Supporting Children, Youth, and Families in Greater Vancouver since 1990

Akbar Safari, MA, RCC

First language counselling services in Farsi, Turkish, and English language.

Akbar has over 17 years of experience working with youth and families in Psychiatric and Counselling settings. He has worked with individuals, families, and youth both in private practice and family service agencies. He holds a Specialized Business License with Psychology and Counseling Organizations in Iran.

Akbar holds a Certificate in Clinical Hypnosis from ISSCH and has trained in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy for 1 year at the Tehran Psychoanalytic Institute (TPI). He is also trained in adolescent substance abuse interventions (Matrix Model) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Akbar is a client-centered therapist who takes an integrative approach to address issues such as personality disorders, addiction, stress, anxiety, trauma and parenting issues.

Akbar is tri-lingual and can accommodate first-language services in Farsi and Turkish for clients requesting this accommodation. He holds a Master of Personality Psychology.

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