By Khaula Siddique
Recently a group member asked for assistance in the Muslim Moms Facebook Group. She wanted to compile a list of Muslim therapists to share with the community. The response was great and there were many suggestions and links to websites. We have compiled them into a mini directory for you here, please share with anyone you know may need it! Please remember to visit the FAQ pages on the websites and see if that particular place is for you or not.
Art as Therapy:
They use art and the creative process, they are not a Muslim organization but have several Muslim therapists. They have branches in Orangeville, Milton and Brampton. https://www.artastherapy.ca/
Canadian Muslim Counselling:
As the name states, they are Muslim and offer therapy from holistic, empathetic Islamic perspectives. Based in Scarborough. https://muslimcounselling.ca/
A Muslim organization with Muslim therapists. Located in Oakville. https://cedarwaytherapy.com/
Centre of Healing Minds:
A team of Muslim therapists. Located in Mississauga. https://www.cohm.ca/
Healing Hearts Counselling:
Offer several different therapeutic approaches including Islamically Integrated Psychotherapy. Located in Scarborough. https://healingheartscounselling.ca/
Offer online and in-person counselling. Offer subsidized sessions for those in need. https://www.isnacanada.com/counselling/
Integrate Islamic spiritual approaches into psychology. Non-profit organization. Located in Toronto, New York, LA, Chicago and Santa Clara. https://khalilcenter.com/
Located in Toronto, Etobicoke, Kitchener and Oakville. Muslim and non-Muslim therapists. https://www.lifecyclecounselling.com/
Offers holistic Psychotherapy services from a mind-body-soul perspective, specializing in Muslim mental health. Easily bookable online sessions all over Ontario and in-person sessions in Mississauga. https://
Neem Tree Counselling:
Phone and online sessions. Halton Region. http://www.neemtreecounselling.com/
Offer online sessions, located in Mississauga, offer a helpline available 7 days a week. Registered charity. https://naseeha.org/web-therapy/
Founded by two Muslim women, have both Muslim and non-Muslim therapists. Located in Downtown Toronto. https://www.wellnest.ca/
Several of the listed organizations are registered charities or not-for-profits and offer free services to those in need, remember to donate when you can to help those less fortunate than ourselves!
About the Author
Khaula Siddique, artist at Khaula’s Art, has written for Dawn Pakistan and now paints stories on large walls. She loves bringing art to the community and achieves this through interactive art activities and public art projects. When she is not painting, she is over-indulging her large eccentric orange tabby who part-times as her critic and her muse. You can find her art shenanigans on her website, Khaula Siddique.com.