Team

Rahim ThaweR

Consultant & Mental Health Counsellor

Rahim brings nuanced cultural perspectives and an interest in issues around intersectionality to his practice. His experience includes clinical social work practice, project coordination, community engagement and resource development in the non-profit sector.

He has worked within interdisciplinary health teams and in community-based settings as a therapist and project coordinator. He also has extensive experience with community organizing, workshop facilitation, and conference presentations. Rahim currently works as an instructor and field placement supervisor at the college level.

For more on professional experience and positions held, visit Rahim's LinkedIn Profile or contact him at rahim@affectiveconsult.ca.


Nedal Sulaiman

Communications Specialist & Facilitator

Nedal's experience in media, communications, education and health promotion has cultivated his vision in creative practical solutions.

He is passionate about working with people and organizations on building capacity as well as improving communications tools in order to increase community engagement. Through bridging the visual to the information world, his lens focuses on simplicity while being informed by the many intersectional needs we all have. 

As a facilitator, Nedal's approach centralizes empowerment in his training and workshop delivery. He has developed resources and facilitated workshops on mental and sexual health,  media literacy, youth leadership, and effective communication. Currently, Nedal is coordinating arts-based sexual health programming for youth funded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation

For more on professional experience and positions held, visit Nedal's LinkedIn Profile or contact him at nedal@affectiveconsult.ca.

mason mccoll

Resource & Curriculum Developer

Mason is passionate about designing innovative educational resources that make challenging concepts relevant and accessible to their audiences.

Mason has strong roots in feminist and gender justice organizations, doing trans-inclusive policy advising and development, LGBTQ advocacy and anti-oppression work. He has also delivered workshops and trainings on queer and trans inclusion, body positivity, healthy masculinity, consensus building, social service navigation and organizational development.

Currently, Mason delivers sexual health and harm reduction education to queer men online, while also leading resource development around new HIV prevention research. In his spare time, Mason is always reading and thinking of creative ways to share information.

For more on professional experience and positions held, visit Mason's LinkedIn Profile or contact him at mason@affectiveconsult.ca.

ERIN MACMILLAN

Mental Health Consultant & Facilitator

Erin is firmly invested in her work as a Registered Nurse in community mental health where she provides support to individuals who are under-housed and homeless. Her practice is rooted in a trauma-informed Recovery Model that fosters increased capacity and self-determination for her clients. Erin most enjoys facilitating groups, organizing advocacy events and using her work as a platform to challenge mental health stigma while also advocating for clients in areas of housing, employment and social assistance. Her commitment to community goes beyond the usual work-week; she is thrilled to continue on as Healthcare Director with the Ten Oaks Project, a summer camp for LGBTQ+ youth and children of LGBTQ+ parents.

Erin’s interest in case consultation work comes with a strong anti-oppression analysis, in-depth knowledge of harm reduction, mental illness and addiction symptomology, as well as diagnosis and treatment across the lifespan. 

For more on professional experience and positions held, visit Erin's LinkedIn Profile or contact her at erin@affectiveconsult.ca