Dr. Fahimeh Mianji, R.Psych

We Live What We Teach

Dr. Fahimeh Mianji, R.Psych

Age group I work with:

15+ 

Language(s)

English and Farsi

I offer my services:

Online or In-person at Central Park location. 

If I wasn’t a therapist I would be a:

A novelist. 

Dr. Fahimeh Mianji, is a registered psychologist in British Colombia (#2773) and in Quebec (13218-18). Besides her doctoral degree in psychology, she also received her PhD in Social and Transcultural Psychiatry from McGill University and currently is a candidate in Canadian Psychoanalytic Society. She believes in percent-centered, culturally informed, and gender-affirming care and offers clinical services in English and Persian (Farsi). Dr. Mianji is a consultant in DSM-5TR, the Cross-Cutting Culture Group.

Besides working with general cases, she is specialized in working with minoretized populations including ethnic, cultural, and linguistic minorities as well as LGBTQ+ clients. Her areas of expertise include complex and intergenerational trauma, anxiety and mood disorders, relational problems, personality disorders, adjustment problems, problems with acculturation and integration. She utilizes integrative short-, mid-, and long-term evidence-based psychotherapy with special focus on systemic, dialectic-behavioral, cognitive, experiential, attachment and psychodynamic approaches.

Through her clinical work, she has collaborated with different clinical and advocacy groups in RIVO (Intervention Network for Persons Affected by Organized Violence) and Pride Therapy Network of Montreal where she had been a clinical member from 2017-2022. In addition to her clinical work, she has done extensive research and advocacy work on women’s mental health, global mental health, intergenerational trauma, intergenerational cultural and social conflicts, and domestic and systemic violence, among other areas of work that require cultural and anti-oppressive lens to well understand and help affected individuals. Her academic published works focus on the vicissitudes of Bipolar Spectrum Disorder diagnosis and treatment, medicalization of women’s social and political conflicts, and cultural and linguistic barriers to access mental health services among refugees and immigrants in Quebec.

Dr. Mianji is accepting new clients at the Wise Mind Centre. If would like to make an appointment with her, please check online booking page. You can also send us an email (info@wisemindcentre.com) to inquire about her availability or scope of practice.

The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change

Carl Rogers

To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself

Thigh Nhat Hanh

Getting over a painful experience is much like crossing monkey bars. You have to let go at some point in order to move forward

C. S. Lewis