Dr. Sameena Akbar

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Dr. Sameena Akbar

Sam is a chartered clinical psychologist. With a doctorate in Clinical Psychology from University College London, she is a specialist CBT practitioner, accredited with the British Association of Behavourial and Cognitive Psychotherapists. She also practices Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Compassion Focused Therapy.

In addition to her private practice, she has seven years experience working in the NHS. She currently works in a Post Traumatic Stress Disorder clinic.

Sam has experience in working with a wide range of traumatic experiences.

Prior to becoming a clinical psychologist, Sam studied Classics at Wadham College, Oxford and then went to onto a television career, working on programmes for the BBC and Channel 4 such as Panorama and Dispatches.