Faculty Profiles

Lecturer Sameera Shafiq

Designation : Lecturer
Specialization : psychology

Email : sameera.shafiq@uog.edu.pk


Sameera Shafiq (MPhil, QAU; CBT Therapist, USA) Lecturer, Department of Psychology, University of Gujrat, Gujrat Email: sameera.shafiq@uog.edu.pk BPS-18 (4th Jan, 2007- in progress) Certification Online Training (2020) in CBT of 55 credit hours from Beck Instituite for Cognitive Behvaior Therapy, USA) in Essentials of CBT (8 credit hours) CBT for Depression (16 credit hours) CBT for Anxiety (16 credit hours) CBT for Personality Disorders (15 credit hours) Publications Abid, M., Shafiq, S., Naz, I., & Riaz, M. (Jul, 2015). Relationship between personality factors and level of forgiveness among college students. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 5 (7), 149-154. Akram, B., & Shafiq, S. (Jan, 2014). Maltreatment among deaf, their non-disabled siblings and hearing children: prevalence and prevention. European Academic Research, I (10), 2963-2986. Fatima, S., & Shafiq, S. (2017). Myocardial Infarction: A Conjunction of Death Dread and Depression among Married Men and Women in District Gujrat. Journal of Health Science, 7(2), 21-24 DOI: 10.5923/j.health.20170702.01 Ghazanfar, L., & Shafiq, S. (2016). Coping strategies and family functioning as predictors of stress among caregivers of mentally ill patients. International Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 4 (1), 8-16. Munir, T., & Shafiq, S. (Jan, 2015). Attitude of people towards psychiatric disorders: A comparison of urban and rural areas in Gujrat, Pakistan. European Journal of Scientific Research, 128 (2), 196-207. Munir, T., Shafiq, S., Ahmad, Z., & Khan, S. (Mar, 2015). Impact of loneliness and academic stress on psychological wellbeing among college students. Academic Research International, 6 (2), 343-355. Shafiq, S., & Ghazanfar, L. (Jan, 2016). A comparison of coping strategies among caregivers of psychotic and neurotic patients. Journal of Psychological Sciences, 2(1), 60-69. Shafiq, S., Iftekhar, A., Ahsan, I., & Nisa, K. (Mar, 2015). Depression as related to quality of life and social support among patients with diabetes. Academic Research International, 6 (2), 326-342. Shafiq, S., & Jabeen, F. (Jul, 2015). An investigative assessment of mental health as related to domestic violence between victimized and non-victimized women in District Gujrat, Pakistan. European Journal of Social Sciences, 48 (2), 198-210. Shafiq, S., Mah-e-Neem-Mah, & Bano, Z. (2020). Impact of social support and adjustment problems on perceived loneliness in elderly. Pakistan Armed Forces Medical Journal, 20 (2), 474-479. Shafiq, S., Naz, R. A., & Yousaf, B. (April, 2015). Gender differences between assertiveness and psychological wellbeing among university students. Educational Research International, 4 (2), 87-95. Shafiq, S., Naz, R. A., Ansar, M., Nasrulla, T., Bushra, M., & Imam, S. (Sep, 2015). Happiness as related to mental health among university students. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 5 (9), 124-132. Shafiq, S., & Nazir, F. (2016). Identity has something to do with conflict and its resolution among adolescents! International Journal Series in Multidisciplinary Research, 2 (1), 51-67. Shafiq, S., & Nosheen, N. (2020). People’s perceptions about family planning and contraceptive methods in Gujrat, Pakistan. Rawal Medical Journal, 45 (1), 179-183. Shafiq, S., & Zia, M. (Oct, 2015). A comparative assessment of perceived family functioning among individuals with and without Conversion Disorder in District Gujrat, Pakistan. European Journal of Social Sciences, 49 (3), 273-286. Shafiq, S., & Shahzadi, R. (2020). Depression, anxiety and stress among school heads in District Gujrat, Pakistan. Rawal Medical Journal, 45(3), 557-560. Shahzad, A., Shafiq, S., & Sajid, M. R. (Dec, 2015). Dimensions of religiosity as predictor of ambivalent sexism among university faculty in Central-Northern Punjab, Pakistan. International Journal of Gender and Women’s Studies, 3(2), 171-189. DOI: 10.15640/ijgws.v3n2p15. Waqar, S., Shafiq, S., & Hasan, S. (June, 2016). Impact of procrastination and academic motivation on academic self-efficacy among university students. IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 21 (6), 07-13. Research Project Co-Principal Investigator with Dr. Bushra Akram (Principal Investigator) on Child Maltreatment of Deaf, their Siblings and Hearing Children. HEC Startup Research Grant Project (Dec, 2012- Dec, 2013). Oral Research Paper Presented at International and National Conferences • ‘The Role of Positive Psychology in Socio-economic Development of Pakistan’ (November, 21-22, 2018), National Institute of Psychology, QAU, Islamabad. • ‘A comparison of Coping Strategies among Caregivers of Psychotic and Neurotic Patients’ (March 19-21, 2015), Institute of Applied Psychology, University of the Punjab, Lahore. • ‘Perceived Stigma and Self-esteem among Patients with Psychiatric Disorders’ (December 15-19, 2012), Department of Applied Psychology, University of the Punjab, Lahore. • ‘Depression as related to Suicide Attempts in Gujrat’ (December, 3-4, 2012), Health Services Academy, Islamabad. International & National Conferences Attended • “Third Wave of Cognitive Behavior Therapy” by Pakistan Association of Cognitive Behavior Therapist and Fatima Jinnah Medical University, Lahore, 3-5, March, 2020. • ‘The Role of Positive Psychology in Socio-economic Development of Pakistan’ (November, 21-22, 2018), National Institute of Psychology, QAU, Islamabad. • ‘2016 ACSE Annual Conference: An event for scholarly publishing community’ (August, 10-11, 2016), Asian Council of Science Editors, Dubai, U.A.E. • ‘The Current Challenges for Psychology: From Crisis to Sustainable Solutions’ (March 19-21, 2015), Institute of Applied Psychology, University of the Punjab, Lahore. • ‘Psychology and Challenges of the Modern World’ (December 15-19, 2012), Department of Applied Psychology, University of the Punjab, Lahore. • ‘Social Determinants of Health: Issues and Challenges in Pakistan’ (December, 3-4, 2012), Health Services Academy, Islamabad. • ‘Forensic Psychology: Issues and Interventions’ (31st March-3rd April, 2010), Department of Psychology, GC University, Lahore. • ‘The Role of Psychology in Socio-economic Development of Pakistan’ (September, 9-11, 2004), National Institute of Psychology, QAU, Islamabad.

  • Health Psychology, Counseling psychology, Clinical Psychology, and Psychological Testing
  • MPhil,Federal Board of Intermediate And Secondary Education, Islamabad
  • member   Asian Council of Science Editors (ACSE)
  • life time member   Pakistan Association of Cognitive Behavior Therapist
  • Alumni   National institute of psychology, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad