Fariba completed a health-focused Masters of Social Work at the University of Waterloo and the Assaulted Women and Children Counselor and Advocate Program from George Brown College. Fariba has been registered with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW) since 2014. She is fluent in English, Farsi (Iran), Azeri (Azerbaijan) and Dari (Afghanistan).
Fariba has had the opportunity to support many individuals from diverse populations as they navigated various life challenges and transitions, such as: trauma, relationship issues, co-parenting, divorce, infidelity, grief, trust, emotional, physical, sexual abuse, anxiety, depression and low self-esteem. More specifically, Fariba’s experiences have centered on working with women who have experienced domestic violence and sexual trauma.
Fariba uses a combination of approaches to meet the client’s needs and goals for therapy. These approaches include Trauma-Informed Practices, Solution-Focused, Narrative Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, and Mindfulness.
Fariba creates a warm and safe environment, she works from a strengths-based, and client-centered approach and meets you where you are in your current situation. She helps you with the best possible therapeutic skills and presenting the best tools to help you to achieve your therapy goals, to improve your life and your relationships by overcoming the difficult situations.
Fariba enjoys spend time with partner and family, reading, traveling, dance, music, long walk in the nature and meditation.
Many Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) and extended health care plans will cover services rendered by a Registered Social Worker.