ICP is proud to provide the bulk of clinical psychologists and teachers in the country who are performing with a spirit to bring out the best in prevention and treatment of psychological disorder and clinical research.
Institute of Clinical Psychology
University of Karachi
The Institute of Clinical Psychology, University of Karachi is a nonprofit public organization. It not only provides mental health training and higher education in the field of clinical psychology but also is a service provider for people with mental illness. It assures access to service and support in order to meet the mental health needs of individuals with all ages, enabling them to live, work and participate in their communities with a better quality of life.
Institute of Clinical Psychology takes pride in offering quality services of international standards. Major contribution of the institute is to promote research in the discipline of mental health, and to train highly skilled professionals with surety of meeting ethical standards in clinical practice.
The Institute of Clinical Psychology was created under a directive of General Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq, President, Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Prof. Dr. Farrukh Z. Ahmad, who originally conceptualized the idea of establishing an Institute, was appointed as its first director. The Institute has its own Board of Governors, a Selection Board, and an Academic Committee in accordance with its Statues which have been passed by the Senate of the University of Karachi and the Governor of Sindh in his capacity as the Chancellor of the University.
Uzma Ali (Ph.D), Professor of Clinical Psychology, and Acting Director of the Institute of Clinical Psychology, University of Karachi, Pakistan, affiliated since 1997. She has produced 6 M.Phil and 13 Ph.D scholars in her career. She has published more than 50 research papers in national and international Journals. As AD/Editor, she manages two HEC Recognized Journals i.e Pakistan Journal of Psychology and Pakistan Journal of Clinical Psychology. She is also Certified Trainer of Hypnotherapy, National Guilds of Hypnotists(USA).