Katrin Manoochehri

Katrin Manoochehri

Individual Therapist

I am looking forward to be engaged in a position to help people
to improve their well-being. I hope to join community and doing
my best based on my knowledge and experiences as a Canadian
Certified Counsellor and Psychotherapist (CCC) based on my
knowledge and experience in some relevant fields!!!

Work Experience

Residential Youth Worker & Relief (PT)

360Kids| Richmond Hill, On, Canada,  Jan 4 2023- Present

Shelter Worker (Shelter support staff)

Inn From The Cold | Newmarket, On, Canada, Apr 2022- Jan 2023 Support homeless

  • people in  (40 hours a week, full time job).
  •  Ensuring the safety and well-being of clients
  • Informal counselling, crisis prevention and intervention
  •  Client intakes and transfers
  • Ensuring the smooth operation of the shelter program in collaboration with the Shift Supervisor, other IFTC staff and volunteers

Assistant  (Volunteer)

Inn From The Cold | Newmarket, On, Canada, Dec 2022- Mar 2022

– Working in the kitchen of shelter to prepare and serve food, help and support  homeless people. 

Counselor  Assistant   (Community Placement)

TACT clinic| North York, On, Canada, Jan 2022 – Mar 2022

  • Doing office jobs
  • Searching novel scientific articles to post on TACT website/Instagram
  • Contacting with clients, sending consent forms to clients, and collecting client’s intake records
  • Designed the digital intake assessment form of TACT Clinic

Counsellor and Psychotherapist

Psychiatry and Psychotherapy Clinic of Dr. Arshia Kiani | Iran , 2017-2021

– Counselling and psychotherapy services such as individual, couple, family and group therapy

Counsellor and Psychotherapist (Part-time)

Palliative Care Department of Firoozgar Hospital | Iran, 2014-2021

– Counselling and psychotherapy services to client’s with infertility issues

Counsellor  ( observed by Supervision)

Alzahra Clinic | Iran, 2012- 2014

– Individual, couple, family ang group counselling therapy for different communities – Intake assessment by standard tests and interviews

Counsellor  (Part time)

Counselling and Psychological Center of Parseh Clinic | Iran, 2011- 2014

 – Individual, couple, family and group counselling

Counsellor (full time)

Hasti clinic of Azar Ziamanesh | Iran, 2006- 2012

  • Individual, couple, Family and group counselling


Valiasr Rehabilitation Institute | Iran, Dec 2005–Mar 2006

  • Counselling services like group therapy of families having children with different mental and physical disabilities.

 Counsellor, Social worker (Part time) 

Mozhdeh Avaran Parvaz Mehr | Iran, Aug 2006 – Nov 2010

  • Individual, couple, Family and group counselling

Teaching Experience

Lecturer (Volunteer)

Kharazmi University & Tehran Municipality | Iran Nov 2018 – Feb 2019

Teaching life style skills like emotion regulation, problem solving, to adolescences, youth and family

University Lecturer

Payam- e-Nour University | Iran,  2005 – 2012 Teaching different courses including:

  • Research Project
  • Principles and Techniques of Guidance and Counselling
  • Educational Psychology
  • General Psychology 1, 2
  • Developmental Psychology 1, 2
  • Introduction to Guidance and Counselling
  • Problems of Adolescences and Youth
  • Personality Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Supervised Practicum
  • Practical Work Project

Administrative and other experiences

Coach and Consultant of the Head

Women’s Affairs Swimming Board of Mazandaran | Iran, 2017 – 2020

  • Providing group counselling sessions for female athletes and their families
  • Taught life skills to different age groups of sportswomen
  • Held various workshops and seminars in the field of self-development

Editor in Chief, Managing Editor

Alzahra University |  Iran, 2002- 2006


Academic History


Addiction Recovery Support for Youth & Families at CDI College | Canada, Oct 2020-Feb 2022,

Doctor of Philosophy

Educational Psychology at Kharazmi University | Iran, Feb 2013 – Sep 2019 GPA: 18.33/20, A+


Master’s Degree of Counseling and Guidance at Alzahra University | Iran,  Sep 2002 – Mar 2006  GPA: 19.49/20,  A+


Bachelor’s Degree of Midwifery at Medical Sciences University | Iran, Sep 1993 – Feb 1997

Master Thesis:

The Study of the Effects of  Cognitive Emotion Behavioral Group Counselling  on the Mental Health of  Infertile Women.

Ph.D. Thesis:

The Link between Cognitive Load Theory and Emotions: The Effect of Training of Reappraisal and Labeling on Nursing Students’ Anxiety, Cognitive Load and Learning


  • Manouchehri, K; Hassanabadi, H; Aghabarary. (2020), Linkage between Cognitive Load Theory and Academic Emotions: Effects of Emotion Induction on Anxiety, Cognitive Load and Learning in Nursing Students, Vol 14, No, 2
  • Manouchehri, K; Zandipour, T;  Poushahriari, T; Mirdamadi, S. R. (2007), The Study of Effectiveness of Cognitive, Emotive, and Behavioral Group Counseling on Mental Health ofInfertile Women, Counseling Research and Development, Vol 5, No 20
  • Hosseinian, S; Manouchehri, K; Alavi, K. ( 2005). Study and comparison of the relationship between mental health and sense of meaning in female dormitory students of undergraduate and graduate courses of Al-Zahra University, SID.ir, No. 2. https://www.sid.ir/fa/journal/JournalList.aspx?ID=3714


Honors & Awards

  • Ranked first in Iranian University Entrance M.A Exam , 2002
  • Graduated as top student among all 2002 M.A. counselling cohorts of Alzahra University with GPA: 19.49/20

Professional Membership



Certification & Courses

Canadian Certified Counsellor (CCC)

Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association, Valid until 2025-01-01, No: 11242584.

CT-R in Forensic Settings

Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Feb 2022

Training Program of DCGT (Applied to Volunteer job, Help line)

Distress Centers of Greater Toronto, Feb 2022

Social Media for Psychological Research in Ethical, Productive, and Prosocial Ways APA Webinar, Feb 2022 Perfectionism & Givers: Mindset Shifts for Improving Productivity and Functioning

The Recovery Village Community Education Series, Canada, Feb 2022

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

ASIST Suicide Prevention Training Program, Canada, Oct 2021

Standard First aid

Saje Vital Signs, CPR & First Aid Training Program, Canada, Oct 2021

Non-violent Crisis Intervention

Crisis Intervention Institute (CPI), Canada, Oct 2021

The Introduction of Executive Cognitive Skills

OnAmooz Institute, Iran, 2020


Autism Spectrum Disorder

An Online Non-credit Course Authorized by University of California, Davis and Offered through Coursera, July 2020

Children’s and Adolescence’s Learning Disorders

Danesh Psychology and Counselling Services, Iran, Oct 2017 – June 2018

Advanced Practicum Level Of Choice Therapy  The William Glasser Institute, Iran, 2013 – 2014

Basic Practicum of Choice Theory, Reality Therapy

The William Glasser Institute, Iran, 2014 – 2015


Paarand Specialized Center for Human Enhancement, Iran, June 2015

Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (TDCS)

Paarand Specialized Center for Human Enhancement, Iran, August 2015

Assessment of Cognitive Function of the Brain MHCA under Supervision of Medical Education Mental Health Center of Avizheh, Iran. November 2015

Cognitive Rehabilitation of Memory and Learning Disorders MHCA under Supervision of Medical Education Mental Health Center of Avizheh, Iran, May 2015

Introduction to Neurofeedback, Neurofeedback Applied Training Course and Advanced Neurofeedback

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Science, Iran, 2015-2016


Neuro Linguistic Programing (NLP) ACS Institute, Iran, Nov 2012

Sexual Management & Sex Therapy

ICS Group,  Iran,  June 2013

Body Language

ICS Group, Iran, Sept 2013

General Life Skills,

ICS Group, Iran, Dec 2013

SPSS (1, 2) Statistical Tool

Tehran Institute of Technology, Iran, June 2013

LISREL (1, 2) Statistical Tool

Tehran Institute of Technology, Iran, June 2013



Based on Education and Experience in Canada & Iran

 Trained in fundamentals of mental health, the youth and social welfare systems in Canada, fundamentals of pharmacology and advocacy and empowerment of youth

 Skilled in youth diversity: culture and subculture, diversity and social justice and

Fundamentals of poverty

 Educated in intake procedures and treatment planning, secondary traumatic stress and social service work

 Knowledge of fundamentals of communications, psychology, addictions, high-risk populations, youth issues and prevention health promotion

 Excellent planning skills, and a great ability to understand different strengths of individuals

 Adaptable in new situations and demands and have the ability to join community, work independently or as part of a group or team

Languages Spoken


Farsi/ Persian

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