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The Volunteers

Who We Are

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Areeba Iftikhar

Referral Affiliate

Practicum site: ASSIST Counselling & Psychiatric Services

Supervisor name: Geoffrey Reekie


Areeba is currently a Master’s level MA in counselling psychology practicum student who is qualified to practice under the clinical supervision of an approved practicum supervisor.


Languages: English, Urdu, Punjabi, Hindi


Welcome! Congratulations on taking the first step towards finding help. I am an MA in Counselling Psychology (MACP) practicum student from Yorkville University, working towards a Registered Psychotherapist designation. I am an immigrant, queer of colour, non-binary therapist with disabilities looking to help folx with mental health struggles, especially within queer, trans and BIPOC communities. While working with clients, I hope to address anxiety, stress, sadness, dissociation, grief, loss, rage, self-criticism, shame, and trauma that may or may not result from interpersonal and systemic experiences of violence and oppression. I can utilize psychodynamic approaches along with motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioural therapy, and dialectical interventions to help people.

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