Shefa Obaid, @Noorcounsel
Psychological Counselor/Psychologist
Women's Empowerment, Recovery from Abuse and Trauma Specialist
English, Arabic
Rating: 98%
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Shefa Obaid is a passionate advocate of women's empowerment and a voice for Arab and Muslim women's issues. She graduated from the University of Toronto in Psychology and moved on to working in humanitarian emergency interventions in Jordan in refugee camps, remote field sites and cross border as Psychosocial Support specialists and Program manager for International Child and Women Protection Non governmental Organizations. She believes in supporting women, girls and families through empowerment interventions and evidence based practice drawing from her clinical and field experience and her exposure to people of all faiths and backgrounds and has worked in Canada, Jordan, Qatar and is now based in New York city. She provides psychological counselling that is client-centered and needs-based in both Arabic and English. Shefa can be found participating in various mental health awareness activities through her instagram page @noorcounsel. 

Country
United States
Denomination
Sunni
Nationality
Canadian

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Assets

Education
Honors' Bachelor of Science - Psychology University of Toronto
Work experience
Gender Based Violence (GBV) Case Management Coaching Consultant -United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Jordan
Counselling Psychologist - Doha Institute for Graduate studies Qatar
Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Project Consultant - Humanity and Inclusion (Handicap International)
Women Protection and Empowerment Program Specialist/Manager - The International Rescue Committee
Support Group Facilitator - Terre des hommes Lausanne
Helpline Counselor - Women’s Resource Centre Mercy Mission Canada
Languages
English
Arabic

Services

Islamic Services
New Muslims & Shahada
Childhood Islamic Education
Islamic Manners & Etiquette
Psychological Counselling
Post-Marital Counselling
Pre-Marital Counselling
Marriage Growth
Comprehensive Family Support
Anger Management
Stress/Time Management
Anxiety and Depression Counselling
Teen Mentorship
Motherhood Support
Denominations of Students
Shi'a
Sunni
Sufi
Other

Students Reviews

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Rand A
11 months ago

I can’t thank you enough ❤️❤️❤️

rand.abu.hilalah98
11 months ago

I can’t thank you enough ❤️❤️❤️

rand.abu.hilalah98
1 year ago

Shefa has helped me so much, I feel immensely grateful to her 💕

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