Maira Arshad Determined To Eradicate Mental Disorders


Naeem Kandwal
Ever since the coronavirus pandemic hit the world the doctors have been working round the clock in order to save the lives of people. During the peak of COVID-19, the role of Clinical Psychologists is highly commendable. Depression and anxiety was on the rise. In that alarming situation, Clinical Psychologists proved themselves as real heroes. Clinical psychologists are qualified professionals who are able to provide direct services to clients needing help with mental or behavioural issues, and are experts in psychometrics (or psychological measurement). They administer and interpret cognitive and personality tests, diagnose mental illnesses, create treatment plans, and conduct psychotherapy. The goal of clinical Psychologists is to offer the client a corrective course of action or a specific treatment that can improve their mental well-being.According to WHO, around 20% of the world’s children and adolescents have a mental health condition. Mental health issues are increasing rapidly in developing countries. The role of clinical Psychologists in developing countries is very crucial. Clinical Psychologist Maira Arshad is determined to make Pakistan disease-free country. She has done BS in Clinical Psychology. She also has an Advanced Diploma in Clinical Psychology. She is Master Practitioner of NLP, Certified from American Board of Neuro Linguistic programming, Master Practitioner of Time Line Therapy ™ Techniques and Master Life Coach. When i asked Maira about her work and achievements, she said:”I am working as freelancer NLP Master Practitioner and Empowerment Coach.I have completed more than 100 Coaching Hours dealing with National and International clients enabling them to create major breakthroughs in their life and transforming their life to be better person with strong and healthy emotional well being. Working as Member of Board of Directors in Royal Psychologist Community Multan, Pakistan. Anyone wants to connect with me can reach me out on Facebook page named “Life Coaching with Maira.”Picturing your goals can motivate you and keep you focused. Planning how to reach your goals helps you set priorities and stay organized. When i asked Maira about her future plans, she said: “My plans are to serve the humanity by making them more aware of their own life and behaviours as this self awareness leads us towards more success and transformation. I am working on myself too and ny the grace of God I will do quad certification in Hypnotherapy too.” Maira’s passion to serve the humanity is highly commendable. When i asked her, what message would you like to give to young generation? she said: “My message for young generation is that they must trust themselves. Before doing anything else, theu should give themselve time to know themselves more. They should know who they are, other than their roles. God has given everyone atleast one such talent that makes that person different from others. One should focus on finding that hidden talent in them. Self awareness in necessary for personal Development. And personal development is necessary to grow more independently.” Doctors save lives but the importance of Clinical Psychologists goes far beyond that. Mental disorders are increasing day by day. The World need determined Psychologists like Maira Arshad. She is fully determined to eradicate mental disorders from Pakistan. She is a great example of women empowerment. Undoubtedly, Maira Arshad is a precious asset to our nation.