Books by Dr. Shireen Stephen
About Dr. Shireen Stephen
Dr. Shireen Stephen has a Ph.D. in Health and Industrial Psychology and an M.Sc and M.Phil in Applied Psychology (counselling). She has a diploma in Christian Counselling and is a certified Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (CBT) and NLP Practitioner. Over the last 12 years, she has worked in the capacity of a counsellor, researcher and lecturer. She has worked almost exclusively with employees of the BPO industry by helping them understand and cope with the various unique health effects of working at odd hours and working through relationship challenges. To this effect, she has conducted numerous online workshop modules on choosing the right life partner.
Some of her areas of expertise are relationship counselling, marital counselling, stress management, anger management, anxiety and panic, grief, depression, domestic violence, addiction, eating behavior and obesity, parenting, phobias, sexual abuse, sleep disorders, terminal illness, loneliness, positivity, confidence building, sadness, insecurities, decision making, women’s health, family support, and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
She uses a problem focused and action oriented approach to deal with problems. Her primary therapy orientation is using cognitive behaviour therapy techniques. She strongly advocates positive psychology and holds the humanistic view that each individual has the potential for self-actualization and possesses the necessary tools to lead a satisfying life.