PhD Scholar (Beaconhouse National University)
MS in Clinical Psychology (Government College University)
Ms. Abia Nazim, currently working as an Assistant Professor in the Institute of Psychology, Beaconhouse National University is a trained Clinical Psychologist, a certified hypnotherapist and EMDR professional, whose academic career is marked with noteworthy distinctions. She received academic Roll of Honor in M.Sc. Applied Psychology, secured second position in Punjab University in her professional clinical training (ADCP), completed her MS in Clinical Psychology in first position and is presently enrolled as PhD Scholar in IP, BNU under supervision of Dr Ruhi Khalid. She completed her in-depth clinical training from Mayo, Sir Ganga Ram, Children Hospital and PIMH, Lahore. From more than 10 years she has been attached with prestigious institutes like University of Punjab, GCU, Lahore, BNU, College of Home Economics, Department of Health, Punjab, Ministry of Defense and Department of Special Education, Punjab holding prominent teaching and/or training positions. In the course of her career, she is frequently invited in professional training institutes throughout the country to conduct workshops for students and professionals. She has many research paper presentations at her credit in national and international conferences. She is also appointed as an external examiner by many reputable institutes and also working as a consultant advisor with many eminent public and private institutes. Her areas of special interests include cross cultural issues in psychology, psychological interventions, forensic psychological assessment, psychological interventions for high risk groups like HIV/AIDS, abused women and children and developmental psychopathologies.