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Husainat Bakare

Registered Psychotherapist, C.C.C

◦Available 

◦ Virtual

◦ Client Focus: Individuals 16+ & Couples

◦ Languages: English & Yoruba 

Issues: Anxiety, depression, trauma, stress/life transitions, racial identity, self-esteem, relationship issues, burnout, loneliness, coping skills.

Husainat Bakare, BIPOC Black Muslim Therapist

Approaches

◦ Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Client Centered Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Emotion Focused Couples Therapy, Integrative Therapy

My therapeutic style

Experience

Life is a journey of numerous experiences. When we encounter obstacles, transitions, and adversity time and time again, life can begin to feel like too much to handle.

As your therapist, I will aim to help you process your experiences, heal, make appropriate and meaningful changes for your future, and become the best version of yourself. I am focused on providing therapy through an anti-oppressive, intersectional, culturally sensitive, and informed lens to all persons inclusive of BIPOC, minority, and immigrant communities. I am dedicated to ensuring that all my clients feel safe, respected, and supported in their journeys towards wellness with me.

Husainat is currently a Registered Psychotherapist member of the CRPO. She completed her undergraduate degree in Neuroscience and Mental Health with a minor in Psychology at Carleton University, and earned her master’s degree in Counselling Psychology at Yorkville University.

Over the years, Husainat has been involved in activism and advocacy to break the stigma surrounding mental health, increase mental health awareness, improve education about mental health, and address the need for accessibility to mental health services for racialized communities and all communities.

 

In addition, she has volunteer experience as a peer support worker, providing support and crisis interventions in various settings and communities, and delivering mental health workshops focused on mental health literacy and anti-oppression. 

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More than just my work

My favourite quote:

“The irony is that we attempt to disown our difficult stories to appear more
whole or more acceptable, but our wholeness - even our wholeheartedness - actually depends on the integration of all of our experiences, including the falls.”

- Brené Brown

Chose your therapist? Awesome! Book your free initial consultation here

Fees are $160.00 per session plus HST. *Some sliding scale spots are available upon request to your therapist*. Our Social Worker, Anna charges $160 with no HST. We also offer 1 free session and sliding scale pricing with our intern, Danielle. Services can also be reimbursed by some health plans. Please inquire with your provider if they cover services provided by Registered Psychotherapists or Registered Social Workers (services with Anna).​

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