Aisha is a Ph.D. student in the School and Applied Child Psychology program (SACP) at the University of British Columbia (UBC). During her M.A. degree in SACP at UBC, she obtained extensive experience conducting psychological assessments and school interventions. She has supported individuals with behavioural difficulties, neurodevelopment differences, and mental health challenges. Her research focused on health, quality of life and executive functioning for young adults with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. In the Ph.D. program, Aisha has conducted therapy and intervention using evidence-based practices with youth experiencing anxiety, stress, big emotions, and mood difficulties. Her current research focuses on immigrant family relationships.
Aisha has worked in private, school and community settings where she frequently collaborated with teachers, school administration, specialists, and parents in supporting the needs of children and adolescents. She provides a collaborative, warm and non-judgmental environment for therapy where both the environment and individual are considered, and a flexible approach is emphasized. She believes that building trust, creating a safe space, and focusing on strengths help her clients move toward their goals.
ACTIVITIES & INTERESTS
Aisha enjoys being active by going to the gym and strength training, or enjoying the outdoors by hiking, biking, paddle boarding, or simply going for walks. She also loves spending time with her family and friends which often involves trying new recipes and lots of laughs.
Aisha speaks English fluently and can communicate in Urdu and Punjabi.