This month, Dr. Zaidi talks to Expat Living Hong Kong about the impact that social media may be having on teenagers’ mental health. With a recent survey carried out among 14-24 year olds in the UK showing that the use of various social media platforms lead to increased feeling of depression, anxiety, poor body image and loneliness, there use is a common concern among parents. Just what impact is exposure to the online world and social media having on our kids and how can we protect them from potential dangers? To find out Dr. Zaidi’s thoughts on this, and find out what we can do to help, read the full article here.
Dr. Quratulain Zaidi (BSc. Hons, MSc, MSc, PhD) is a mother and a member of the British Psychological Society and British Association Counselling & Psychotherapy and abides by the Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychology. She has lived in Hong Kong and Singapore for 12 years. She specialises in assisting families with issues including parenting, teen issues, Cybersafety, marriage guidance, post natal depression, stress and anxiety disorders, depression, bullying, eating disorders, OCD and self-harm. She is an expert in educational assessments and learning challenges in children, for example ADHD, ADD, Dyslexia and ASD.