Dr. Maisha Syeda, PhD, is a Postdoctoral Associate in the Centre for School Mental Health at Western University. Dr. Syeda researches school- and community-based intervention development, adaptation, and evaluation, in the areas of newcomer mental health and resilience. Clinically, Dr. Syeda draws from trauma-informed mindfulness-based cognitive and acceptance-compassionate focused approaches to support children and adolescents struggling with anxiety, mood, and related psychosocial challenges.