Farah Premji, MSc

Farah Premji MScFarah understands that, at times, life can be challenging and difficult to manage. In these moments, it can be helpful to seek support from others to help discover healthy and adaptive ways of coping. Farah believes in building strong relationships with clients founded on trust, empathy and mutual respect so that individuals feel understood, and are encouraged to create positive change in their lives.


Farah brings with her a vast array of knowledge and skills developed from working with diverse clientele at the Calgary Urban Project Society and Mount Royal University. Further, Farah understands that faith and spirituality can play an important role in individuals’ lives and, therefore, is prepared to integrate these aspects into her therapeutic work with clients.


Some areas of strength for Farah include:

• Aspects of faith
• Body Image
• Confidence
• Coping skills
• Decision-making
• Depression
• Discrimination
• Family of origin concerns
• Family concerns 
• Guilt/Shame
• LGBTQ concerns
• Life transitions
• Loneliness
• Mood swings 
• Motivation
• Past trauma
• Personal growth 
• Procrastination
• Race and ethnicity
• Racial identity
Relationship concerns
• Self-care
• Self-esteem
• Spirituality
• Stress
• Suicide
• Work-related concerns
• Languages: English, Urdu/Hindi and Arabic


Farah adopts an eclectic approach to counselling, which is wholly dependent on individuals’ needs. She draws heavily from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, and Narrative Therapy.

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