Shahim Ahmad


GradDipPsych, PostGradDipPsych, GradDip in Couple & Family Therapy, M. of Clin. Psych. (Candidate)


With over 10 years experience as a Psychologist and Family Therapist, I have worked with various client groups such as couples, families, adults, children and adolescents with moderate to severe mental health issues. Much of my experience has been in public and private hospitals doing complex mental health assessments, diagnosis, counselling, case management, group work and parent education.

I have a particular interest in working with parents around parenting and family relationships, and with complex clinical presentations of various mental health issues including Depression, Anxiety and PTSD.

I am an accredited supervisor with the Australian Health Practitioners Registration Board and registered as a provider with Medicare Australia.

Special Interest Areas

Shahim has special interests in the following areas:

  • Academic Performance

  • ADHD

  • Adult Survivor of Sexual Abuse

  • Anger Management

  • Anxiety & Phobias

  • Assertiveness Training

  • Behavioural Problems

  • Bipolar Disorder

  • Bullying

  • Carer Support

  • Conflict Resolution

  • Couples Therapy

  • Depresssion

  • Divoce/Separation

  • Domestic Violence

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Gay/Lesbian Issues

  • Gender/Sexual Identity Disorder

  • Grief & Loss

  • Health-Related Problems

  • Human Resource Management

  • Impulsive Behaviour

  • Intellectual Difficulties

  • Learning Difficulties

  • Life Transition & Adjustment Issues

  • Meditation

  • Mental Illness

  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

  • Panic Disorder

  • Parenting

  • Performance Management

  • Personal/Life Coaching

  • Personality Disorder

  • Post-Natal Depression

  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

  • Psychological First Aid

  • Psychosis

  • Relationship Issues

  • Relaxation

  • School Issues

  • Self-Esteem and Self-Development

  • Self-Harm

  • Shyness & Social Skills Concerns

  • Sleeping Disorders

  • Suicide

  • Trauma

  • Work Stress

  • Workplace Bullying

Treatment Approaches

Shahim is trained and experienced in the following treatment approaches:

  • Systemic Family Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

  • Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT)

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

  • Solution Focussed/Brief Therapy

  • Supervision

Client Groups

Shahim offers treatment for the following clients:

  • Child (5-12 yo)

  • Adolescent (13-17 yo)

  • Adult

  • Couple

  • Family

  • Organisation

Treatment Modalities

You can access a session with Shahim in one of the following ways:

  • In-Person Sessions

  • Video Sessions


Shahim has the following qualifications:

  • Grad. Dip. & Post Grad. Dip. in Psychology

  • Grad. Dip. In Couple & Family Therapy

  • Masters of Clinical Psychology (in progress) 

Registrations & Memberships

Psychology Board of Australia 

Registration Number: PSY0001679983


Shaim can understand or speak the following languages:

  • Dari

  • Persian

  • Farsi

The Mind Body Practice

Clinical Psychology

Psychologists taking a research-backed approach to mental health care that focuses on your mind and body. 

We focus on providing therapy for depression, anxiety, eating disorders, and child and adolescent issues. 

  • The Mind Body Practice Facebook
  • Instagram - The Mind Body Practice
  • The Mind Body Practice Blog