Dr Sidra Aslam
BSc (First Class Hons), PGCE, App Ed and Child Psy D.
Educational and Child Psychologist
Dr Sidra Aslam is a highly experienced Educational and 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 10 years in specialist and mainstream educational settings, delivering assessments, training and consultations regarding children with complex needs, including learning needs.
Dr Aslam conducts expert specialised assessments and interventions of children and young people with a range of conditions, including autism spectrum, anxiety, depression, school issues and behavioural difficulties. She has a special interest in fostering and adoption and is trained in specialist therapeutic approaches such as Developmental Psychotherapy and Theraplay. Dr Aslam also 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 also regularly chairs fostering panels for independent fostering agencies.
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.
- Anger Issues
- Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
- Eating Disorders
- Learning Difficulties
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Special Educational Needs Assessments (SEN’s)
- Adoption & Fostering
- Behavioural Problems
- Fear & Phobias
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
- School Problems
- BSc – Psychology (first class honours)
- PGCE – Postgraduate Certificate in Education
- Doctorate – Applied Educational and Child Psychology
- HCPC – Heath and Care Professions Council
- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
- Integrative Therapy
- Systemic Therapy
- Theraplay Level 1 and 2
- Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy
- Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR)