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.

Booking online

1. To book online, you must enter a phone number to reach you at, and a short description of your case. Failure of doing so may result in the cancellation of your appointment. 



Note: sister Barbara will be away from October 21st to November 25, 2019. She’ll be back to November 26, 2019.

Services offered:

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

Barbara Lois Helms is currently offering Chaplaincy and Counseling Services. She is also a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) and a Canadian Certified Counsellor, with experience in education and child/youth/family counseling and can offer private psycho-therapeutic services through Integrative Counseling Services (fee applicable). 

More on Sister Barbara Lois Helms Bio



Director of Zakat Committee at Ottawa Main Mosque for 10 years, Spiritual counselor for over 30 years, Education Specialist and Principal of Weekend Islamic school for more than 14 years. 

Native Language: Arabic; Second Language: English

For emergency social services and after hours please contact sister Hanan Abou Laban at 613-722-8763 (text only)


MAJED JARRAR (Book here)

Majed Jarrar is the interim Imam of the Ottawa Mosque. He is a member of the Canadian Council of Imams and the Assembly of Muslim Jurists of America. He can be reached for Fatwa or marital cases (marriage/Nikah, divorce/Talaq, Annulment/Faskh or Khul’.)

Native Languages: Arabic and English

For short fatwas, Imam Majed has answered thousands of questions online on his personal Ask account. The website allows for anonymous questions as well.