Date: December 11, 2019
Time: 6:00 – 7:30 PM
Where: 260 Washington Ave Ext. Ste 101, Corporate Plaza, Albany, NY 12203
Call to register: 518-218-1188 option 1
How to Help Your Child Cope with the Winter Blues
Topics to be covered:
- Help you identify symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder in your child.
- Educate you on treatment options and strategies to manage symptoms.
- Provide a forum for concerns and discussion you may have.
- And for those interested we will also incorporate some yoga stretches that help alleviate symptoms (so dress comfortably and bring a mat [optional] if you would like!)
Dr. Amina Mahmood is a licensed psychologist in the State of New York. She completed her PhD in counseling psychology from the University of Iowa. Her pre-doctoral internship was at University of South Florida’s Florida Mental Health Institute. Dr. Mahmood is bilingual (English and Urdu/Hindi). Dr. Mahmood’s experience includes managing a clinical research project on Huntington Disease, conducting neuropsychological assessments and working at a university counseling center. She has diverse clinical experience providing services to children and adults in a range of settings including a Veterans Affairs Hospital, women’s center and university hospital.
Dr. Mahmood’s professional interests include multi-cultural issues in psychology (specifically working with ethnic minorities, immigrant and refugee populations), health psychology and relationship issues including interpersonal violence. Dr. Mahmood views psychotherapy from a collaborative, positive psychology and multi-cultural perspective. Her approach to treatment is mindfulness-based and solution-oriented. She incorporates appropriate evidence-based treatments in her interventions based on client issue and needs. Dr. Mahmood is a member of the American Psychological Association and NYS Psychological Association.