Rahim Thawer, MSW, RSW

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Registered Social Worker


Rahim Thawer is a registered social worker, clinical counsellor and post-secondary educator. Rahim’s clinical practice is rooted in principles of harm reduction, being trauma-informed, anti-oppression and sex-positivity. He offers both time-limited and longer term therapy. His training includes cognitive behavioural, psychodynamic and Gestalt therapy. He has specialized knowledge in working with newcomers, racialized people, queer and trans folks, people living with and affected by HIV, and people with problem substance use.


Rahim’s clinical practice is often accessed by gay/questioning men; people wanting to create insight around partying, body image and sex; queer/trans folks interested in working through relationship and desireability issues; and those who want a safe space to collaboratively process difficult life experiences.