Dr. Ishrat Yousaf (PhD UoP, Peshawar)
Dr. Ishrat completed her PhD degree in Clinical Psychology from the Department of Psychology, University of Peshawar, in 2015, and joined academia where she worked at different Universities as Assistant Professor in Psychology. Dr. Ishrat’s research interests are in the areas of mental health, Psychological assessment, developmental psychology, and Clinical and health psychology. She has supervised psychology undergraduate students in their research projects. She authored two research papers in HEC recognized journals, and has strong interest in taking national and international research projects.
|PhD||Clinical Psychology||University of Peshawar, Pakistan||2015|
|MSc||Clinical Psychology||University of Peshawar, Pakistan||2003|
TEACHING EXPERIENCE Assistant Professor Capital University of Science and Technology (CUST), Islamabad Since – 2019 Assistant Professor Foundation University Rawalpindi Campus, Islamabad 2019 – 2019 Assistant Professor Iqra University Islamabad 2016 – 2018 Assistant Professor Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi 2015 – 2016 HONORS & AWARDS 1. Developing Country Scholarship Awarded by “International Council of Psychologists at 74th Annual Conference Yokohama Japan in 2016. 2. Awarded for the Research Project Under Start-Up-Research Grant Program by Higher Education Commission, Pakistan in March, 2016. 3. Award for PhD Studies under “PhD Fellowship for 5000 Scholars” (Indigenous) Scheme, Batch-VI, 2010, Awarded by Higher Education Commission Pakistan.
RESEARCH AREAS / INTERESTS
- Clinical & Health Psychology;
- Developmental Psychology;
- Psychological Assessment;
- Mental Health.
JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS 1. Rizwan, I & Irshad, E. (2015). Suicide Risk among individuals with HIV/AIDS. Bahria journal of professional psychology, Bahria University,Vol. 14, No. 1: 1-21. 2. Zaman, S., Arouj, K., Irfan, S., & Yousaf, I. (submitted Dec. 2019). Maladaptive schema modes as predictors of Post-traumatic stress disorders among Trauma survivors. Journal of Pakistan Medical Association (Manuscript Number JPMA-2020-01-013). 3. Rizwan, I & Irshad, E. (2015). Suicide Risk among individuals with HIV/AIDS. Bahria journal of professional psychology, Bahria University,Vol. 14, No. 1: 1-21. 4. Rizwan, I & Irshad, E. (2012). Post-traumatic stress disorders and depression among patients suffering from HIV/AIDS. Journal the Dialogue, Vol. VII. No. 4, 393- 414. CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS 1. National conference at Baragali summer campus, University of Peshawar: Yousaf, I. (2017) Paper titled: “Negative Self-beliefs as a barrier towards Career Aspirations” in 2nd National Home Economics Conference “HOME ECONOMICS: EXPANDING NEW HORIZONS”. 2. 74th Annual International Conference Yokohama Japan: Yousaf. I. (2016) paper titled: “Anxiety and Social Functioning among Individuals with HIV and AIDS of Pakistan” at the International Council of Psychologists 74th ICP, Inc. Yokohama Japan. 3. Yousaf, I. (2017). Negative Self-beliefs as a barrier towards Career Aspirations, in 2nd Home Economics Conference “HOME ECONOMICS: EXPANDING NEW HORIZON (22-25 May, 2017). 4. Rizwan, I. (2016). Anxiety and social functioning among individuals with HIV and AIDS. ‘Annual Scientific Conference & Board Meetings’.74th ICP, Inc. Conference, Yokohama Japan.