Ellma Shaikh


She is an Associate Clinical Psychologist and completed MS in Clinical Psychology from the Institute of Professional Psychology. She have acquired various courses in the domain such as courses on Autism Spectrum Disorder and Psychological First Aid.
In addition, she have also lead workshops on topic of Mental Health in different organizations and has a hands on experience of Assessments and training in Human Resources. She is currently a practicing as a Psychologist at UmeedeNau Clinic (PNS Shifa Hospital) and a Counsellor at Ruhbaru - Charter for Compassion Pakistan.
She is optimistic, confident and energetic and good at dealing with people diplomatically. She also have good analytical skills. She like travelling and also have a flair for artwork. Most of all she is a people’s person which is why she chose this profession.
She have worked at DUHS, DarulSakun, Kazim Trust, UmeedeNau (BUKC) and Ruhbaru (CFC). Some of my certifications include AKU Psychiatry Certificate Course, Psychological First Aid, Sexual Abuse and Sex Therapy, Autism Spectrum Disorder.

  • Speciality


  • Degrees

    MS Clinical Psychology

    BS Professional Psychology

  • Areas of Expertise
    • Marital Counselling
    • Adults with Anxiety, Depression and dealing with Career Crisis.
  • Office

    Cotton Exchange I.I Chundrigar Rd, Seari Quarters

  • University

    Karachi University

    Bahria University, Karachi Campus

Awards And Honours

One Day Psychological Workshops

Karachi Psychiatric Hospital

AKU Psychiatry Certificate Course

The Aga Khan University Hospital (Pakistan)

Sex Therapy Workshop

Kumak Foundation Society

Sexual Abuse Trauma Workshop

Trauma Release Wellness Centre


She went to Bahria University in Karachi where she completed her bachelors and Masters in Clinical Psychology from the Institute of Professional Psychology and finished in the top quartile of her graduating class.


Bahria University of Karachi


Aga Khan Higher Secondary School


The Mama Parsi Girls Secondary School

Counselor’s Skills

Her expertise includes providing psychological help to differently able children, teenagers, adolescents; patients suffering from depression, anxiety, marital counseling and other neurotic concerns. She is equipped with CBT, ABA and Humanistic Techniques and has also acquired various certifications in the domain including dealing Kids with Autism and Psychological First-Aid.Aq.

Humanistic Techniques