Artist, Writer, Counsellor, Consultant
B.A., N.R.S.W., M.S.D., C.L.A.C.
Scarborough, Ontario. CANADA.
I started my: Art, Writing, Counselling and Consulting business in 1994-95 in Peterborough, Ontario from my small one bedroom apartment, while looking for employment with two of the local area newspapers as a reporter, and employment with various local organizations and businesses. I have worked for various organizations and individuals, in both private and public funded sectors.
My early childhood infulences in: teaching, visual arts, writing, and business were from my parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles; whose humanity, love, intelligence and creativity left lasting impression on me as a young child.
Later, in Canada I had some excellent teachers in: elementary school, high school and university, these handfull of exceptionally bright and talented teachers, again made a lasting impression on my creativity and love of learning. And over the years many friends, colleagues, and enemies have provided ample learning opportunites.
Services I offer are:
1. Journalistic Writing
2. Creative Writing
3. Photography and Videography
4. Small, Medium, and
Large Size Business
5. Mental Health Counselling
for: Adults, teens,
In addition to the above, I offer consulting services on a case by case basis, to other mental health care professionals,organizations, and corporations on specific cases, and on general health topics.
I teach and have taught: Toddlers, Children, Teens and Adults: English, ESL, Creative Writing, and Visual Arts- drawing, painting,and multimedia classes/workshops. And have conducted anti-racism workshops, and group mediation sessions.
If you would like me to work for you, or with you on a collabroative project, then please contact me for a no obligation consultation appointment. I look forward to hearing from you.
My email addresses are: firstname.lastname@example.org, and
The second emails address is for: SAIMA FOUNDATION, a private not-for-profit foundation to help needy: individuals, families, and businesses. The goal of this foundation is to provide free of charge referral service to local and national social services agenceies; and provide short, and long term no interest loans, with a promise to pay back the loan within a one year to five years period, based on an honour system of 'community members helping community members' by repaying the favour.
P hone: 647-768-4767
Please note, my fees for different services vary according to the type of service provided and length of time involved. Payments can be made by: cash, debit, creditcard, moneyorder, cheque, paypal, and barter of services and goods.
Please note due to my prolonged illness, my books that were scheduled to be published in 2010- 2011, now will be published at a later date.
Sorry, for any disappointment this may have caused some of you. Please "Right Click" the"About ME" tab/link on the upper right hand side of this page to read some of my poetry and titles of my upcoming work.
My Blog postings can be read at:
Please "Click" on the above blog1 link to, to read my blog postings and more.
Copyrights for this website 2010-2020: Saima A. Shaikh, All Rights Reserved. Written permission from myself can be obtained to use my work for professional and or personal uses. This website will be periodically updated by the site administrator, myself.
Writing, Photos, and Concept Design(s): by Saima A. Shaikh: sasco4u.Ontario, CANADA.