About Nada

I am a vibrant Registered Social Worker that brings years of experience in progressive leadership roles in organizations and mental health. My passion and expertise lies in supporting all members of organizations and institutions in fostering wellness and resilience. I do this as an Organizational Consultant  by developing policies and procedures, designing wellness initiatives and programs and facilitating mental health and sexual violence training and workshops.  

 

I have collaboratively worked with leaders of organizations and institutions including CEO's, Board of Directors and Managers. 

As a Therapist & Parent Coach, I specialize in supporting women & girls experiencing low self-esteem issues in Ontario. I also provide specialized counselling and coaching services to women coping with parenting challenges. 

I earned a Master of Social Work degree from York University and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours with Distinction) specializing in Women's and Gender Studies and Sociology from the University of Toronto. 

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I maintain ongoing professional development and below are some of the  certifications and training that I have completed: 

  • Certificate in Trauma Counselling for Mental Health Professionals

      Sickkids Centre for Community Mental Health Institute

  • Certificate in Trauma - Strategies for Counsellors 

      Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute

  • Certificate in Managing Mental Health in the Workplace ( Rights & Responsibilities)

       Achieve: Centre for Leadership

      

  • Certified Racial Trauma Clinician

      Steven D. Kniffley Racial Trauma Therapy Model  

  • Certified Brainspotting Practitioner

      Brainspotting 

  • Completion of Sensorimotor Psychotherapy for Trauma Themes 

      Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute 

  • Certified in Tree of Life - Narrative Therapy Advanced practitioner 

       Phola-Ngo

  • Certified Advanced Courrage Complex Trauma Practitioner (Culturally Responsive)

       Phola-Ngo​

  • Certificate in Essentials of CBT: The Beck Approach 

       Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy 

  • Narrative Therapy (Course),

       York University 

  • Oxfam Summit and Day of Action - Ending Equality and promoting Women's Rights

       Oxfam Canada

  • Trauma and Resilience: Surviving and Thriving (Workshop)

       ChildSavers

  • Certificate in Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

        LivingWorks 

  • Certificate in Anti-Bias and Inclusion 

       Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute

  • Certificate in Harm Reduction: A framework for Change, Choice, and Control  

        Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute

  • Certificate in Anxiety - Practical Intervention Strategies

        Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute

  • Certificate in Depression- Practical Intervention Strategies

        Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute

  • Certificate in Critical Incident Group Debriefing 

        Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute

  • Certificate in Trauma Informed-Care: Building a Culture of Strength 

        Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute

  • Certificate in Trauma-Informed Care and Healing Centred Engagement 

       ChildSavers

  • Certificate in Cultural Competence and Unintended Bias

        Arizona Trauma Institute

  • Certificate in Nonviolent Crisis Prevention Training Refresher 

       The Yonge Street Mission 

  • Racism and Discrimination as Risk Factors for Toxic Stress (webinar)

      AcessAware

  • Certificate in Refugees and Trauma: Understanding and Supporting Resilience 

       Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute

  • Certificate in Youth Wellbeing: Combatting Anti-Black Racism 

      Youth Research and Evaluation Exchange (YouthRex)

  • Mentoring Vulnerable Youth Certificate

       City of Toronto

  • Critical Youth Work Certificate 

       YouthRex

  • Maximizing Governance: Public Policy (Applied Learning Session #3)

       Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants

Ready to book?

The first step is to book a  complimentary one hour phone consultation. This is a informal conversation about your organizational goals and how I may be of assistance.