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Omar Waheed MA RP CSAT, M.Ed.

Offers In-person and virtual appointments
  • Psychotherapist
  • Man
  • Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars. 71 rating(s).
Accepting new patients

Provider's hours

Sunday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
Closed

Description

I’m a Registered Psychotherapist providing in-person services in Vaughan and online across Ontario.  

I specialize in issues like sex, gambling, & gaming.  I am a certified sex addiction therapist (CSAT).  I help couples as well. 

I offer the first session for FREE to ensure my skills and style are a good fit for you.  Uses the link to book. 

With 16+ years of experience, I've had the privilege of helping many individuals learn, thrive and grow. As someone who is deeply passionate about therapy, my ultimate goal is to help you achieve a lasting peace of mind.

Conditions

  • Abuse
  • Addiction
  • ADHD
  • Adjustment disorder
  • Adoption
  • Aging
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anger
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • 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)
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse or Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating disorders
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Emotion Regulation
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Fears / Phobias
  • Gambling Addiction
  • Geriatric Counselling
  • Grief, loss, bereavement
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Infidelity
  • Insomnia
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Internet Addiction
  • Loneliness
  • Men's Issues
  • Mental Disorders
  • Mood disorders
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive- Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance (ODD)
  • Panic disorder
  • Paranoid personality disorder
  • Parenting
  • Persistent Depressive Disorder (Dysthymic Disorder)
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post-traumatic stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Quiet Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Relationship Issues
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-harming or suicidal behavior
  • Sex, sexuality, intimacy
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Social Isolation
  • Spirituality
  • Stopping Smoking
  • Stress
  • Substance Abuse
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Thoughts
  • Suicide
  • Thinking Disorders
  • Trauma
  • Video Game Addiction
  • Workplace stress

Services

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy
  • Attachment-based therapy
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Cognitive processing therapy
  • Dialectical behavior therapy
  • Emotionally focused therapy
  • Existential therapy
  • Experiential therapy
  • Family counselling
  • Family systems therapy
  • Group counselling
  • Integrative therapy
  • Interpersonal psychotherapy
  • Life Coaching
  • Marital counselling
  • Marriage and family therapy
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Narrative therapy
  • Psychological testing and evaluation
  • Relational therapy
  • Relationship counselling
  • Schema therapy
  • Solution-focused brief therapy
  • Strength-based therapy
  • The Gottman method
  • Trauma-focused cognitive behavior therapy

Clientele

  • Adults (18+)​
  • Couples​
  • Families​
  • Seniors (65+)​
  • Teens (13-17)​

Languages spoken

  • English

Professional designations

  • Master of Counselling Psychology (M.Ed.)

Education

  • M.A. - Master of Psychology from Ball State University (Indiana)
  • CSAT - Certified Sex Addiction Therapist from IITAP (Arizona)

Professional associations

  • CRPO - Registered Psychotherapist in Ontario
  • CSAT - Certified Sexual Addiction Therapist
Facility Information

Connections First Therapy

Summary

Welcome to Connections First Therapy!  Together with my partner, we have created this practice for you to begin your therapeutic journey towards healing & recovery.

Although we provide a general psychotherapy service, we do specialize in helping individuals suffering from an addiction as well as their families. We are experienced in issues such as gambling, sex/pornography addiction, among others. We also specialize in relationships, trauma and grief.

We see clients online as well as in our office space at Vaughan Mills.  Please feel free to book a free first session. Lets talk!

Business hours

Sunday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
Closed

Services & supplies

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy
  • Attachment-based therapy
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Cognitive processing therapy
  • Dialectical behavior therapy
  • Emotionally focused therapy
  • Existential therapy
  • Experiential therapy
  • Family counselling
  • Family systems therapy
  • Group counselling
  • Integrative therapy
  • Interpersonal psychotherapy
  • Life Coaching
  • Marital counselling
  • Marriage and family therapy
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Narrative therapy
  • Psychological testing and evaluation
  • Relational therapy
  • Relationship counselling
  • Schema therapy
  • Solution-focused brief therapy
  • Strength-based therapy
  • The Gottman method
  • Trauma-focused cognitive behavior therapy

Amenities

  • Close to public transit
  • Free parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair accessible
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104- 6-14845 Yonge St Toronto, Aurora, ON L4G 6H8

Provider's hours

Sunday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
Closed

Business hours

Sunday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
Closed