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Waleed Riaz, M.ACP.

Offers In-person and virtual appointments
  • Psychotherapist
  • Man
  • Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars. 36 rating(s).
Accepting new patients

Provider's hours

Sunday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Description

Waleed has been entrusted in various settings to provide mental health support to residential, outpatient, and inpatient clients. His broad base of training and experience working with mood and anxiety disorders, substance use disorder, and stress management enables him to cater to the clients’ needs empathetically and sensitively.
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Waleed primarily works within the Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) framework, with ability to integrate mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), motivational interviewing (MI) and dialectic behavioral therapy (DBT), as needed to cultivate positive outcomes.

Conditions

  • Abuse
  • Addiction
  • ADHD
  • Adjustment disorder
  • Adoption
  • Aging
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anger
  • Anger Management
  • Antisocial Personality disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Binge eating disorder (eating disorders)
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Body Image
  • Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
  • Bullying
  • Chronic Pain or Illness
  • Codependency
  • Communication
  • Compulsive gambling
  • Conduct Disorder (CD)
  • Conversion disorder
  • Delirium
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse or Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating disorders
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Emotion Regulation
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Excoriation disorder
  • Family planning
  • Fears / Phobias
  • Gambling Addiction
  • Geriatric Counselling
  • Grief, loss, bereavement
  • Histrionic personality disorder
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Infertility or Adoption
  • Infidelity
  • Insomnia
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Internet Addiction
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Loneliness
  • Medical Detox
  • Men's Issues
  • Mental Disorders
  • Mood disorders
  • Munchausen syndrome by proxy
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive- Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance (ODD)
  • Panic disorder
  • Paranoid personality disorder
  • Parenting
  • Persistent Depressive Disorder (Dysthymic Disorder)
  • Personality Disorders
  • Postpartum depression
  • Post-traumatic stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Psychosis
  • Quiet Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Racial Identity
  • Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria
  • Relationship Issues
  • Schizophrenia
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-harming or suicidal behavior
  • Sex, sexuality, intimacy
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Social Isolation
  • Somatic symptom disorder
  • Spirituality
  • Stopping Smoking
  • Stress
  • Substance Abuse
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Thoughts
  • Suicide
  • Thinking Disorders
  • Tourette Syndrome
  • Trauma
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  • Video Game Addiction
  • Weight Loss
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace stress

Services

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy
  • Adlerian therapy
  • Attachment-based therapy
  • Career counseling
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Cognitive processing therapy
  • Cognitive stimulation therapy
  • Compassion-focused therapy
  • Culturally sensitive therapy
  • Dialectical behavior therapy
  • Eclectic therapy
  • Emotionally focused therapy
  • Existential therapy
  • Experiential therapy
  • Exposure and response prevention
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Humanistic therapy
  • Integrative therapy
  • Interpersonal psychotherapy
  • Jungian therapy
  • Mentalization-based therapy
  • Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Multicultural therapy
  • Narrative therapy
  • Neuro-linguistic programming therapy
  • Person-centered therapy
  • Positive psychology
  • Prolonged exposure therapy
  • Psychoanalytic therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Psychological testing and evaluation
  • Relational therapy
  • Relationship counselling
  • Solution-focused brief therapy
  • Strength-based therapy
  • Structural family therapy
  • Trauma-focused cognitive behavior therapy

Clientele

  • Adults (18+)​
  • Children (under 12)​
  • Seniors (65+)​
  • Teens (13-17)​

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Urdu

Professional designations

  • Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology (M.ACP.)

Education

  • Masters degree in Counselling Psychology
  • Registered with CRPO
  • Registered with Canadian Counselling & Psychotherapy Association
  • Member of Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA)
  • Certifications in mental health and addiction programs from renowned universities like Yale, UoFT and UBC

Professional associations

  • Member of Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA)
  • Certifications in mental health and addiction programs from renowned universities like Yale, UoFT and UBC
  • Masters degree in Counselling Psychology
  • Registered with CRPO
  • Registered with Canadian Counselling & Psychotherapy Association
Facility Information

Summary

Centre of Healing Minds is a full service counselling centre in Mississauga offering individual, couple, family psychotherapy through licensed professionals. It is dedicated to helping people maintain a state of wellness by helping them improve and learn new strategies for dealing with difficult times and recover from serious setbacks in their lives. We work from a strength based perspective, looking for solutions to help people move on from their problems.

Our focus is to help individuals heal, energize, and become aware of their inner strengths.

Business hours

Sunday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Services & supplies

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy
  • Adlerian therapy
  • Attachment-based therapy
  • Career counseling
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Cognitive processing therapy
  • Cognitive stimulation therapy
  • Compassion-focused therapy
  • Culturally sensitive therapy
  • Dialectical behavior therapy
  • Eclectic therapy
  • Emotionally focused therapy
  • Existential therapy
  • Experiential therapy
  • Exposure and response prevention
  • Expressive arts therapy
  • Family counselling
  • Family systems therapy
  • Feminist therapy
  • Forgiveness therapy
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Group counselling
  • Humanistic therapy
  • Integrative therapy
  • Interpersonal psychotherapy
  • Jungian therapy
  • Life Coaching
  • Marital counselling
  • Marriage and family therapy
  • Mentalization-based therapy
  • Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Multicultural therapy
  • Narrative therapy
  • Neuro-linguistic programming therapy
  • Parent-child interaction therapy (PCIT)
  • Person-centered therapy
  • Play therapy
  • Positive psychology
  • Prolonged exposure therapy
  • Psychoanalytic therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Psychological testing and evaluation
  • Rational emotive behavior therapy
  • Reality therapy
  • Relational therapy
  • Relationship counselling
  • Solution-focused brief therapy
  • Somatic therapy
  • Strength-based therapy
  • Structural family therapy
  • Teen mental health
  • The Gottman method
  • Therapeutic intervention
  • Trauma-focused cognitive behavior therapy

Amenities

  • Close to public transit
  • Free parking
  • Wheelchair accessible
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90 Burnhamthorpe Road West Suite 1400, Mississauga, ON L5B 3C3

Provider's hours

Sunday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Business hours

Sunday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm