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Samia Malik

Samia Malik

Mental Health Advocate

Advocacy Centre North (Newcastle Council for Voluntary Service)

Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 1EH

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Advocacy Centre North (Newcastle Council for Voluntary Service)

Mental Health Advocate

(Still continuing to volunteer)
- offering long term one to one advocacy support for adults in vulnerable circumstances (learning or physical disability, older people, people with mental health needs and long term conditions)
- assisting with arrangements relevant to personal care needs, financial difficulties, mental health difficulties, physical disabilities, etc.
- supporting, mediating and empowering during important meetings or appointments
- encouraging confidence and independence
- signposting to relevant local resources

Career medium 06
Career
Career medium 06

Hartlepool Mind (IAPT: Tees Time to Talk)

Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner

- face to face and telephone CBT Low Intensity Interventions
- face to face and telephone screening (triage)
- receiving and providing clinical and case management supervision
- record keeping (IAPTUS)
- attending CPD meetings and training
- mentoring and training of junior staff
- promotion of service
- treatment of conditions such as anxiety, depression, phobias, stress, etc.

Training courses attended include Working with Veterans and Veterans Issues Familiarisation, Mindfulness - An Introductory Workshop, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Coronary Heart Disease, An Introduction to CBT for Chronic Pain, Living with COPD & Living and Accepting Life with Diabetes

Career

University of Teesside

UCPPD in Approaches to Supervision for Professionals Working with CBT Low Intensity Interventions

Grade: Pass

University of Teesside

PgC in Primary Mental Health Care

Grade: Pass

University of Sunderland

MSc in Psychology

Grade: Merit

Hunter College - The City University of New York

BA in Psychology

Grade: 2.1 (GPA:3.6)