Sarah Ahmed

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BSc, MSW, RSW

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Sarah Ahmed

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BSc, MSW, RSW


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Offers video and phone sessions

415 Yonge st
Suite 1604
Toronto, ON M5B
(647) 490-8723

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Sarah Ahmed completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology and Masters of Social Work degree from University of Toronto, specializing in Mental Health and Addictions. Sarah has worked with a diverse clientele within a multitude of clinical inpatient and outpatient settings. Sarah provides individual and group counselling to individuals suffering from mental health concerns such as anxiety, depression, borderline personality disorder, coupled with co-occurring substance use issues. Additionally, Sarah also provides support for loved ones on how to sustain healthy relationships and manage life stressors.
Sarah works as a therapist at Center for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). She also holds the position of an Adjunct Lecturer for Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work at University of Toronto. She is the founder of Canadian Muslim Addiction Association and often provides workshops on substance abuse and addictive behaviors in the community.
Sarah favors an integrative, trauma informed, client centered approach to create a healthy alliance with clients and their loved ones. In addition to her clinical work, she researches faith-based barriers to accessing mental health and substance use treatment services within ethnic communities. Sarah can provide services in English, Hindi and Urdu.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $180 - $260
Pay By: American Express, Cash, Cheque, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa, Wire
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Great-West Life
  • Green Shield Canada
  • Manulife
  • Meridian
  • SSQ Financial Group
  • SunLife
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Qualifications

  • School: University of Toronto
  • Licence and Province: 823216 Ontario

Location

415 Yonge st
Suite 1604
Toronto, ON M5B
(647) 490-8723
Offers video and phone sessions

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Specialties
  • Addiction
  • Mood Disorders
  • Anxiety
Issues
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Behavioural Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Career Guidance
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Gambling
  • Grief
  • Hoarding
  • Internet Addiction
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Medical Detox
  • Men's Issues
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Sports Performance
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Video Game Addiction
  • Women's Issues
  • faith based - muslim mental health
  • south asian intergenerational issues
Mental Health
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Asian and Other Racial or Ethnic Background
I also speak: Hindi and Urdu
Faith: Islam
Age
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
Communities
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Gay Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Transgender Allied

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Attachment-based
  • Clinical Supervision and Licensed Supervisors -
  • Cognitive Behavioural (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal
  • Intervention
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural
  • Narrative
  • Person-Centered
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Reality Therapy
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Family
  • Group

Links

My Website

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Last Modified: 1 Aug 2020
Sarah Ahmed, BSc, MSW, RSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Toronto

Sarah Ahmed

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BSc, MSW, RSW