Dr. Ahmad is often asked to speak, share, facilitate & advocate. A selection of her presentations & workshops include:
Ahmad Y. Healing from Trauma as a Muslim Woman Psychiatrist, Trauma-Informed Care Conference, McMaster University, November 21, 2020.
Ahmad Y., Chowdhury M. Mindfully Muslim: A Resource for Resilience during the COVID-19 Pandemic, Pastoral & Spiritual Care During the Pandemic: Connecting with the Quran & the Sunnah at a time of New Challenges, University of Western Ontario & Respect Graduate School, November 14, 2020.
Ahmad Y., Baobaid M. and Al Jamal A. Community Responses to Gender-based Violence and Islamophobia, The Redwood Shelter, October 29, 2020.
Ahmad Y, Wildman A, Reda O and Mitchell G. Global Mental Health Passion Project Consultation Workshop: Examining the Bidirectional Impact of Our Work, Society for the Study of Psychiatry & Culture 41st Annual Meeting, Collaboration, Partnership, Translation, Integration, Virtual Conference, September 25, 2020.
Ahmad Y. Mindfully Muslim: The Creation of an Islamic Mindfulness Group Therapy Program, World Psychiatric Association Conference, International Congress on Spirituality and Psychiatry, Jerusalem, Sunday, December 1, 2019.
Ahmad Y. Keynote presentation on Muslim Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, November 1, 2019.
Ahmad Y. Engaging Faith Communities in Mental Health/Addictions: Mindfully Muslim – Developing a Spiritually Adapted Group Therapy Program for the Muslim Community in Toronto, Diversity & Equity in Mental Health & Addictions Conference 2019, Toronto Marriott Bloor Yorkville Hotel, April 26, 2019.
Ahmad Y. Addictions and Islam: A Psychoeducation Seminar for the Muslim Community, Seekers Hub, Mississauga, ON, March 22, 2019.
Ahmad Y. Poetry reading as part of “Spirituality and the Mind” Panel, Mindfest 2019. Hart House Debates Room, University of Toronto, January 24, 2019.
Ahmad Y and Hershler A. Trauma-informed care Interview Skills Session. University of Toronto, January 27, 2018.
Ahmad Y and Hershler A. Trauma & Muslim Mental Health, Canadian Muslim Mental Health Conference, J.J.R. Macleod Auditorium, University of Toronto, December 16, 2018.
Ahmad Y. Mindfully Muslim: Continuously Turning Inward, Canadian Muslim Mental Health Conference, Medical Sciences Building, University of Toronto, October 22, 2017.
Ahmad Y and Safwat N. Journey to Healing: A Trauma-Informed Approach to Domestic Violence in Muslim Communities, Diversity & Equity in Mental Health & Addictions Conference 2017: Dialogues on Trauma, Toronto, May 2017.
Ahmad Y. Islamophobia. Presentation conducted in collaboration with Toronto Police Services for Bangladeshi Community Services, Toronto, February 6, 2016.
Ahmad Y and Zafar S. Gender-Based Violence Lived Experience Interview, Canadian Muslim Mental Health Conference, J.J.R. Macleod Auditorium, November 5, 2016.
Ahmad Y and Abdullah Z. A (Re)-Introduction to Mindfulness in the Context of Islam, Canadian Muslim Mental Health Conference, Medical Sciences Building, University of Toronto, November 5, 2016.
Ahmad Y. Islamic Perspective on Anxiety, Inspiring Muslim Minds Series, Masjid Toronto, February 20, 2015.
Ahmad Y. Mental Health and Muslim Youth, Hamilton Downtown Mosque, Hamilton, ON, July 6, 2013.