The pace of life in Dubai can be stressful, and it’s not uncommon to find the pressures of both work and home life becoming overwhelming.
Dr Quratulain Zaidi has extensive experience working with individuals and couples. She specialises in all areas of mental health challenges, including Depression, Anxiety and Stress Management, Trailing Spouse, Social Strain and Adaptability, Expat Families, and Mindfulness.
In her practice, Dr. Zaidi utilises evidence-based treatment solutions collaboratively with her clients to help them overcome personal barriers to growth. These include Solution-Focused Therapy (SFT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness techniques, and Gottman Couples Therapy.(Level 3)
Dr. Zaidi is from the UK, but has been living between Hong Kong and Singapore for past 18 years. This diverse cultural experience has given her the opportunity to incorporate cultural sensitivity into her practice.
A graduate of King’s College, London, Dr. Zaidi also has a PhD. from Cardiff University. She held various post-doctoral positions in the UK before training at Masters level in Counselling and Clinical Psychology and founding her practice in Asia.
Dr. Zaidi is proud to be a member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) and the British Psychological Society (BPS), Hong Kong Professional Counselling Association (HKPCA) and the Hong Kong Family Law Association (HKFLA). She abides by the Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychology.
At first, moving abroad together felt like a big adventure, but as reality sets in, it can soon feel challenging. If you’ve followed your partner overseas, it’s not uncommon to feel isolated, trapped and resentful that you’ve left behind the life and support system you built for yourself at home.
Every relationship goes through hard times, and often the best and strongest action you can take is to seek help. Dr. Zaidi has more than a decade of clinical experience with a wide variety of mental health, social emotional, behavioural and relationship challenges.
She utilises the research based, highly effective approaches, such as Gottman Couples Therapy (Level 3) and Emotionally Focused Therapy, in which she is highly qualified and posses extensive experience. The goals of couple’s therapy are to overcome loss of connection and communication challenges, ultimately improving the relationship.
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