Multicultural Education Specialist and Counselling Intern
May has garnered multiple prestigious provincial, national, and international awards, grants, and recognitions (e.g., Spirit of Brock Medal 2013, and Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Doctoral and Post-Doctoral Fellowships) for her research in the areas of learning disabilities, multicultural competence, identity development, and social justice.
May Al-Fartousi has experience teaching graduate courses related to critical theories, learning problems and diagnosis in the Faculty of Educational Studies at Brock. She continues to deliver several keynote panels that provide teacher candidates, local professionals, and professors insightful cross-cultural learning experiences associated with families from various ethnic groups. Her approach aligns with integrative therapy
(e.g., scientific- and evidenced-based modalities of Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, Mindfulness-based Interventions, holistic focus on self-growth and meaningful change). May provides services in English and Arabic.