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Dr. Nilufar Ahmed

Academic – Psychologist – Psychotherapist – Behavioural Expert – Diversity Trainer

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The most wonderful time of the year? Coping with family stress at Christmas

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Coping with Stressful Family at Christmas The oft repeated adage that Christmas is a time for family usually overlooks the very real impact of having strained family relationships that can cause immense anxiety before and after Christmas. So what can we do if spending time with family is stressful? When we spend time with our […]

The Dark Triad Personality

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The Dark Triad Personality What is the dark triad personality?   The dark triad personality refers to a cluster of three socially negative personality traits: narcissism, psychopathology, and Machiavellianism. The term comes from the fact that these traits – which we all have to some extent – are associated with the ‘darker’ side of our […]

Intersectional Therapy

A wheel of interconnected categories of identity

Intersectional Therapy Intersectionality Intersectionality is a term coined by lawyer and critical race theorist, Kimberlé Crenshaw. At its heart it argues that the various categories of identification we hold (gender, race, age) do not exist in isolation from each other, but rather they are intricately interlinked, but not in a fixed way. I prefer the […]