Sabiha Faruqui

Occupational Therapist and Psychotherapist
MSc. OT, OT Reg. (Ont.)

Sabiha Faruqui is an Occupational Therapist and Psychotherapist registered with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario (COTO). Sabiha received her Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy from McMaster University and has over 12 years of experience. Sabiha has worked at several hospitals in the Greater Toronto Area including Credit Valley Hospital (Trillium Health Partners), the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) as well as Humber River Hospital.

Sabiha utilizes strategies from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Based Approaches as well as Motivational Interviewing in her work with clients. Sabiha loves working with adults and also has a special interest and a great deal of experience working with transitional aged youth (ages 16-24).

Sabiha is passionate about working collaboratively with clients on improving their mental health. She believes that positive mental health is as essential as physical health and well being. She is committed to providing a warm, non-judgemental space in which clients feel comfortable sharing their feelings, thoughts and difficulties in order to support them on their path towards greater well being and quality of life.

Career & Professional Training Highlights

  • Registered Occupational Therapist
  • Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy degree from McMaster University
  • Honours Bachelor of Science degree from University of Toront
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Certificate Program, Fundamental Skills Certificate Program, OISE Continuing Education, University of Toronto
  • Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Level II - Cognitive Behavioural Therapy with Mental Health Disorders, Wilfred Laurier University
  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy: Beyond Basics, University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies
  • Dialectical Behavioural Therapy Skills Course, Behavioural Tech
  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy – Basic, Anita Federici – Trillium Health Partners
  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy – Advanced, Anita Federici – Trillium Health Partners
  • Dialectical Behavioural Therapy Skills Training Workshop, Mount Sinai Psychotherapy Institute
  • Motivational Interviewing I, Clinical Behavioural Sciences Program, McMaster University
  • Fundamentals of Addictions and Motivational Interviewing, Wilfred Laurier University
  • Foundations of Trauma, Wilfred Laurier University
  • Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicidality (CAMS)  Certification and Supervision, CAMS Care
  • Unified Protocol for Transdiagnostic Treatment of Emotional Disorders, Jill Ehrenreich-May – Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Training
  • CBT for Depression and Anxiety Workshop, Dr. Martin Antony
  • CBT for Psychosis Workshop, Dr. Noah Lazar
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Skills Training Workshop, CAMH
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Workshop by Dr. Louise Hayes presented by the Ontario ACBS/ACT
  • Action Based Cognitive Remediation (ABCR)Training, Christopher Bowie
  • Cognitive Adaptation Training, CAMH
  • Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MOCA) Certified Rater