Apr 17, 2017
Eman Niazi is a psychotherapist based in Islamabad. She has a Masters in Clinical Social Work from New York University, and a Masters in Clinical Psychology from the Punjab University. She is a licensed social worker in the state of New York and has 6 years of experience working in direct mental health services. Her academic specialization focused on contemporary child practice, psychodynamic treatment, attachment theory and mindfulness and emotional regulation in practice. She has completed training in trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy and trauma focused therapy for childhood traumatic grief; and has also attended a number of professional workshops at the Albert Ellis Institute in New York, and the Metropolitan Institute for Training in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in New York. During the course of her professional experience Eman has worked with children, adolescents and adults with a diverse range of diagnoses. She has experience in working with at risk populations; adult and child survivors of trauma and abuse; children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral issues; and mood and adjustment disorders. She believes the key to success in therapy is empowering her clients. Her practice is governed by a strengths based perspective with an insight oriented, psychodynamic approach to therapy. Eman strongly believes that mindfulness plays a key role in anxiety reduction and a sense of general well-being and frequently uses mindfulness as an intervention in her practice. In addition to her private practice Eman is also involved with Picture Autism as a family counselor where she provides supportive counseling services.