Dr. Farzana Islam
MBBS (DMC), DCH (BICH), MCPS
Specialist and Head-Child Development Centre
• Only Paediatrician till date with specialization in Child & Adolescent Mental Health in Bangladesh with 12 years of clinical experience of Child Development and Neurology.
• Graduated from Dhaka Medical College in 1990. Obtained her MSc in Child & Adolescent Mental Health in 2009 from Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College, London, UK.
• Received her Diploma in Counselling-in TA (Transactional Analysis)- a modern approach of Psychotherapy & Neuro Linguistic Processing (NLP) from Asha Counselling Centre of Coimbatore, India through DTP in 2011. She is running clinic for child and adult counselling and psychotherapy as an advanced level trainee in Certified Transactional Analyst (CTA) in Psychotherapy.
• Works along with the Child Psychologist and Developmental Therapist in a multidisciplinary team at the CDC (Child Developmental Centre) to run and supervise the specialized clinics of Psychological assessment, Positive Parenting programs, Systematic therapeutic Intervention of Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, Learning disabilities, Cerebral Palsy and various neurodevelopmental disorders, Speech, Language & communication clinic, Behaviour modification programs and counselling and psychotherapy for children and families