Shokria Siddiqui

Shokria Siddiqui

Shokria Siddiqui is a Registered Psychologist and a member of the Australian Psychological Society. She has completed a Bachelor’s degree in Science/Psychology, Master of Applied Psychology, Post Graduate Diploma in both Psychology and Mental Health Practice.Shokria has experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and families in both private and public health settings. She has also conducted several research studies and completed a recent thesis focusing on language processing in the cerebral brain hemispheres, and is committed to keeping up to date with professional development, research, and treatment.Her philosophy about therapy is reflected in her collaborative and empathic approach. Her approach is based on developing a compassionate working relationship and creating a safe, therapeutic space for each client. Shokria works with each client to explore solutions and understand their problems in a unique way that allows them to improve their quality of life and relationships. Together with the client, she explores the unconscious factors that are contributing to interpersonal patterns, behaviours, and emotional experiences. The sessions become a shared, collaborative process where clients are encouraged to adopt new attitudes and feelings towards life situations. Shokria has vast experience working with adults and individuals experiencing anxiety, depression, stress-related issues (including work and relationship stress), life transitions and changes, grief and loss, low self-worth, and health issues impacting psychological wellbeing. As a Psychologist, Shokria has witnessed the crippling effects of these disorders on people’s lives and it is extremely rewarding to help restore calmness and functionality in people’s lives. She also offers counselling to couples experiencing relationship distress, and to couples wanting to form a closer connection with each other.Her previous roles in organisational psychology allow her to assist clients with career coaching, communication skills, goals setting, and leadership skills. Working in a community mental health and hospital setting in regional Western Australia, has given her insight into working with complex and severe mental health disorders and a variety of cultures, including Indigenous Australians.

Treatment and Services

Shokria can help treat and assist adolescents and adults for online therapy, in a wide range of mental health issues including:
  • Depression
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Grief & Loss
  • Organisational Psychology
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Suicide Prevention and Intervention
  • Eating Disorders
  • Stress Management
  • ADHD
  • Anger Management
  • Parental-Family Relationships
  • Complex Trauma
Services and types of therapies that may be used in therapy include:
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavioural Therapy/Mindfulness
  • Acceptance & Commitment Therapy
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy
  • Family Therapy
She is also fluent in the Dari and Farsi language.