Name: Dr. Sajida Naz
Designation: Assistant Professor
Department: Behavioral Sciences
Qualification: PhD in Trauma Psychology (2013)
University of Huddersfield, UK
MSc. In Behavioural Sciences (2005)
University of Huddersfield, UK
Phone: +92-51-9292900 (204)
Status: On Job
Dr. Sajida Naz

Professional Experience

Dec 2008 - to date
Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi

2010 till 2012
Cruse Bereavement and Care, UK
Counselling Volunteer

2005 till 2008
Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi
Research Assistant (CPR)

2001- 2002
Army Public School, Sialkot


  • Naz S. Gavin H. (2013). Challenges to coping: A cross national study using anecdotal accounts of trauma reaction in police officers. The Qualitative Report (Paper has been accepted subject to changes)
  • Naz S. Gavin H. Khan B. (2013). Cross cultural variations in use of psychological support among police officers in specific police departments of Pakistan and the Britain. Paper under review in Pakistan Journal of Psychological Sciences (PJPR)
  • Gul, H., Gul I., Sireer N., Naz S. (2008) Psychological Reactions of Children to October 8th Earthquake, PAKISTAN PAEDIATRIC JOURNAL- ISSN # 3044921
  • Najam N., Mansoor A., Kanwal H R., Naz S., (2007) Dream Content: Reflections of the Emotional and Psychological States of Earthquake Survivors. Dreaming. 2006 Dec Vol 16(4) 237-245 (
  • Muzammil H., Naz S., (2007). Impact of Youth Oriented Television Programs on Youth of Pakistan. Published in Proceedings of the 66th Annual Convention International Council of Psychologists, July 15-18, 2008, St. Petersburg, Russia. Aachen: Shaker Verlag.
  • Naz, S., Najam, N. (2006) Neuropsychological Deficits and Co morbidity in Children with Reading Disorder” published in proceedings of 64th Annual Convention of International Council of Psychologists (ICP), Kos, Greece on “Future Psychology” held by the International Council of Psychologists (ICP) on July 10-13, 2006
  • Naz, S., Mansoor A., Gul I. (2005) Emotional and Behavioral Reactions of Children to Trauma, Proceeding of International Conference on “Earthquake 10/8: Social, Human and Gender Issues conference held by Fatima Jinnah Women University and University of Azad Jammu & Kashmir pg. 156-163


    Psychological Trauma and Resiliency, Disaster Management and Coping from Aftermaths, Police Work and Trauma, Children and Trauma, Disability and Family Dynamics, Cyber bullying, Criminology, Clinical Interventions and Neuropsychological Testing and Assessment, Qualitative analysis and Interpretations


  • 2010: Frances M. Culbertson Travel Grant, American Psychological Foundation.
  • 2006, 2008: Higher Education Commission Travel Grants.
  • 2005: Fauji Foundation Academic Achievement Award (MSc).
  • 2005: Gold Medal, MSc. (Behavioral Sciences).


Workshops Organized:

  1. Organized seminar on ‘‘Inclusion matters: access and empowerment of people of all abilities’’-Dated: 02 Dec 2015 Venue; CG2, Education Department
  2. Served as practical examiner for Quaid-e-Azam University for MSc students in subject of Research Methodology held at F7/2 and F6/2 Girls Colleges Islamabad [9-11 November 2015]
  3. Gave talks as resource person on various topics of professional development at FDA COMSATS in 2014-15
  4. Keynote Speaker at International Conference for Rehabilitation Sciences, Isra University, Islamabad

Workshops Attended:

  1. Somatic Experiencing Therapy, By Dr. Peter Levene: April 17, 2015 organized by the School of Social Work.
  2. Cultural Competency in Care giving, By Dr. LydaArévalo-Flechas, April 24, 2015 organized by the School of Social Work
  3. Replenishing Practitioner Hope- Effectively and Ethically Treating Persons with Dual Disorders: Mental Illness and Substance Use, by Dr. Deborah Webb, May 1, 2015 organized by the School of Social Work
  4. Advanced DSM-5: Case Conceptualization and Ethical Considerations, by Dr. Elizabeth Pomeroy, May 7, 2015 organized by the School of Social Work
  5. Structural Equation Modeling using MPlus, May 26 – 29, 2015, The UT Summer Statistics Institute organized by Institute of Statistics UT

Conferences Organized:

  1. Member organizing committee: First International Conference on: Gender, Social Sciences and Humanities: New Directions in Scholarship 13-15 January 2016: UT Austin and FJWU

Conferences Attended:

  1. Oral paper on Volunteerism in Pakistan, issues, perspectives and challenges, First International Conference on Gender, Social Sciences and Humanities: New Directions in Scholarship 13-15 January 2016: UT Austin and FJWU
  2. Oral paper entitled Life participation, social support and quality of life of parents having children with Cerebral Palsy Co authored by Ms. Khizran Iftikhar on 12th Dec 2015 in International Conference of Psychology, Organized by Shaheed Benezir Bhutto Women University in Collabortion with SMU USA
  3.  Invited key note speaker and panel/ session discussant for first international conference on rehabilitation science education, 4th national rehabilitation conference, ISRA university, Islamabad held in Ramada Hotel, Islamabad on 13-15 November 2015


  1. Teaching Assistant Training from University of Huddersfield UK 2011
  2. Training in Structural Equation Modeling using MPlus from Statistics Department, University of Texas at Austin Jan 2015
  3. Training in Clinical Supervisions, Dialectic Behavior Therapy, School of Social Work, University of Texas at Austin, Jan 2015
  4. Training in Trauma Counseling and Management, Turkish Red Crescent Society, Military Hospital, Rawalpindi, 2008
    Faculty Professional Development Progam HEC, Master Trainer, 2008


    National (approved)
    -Principle Investigator: Cyberbullying and Pakistani Youth: Issues, Perspectives and Challenges
    International Grant (applied for)
    - Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada
    HEC (applied for)
    -Thematic Grant