Meet The Team
Duaa Al-Aghar has a master’s degree in computer engineering and has a variety of work and educational experiences in Canada and overseas. After working as a professor at the university for almost 8 years, she came to Canada in 2006. Since then, Duaa has worked closely with diverse populations, mainly underprivileged children and families in marginalized communities in the Waterloo region, as a community leader, Web Designer, and Database specialist. Ms. Al-Aghar has received many
awards for her work in community involvement & development. Over the years, she has created and
fostered welcoming spaces and developed inclusive intercultural environments that provide a sense of
belonging for immigrant families and individuals.
Languages: English, Arabic
Community Engagement Coordinator and Counsellor, Muslim Social Services Waterloo Region. Rozina is a registered social worker. She holds a Master of Social Work degree from Wilfrid Laurier University with specialization in individuals, families, and group counselling. She also has a certification in addictions. Rozina has 10 + years of community development experience in Kitchener - Waterloo area. She also has certification in Leadership and Management. Rozina has a strong passion to support individuals and families with settlement, parenting and mental health related challenges.
My name is Sally , I studied English literature in Damascus University, and I am a certified interpreter, and dental assistant. I possess strengths in strong communication skills , leadership, empathy.
My name is Shiwan Ibrahim, I am a student with Yorkville University. I am currently completing my Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology (MACP) and working as a practicum student with Muslim Social Services. I received my undergraduate’s degree from Laurentian University, specialization in Psychology. I am capable of providing Cognitive Behavioural Therapy interventions (CBT) as well as Trauma informed therapy (while supervised). I hold the RP(Qualifying) status with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO).
Doaa Mahrous is a Psychotherapist (Qualifying) who works as an intern with the psychotherapy department at Carizon Counselling. Doaa believes in a holistic, trauma-informed, strength-based, and client-centered approach to healing. Doaa is trained in providing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution focused therapy, and Narrative therapy. Doaa is currently completing her Masters in Spiritual Care and Psychotherapy at Laurier University.
Takunda Mahere is a second year Computer Science student at Conestoga College. He specializes in full stack development and has recently decided to hone additional skills in project management. Takunda has developed a strong passion for being a key role player in supporting communities with mental health initiatives.