DUE TO THE CURRENT COVID-19 SITUATION, IN PERSON SESSIONS ARE CURRENTLY PAUSED. TELEPHONE AND ONLINE THERAPY SESSIONS NOW AVAILABLE.

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Due to the current covid-19 situation, in-person sessions are currently paused. Telephone and online therapy sessions now available.
Salima and Christine on Dare to Share Your Untold Story Podcast
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Episode 34: The Devastation + Stigma of a Parent’s Divorce and the Unknown Mental Health Crisis

Guest: Christine Yerrill Christine openly shares how she has struggled with depression since her teen years, undiagnosed, with some re-occurrences post-partum. She explains that her parents’ marriage had fallen apart and the narrative that was created in her mind was that her family had fallen apart. The breakdown of the family unit was a major […]
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Salima and Maria on Dare to Share Your Untold Story Podcast
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Episode 33: Disruption + Chaos Endured, and Now She Soars Above It All

Guest: Maria Morvai At around eight years of age, she identifies as the last generation born in Estonia, Maria was raised in the Soviet Union, taught the Russian language, and brought up amidst chaos where the country was re-starting from the ground up, in addition to being abandoned by her father. At the age of […]
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Salima and Cindy on Dare to Share Your Untold Story Podcast
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Episode 32: A Marriage + Divorce, Both Behind Closed Doors

Guest: Cindy Stibbard Cindy conveys that no one really understands what a marriage is going through behind closed doors and what it is like to be married to a ‘covert narcissist’. She shares that this is a difficult personality to identify and has a grave impact on a person’s sense of worth and mental well-being. […]
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Salima and Svetlana on Dare to Share Your Untold Story Podcast
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Episode 31: Who She Was and Who She Became; Shifting Challenge into Grains of Beauty

Guest: Svetlana Ratnikova Svetlana’s story begins when she talks about building her first business in Russia, during a time where she had to deal with not-organized Russian Mafia. She claims it was a disaster as the Mafia were forming different groups. As soon as privatization was born in her country, that meant she could own […]
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Salima and Shelly on Dare to Share Your Untold Story Podcast
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Episode 30: The Now Gregarious Superwoman, Was Once a Victim of Bullying

Guest: Shelly Elisiger Shelly uncovers what it was like to be bullied at school, residing in a small town where there are ‘small town unspoken rules’ to abide by, dating all the way back during her pre-teen and teen years, and the emphasis on one particular year that took a toll on her overall mental […]
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Salima and Parul on Dare to Share Your Untold Story Podcast
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Episode 29: The Breakthrough of a High-Functioning Empath Meets Malfunctioning Mental Health Habits

Guest: Parul Pandya Parul goes all in to talk about what it is like to struggle with anxiety, depression, and insomnia and when all three came to heads with each other — there was no amount of   coping strategies or tools to equip her for what she was facing on her own. She openly shares […]
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Salima and Rish on Dare to Share Your Untold Story Podcast
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Episode 28: She vowed to take care of herself, be her own power + fight disease

Guest: Rishma Velji-Johnston Rish takes time to open up and share aspects of her entire journey which she has not openly shared to others outside her social circle and made some poignant connections with grief literacy. Rish converses about the multi roles that she played being a daughter, caregiver to both her parents while studying […]
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Salima and Farahana on Dare to Share Your Untold Story Podcast
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Episode 27: Healing Trauma, Cancer and ‘the’ Spiritual Journey

Guest: Farahana Kassam Farahana shares how she has encountered a great deal of emotional pain and suffering through her life and took the time to expose publicly for the first time the traumas of growing up. She discloses being raised in a household where her parents did not get along, there was physical abuse that […]
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Salima and Shirin on Dare to Share Your Untold Story Podcast
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Episode 26: Failure Redefined: Processing Shame, Self-Blame + Worth

Guest: Shirin Ariff  Shirin’s untold story is mostly a told story at this point; however, she connects deeper to share vulnerable aspects that light is not often shed on. She speaks about two dysfunctional marriages she experienced and how it all started when she became a single mother. She moved to Canada to start her second […]
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Salima and Carys on Dare to Share Your Untold Story Podcast
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Episode 25: The ‘Dis-ease’ of Trauma, Murder & Death

Guest: Carys Cragg Carys straight away delves into the sharing of her story, where she describes the gruesome night at age 11 where her father was murdered by a stranger who broke into their home, the impact it had on the family dynamics, surviving loss and re-stabilization. She shares that there was an almost immediate dis-ease that entered […]
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