Saria Rafiq is an associate clinical psychologist. She is currently doing Ph.D. from Institute of Professional Psychology, Bahria University, Karachi Campus.
She has clinical experience of more than 4 years. She has done her clinical internships in various hospitals and rehabilitation centers such as Aga Khan University Hospital, Karwan-e-Hayat, and Karachi Psychiatric Hospital. She has done her projects with special children and orphan children too.
She provides psychological assessment for all kinds of psychological disorders and IQ assessment and Neurological Screening for different forms of childhood problems including Intellectual Disability, Autism, ADHD, and Learning Disabilities.
Saria has expertise in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Humanistic, Gestalt and Existential Therapy. Psychoanalysis, Expressive Arts Therapy, and Play Therapy.
She has treated people with different types of psychological disorders such as anxiety-related disorders, depression-related disorders, oppositional defiant disorder, relationship issues, stress university life, friendships, academic issues of students, anger management, self-confidence, career development, personal development.
Saria has presented her work at various international conferences. She was always an active in participating workshops, and co-curricular activities for which she went to Harvard Model United Nation in the United States of America.
The workshops which she attended were on enhancing students learning, substance and drug abuse, self-management, child-development program, Positive Psychology, and Hypnotherapy. She has done an awareness program of cleanliness in slum areas for an active citizen project in her student life which was very helpful in psycho educating the people.
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Saria is always passion about psychology and always avail an opportunity to enhance psychological skills and keep learning ways to treat people, being a psychologist she also explores how to provide benefit to the society. She also wants people to get benefit from the therapy and lead themselves toward the growth of life; their focus should shift from pessimism to optimism.