Samoon Tasmin, PhD (Cand.) MA, R.P (Qualifying) is a mental health professional and researcher with a focus on the mental health of immigrants and newcomers to Canada. He is currently consulting on Archipel’s curriculum development project with OCASI, and works closely with leading immigrant-serving organizations including Muslim Family Services of Ottawa, Jewish Family Services of Ottawa, Ottawa Muslim Community Services and REPFO (Ottawa’s Black Francophone Serving Organization), Afghan Network for Social Services (Toronto based organization serving immigrants and newcomers from the South Asia region).
He has expertise in qualitative research design for social sciences and has led multiple qualitative research projects. Samoon is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Counselling and Psychotherapy focusing on Psychotherapy for Immigrant communities.. Samoon is also a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) with years of working experience in Afghanistan, India, and Canada. He provides psychotherapy services to a diverse population of clientele.