My name is Hossein Abdollahi Sani, a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO). I am also a Certified Family and Couple therapist graduated from Guelph University, Ontario. I graduated from Shiraz University of Medical Science in Iran in 1990 and started working as a GP Medical Doctor until 1999 when I began to work as a psychiatrist after 3 years of residency training in Iran University in Tehran. In the year 2000, with the contribution of my professional colleagues, I founded an addiction recovery Center, Atie Now, in Karaj where I had position of supervisor psychiatrist, and therapist until 2015, when I immigrated to Toronto. I also worked and treated clients with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, Sexual disorders, LGBTQ, and Transgenders. After obtaining my Registered Psychotherapist license in Ontario in 2015, I started to provide safe and effective therapy to my clients, bringing many years of experience being in the field of Medical psychiatry and as a therapist in both Farsi and English languages. pursuing my professional goals and development, I successfully graduated from certified Family and Couple therapy program from Guelph University to achieve CAFMT registration.
In my practice, I support my clients who are going through difficult life situations which impose them with a lot of stress, anger, anxiety, and depression in addition to background mental health issues that they suffer from. I provide a safe, non-judgemental space for my clients to open up themselves, communicate their pains, develop new skills, foster positive emotions, and have a better quality of life. I walk with them through every step of their struggles and help them to achieve their desired goal.
I am also a public speaker and have delivered many speeches about mental health and marijuana, communication, and parenting skills sponsored by different Iranian organizations in Toronto. I am interested in volunteer activity in my professional field.
I am a mental health counselor in Ayeneh Foundation established by Dariush Eghbali, an activist and a reputable Iranian singer, whose mission is mental health promotion and addiction prevention. Along with my honor colleague and psychiatrist, Dr. Abbas Azadian, we started to produce weekly mental health discussion programs in Farsi that have been broadcasting by Ayeneh Foundation TV.
I work with a group of highly motivated women in the IWOO organization of Ontario as a mental health professional volunteer.
Specialties and Services
My specialty is in stress, anxiety, depression, trauma, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, Borderline Personality Disorder, Phobia, addiction, family therapy, and couple therapy including pre-marriage counseling, and caters to many clients from different backgrounds and life circumstances.
I take a client-centered and collaborative approach to help my clients using different methods such as Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) and Gestalt therapy. However, I make use of CBT, DBT, Psychodynamic, Mindfulness, and Existential psychotherapy techniques to help specific symptoms of clients.
I started to take courses of continual education in Marriage and Couple therapy to work as a licensed Family and Couple therapist. I can provide a brief complimentary fifteen minutes telephone conversation to determine if the therapy is the next step for you. Currently, I provide more safe video and phone counseling for my clients via Virtual care applications due to the Covid-19.
I accept new clients and offer supervision for new psychotherapist fellows.
We provide therapy and support to many clients all around the world. Many of our clients are referred by their family doctor, friends, or family members. Our private office is the place we invite most of our clients to get service. However, we also offer online psychotherapy and counseling by Skype
We take a goal-oriented approach to healing. Whatever your goals might be we want to help you achieve them
We start with a brief assessment through a short casual conversation. Then we talk about any psychological, physical, or relationship issues you are experiencing. Finally, we discuss and practice techniques that can help you.
Our five physical therapists have many years of clinical experience and a shared passion for helping our community stay active.