Anila Aisha, MACP, Registered Psychotherapist
Anila is a member of Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA) with Masters of Arts in Counselling Psychology (MACP), majoring in Addiction; Trauma & Crises; Cognitive behavior therapy; Psychodynamic and Humanistic Modalities; and School Counseling.
Anila has a profound understanding and progressive perception through working in challenging and demanding environments including schools’ systems and correction center. Anila is continuing her volunteer work at the correction center, providing counseling to both vulnerable youth and adults with a focus on the specific needs of the populace, exposed to unique challenges in small northern communities.
Through her years of living and working in the Territories, Anila is culturally aware of the northern aspects of helping people with multifaceted complications; she focuses on cultural aspects of the professional practice and is cautious of handling client issues and information in line with Canadian Ethical and Moral aspects. Anila’s vision and approach is to engage clients with the utmost understanding, compassion, empathy, and respect. She believes in developing a therapeutic relationship based on compassionate, non-judgmental and vicarious dynamics. She also has experience of working with children and individuals with special needs through practicing person-centered approach of counseling by the inclusion of best practices from Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Gestalt Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Trauma therapy, and Stress Inoculation Therapy.
Anila is a well-read and well-traveled person who combines her education, experience, and passion for assisting clients going through trauma, stress, anxiety, and mental health matters. Anila trusts that effective counseling and psychological aids can help individuals to reinstate regular life.