Marzia Habib-Hassan - LL.B, MSW, RSW
Marzia Habib-Hassan (LL.B, MSW, RSW) is an internationally recognized expert on parenting and couple and family relationships. Her work aims to strengthen families by focusing on psycho-education, personal development, relationship skills training and mindfulness. Her practical, research-based advice combines spiritual values with intentional action. Marzia is the author of an upcoming book for parents and families entitled "Parenting in the Age of Facebook", published by Rupa Publications, New Delhi, India.
Marzia serves her clients through her private practice based in Toronto, Ontario. She also provides online counseling and consultancy to an international client base. The online counselling experience is modeled, as closely as possible, to in-person counselling and are governed by the same professional ethics and standards of practice. Marzia runs workshops on various parenting and relationship topics, both in person and through webinars. Workshop participants find her to be an inspiring, compassionate presenter who is skilled at creating a safe environment for participants. Marzia is frequently consulted by media as an expert on family relationships. She also chairs the board of Jaffari Support Services, a faith based social services agency that she helped found in 2008. In 2013, Marzia was honoured with the Canadian House of Commons award for Outstanding Volunteer Achievement in recognition of her work to strengthen families and empower women in various minority communities in Toronto.
Marzia has many professional certifications to her credit. Among them are:
- Registered Social Worker (RSW).
- Gottman Method Couples Therapy(CBT)
- Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy
- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
- Solution Focused Counseling
- Positive Parenting Program (Triple P) Level 5 Practitioner.
- Franklin Covey Facilitator for:
- The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families
- The 8 Habits of a Successful Marriage
- The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens