counselling style is client-centred and strength-based. Ayesha is dedicated to highlighting your unique strengths, working alongside you to identify the most effective therapeutic strategies, and tailoring coping techniques to meet your needs. Ayesha offers a free 15 minute consultation to discuss further what you hope to achieve with the therapy process
Call or Ayesha Hussain now for a free 15 minute consultation - (289) 778-5760

My Practice at a Glance

Available online only

Shift Collab

Toronto, ON M5V

(289) 778-5760
Video and phone sessions available for Ontario residents. Weekday availability.
I specialize in Emotional Regulation, Relationship Issues and Cross-cultural Challenges 
$160 Per Session  
Individual one-on-one therapy 
Please watch my video to learn more about me and my practice.
Ayesha Hussain
Let's Connect (289) 778-5760

My Practice at a Glance

Available online only

Shift Collab

Toronto, ON M5V

(289) 778-5760
Video and phone sessions available for Ontario residents. Weekday availability.
I specialize in Emotional Regulation, Relationship Issues and Cross-cultural Challenges 
$160 Per Session  
Individual one-on-one therapy 
Please watch my video to learn more about me and my practice.
Ayesha Hussain

Finances

Fees

  • Individual Sessions $160
  • Sliding scale: apply if you may be eligible
Check fees and, if listed, ask to verify your insurance coverage. or (289) 778-5760
Ayesha Hussain
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Check fees and, if listed, ask to verify your insurance coverage. or (289) 778-5760
Ayesha Hussain
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW

Qualifications

  • Verified by Psychology Today Membership with Ontario College of Social Workers & Social Service Workers 843675
  • In Practice for 2 Years
  • Attended University of Toronto, Master of Social Work, Graduated 2022
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. or (289) 778-5760
Ayesha Hussain
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. or (289) 778-5760
Ayesha Hussain
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW

Specialties and Expertise

Top Specialties

  • Emotional Regulation
  • Relationship Issues
  • Cross-cultural Challenges

Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Peer Relationships
  • Racial Identity
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Women's Issues
Do these issues align with your needs? or (289) 778-5760
Ayesha Hussain
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Do these issues align with your needs? or (289) 778-5760
Ayesha Hussain
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW

11 Endorsements

Olivia Vander Vloet
Olivia Vander Vloet
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)MACCAC
Ayesha is a highly skilled therapist who understands the impacts of cross-cultural issues on our identity and helps her clients discover their own strengths in a safe and non-judgemental space for Muslim and South Asian young adults.
Mitch Evans
Mitch Evans
Registered Social WorkerBABSWMSWRSW
Ayesha is a skilled therapist, who provides expert knowledge and skills for individuals looking to improve their emotional engagement. She excels at providing competent and compassionate care and cross-cultural support.
Caitlin Sigouin
Caitlin Sigouin
Registered Social WorkerMSWTS
Ayesha is highly skilled at supporting individuals with emotional regulation, cross-cultural challenges and interpersonal relationships! Her passionate and holistic approach will empower you to explore and understand your unique challenges.
Fatima Nadir Noorali
Fatima Nadir Noorali
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)BARP(Q)MACP
Ayesha has deep understanding of emotional regulation, cross-cultural challenges and interpersonal relationships. She is a great therapist for all the BIPOC individuals who have experienced systemic racism and islamophobia/marginalization.
Rachel Costa
Rachel Costa
Registered Social WorkerMSW
Ayesha is a wonderfully talented, kind and skilled therapist. She brings such compassion and dedication to each client she supports. I would highly recommend connecting with her to begin your therapy journey!
Denise Eccleston
Denise Eccleston
Registered Social WorkerMSWRSW
Ayesha is a dedicated therapist who is passionate about supporting racialized individuals navigate the complexities of culture, relationships, anxiety, and stress. I recommend booking with her if you are struggling with such issues.
Wayne Gray
Wayne Gray
Registered Social WorkerMSWRSW
Ayesha is the bright light one would be looking for when feeling overshadowed by a particular challenge. Her skills as a therapist are a breath of fresh air and you'll quickly feel your resiliency coming back if you have the opportunity to work with her.
Jenna Lamontagne
Jenna Lamontagne
Registered Social WorkerMSWRSW
Ayesha is a compassionate and highly skilled Social Worker here to support you with emotional regulation, cross cultural challenges, and interpersonal relationships. Ayesha is warm and empathetic in her approach to helping others
Mahnoor Zulfiqar
Mahnoor Zulfiqar
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)RP (Q)
Ayesha is a highly skilled, warm and compassionate therapist. She creates a safe and culturally sensitive space to help clients share and grow.
Elena Karamanova
Elena Karamanova
Registered Social WorkerMSWRSW
Ayesha is a highly skilled and compassionate clinician that utilizes evidence based treatment in their practice. Ayesha creates a warm and non-judgemental environment that makes clients feel safe to explore their feelings and concerns.

Client Focus

Age

Adults

Participants

Individuals

Age

Adults

Participants

Individuals

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioural (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Feminist
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Multicultural
  • Narrative
  • Psychodynamic
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (289) 778-5760
Ayesha Hussain
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (289) 778-5760
Ayesha Hussain
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW

Location

Primary Location

Shift Collab

Toronto, ON M5V

(289) 778-5760

Nearby Areas

Towns/Cities

Postal Codes

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Video and phone sessions available for Ontario residents. Weekday availability.
Call for a free consultation now - (289) 778-5760
Ayesha Hussain
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
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Video and phone sessions available for Ontario residents. Weekday availability.
Call for a free consultation now - (289) 778-5760
Ayesha Hussain
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Last Modified: 10 Feb 2024