Vasthi Seide

  • Registered Social Worker
  • Ottawa, ON
  • (289) 809-5322

About Vasthi

  • Fee Range:
    $120 to $150
  • Insurance:
  • Language:
    English, Haitian Creole 
  • Age Range:
    Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19) Adults
  • Counselling Type:
    Individuals  Online 
  • Gender:

Vasthi is a kind, empathetic and passionate therapist and social worker. Vasthi is a Registered Social Worker (RSW) with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW). Vasthi holds a Master’s in Social Work (MSW) from the University of Toronto, and a Bachelor’s in Psychology from York University. Vasthi currently has over 5 years of experience working in the social services sector with vulnerable populations. Fostering collaborative relationships with her clients, Vasthi wants her client’s voices to be heard and their lived experiences to be acknowledged. She firmly believes in meeting clients where they are at. In her counseling practice, Vasthi is committed to providing space that allows for emotional vulnerability, while providing practical tools to grow and heal in a way that is authentic to the individual. She works with her clients to ensure their strengths are being cultivated while also acknowledging how systems work to oppress and create barriers. Vasthi’s approach to therapy is client-focused, strengths-based, and anti-oppressive. She specializes in providing therapy to youth and adults, utilizing elements of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Narrative Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. Vasthi’s experience includes work in education, youth community support, and clinical social work through hospital. Her roles have included providing clinical support to black children and youth along with their families. Vasthi has experience providing clinical support within hospital mental health settings. She has experience in assisting clients with a variety of needs including, anxiety, depression, grief, racial trauma, faith-based trauma, coping skills, confidence, self-esteem and emotional regulation.


Anxiety  Borderline Personality  Child or Adolescent  Coping Skills  Depression  Emotional Disturbance  Family Conflict  Life Transitions  Medication Management  Peer Relationships  Relationship Issues  School Issues  Self Esteem  Self-Harming  Spirituality  Stress  Suicidal Ideation  Teen Violence  Trauma and PTSD  Women's Issues 

Specializes In

Life Transitions Trauma Depression Anxiety Borderline Personality