Dr. Ishrat Yousaf (PhD UoP, Peshawar)

Assistant Professor

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
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
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.
  1. Clinical & Health Psychology;
  2. Developmental Psychology;
  3. Psychological Assessment;
  4. Mental Health.
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. 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.
1. 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).
2. Rizwan, I. (2016). Anxiety and social functioning among individuals with HIV and AIDS. ‘Annual Scientific Conference & Board Meetings’.74th ICP, Inc. Conference, Yokohama Japan.

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