Rahim Thawer is a clinical social worker and psychotherapist who has lived and worked in Toronto (or Tkaronto) for most of his life and currently lives in Winnipeg (or Treaty One Territory). He provides psychotherapy and consulting services, along with clinical supervision in his private practice. He's a Sessional Lecturer at the University of Toronto and does community organizing work with Salaam Canada--a national LGBTQ Muslim organization. His approaches to psychotherapy, teaching, and community development continually consider and examine the intersections of systemic oppression and mental health. His most recent full-day training for service providers was entitled, Same Labels, Different Determinants, which explores shame, body image, substance use, and relationships as specific determinants of queer men's mental health.