Ms. Nisrine Maktabi, Masters of Psychology, Registered Psychotherapist


About Me

Welcome to my private practice, Heal with Nisrine Sometimes, it takes bravery to seek a therapist, to reach out when in pain or transition, but seeking support is a sign of the impulse to thrive. We work together at a balanced pace for you. I am a Registered Psychotherapist and have a Masters of Psychology, with a private practice in downtown Toronto. Finding a therapist to meet you where you are in your therapeutic journey can be overwhelming still. Therapy can be truly transformative when you and your therapist are a good fit. If you are ready to tackle life-long issues that have plagued you, or held you back from healthy relationships, school, career and other areas of your life, book a free 20 minute consultation with me at My special interests include transitions across the life span, attachment and trauma, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, low self-esteem, Post Traumatic Stress, newcomer and cross-cultural issues, intersecting with LGBTQ issues, women's mental health, transitioning genders, and refugee issues. I tailor my approach to fit the individual client. In addition to English, I am fluent in Arabic and French. If you are struggling and/or working with fear, anger, uncertainty, grief, trauma, attachment, hopelessness, please don't hesitate to get in touch.

Education & Experience

Masters of Psychology, Somatic Experiencing, Internal Family systems informed, and more. I bring my experience to help guide you. I specialize in attachment trauma and multicultural women's issues, including LGBTQ.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

CRPO registration, OSRP

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Birth Trauma/Pregnancy Loss
  • Chronic Illness/Medical Issues
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Issues
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Headaches/Migraines
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Moral Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
  • Performance Enhancement
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Race, Culture, Ethnicity Issues
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Somatic Issues
  • Spirituality
  • Sports Injuries
  • Stress Management
  • Survivor's Guilt
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adults
  • Couples
  • Expats
  • Families
  • First Responders
  • Immigrants
  • LGBTQ+
  • Veteran Center
  • Veterans/Military


  • Arabic
  • English
  • French