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"Inner peace begins when you choose not to allow another person or event to control your emotions."

-Pema Chodron

Our Story
 

Natasha’s Counselling Services (NCS) was founded by the second-generation South Asian immigrant woman, Natasha Ramzan. NCS is a community mental health and wellness clinic providing research-based psychotherapy services to children, adolescents, adults and families.

Our Vision and Mission:

 

Our vision is to provide mental health services that are culturally sensitive and holistic.

To make this vision a reality, our mission is to address mental health stigma, especially in the ethnic minority groups, and promote social, emotional and overall mental health wellbeing.

Our Approach:

  • Anti-Oppressive

  • Culturally Sensitive

  • Evidence-Based Practice

  • Person-Centered

Our values are at the core of everything we do

Integrity

Integrity

Diversity

Diversity

We demonstrate integrity in our work with clients, families and community partners.

We believe that every person, regardless of their disability, race, ethnicity, gender, age, economic status, or sexual orientation, has the right and responsibilities to full potential in our society.

Respect and Dignity

Respect and Dignity

Inclusive

Inclusive

Every person has the right to be treated with respect and dignity.

We are keen to break down the barriers that prevent people from accessing mental health resources to improve their overall wellbeing.

 

Supporting Our Therapists

In order to ensure the highest quality of care for our clients, Natasha's Counselling Services prioritizes our therapists' ongoing growth and professional development. Here's how we make sure every therapist receives supervision and keeps up with their professional development:
 

  1. Clinical Supervision: We provide regular clinical supervision for all therapists at our clinic. The sessions allow therapists to discuss cases, seek guidance, and receive feedback from experienced supervisors in a confidential, supportive environment. As a result of this collaborative process, our therapists continuously improve their skills and refine their therapeutic approaches, so they can deliver the highest quality care to our clients.
     

  2. Evidence-Based Practice: We are committed to staying current with research, theories, and therapeutic techniques. We encourage our therapists to take part in continuing education programs and professional training opportunities. To better meet the needs of our clients, we invest in our therapists' professional development so that they can expand their knowledge and acquire new tools and strategies.
     

  3. Peer Supervision/Teaching: This is an essential part of our clinic's culture, where we collaborate and learn from each other. Through peer consultations, our therapists exchange ideas, share experiences, and gain insight from one another. Our clinic benefits from this collaborative approach as it strengthens their skills, encourages professional growth, and provides a supportive community for our clinicians.
     

  4. Professional Memberships: All of our therapists are active members of professional organizations relevant to their areas of expertise. Our therapists keep up to date with the latest advances in their fields by staying connected to professional communities, allowing them to offer evidence-based and effective interventions.
     

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