Beaconhouse National University (BNU)

Dr. Ishba Rehman

Graduation year:   2021

Counseling Psychologist at National Health Services (NHS), UK

BNU's alumni continue to make waves on the international stage, achieving milestones that fill us with immense pride. Dr. Ishba Rehman, an alumna of our Institute of Psychology's M. Phil in Applied Psychology program, has emerged as an outstanding Counseling Psychologist in the United Kingdom. Dr. Ishba Rehman, CPsychol, is a registered U.K. HCPC (Health and Care Professions Council) and BPS (British Psychological Society) Chartered Counseling Psychologist. She currently holds the position of a Highly Specialist Counseling Psychologist at Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust, where she actively contributes to the realm of mental health within the U.K. National Health Service (NHS) and third sector mental health organizations. With over a decade of experience, Dr. Ishba Rehman has provided therapeutic interventions to clients with diverse and complex needs. Her expertise spans various modalities and extends to both local and international settings. Dr. Ishba's therapeutic approach is primarily informed by cognitive-behavioral and trauma-informed methodologies, reflecting her commitment to evidence-based practices. Dr. Ishba Rehman's career trajectory has been enriched with roles in inpatient and community-based environments, spanning the public, private, and voluntary sectors. Her profound impact and dedication to the field have led her to the prestigious position of a Lecturer in the 'Professional Doctorate in Counseling Psychology' program at the University of Manchester, U.K. Her influence extends beyond clinical practice, encompassing the nurturing of future counseling psychologists. Her research pursuits delve into vital aspects of mental health, trauma-informed therapy, diversity, intersectionality, and social justice. Dr. Ishba Rehman's journey exemplifies the transformative impact of BNU's academic programs and reflects the university's commitment to fostering excellence and meaningful contributions in the field of psychology.

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