Fariba Nabati
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Fariba Nabati

Therapist / MSW, RSWshe/her/hers

Fariba radiates warmth, compassion, and genuine understanding in her therapeutic practice. She is attuned and sensitive to the emotional needs of her clients, possessing an innate ability to find humour, joy, and laughter in various situations, while also holding space for the tension, discomfort, and depths of emotions. No matter the circumstance, you can expect a gentle and soft presence from Fariba as she patiently sits with you, sorting through the tangles in your mind, heart, and spirit.

Offering Sessions in . . .
  • Individual Therapy
  • Relationship + Couples Counselling
  • Sex Therapy
I’m the therapist for you if:
  • You’re living with depression and anxiety and you would like to experience life in a different way
  • You’re dealing with past trauma and would like to unpack them and learn who you are beyond the trauma
  • You’re feeling stuck and would like to break out of repeating cycles, toward personal and spiritual growth
  • You’re experiencing conflict with your partner and would like to improve your communication, intimacy and connection
  • You would like a flexible and easy-going approach in your sessions, where you are met with compassion, understanding, and genuine warmth

Session Types: Individual Therapy, Relationship Therapy, Sex Therapy, Virtual Therapy

Languages: English, Farsi, Azari, and Dari

Specialties: Anxiety, Breakups-Divorce-Separation, Childhood Trauma, Communication & Conflict Resolution, Depression, Emotional Regulation, Grief & Loss, Life Transitions, Parenting, Self-Esteem and Self-Worth, Sex and Intimacy, Stress Management, Trauma, Work-Life Balance

Approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment-Based Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Compassion-Focused Therapy (CFT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Existential Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Gottman Method Relation Therapy, Grief Therapy, Mindfulness, Narrative Therapy, Person-Centered & Humanistic Psychotherapy Resilience & Strengths-Based Counselling, Sex Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy (SFT), Trauma-Informed Therapy

More About Fariba

Fariba is a Registered Social Worker in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW) and the Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW). She completed her bachelor’s and Master of Social Work degrees from the University of Waterloo.

Drawing from her own experiences of immigrating and living in Canada as a racialized woman, Fariba celebrates and embraces the resilience and strength of her clients. She remembers the seemingly small details and intricacies about her clients’ lives, acknowledging how their experiences have shaped them, without passing judgement. Known for creating a trusting space, Fariba ensures her clients feel seen, wholly accepted, and validated, encouraging them to explore their innermost thoughts and emotions.

With Fariba, you’ll find a therapist who meets you where you are, offering reflections for greater self-discovery and fulfilment. She derives great joy from connecting her clients more deeply with themselves and their loved ones, guiding them toward a brighter and more empowered future.

Fariba believes in the importance of self-care! When she’s not with clients, you may find her peacefully meditating, walking barefoot on the beach, or swimming against the water’s current. Fariba absolutely adores her energetic dog, JJ, finding joy in their playful interactions.

Many Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) and extended health care plans will cover services rendered by a Registered Social Worker.

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