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Zainib Abdullah

Social Worker (MSW)
Co-founder, Clinical Director, Psychotherapist at Wellnest
Toronto, Ontario

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About Zainib Abdullah

Zainib completed her undergraduate from the University of Toronto, with a focus in Neuroscience and Psychology, and later obtained her Masters of Social Work from the University of Toronto. In addition to her private practice, she is currently working at Toronto Western Hospital as a mental health clinician and continues to be involved in research & community engagement projects that aim to support the mental health and well-being of individuals & families. When working with Zainib, you will find that her approach to therapy is collaborative, client-centred & trauma-informed. Zainib’s experience, education, and training allows her to support clients in cultivating wellness practices with a compassionate and non-judgmental stance. She has supported individuals and couples with various issues, including, but not limited to: anxiety, depression, grief and loss, trauma, post-traumatic stress, relationship challenges and life transitions, burn out, stress, perfectionism, and ‘workaholic’ tendencies. Zainib has extensive training in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy & Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, as well as training in Sensorimotor & Somatic Psychotherapies. As a certified applied mindfulness meditation specialist from the University of Toronto, Zainib has facilitated several mindfulness-based therapy programs at Toronto Western Hospital, Southlake Regional Health Centre, and Stevenson Memorial Hospital. Zainib provides faith-based therapy to clients who identify as Muslim and provides services in English and Arabic. She is a member of the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers and the Ontario Association of Social Workers. Zainib is a Certified Yoga Teacher (CYT ~300 hrs).

Just Muslim/Prefer Not to Say
I speak
Arabic English

My Credentials, Specialities & Practice

I conduct therapy
Both in person and online
Credentials Choice
I am licensed my license information is below
License State/Province, Country
Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers
Year I began practice
B.Sc., Neuroscience and Psychology, University of Toronto (2009)
Mental Health and Addiction Certificate, Ryerson University (2010)
M.S.W., University of Toronto (2013)
Addiction ADHD Anxiety Bipolar Disorder Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) Chronic Illness Codependency Coping Skills Depression Divorce Emotional Disturbance Family Conflict Grief Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Relationship Issues Self-Esteem Self-Harming Sexuality Stress Substance Use Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Women's Issues
Treatment Approach
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Attachment-based Therapy Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Compassion Focused Therapy Culturally Sensitive Therapy Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Faith-Centered Approach Family Therapy Internal Family Systems (IFS) Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) Narrative Therapy Person-Centered Therapy Relational Psychotherapy Somatic Therapy Strength-Based Therapy
Individual Couples Family Group
Age Specialty
Teen Adults (18+) Elders (65+)
Finances & Insurance
Accepts Insurance, Sliding Scale Fee

Contact Information

Practice/Organization Name
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Phone Number
415 Yonge St Suite #1604
Toronto, Ontario
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