B.A., N.R.S.W., M.S.D., C.L.A.,....
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. And since that time, I have worked for various organizations and individuals, both for profit and not-for-profit.
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,
And consulting services to other Mental Health Care Professionals on specific cases and 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, then please contact me for a no obligation consultation appointment. I look forward to hearing from you.
P hone: 416-264-6289
Please note, my fees for different services varies according to the type of service (s) provided and length of time involved. Payments can be made by: cash, debit, creditcard, moneyorder, cheque, paypal, and barter.
Please note due to illness my books that were scheduled to be published in 2010- 2011, now will be published in 2013.
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 for the years 2011-13.
My Blog postings can be read at:
Please "Right Click" on the above blog1 link to my blog postings.
Copyrights for this website 2010 onwards: 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.