Professional Counselling:

Akilah Haneef-Jabari MSW, RSW is a clinical social worker with over 15 years of experience counselling individuals, couples and families. She is certified in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and successfully completed studies in treatment modalities for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and vicarious (secondary) trauma.

She specializes in working with children, youth and couples.

Areas addressed are: parenting challenges, behaviour, education, couples’ issues, anxiety and depression treatment, racism challenges, settlement issues.The unique needs of Black, African-Canadian and Muslim clients are understood.

Akilah offers counselling to meet the needs of her clients. Please contact her to determine how she can meet your particular needs.


Rate:  $100 + HST per hour

Before you come for counselling, call your insurance provider (e.g., Great West Life, Blue Cross) and ask about your eligibility for coverage.

Questions to ask your insurance provider:

  1. Do you cover a Registered Social Worker (RSW)?
    Most insurances cover counsellors from a variety of professions, some only cover registered social workers and some cover only psychologists. Akilah Haneef-Jabari is a registered social worker. Check your plan to determine what your coverage is.
  1. Would you make an exception? If your company does not cover registered social workers, you may consider writing to ask the company if they would make an exception. Akilah Haneef-Jabari is a registered clinical social worker who has a Master Degree in Social Work. She can provide Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Trauma Therapy. She specializes in issues concerning marginalized communities.

Some insurance companies have made exceptions in order to meet the specialized needs of their clients