Aaliyah Shaikh is completing a PhD in Health Psychology at City University.
- Took part in and presented a paper at the Muslims in UK and Europe symposium at University of Cambridge Centre for Islamic studies on 6th and 7th of June. The paper was selected from 20 other participants from all different backgrounds around the world.
- Presented at City University on 17th June at the School of Health Sciences annual research conference.
With a passion for psychology and dedicated to wellbeing, Aaliyah graduated from St Catharine’s College, University of Cambridge with an MEd in Psychotherapeutic Counselling. Aaliyah founded the counselling service Rahmah Wellbeing. Her research interests are in intergenerational trauma and how our earliest experiences from the time in the womb impact our life development. She was previously a chaplain and holds a MA in Muslim Community Studies, and a postgraduate diploma in Social Sciences. She will now pursue her PhD research in Health Psychology and in particular Muslims experiences of birth trauma at City University.