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Zahra Nafar, M.ACP.

Offers In-person and virtual appointments
  • Psychotherapist
  • Woman
  • Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars. 180 rating(s).

Provider's hours

Sunday
By appointment only
Monday
9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Saturday
By appointment only

Description

Zahra is a Registered Psychotherapist and the Director of YourTherapist Psychotherapy and Counselling Clinic in Ottawa, ON. 
Her experience includes years of training in psychology, and neuroscience. She is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP), a Certified Addictions-Informed Mental Health Professional (CAIMHP) and a Level II Gottman Institute certified couples therapist. 
Zahra's therapy approach focuses on understanding her client's history, the family of origin, cultural background, physiological and psychological health to create clinical plans that promote change.

Conditions

  • Addiction
  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Communication
  • Depression
  • Eating disorders
  • Grief, loss, bereavement
  • Insomnia
  • Obsessive- Compulsive (OCD)
  • Post-traumatic stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Issues
  • Sex, sexuality, intimacy
  • Trauma
  • Workplace stress

Services

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy
  • Attachment-based therapy
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Compassion-focused therapy
  • Culturally sensitive therapy
  • Dialectical behavior therapy
  • Emotionally focused therapy
  • Existential therapy
  • Exposure and response prevention
  • Family counselling
  • Family systems therapy
  • Feminist therapy
  • Group counselling
  • Humanistic therapy
  • Integrative therapy
  • Interpersonal psychotherapy
  • Jungian therapy
  • Marital counselling
  • Marriage and family therapy
  • Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Multicultural therapy
  • Parent-child interaction therapy (PCIT)
  • Person-centered therapy
  • Psychoanalytic therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Relational therapy
  • Relationship counselling
  • Solution-focused brief therapy
  • Strength-based therapy
  • Structural family therapy
  • The Gottman method
  • Therapeutic intervention
  • Trauma-focused cognitive behavior therapy

Clientele

  • Adults (18+)​
  • Couples​
  • Families​
  • LGBTQ2+
  • Seniors (65+)​

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Farsi

Professional designations

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

Education

  • M.A. Counselling Psychology, Yorkville University
  • M.Sc. and Ph.D. Studies, Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa
  • B.Sc. Integrated Science Carleton University
  • B.Sc. Computer Mathematics, Carleton Univerisity

Professional associations

  • Member of The College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario
  • Clinical Member of the Ontario Society of Registered Psychotherapists
  • Member of the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association
  • Associate with the American Psychological Association
  • Professional Member of the European Society of Traumatic Stress Studies
Facility Information

Summary

YourTherapist Psychotherapy and Counselling is a specialized mental health clinic that provides evidence-based, compassionate, and affordable mental health services across Ontario. 

Our highly skilled psychotherapists have been extensively trained to treat a variety of mental illnesses, with interventions that are personalized to each client’s needs, including Psychotherapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Internal Family Systems (IFS), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment-Based Therapy, and Trauma-Focused Interventions.

Business hours

Sunday
By appointment only
Monday
9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Saturday
By appointment only

Services & supplies

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy
  • Animal-assisted therapy
  • Art therapy
  • Attachment-based therapy
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Compassion-focused therapy
  • Culturally sensitive therapy
  • Dialectical behavior therapy
  • Emotionally focused therapy
  • Existential therapy
  • Exposure and response prevention
  • Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing therapy
  • Family counselling
  • Family systems therapy
  • Feminist therapy
  • Group counselling
  • Humanistic therapy
  • Integrative therapy
  • Interpersonal psychotherapy
  • Jungian therapy
  • Marital counselling
  • Marriage and family therapy
  • Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Multicultural therapy
  • Narrative therapy
  • Parent-child interaction therapy (PCIT)
  • Person-centered therapy
  • Play therapy
  • Psychoanalytic therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Psychological testing and evaluation
  • Relational therapy
  • Relationship counselling
  • Solution-focused brief therapy
  • Somatic therapy
  • Strength-based therapy
  • Structural family therapy
  • The Gottman method
  • Therapeutic intervention
  • Trauma-focused cognitive behavior therapy

Amenities

  • Close to public transit
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair accessible
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1212 - 130 Albert Street, Ottawa, ON K1P 5G4

Provider's hours

Sunday
By appointment only
Monday
9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Saturday
By appointment only

Business hours

Sunday
By appointment only
Monday
9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Saturday
By appointment only