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Dr Sohbia Shoaib

Dr Sohbia Shoaib

Psychology 30060289

 

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Specialises in

  • Applied Relaxation
  • Behavioural Activation (BA)
  • CBT with Exposure and Response Prevention (CBT with ERP)
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Schema focused therapy
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy
  • Trauma focused CBT

Offers

  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Dr Sohbia Shoaib is a skilled Chartered Psychologist and for the last several years she has worked as a Highly Specialist Psychologist for NHS Talking Therapies Service. Prior to this she spent over 20 years working with mental health across the NHS, forensic and private sector. She has expertise in completing a full range of assessments and interventions for clients who present from mild to severe/ complex mental health problems and psychological presentations including;
� Trauma/PTSD
� Childhood Sexual Abuse
� Domestic Violence
� Dissociation
� Stress
� Burnout
� Anxiety
� Social phobia
� Social Anxiety
� Panic disorders
� Poor self-esteem
� Depression
� Interpersonal difficulties
� Emotional dysregulation
� Self-harm
� Substance misuse
� Personality disorder
� Mood disorders
� Bipolar
� Psychosis

Dr Shoaib is trained in a range of evidence based psychological interventions including Schema Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.

Dr Shoaib works with diversity. She has extensive experience and enjoys working with people from various ethnic, cultural and class backgrounds in particular South cultural Asian communities, being sensitive to both individual and cultural needs.

Dr Shoaib is passionate about her work. She will work collaboratively with you to develop an understanding of your difficulties in a safe, non- judgemental compassionate way in a reflective space. From this she will develop the most appropriate evidenced based treatment plan that is individualised and meaningful to meet your needs.

Dr Shoaib also offers online therapy which you can access from the comfort of your own home.
In addition to her clinical commitments, Dr Shoaib works as an academic tutor and supervises prospective forensic psychologists.

Qualifications:
2005 Bachelor of Science with Honours in Psychology. Dissertation: Professional perceptions on the psychological effects and service issues of domestic violence within South Asian Communities (University of Salford)

2006 Postgraduate Certificate in Primary Care Mental Health (University of Birmingham)

2010 Doctorate in Forensic Psychology Practice Thesis: Intimate Partner violence and BME communities. (University of Birmingham)

2011 Substance Misuse Training (University of Sheffield)

2011 Using Cognitive Analytic Therapy to work effectively with patients (Rampton Hospital/ nottshc NHS)

2011 Understanding and assessing personality disorder: Training in the International Personality Disorder Examination (IPDE) (Division of Forensic Psychology, BPS Learning Centre)

2012 Postgraduate certificate in Cognitive & Behaviour Therapies (Salford Cognitive Therapy)

2012 Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Training (EMDR Masterclass)

2016 Accredited Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (Enhanced Level 4) (APT)

2017 ADHD in adulthood ASC (Leeds and York partnership NHS foundation trust)

2023 Schema Therapy (Schema Therapy Systems)

Areas of interest

Dr Shoaib is passionate about her work. She will work collaboratively with you to develop an understanding of your difficulties in a safe, non- judgemental compassionate way in a reflective space. From this she will develop the most appropriate evidenced based treatment plan that is individualised and meaningful to meet your needs.

The interventions Dr Shoaib integrates are dependent on your needs. However, she does like to use Schema Therapy as she has found it helpful in empowering clients through developing insight by helping them understand why they might behave and think in unhelpful ways and providing clients with tools for lasting transformation.

Dr Shoaib also has a specialist interest in trauma and has trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) training and CBT for trauma.

Dr Shoaib has extensive experience working with diversity.

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