Psychological Services Clinic has been established for Faculty members, Staff and Students of International Islamic University Islamabad. Clinic operates under the auspices of Department of Psychology of International Islamic University Islamabad. Organizational body of PSC consists of licensed Clinicians of Clinical and Testing Psychology of PhD and doctoral/MS Level. The primary purpose of Clinic is to provide a maximum Psychological support to the students and PhD Scholars of IIUI particularly for stress management during their research work and dissertation writing.
The Psychological Services Clinic provides a range of individual therapies. It is a community-based outpatient facility program that provides a variety of psychological services (assessment, consultation, and individual therapy) under the close supervision of the clinical faculty members called clinical supervisors and psychologists. PSC also provides the opportunity for Clinical students to gain experience in treating clients under a managed-care model.
PSC also offers the Psychological assessments and Psychological testing’s for the Psychological/ Neuropsychological disorders and the educational matters like Intelligence, Memory and Personality by using the scientific tests, self report inventories and other rating scales.
After comprehensive assessment PSC provides services which include psychotherapy (Evidence based e.g. BPT) in general for those having psychiatric / psychological problems and CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) for selected patients, specifically having Depression, Anxiety, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Eating disorder, Adjustment and Emotional Problems for young people, Addiction and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Memory Disorder and Community Reinforcement Approach (CRA) for all clients having Alcohol and Addiction problems.
PSC under the auspices of Department of Psychology actively participates in research and scientific activities, conducting research on vital issues, reviewing literature and published articles.
Supervision provides an opportunity for
the student to capture the essence of the psychotherapeutic process as
it is articulated and modeled by the supervisor, and to recreate it in
the counseling relationship or Supervision is that part of the overall
training of mental health professionals that deals with modifying their
actual in-therapy behaviors.
Department of Psychology provides a comprehensive and evidence based clinical psychology program at BS/MSc and MS level. For this purpose the department has formed a core team to cater clinical supervision in line with the International best practices. Following are the key members of this team.