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Athiya Kabir

Master's/Graduate

Lives Impacted

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Review Score

star 5/5

Experience

exp-ico 2 Yrs

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Overview

About me

Hello! I am a certified psychologist by the BPS and APA. I have been featured in Gulf News, Talk 100.3 Radio Dubai, and a speaker at IPCD. I use a range of therapeutic approaches, including CBT, humanistic, and eclectic, to create a safe space for you to explore your thoughts and feelings. Whether you're struggling with anxiety, depression, or simply feeling stuck, together, we can work towards building a brighter future filled with hope, healing, and personal growth. I'm here for you!

Specializations

Depression
Anxiety
Stress
Counseling
Therapy
Mood Disorders
CBT
Relationships

Therapeutic Approach

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy CBT
Counseling
Humanistic

Languages Spoken

English
Hindi
Tamil
Urdu

reviews

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Fatema Fardan
Fri, 23 Jun 2023

She was patient and took my comments is a calm way

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Salman Mandal
Tue, 05 Dec 2023

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Fatema Fardan
Fri, 23 Jun 2023

She was patient and took my comments is a calm way

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Carmen Hamdan
Fri, 15 Sep 2023

she is very nice and sweet

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Salman Mandal
Tue, 05 Dec 2023

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Fatema Fardan
Fri, 23 Jun 2023

She was patient and took my comments is a calm way

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Carmen Hamdan
Fri, 15 Sep 2023

she is very nice and sweet

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Salman Mandal
Tue, 05 Dec 2023

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Fatema Fardan
Fri, 23 Jun 2023

She was patient and took my comments is a calm way

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Carmen Hamdan
Fri, 15 Sep 2023

she is very nice and sweet

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Salman Mandal
Tue, 05 Dec 2023

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Fatema Fardan
Fri, 23 Jun 2023

She was patient and took my comments is a calm way

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Salman Mandal
Tue, 05 Dec 2023

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Fatema Fardan
Fri, 23 Jun 2023

She was patient and took my comments is a calm way

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Salman Mandal
Tue, 05 Dec 2023

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fitness-boy-resting
Fatema Fardan
Fri, 23 Jun 2023

She was patient and took my comments is a calm way

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Salman Mandal
Tue, 05 Dec 2023

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fitness-boy-resting
Fatema Fardan
Fri, 23 Jun 2023

She was patient and took my comments is a calm way

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Salman Mandal
Tue, 05 Dec 2023

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fitness-boy-resting
Fatema Fardan
Fri, 23 Jun 2023

She was patient and took my comments is a calm way

fitness-boy-resting
Salman Mandal
Tue, 05 Dec 2023

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fitness-boy-resting
Fatema Fardan
Fri, 23 Jun 2023

She was patient and took my comments is a calm way

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Salman Mandal
Tue, 05 Dec 2023

πŸ™

fitness-boy-resting
Fatema Fardan
Fri, 23 Jun 2023

She was patient and took my comments is a calm way

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Salman Mandal
Tue, 05 Dec 2023

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Salman Mandal
Tue, 05 Dec 2023

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Salman Mandal
Tue, 05 Dec 2023

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Salman Mandal
Tue, 05 Dec 2023

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Salman Mandal
Tue, 05 Dec 2023

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Experience

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ChearfulHealth (2023 to Present)

Education

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Master's/Graduate (2022)

Forum Responses

Thu, 19 Oct 2023

There are various therapeutic approaches, and the most suitable one depends on your individual preferences, needs, and the nature of the issues you're facing. A therapist chooses the best therapeutic approach based on their assessment and your needs. Cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) is focused on identifying and changing negative thought patterns and behaviours. Psychodynamic Therapy explores unconscious patterns and past experiences that may be influencing your current emotions and behaviours. Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) is goal-oriented and focuses on finding solutions rather than dwelling on problems. Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) combines cognitive-behavioral techniques with mindfulness. It's often used to help individuals manage intense emotions and improve relationships.

Thu, 19 Oct 2023

Our sleep is influenced by our daily habits and routines, especially our actions during the day and at night. By making small adjustments to your daily routine, you can experience a significant difference in your sleep quality. However, if you still face difficulties with sleeping, it is advisable to seek therapy to address any underlying issues that may be affecting your mental well-being. This can help you feel better mentally and physically so that you can get a good night's sleep. Maintain a consistent sleep schedule Create a sleep-friendly environment Establish a relaxing bedtime routine Reserve your bed for sleep and relaxation Stay physically active Avoid daytime napping Limit heavy meals and liquids before bed Steer clear of evening caffeine Avoid screen/blue light 1 hour before bed

Wed, 18 Oct 2023

Yoga can be one of the strategies to help cope with stress. Through the practice of mindful breathing and relaxation, you can be present and detach from stressors. While yoga offers profound advantages, it's important to recognize that stress can be complex and multifaceted. Seeking therapy can help address the underlying causes of stress. Therapy provides a supportive environment to explore and understand the root issues, enabling you to develop effective coping mechanisms and make positive changes in your life. I hope this helps.

Fri, 14 Jul 2023

Letting go of negative thoughts can be challenging, but with practice and persistence, it is possible. To let go of negative thoughts, start by becoming aware of them and challenging their reality. Replace negative thoughts with positive or realistic ones, and try reframing situations from a different perspective. Practice gratitude, engage in positive activities, and be kind to yourself with self-compassion. Seek support from our trusted mental health professionals to help you through this process.

Fri, 14 Jul 2023

Imposter syndrome is a psychological pattern where people doubt their abilities and fear being exposed as a fraud, despite evidence of their accomplishments. People with imposter syndrome often feel that they don't deserve their successes and attribute them to luck or external factors rather than their own skills or competence. They may believe that others overestimate their abilities and live with a constant fear of being discovered as a "fake." Imposter syndrome can cause self-doubt, anxiety, and a persistent feeling of inadequacy, even in the face of objective evidence of achievement. It is important to note that imposter syndrome is a common experience and can affect people in various domains of life, including work, academics, or personal achievements.

Fri, 14 Jul 2023

Stress itself does not directly cause eating disorders, but it can contribute to their development or exacerbate existing tendencies. Eating disorders are complex mental health conditions that involve a combination of genetic, biological, psychological, and sociocultural factors. Some individuals may turn to disordered eating behaviours, such as restrictive eating, binge eating, or purging, as a way to cope with stress. They may use food or the control of food as a means to manage their emotions or regain a sense of control in their lives. Food or the act of eating may provide temporary relief from stress, anxiety, or other negative emotions. If you or someone you know is struggling with an eating disorder, reach out to our qualified mental professionals who specialize in treating eating disorders.

Fri, 14 Jul 2023

Therapy offers a confidential and non-judgmental environment where you can openly discuss your traumatic experiences, emotions, and challenges without fear of criticism or invalidation. This safe space allows for processing and healing. A therapist can help you understand the symptoms of PTSD and how they relate to your specific experiences. They can provide education about the nature of trauma and its effects, helping you gain insights into your reactions. Therapy can also teach you coping strategies to manage your symptoms. A therapist will work with you to help rebuild a sense of safety and enhance your well-being.

Fri, 14 Jul 2023

Being a workaholic is not typically categorized as self-harm, it can have negative impacts on an individual's well-being. Workaholism can lead to burnout, impaired relationships, physical health issues, and mental and emotional challenges. It is important to understand and address the reason and underlying issues behind workaholism. While it is important to distinguish workaholism from self-harm, seeking support and establishing healthier work-life boundaries can be beneficial for overall well-being.

Fri, 14 Jul 2023

There isn't a single "best" therapy approach for dealing with procrastination, as it can vary depending on individual preferences and circumstances. However, several therapy approaches have been found to be helpful in addressing procrastination. Here are a few commonly used approaches: CBT, SFBT, ACT etc. Overcoming procrastination often requires a combination of self-reflection, developing practical skills, and addressing any underlying emotional or psychological factors that may contribute to the behaviour.

Thu, 13 Jul 2023

Counselling is a therapeutic process. It involves the client and therapist working together towards the client's needs and goals. The counselling begins with the counsellor establishing a trusting relationship and supporting the client in exploring their thoughts, feelings, and behaviours. Various therapeutic techniques are used, and regular sessions are scheduled to monitor progress. The client's active participation is crucial, and counselling ends when goals are achieved.

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