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I want to engage in psychotherapy but…

A teenager with obsessive- compulsive disorder is not allowed to see a psychotherapist because her parents fear that it will affect their reputation. The stress from her OCD causes her to experience heart palpitations and breathing problems. A young woman on...

How to manage stress on Eid

Every year NISA Women’s Helpline receives approximately 4000 calls regarding mental health, domestic abuse, self-esteem and faith related issues. As we approach Eid-al-Adha we must remember that while these celebrations can be joyful, they can also be tense and...

Ponderings of a Professional Muslimah

Sarah is a physician currently working at Trillium Health Centre in Mississauga, Ontario. She joins us today for an interview on the life of a professional Muslimah. Q: What motivated you to pursue a professional career? S: I have to say, this is a difficult question....

 


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