Dr Farah Khalid is a Clinical Psychologist with extensive experience working within child and adolescent mental health services. Having obtained her PhD and Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from The Institute of Psychiatry (King’s College London), she has worked with the Royal College of Psychiatrists, providing training on routine outcome measurements to promote evidence-based practice. Dr Khalid has also mentored PhD candidates, published academic papers on her research in peer-reviewed scientific journals, and presented at both national and international conferences.
Dr Khalid is experienced in working with a range of difficulties such as: worry, rumination, anxiety (including generalised anxiety disorder, social anxiety and panic disorder), depression, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), low self-esteem, perfectionism, stress (personal and work-related), and self-criticism, personality disorder and bipolar disorder. She has specific expertise in neurodevelopmental disorders having worked with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, as well as psychosis and trauma, particularly complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Dr Khalid is trained to deliver Cognitive Behavioural Therapy , Compassion-Focused Cognitive Therapy, Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy, Schema Therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Dr Khalid also has experience in working with couples and families, delivering Systemic Therapy. She is proficient in developing and delivering psychological groups and workshops to clients and their family members. As well as face-to-face therapy, she has previously delivered therapy online.
Dr Khalid enjoys working collaboratively with clients, offering a warm, trusting, non-judgemental and accepting stance. A shared approach is taken, working towards goals with the ultimate aim of providing meaningful change for clients.