Shana Aslam

Shana Aslam

Clinical Psychologist
Bachelor of Arts, Graduate Diploma of Psychology, Doctorate of Clinical Psychology

Pronouns: She/Her

Shana is a warm and open-minded psychologist, who prioritises building a relationship with her clients based on trust and mutual understanding.


Shana aims to provide a warm, respectful, non-judgemental space so that clients feel supported and understood. Creating this space allows her clients to explore and reflect openly on their current difficulties and develop new ways to think about their experiences.

Shana believes in a collaborative, individualised approach to help clients achieve their goals in therapy. She draws on a range of therapy techniques to meet the client’s unique needs and personality.

Experience and Interests

Shana has experience working with adolescents, adults and couples experiencing a range of difficulties including depression, anxiety, anger management, perinatal depression, fertility issues, IVF, grief and loss, relationship difficulties, trauma, OCD, and chronic pain. She has previously worked in various settings including hospital outpatient services and infertility clinics.

Shana has completed a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology with her research focusing on parenting and perfectionism. Shana’s area of special interest is working with new parents experiencing psychological difficulties and helping them to improve connection and attachment with their children.

Shana also has a special interest in eating disorders and poor body image, where she is skilled in first line treatment (CBT-E) for eating disorders in adults.


Shana draws on a cognitive behavioural approach and incorporates aspects of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and schema therapy to suit her client’s needs.

How is Shana Described by Her Clients?

Shana is described as kind, warm and a calming influence by her clients. Shana is also recognised for the high level of care and diligence she shows her clients.

Shana Personally

Shana enjoys spending time with family and friends. She also enjoys travelling, reading, and painting.