Date : May 29, 2017

By Appointment

The Ottawa Mosque strives to serve the Ottawa Muslim Community by providing a wide array of services to improve their spiritual and mental wellbeing. In addition to our Imam, we also have a counselor and a registered psychotherapist. Together they offer more than 30 hours per week of counseling to the community.

Counseling services include: psychotherapy, marriage counseling, and spiritual chaplaincy. We also offer Ruqya, Fatwa and marriage dispute resolution.

All appointments can now be booked online using the links below, or by contacting our office.

If you want to book online:

1. Click on Book online link

2. Enter a phone number to reach you at, and

2. . A short description of your case.

Failure to doing the above may result in the cancellation of your appointment ! ! ! !


Imam Dr. Muhammad Suliman

Our primary Imam is easily reachable with our toll-free easy to remember phone:

+1 (866) OMA-IMAM (that’s +18666624626). 

To connect to him a call then Press 1. If he’s unavailable, then leave a message with your name and describing your issue briefly and he’ll call you back as soon as he can.

You can also email: Imam (at) 


Graduated from Egypt’s renowned Al-Azhar University in 1998. In 2009, became a Fulbright scholar at the Hartford Seminary, a U.S. institution well-known for its multi-faith programs. He gained Master’s degree in Islamic Studies and Christian-Muslim Relations from Hartford Seminary, USA, in September 2011. He previously served as imam in the city of Berlin, Connecticut, and at the Ottawa Muslim Association. Imam Metwally provides spiritual counselling in tandem with our Imam and counsellors, as well as religious expertise on materials/matters related to Islam. In addition to his work with Ottawa Muslim Association, he currently serves as the Imam of the Islamic Society of Gloucester in Ottawa, Ontario and a Counselor with Muslim Family Services Ottawa.


BARBARA LOIS HELMS (Book online here


Native Language: English; Second Language: French; Third Language: Persian

Barbara Lois Helms is currently offering Chaplaincy and Psychotherapy Services. She is a Registered Psychotherapist and a Canadian Certified Counsellor. (Fees applicable to psychotherapy services only.) 

HANAN ABU LABAN  (unavailable)

After over 10 years of dedicated service, sister Hanan Abu Laban is moving on from her role as Zakat Director and Counselor at the Ottawa Mosque. We wish her all the best in her future endeavours.