Tasnim Nathoo, MSc, MSW, RSW, is a social worker, writer, and consultant located in Vancouver, British Columbia (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh, xʷməθkʷəy̓əm, səl̓ilwətaɁɬ lands).


Tasnim Nathoo has a background working with children, youth, adults and families in mental health and substance use services, in the anti-violence sector, and in sexual and reproductive health services. She also has worked as a counsellor in private practice with a focus on integrated and holistic approaches to healing from trauma and other related issues. Currently, she works as a consultant with community, non-profit organizations, and government.

Her background and training includes substance use, mental health and trauma treatment approaches, cognitive-behavioural therapy, solutions-focused therapy, yoga and mindfulness skills, brief therapy, and trauma-informed practice. In all her work, she is interested in helping people develop practical skills for healing and wellness.

Tasnim holds a Master of Science in Population and Public Health and a Master of Social Work from the University of British Columbia. She is a member of the BC College of Social Workers and BC Association of Social Workers.


Tasnim works with individuals, government, community and non-profit organizations.

Services include:

  • Curriculum development, including courses, workshops, and continuing education for service providers
  • Program planning and development
  • Mentorship and professional development
  • Evaluation, research, and knowledge translation
  • Supervision and training

Past clients include:

  • Arts in Action Society/The Purple Thistle Youth Centre
  • Atira Women’s Resource Society
  • BCcampus
  • BC Centre for Disease Control
  • Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health
  • Fraser Health
  • Justice Institute of British Columbia


Tasnim Nathoo, MSc, MSW, RSW

T: (778) 838-9947

E: groundedthoughts(at)gmail.com