Lahore (Muhammad Yasir) A one-day symposium on “Post Traumatic Stress Disorder- rising above the trauma” was organized in Kinnaird College, Lahore. The symposium was aimed at orientating the participants about mental stress and disorders resulted after any trauma. Renowned and learned personnel in Clinical Psychology like Dr. Rafique Dar, HOD UOL Dr. Syed Imran Murtaza , Medical Superintendent, Fountain House Lahore, Dr Rehana Mushtaq, Assistant Professor Riphah International University Lahore, Dr. Mirrat Gull Sr. Clinical psychologist PACT, Dr. Saima Majeed, Associate Professor FCCU & PIMH and Lt. Col (R) Imtiaz Mehmood, CEO Creative Dimensions, attended the occasion and shared how PTSD developed in response of traumatic life experiences. They also discussed myths & facts about PTSD in detail.
The students of Professional Certification in Clinical Psychology presented psychodrama, a video titled Myth & Facts (hope beyond hurt) and a documented video based on PTSD as result of domestic violence. The event was moderated and organized by Ms Rukhsana Mehmood, Senior Clinical Psychologist and Course Facilitator of PCCP at KCLCD, Kinnaird College, Lahore. Dr.Noshaba Hassan Murad, Director UMT Lahore, Ms. Maha Jamil Director KCLCD and Mr. Rizwan Anwar Executive Director KCLCD, Kinnaird College for Women were also present at this occasion. At the end of the event, certificates were distributed among guests and participants by Dr. Rukhsana David, Principal Kinnaird College.