About Us

The Amicus Group seeks to revolutionize how clients navigate their challenges by transforming struggles into catalysts for growth. Our innovation lies in our commitment to empowering clients to harness their difficulties, shifting them from negative forces to powerful allies in their personal journey. We pride ourselves on helping individuals not just cope, but thrive by embracing their experiences.

At the core of our innovation is a paradigm shift that encourages clients to view their struggles as sources of potential strength. Rather than fighting against anxiety, stress, and other emotional hurdles, we guide our clients to work with these emotions. By reframing these challenges as signals that demand attention, we unlock the hidden utility within them. This transformative approach fosters resilience and self-awareness, enabling clients to tap into their innate capacities and channel them toward personal growth.

Furthermore, The Amicus Group delves deeply into the intricate roots of each problem. Our approach is not just about addressing surface-level symptoms, but about understanding the underlying complexities that give rise to these challenges. By identifying the intricate interplay of thoughts, emotions, and experiences, we provide clients with a comprehensive understanding of their struggles. This knowledge becomes a foundation for lasting empowerment, equipping individuals with the tools to navigate future obstacles with newfound insight. Our goal is not only to alleviate immediate distress but to provide clients with the agency to navigate their own paths toward well-being.

Meet the Owner

Zuwaina Murad is the owner and creator of The Amicus Group. She is a registered psychotherapist with graduate training in clinical psychology. She has worked in a variety of settings, including corrections, addictions treatment, shelters, private practices, and within community-based work. She is skilled in a variety of therapeutic modalities including: cognitive-behavioural, dialectical-behavioural, solution-focussed, emotion-focussed, multi-systemic, narrative, as well as work that is trauma-informed and attachment-based. She is passionate and dedicated to the field of psychotherapy and strives to ensure that every client receives the best care possible.

Our Beliefs

  • Providing confidential, discreet, and non-judgmental service
  • Ensuring all our services are client-led
  • A client-centered approach in which psychotherapy services are individually tailored to the client’s needs and goals
  • Respecting all aspects of the client, including race, gender, ethnicity, religion, culture, sexual orientation, age, and abilities
  • Using a balanced approach that takes into account the psychological, social, physical, and spiritual needs of each client