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Lateef Habib


Location: Alberta

Lateef began his career in the helping field over 25 years ago, and his work has spanned the private and public sectors, as well as community and acute care, an intensive outpatient program (IOP), and day hospital settings. He has extensive clinical experience providing addictions and mental health support to adolescent and adult populations in a wide range of capacities, including as a clinical supervisor, clinician, and educator.

As a therapist, Lateef focuses on balancing acceptance and change with clients while developing skills to enhance their capacity for both. His approach is one of compassion and collaboration, recognizing that people are resilient and have inherent wisdom about their lives, and are hardwired for connection with others.

Lateef holds a Master of Science in Social Work (Advanced Clinical) from Columbia University, and he is a Registered Clinical Social Worker (RCSW), as well as an Approved Clinical Supervisor with the Alberta College of Social Workers (ACSW). In addition to training with CTRI, he is a sessional instructor and Field Faculty External Supervisor with the Faculty of Social Work at the University of Calgary, where he continues to inspire and be inspired by students and diverse colleagues.

Lateef believes that helpers are energized by fresh ideas and approaches. As a trainer, he draws on his passion and professional experience in the field to provide energetic, enlightening, and interactive presentations.

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