At Majestic Minds, we believe that every child has the capability to learn when their environment is tailored for their unique needs. We prioritize catering to the needs of every child to provide an accessible and functional learning environment to promote healthy development. Our methods are based on the principles of Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA), and we strive to ensure our clients’ needs are met using evidence-based practices.
Early intervention therapy is more than reading, writing, and arithmetic. It is amongst the most important investments that families can make in those individuals with special needs as it is critical to reducing dependency. As such, we believe that it is of fundamental importance to:
Recognize and respect each child’s physical, emotional, and intellectual individuality, in a safe and encouraging environment.
Nurture self-esteem and creativity to ensure that each child develops according to their capacities and interests.
Offer programs that foster independence, self-confidence, and social responsibility, in conjunction with academic opportunities that promote the development of each child’s learning style.
We at Majestic Minds love to see our clients thriving and achieving their goals for a better tomorrow. We make it our duty to provide the support and resources necessary for families to grow and accomplish their goals. By applying an evidence-based approach, we seek to make learning opportunities both engaging and enjoyable in a natural teaching environment.
Meet Our Team
Raquel BacchusSenior Therapist
Raquel is a experienced therapist who has worked with children on the autism spectrum for over 10 years. She has a background in psychology and is currently pursuing a masters in counselling. Apart from her educational attainments, Raquel has dedicated much of her career towards helping children with learning disabilities. She has worked as a therapist and teaching assistant within many organizations.
Raquel has seen the needs of the families she has helped and she wants to advocate for these families, which is what sparked her interest in counselling. She plans to support her clients and their families by using client-centered, humanistic approaches in counselling. She hopes to help individuals and families make changes to meet their personalized goals.
As a passionate professional, her goal is to help run a centre, within a multi-faceted facility that serves all clients on the spectrum and their families.
Christina ShamsundarBehaviour Consultant
Christina graduated Ryerson University in 2017 with a degree in Child and Youth Care. After graduation she quickly obtained a position as a ABA therapist in the private sector and loved seeing children on the Autism Spectrum learn and develop using ABA practices. With her passion, drive, and ability to think ‘outside the box’ when working with kids, she became a Lead Therapist shortly after.
She also has experience working with kids on the Autism Spectrum in the School Board setting. Christina puts her heart in her work and tends to each kids needs on a individual level, taking her time to identify the needs of children, and encourages individuality and independence. She believes that every child has the right to quality education, and believes learning should be fun.
Uzma ImranBehaviour Therapist
Uzma has over ten years of experience working directly with children on the autism spectrum disorder. Uzma has a specialization in behavioural sciences with a background in psychology and early childhood education. Uzma has plans to pursue her BCaBA in the near future to further her already experienced background in specialized child care.
Apart from a sound education, Uzma has been working as an instructor therapist for the past several years, with both government regulated facilities as well as private centres. Uzma is very fun, friendly and caring. She always puts her clients and families first, always catering to their needs. She always finds a fun and interactive way to engage her clients to ensure their goals are met. Uzma is an amazing asset to the Majestic Minds team and has many plans to see her clients grow and flourish in their own unique ways.
Ban MuallaBehaviour Therapist
Ban is a passionate and engaging Behaviour Therapist who has been working with clients on the Autism Spectrum since 1998. With over 20 years of experience in multicultural populations in Malaysia, Dubai, UAE, and Canada. Ban completed her degree in Early Childhood Education Leadership at Sheridan College and received her Behavioral Science certificate at Humber College. She specializes in play-based and academic therapies following the principles of ABA, Early Start Denver Model (ESDM) Training, NET therapy, and Group Therapy.
Compassionate and loving, she holds the belief that all children can achieve their full potential if given proper care. She enjoys helping children on the spectrum as she strives to embrace their individuality, constantly adapting her methods to suit each child's unique capabilities. With several years of experience in a multicultural setting, Ban is an expert at creating culturally sensitive and respectful environments that ensure a comfortable space with ample opportunities for a child's development. Ultimately, Ban endeavors to establish a foundational learning process catered to each individual that encourages long-term developmental progress in addition to being applicable in the various aspects of growing up.
Raj Bacchus, MSWSocial Worker
Raj is a registered social worker under the Ontario college of Social Workers and Social Service Workers. With over 30 years of direct experience, Raj has worked with all populations including special needs. Raj uses several methods of traditional psychotherapies in her work, those including cognitive behavioural therapies (CBT), mindfulness practices, solution focused therapies and behavioural interventions.
She loves to work with children and families, to provide them with the support they need to create change, helping them achieve health and wellness. Raj promotes change in her clients by creating a warm and inviting atmosphere, where her clients feel safe to share. She works together with her clients to create goals and solve problems by creating healthy and maintainable coping skills, that will last long after therapy is complete.
Jennifer Harper, BCBABoard Certified Behavior Analyst
Gunjan Kapoor m.Sc (ASLP) CasLPOSpeech Language Pathologist
Our Promise to You
We value transparency and honesty, and will commit our time to help each individual on a personal level. As educators and advocates of a safe and respectful environment, we will work collaboratively with you and your loved ones to ensure the healthy development of your child. With love and patience, we will endeavor for a brighter future.