Dr Saba Zain
Dr Saba Zain (PhD in Clinical Psychology) has been working as a consultant clinical Psychologist for around 16 years now. She has consulted with over 1500 different cases and has 15000 + clinical hours as experience.
She has conducted these clinical consultations across a wide range of ages, socio economic back grounds and mental disorders. She conducts individual and group therapy sessions using mostly the eclectic approach to deal with wide ranging issues such as anxiety, mood disorders, trauma, grief and loss, relationship issues, addiction , Schizophrenia , personality disorders , identity crisis, marital counselling, personal short comings and many others.
She laises with other professionals and organizations wherever necessary. Also does family mediation if required.
She has also worked as a trainer in the corporate, educational and educational sector, where she has conducted trainings for Institutions like Bayview High, IBA, Habib Bank ,State Bank , State Bank and Aga Khan Hospital. She has also supervised thesises at the PAF Air war college.
She Claims to have always been intrigued by the human mind and behaviour. She is fascinated with how it works and what can be done to enhance it.She believes that all of us are our own best resource
Farah Aftab offers a strong track record of accomplishment to prove that she is an experienced & result-oriented Psychologist. Her core competencies include Applied Behavioral Analysis, Play Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Eidetic Therapy, Psychotherapy, and an Internationally certified EMDR Practitioner. Currently, she is attached with different organizations like Institute of Professional Psychology- Bahria University Karachi as permanent faculty, Synapse Pakistan Neuroscience as Consultant Clinical Psychologist, RIMS Trauma Hospital as Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Kazim Trust as Senior Clinical Psychologist from May 2017- Jan 2020 & Consultant Clinical Psychologist from Jan 2020 – Oct 2021& UNICEF/Sindh Local Govt. for Psychosocial Support Service as a Clinical Psychologist during Covid 19 Pandemic.
She has conducted many workshops & training for various reputable institutes like IBA, Agha Khan University Hospital, Szabist University, Karachi American School, Beaconhouse School System, Alpha College, Bayview Academy, SOCH clinic Islamabad and many others. She has appeared on many television shows creating awareness regarding mental health issues. She is also actively involved in conducting research, her article on “Empowering children who learn differently” was published in Attention Magazine CHADD USA in 2018
Applying Sandwich Technique, Forward Chaining, Task Analysis, and Token Economy to the Learning of Bsl: A Case Study in Pakistan Journal of Psychological Research in 2021, Role of Physical Exercise on Psychological Wellbeing Published in International Conference KU in 2018, Cognitive distortions and low self-esteem in Childhood Sexual Abuse survivors on Fist National Conference Undergraduate Psychology Research in 2021 and many more.”
Fatima Haider is a Humanistic Integrative Mental Health Counsellor. She completed her Advanced Diploma in Humanistic Integrative Counselling from the CPPD-UK (Centre for Personal and Professional Development) in 2017 and is a registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).
In addition to her counselling degree, Fatima has been certified as an NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) Practitioner from Dynamic Communications and has completed courses on Family Play Therapy and Mindfulness. She uses an integrative and relational approach with her clients and has expertise in a wide range of therapeutic techniques including psychoanalysis, gestalt therapy, person-centred counselling and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).
In 2021, Fatima completed her Diploma in Clinical Supervision from CPPD and was appointed as a Supervisee for Trainee therapists enrolled in CPPD Pakistan’s Diploma in Humanistic and Integrative Counselling.
Prior to her counselling career, Fatima worked for over a decade (2002-2015) in the Development sector of Pakistan. Her areas of expertise and interest include child protection, sexual and reproductive health and women’s empowerment. She is an active Board of Director/ Advisor at Aahung and Ra’ana Liaqat Craftsman Colony.
Armeen U. Godil
Armeen is a Fulbright Scholar with an MA and Ed.M. in Psychological Counseling in Mental Health from Columbia University. She completed her clinical training at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, with a special focus on substance use disorders, borderline personality disorders, PTSD, OCD, anxiety disorders and a variety of other diagnosis.
Armeen is an Affiliate member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and has been trained in a range of different modalities of psychotherapy. She has worked with individuals and couples between the ages of 18-65, with a wide array of issues including trauma, interpersonal conflicts, acute stress, life transitions, identity formation, anxiety, and addiction. She also has extensive experience in conducting group therapy, with a special interest in interpersonal process and psychoeducational groups.
Despite leaning towards a relational psychodynamic orientation, Armeen uses an eclectic approach in therapy, guiding individuals through insight-oriented work, assessments, role plays, in vivo behavioral change strategies, creative practices, or narrative techniques.
Armeen completed her bachelor’s in Social Sciences and Liberal Arts with a major in Psychology from the Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi. Her published work includes an article titled ‘Fear of Achievement among Young Women in Urban Pakistan’, which highlights the importance of early socialization and gender roles that contribute to a woman’s low sense of achievement in response to successful experiences.
Armeen has prior experience of working with children and adults at organizations such as The Institute of Behavioral Psychology, Centre of Inclusive Care and CareForHealth. She has engaged in remedial education and play therapy for children and has also participated in rehabilitation work for younger adults.