Beheshta Jaghori

Therapist

Beheshta Jaghori, M.A.

Therapist

Ms. Jaghori provides individual and group therapy for adults. She has received training in a variety of evidence-based psychotherapy approaches, most extensively in Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Narrative Therapy, and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). Ms. Jaghori has experience providing therapy to diverse clientele, treating depression, anxiety, complex trauma, interpersonal difficulties, and impulsive behaviours. Ms. Jaghori also facilitates the DBT and CBT groups offered at New Leaf Psychology Centre. Ms. Jaghori offers treatment in English, Dari and Farsi.

Ms. Jaghori earned her M.A. in Counselling Psychology at the University of British Columbia in 2009 and is currently in the final stages of her Ph.D. in the Counselling Psychology program at McGill University. Ms. Jaghori has worked in a variety of settings, including hospitals, community-based mental health agencies, university counselling centres, and private practices. In addition, Ms. Jaghori has in-depth training in the treatment of post-traumatic experiences, and significant background in providing therapy to refugees and newcomers to Canada, dealing with war-related trauma, as well as challenges transitioning to their new life. In addition to her clinical work, Beheshta works with charitable organizations on mental health awareness and human rights issues. Beheshta serves as a Board member at the Afghan Women’s Organization in Toronto.