Asma is a Canadian-educated therapist and educator. Asma is a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), which describes a process by which Asma is currently completing additional requirements for the college to which she belongs, the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO). Asma is also a member of the Ontario Association of Consultants, Counsellors, Psychometrists and Psychotherapists (OACCPP) and she is a member of the Ontario College of Teachers.
Asma has been counselling individuals experiencing depression, anxiety, personality disorders, relationship and family disputes, grief and loss, physical impairments and further issues since 2012. Prior to starting Concentric Care, Asma worked as a counsellor with the Hamilton Family Health Team and Stonehenge Therapeutic Community. She is currently a group counsellor at the Hamilton Family Health Team.
In addition to her M.A.C.P. and experience counselling, Asma is an Ontario Certified Teacher and understands various learning disabilities, learning styles and challenges in the classroom. Asma taught elementary grades for two years before leaving to complete a Masters in Education where she specialized in Adult Education.
Asma utilizes Interpersonal Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy in her counselling work.
Asma has been trained in:
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
Family Therapy, Child Psychology
Counselling Aboriginal Women & Youth
In addition, Asma holds the following qualifications: