My Approach to Helping
Umair is registered with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario and a Certified Coach Practitioner with diverse experience of more than 10 years in coaching individuals, couples and groups. Umair holds three Masters Degrees, his most recent Masters Degree is in Counselling Psychology. He has a warm and compassionate approach for treating clients and believes that client-therapist alliance based on trust is an integral part of therapy. He provides a safe non-judgmental space to help his clients explore their thoughts and feelings. Umair recognizes vulnerability and focuses on overcoming mental health challenges through a collaborative process using an empathetic approach.
Umair primarily uses Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and Psychoanalytic approach to change maladaptive thoughts and explore the effects of past or childhood incidents on your present thoughts, emotions and behaviours. He also incorporates multimodal therapy by utilizing Gestalt, Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT), Humanistic, Solution Focused, Strength Based and other modalities to adapt to the needs and best interest of his clients.
Umair provides culturally sensitive therapy in English, Urdu, Hindi and Punjabi. His focus is on integrating different therapeutic techniques to deepen his client's intuitive abilities leading towards a creative blueprint to live a balanced and purposeful life.