Shaheena is a Registered Psychologist with extensive training and education in mental health. With over 8 years of experience, her focus is on children, youth, and their families to support them to overcome a variety of challenges, including anxiety, depression, ADHD, ASD and other behavioural or social challenges.
Working with families in a number of settings, Shaheena has widespread experience involving home/family life, socialization, and academic settings. With this all-inclusive view and background, Shaheena understands the impact – mood, behaviours, and socialization has on the overall functioning and inclusion of children, youth, and their families.
With the ever-evolving challenges that children and youth face today, Shaheena has chosen to focus her practice on this crucial and underserved area of mental health. In her work she creates a non-judgemental and empathetic environment that offers the flexibility and security for children and youth to thrive in and succeed.
Shaheena graduated with Bachelor of Science from the University of Alberta and earned her Masters in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University. She also holds a diploma in Child and Youth Care from Grant MacEwan University.
In addition to Counselling and Psychotherapy, Shaheena also conducts Psychoeducational Assessments.