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BIPOC Counselling

Are you…

  • Thinking about your cultural identity?
  • Experiencing racism, sexism, homophobia, Islamophobia and are looking for support?
  • Having difficulty connecting with others in the community?
  • Feeling isolated?
  • Feeling homesick, lonely, overwhelmed, anxious, and/or depressed?
  • Struggling with academics, work, or finances?
  • Wondering if the UofG is for you?

Whatever it is, we are here to support you. Student Experience and Counselling Services have partnered to provide counselling for BIPOC students, every Thursday from 12:30-3:30pm. Click here to book your session. Sessions can be booked in advance or day-of. 

Aman Singh is a Registered Social Worker who practices from an integrative approach to therapy, utilizing a variety of therapeutic modalities to best fit client’s needs. She has experience working with individuals including children, youth, and families as well as individuals living in Violence Against Women shelters. She has worked with issues including, but not limited to, depression, anxiety, bullying, sexual violence, domestic violence, at-risk youth, separation/divorce. Aman is a firm believer that each individual has the strengths within them to tackle their struggles, and is passionate about supporting individuals in uncovering and building on those strengths.

Naszrin Arghoshi (pronouns: she/her) is a Registered Social Worker, who uses an integrated approach to therapy. She incorporates different modalities to meet students' unique needs and practices from a place of curiosity, gentleness, and compassion. She is passionate about decolonizing mental health and uses anti-oppression practices to support the healing of individuals, families, and communities. Naszrin is a settler and a refugee, who spent her teenage and young adult years in Scarborough and Tkaronto. As a Muslim woman from a mixed background, she has a deep and nuanced understanding of what it's like to navigate complex intersectional identities and experiences. As a therapist, she strives to support people in healing from racial and intergenerational trauma and in exploring the impacts of larger systems on their wellness. In sessions, she focuses on creating safety, meaning making and opportunities for skill-building and self-reflection.