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Sahar Rabie

Sahar Rabie

MD, MSc, Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

Sahar is a family physician from Iran and works as a psychotherapist in Toronto, providing support for those struggling with mental health-related issues. Her professional interests extend to psychoanalytic psychotherapy, with a specific focus on the contributions of Lacan and Freud. She is in love with the beautiful Canadian landscapes and wishes for a world where animals and flowers can receive psychotherapy as well!

Professional experience

  • Medical Doctor (IMG) specialized in Psychotherapy, Mental Health (Jan 2016 - Present)

  • Family Physician M.D.Dorud County, Lorestan, Iran (Oct 2014 - Apr 2015, 7 mos): Served as a primary care physician for a village with 5000 population, responsible for diagnosis, treatment, referrals, daily paperwork, and database management.

  • Graduate Student Researcher at McGill University Research (2012 - 2015, 3 yrs): Conducted research in Montreal, Canada Area.


  • McGill University: Master's degree in Psychiatry (2012 - 2015). Master project in psychosocial oncology titled: “The Role of Anxiety in Decision-making for Prophylactic Surgery in Women with Hereditary Breast/Ovarian Cancer”.

  • Concordia University: Bachelor equivalent in Psychology (2010 - 2011). Completed a qualifying program in psychology, including courses in Social Psychology, Learning and Memory, Cognitive Psychology, Health Psychology, Visual Perception and Illusion, and Abnormal Psychology.

  • Doctor of Medicine - MD from Medicine, with activities and societies in Iran. Served as a General Practitioner.

Featured publications

  • "Application of Health Belief Model to Genetic Testing for Cancer Susceptibility" presented at the American Psychosomatic Society 71th Annual Scientific Meeting in Miami on Mar 1, 2013.

  • "Decision Making for prophylactic Mastectomy in Women Newly Diagnosed with Breast Cancer" presented at the Canadian Psychiatric Association 62th Annual Conference in Montreal on Sep 1, 2012.

  • "Specific Gravity Predict Subsequent Decline in Renal Function and Other Adverse Events in Older Patients with Severe Mental Illness?", published in the Clinical Kidney Journal.

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