About Nada

Nada is a vivacious and energetic Registered Social Worker that brings years of experience in progressive leadership roles in social services and mental health.  Her passion and expertise lie in supporting individuals and staff and volunteers in organizations in fostering wellness and resilience. Nada does this as an Organizational Consultant by developing policies and procedures, facilitating mental health and sexual violence solutions workshops and training, as well as designing wellness initiatives for corporations, non-profit organizations and post-secondary institutions.  

 

Nada has collaboratively worked with leaders of organizations including CEO's, Board of Directors and Managers. 

As a Psychotherapist & Parent Coach, Nada specializes in supporting women coping with issues such as but not limited to anxiety, imposter syndrome, role/life transitions,  racial trauma, stress, sexual assault/abuse and parenting challenges. 

 

Nada 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. 

Nada maintains ongoing professional development and below are some of the  certifications and training that she has completed: 

  • Trauma Counselling 

      Sickids Centre for Community Mental Health Institute

  • Managing Mental Health in the Workplace ( Rights & Responsiblities)

       Achieve: Centre for Leadership

      

  • Kniffley Racial Trauma Therapy Training 

      Steven D. Kniffley Racial Trauma Therapy Model  

  • Tree of Life - Narrative Advanced practitioner 

       Phola-Ngo

  •  Diversity, Equity, Inclusion in the workplace Certificate

      University of South Florida Muma College of Business 

  • Introduction and Advanced COURRAGE Training ( narrative therapeutic training to support women and others experiencing complex trauma)

       Phola-Ngo​

  • Essentials of CBT: The Beck Approach 

       Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy 

  • Narrative Therapy (Course),

       York University 

  • Youth Wellbeing: Combatting Anti-Black Racism

       YouthRex, 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

  • Nonviolent Crisis Prevention Training Refresher 

       The Yonge Street Mission 

  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training,  

       LivingWorks

  • 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 30-minute phone consultation. This is a complimentary, informal conversation about your organizational goals and how Nada may be of assistance.