BA, MA, MPhil, PhD.
Consultant Clinical Psychologist
Associate Fellow of British Psychological Society
Dr Ghazala Rehman completed her MPhil psychology degree in 1987 and developed her experience of applied psychology by working in a highly specialist secure setting and psychiatric units in public sector hospital, She completed her clinical training at Centre of Excellence in Psychology, Quaid-i-Azam University and affiliated Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, Islamabad and qualified as a Clinical Psychologist in 1994.
Dr Ghazala Rehman has a long and a distinguished career in mental health settings, leading the establishment of psychology services, training/supervising staff in CBT, assessment, presenting her work at conferences and publishing research. She has worked in independent mental health sectors in Croydon and Redhill, addressing clients’ complex mental health needs and setting up new services. Working as the only psychologist in mental health teams, meant she developed the ability to provide effective therapeutic treatment for a wide range of difficulties. She has supervised a wide range of staff and professionally managed clinical psychologists, over many years.
Dr Ghazala Rehman has worked with refugee populations and has work experience of Asian Communities. She has a good appreciation of ethno-cultural milieu and command of regional languages (Urdu, Panjabi, Hindko and Hindi) as an asset, for working with clients from British Minority Communities.
Dr Ghazala Rehman is working with adult clients with complex mental health needs including addition issues, personality difficulties, self harm and trauma-survivors. She provides assessments, therapy, consultation and is engaged in research & evaluation. She provides training and supervises staff and has worked in public sector hospitals, secure settings and community facilities. She is trained in cognitive behavioural therapy, brief psychodynamic psychotherapy, counselling and systematic family therapy. She has expertise in neuro-cognitive assessment, rehabilitation and recovery.
Dr Ghazal Rehman works locally in the independent mental health sector.
Dr Ghazala Rehman has completed her post-graduate (MA, MPhil, Doctoral level) training in CBT and additional therapeutic orientations including psychodynamic and systemic therapy. Therapeutic skills are kept up to date through attendance at professional post qualification courses, workshops, supervision and reading. She has delivered many years of successful therapeutic practice within the mental health sector, providing treatment for a wide range of psychological problems.
Dr Ghazala Rehman specializes in providing short term effective treatment for common difficulties and has considerable expertise in treating severe, longer term difficulties such as psychosis, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. In addition, she offers a diagnostic assessment for adults with suspected Asperger’s and learning difficulties, teaching, training, supervision and consultancy.