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Sarah Ahmed

Social Worker (MSW)
Toronto, Ontario

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About Sarah Ahmed

Sarah completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology and Masters of Social Work from the University of Toronto, specializing in mental health and addictions. Over the past 10 years, she has worked as a mental health and addictions therapist at the Center For Addiction & Mental Health (CAMH) and is currently working as a mental health therapist at the University of Toronto. Sarah strongly favors an integrative, trauma-informed, client-centered approach to create a healthy alliance with clients and their loved ones. Over the years Sarah has worked with a diverse clientele within a multitude of clinical inpatient and outpatient settings. She has extensive experience providing individual and group counseling to those experiencing mental health concerns such as anxiety, depression, borderline personality disorder, and co-occurring substance use issues. Additionally, Sarah provides support for loved ones on how to sustain healthy relationships and manage life stressors. In addition to her work at Wellnest, Sarah holds the position of an adjunct lecturer for the University of Toronto, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work. She founded the Canadian Muslim Addiction Association and provides educational workshops on substance abuse and addictive behaviors in the community. Sarah provides faith-based therapy for clients who identify as Muslim and provides services in English, Hindi and Urdu.​ She is a member of the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers, and of the Ontario Association of Social Workers.
I speak
English Hindi Urdu

My Credentials, Specialities & Practice

I conduct therapy
Both in person and online
License State/Province, Country
Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers
Year I began practice
B.Sc. Hons, Major in Exceptionality in Human Learning, University of Toronto (2010)
M.S.W., Specialized in Mental Health and Addiction Studies, University of Toronto (2013)
Additional Credentials
- Adjunct Lecturer University of Toronto Social Work
- Cofounder of Well-Nest, Canadian Muslim Addiction Association and Psychotherapist in Private Practice
- Centre of Addiction and Mental Health, Certificate in DBT (2013)
- Ontario Association of Social Workers
Addiction Anger Management Anxiety Bipolar Disorder Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) Career Guidance Chronic Illness Codependency Coping Skills Depression Domestic Violence Eating Disorders Family Conflict Gambling Grief Internet Addiction Life Transitions Marital and Premarital Men's Issues Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Parenting Pregnancy/Prenatal/Postpartum Racial Identity Relationship Issues School Issues Self-Esteem Sexuality Spirituality Stress Substance Use Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Treatment Approach
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Couples Therapy Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) Faith-Centered Approach Family Therapy Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) Motivational Interviewing Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) Spiritually-Integrated Psychotherapy Strength-Based Therapy Trauma Focused Therapy
Individual Couples Family Group
Age Specialty
Teen Adults (18+)
Finances & Insurance
Accepts Insurance, Sliding Scale Fee

Contact Information

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Phone Number
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415 Yonge St Suite #1604
Toronto, Ontario
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