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Dr Sidra Aslam

Specialist Child and Adolescent Psychologist
Child and Adolescent
BSc (First Class Hons), PGCE, App Ed and Child Psy D.
GMC #2822174
Dr Sidra Aslam

Dr Sidra Aslam is a highly experienced Child Psychologist who is passionately committed to improving the psychological wellbeing of children and adolescents. Dr Aslam has a First-Class Honours degree in Psychology, Postgraduate Certificate in Education and Doctorate in Applied Educational and Child Psychology.

She has worked over the last 15 years in Children’s Services. This includes working with schools, children and families to problem solve and offer them access to practical resources and tools to support them with the next steps. Dr Aslam has significant experience in delivering consultations, training and supervision regarding children and young people.

Dr Aslam conducts expert assessments and interventions of children and young people with a range of conditions, including autism spectrum, anxiety, trauma, depression, school issues and behavioural difficulties. Dr Aslam specialise in working with families to overcome difficulties and is trained in therapeutic approaches such as Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy and Theraplay. Dr Aslam uses consultation as a supportive approach when working with families to improve relationships and family functioning. Dr Aslam has a published chapter titled 'Safe Therapy' in the book "Supporting the Mental Health of Children in Care" (Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2017).

Dr Aslam comes highly recommended from her respective peers, described as having a wealth of experience, along with a lively and friendly personality, able to adapt her communication when working with different children and families. Dr Aslam is willing to broach difficult questions when necessary, always acting with a warm and open manner. Clinical Partners are delighted to welcome Dr Aslam to our Birmingham team.

Conditions

  • ADHD
  • Anger Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Bullying
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Learning Difficulties
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Self-Esteem
  • Special Educational Needs Assessments (SEN’s)
  • Adoption & Fostering
  • Asperger’s
  • Behavioural Problems
  • Fear & Phobias
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • School Problems

Therapeutic approaches used

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Integrative Therapy
  • Systemic Therapy
  • Theraplay Level 1 and 2
  • Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR)

Qualifications and Education

  • BSc – Psychology (first class honours)
  • PGCE – Postgraduate Certificate in Education
  • Doctorate – Applied Educational and Child Psychology

Professional Bodies and Membership

  • HCPC – Heath and Care Professions Council