Dr. Asad Sadiq

Dr. Asad Sadiq

Psychiatrist

DHCC – Medical Specialist

 

“I fully believe that a healthy mind is the source of so much happiness, and I have a bursting desire to help people nurture themselves to long lasting contentment.”

About Me

I am originally from the UK and have been working as a Consultant Psychiatrist in Jumeirah since early 2016. Prior to this I was a Lead Consultant Psychiatrist and Clinical Director in the NHS in the UK. I have always been fascinated by people, psychiatry and psychology – and I have an innate curiosity about what makes people who they are, what drives them, what motivates them, and what perhaps hinders their ability to reach their potential!

After completing my secondary school education at the prestigious Manchester Grammar School, I graduated in Medicine from the University of Edinburgh. In 2002 I was elected as a Member of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP), shortly followed by the Royal College of Psychiatrists (MRCPsych) in 2004. I completed my specialist training in 2008 and was appointed as a Consultant in Greater Manchester.

In 2011, I completed my formal qualification to practise as an executive coach and developed my expertise as a soft skills trainer. I work with clients on developing soft skills including body language, listening, building rapport, making friends, communication skills, assertiveness, leadership, and decision-making, which helps them thrive at work and in life generally.

I actively partake in public education, public speaking, voluntary work and motivational speaking, and I am regular contributor for the media.

 

Expertise

Anxiety disorders, including agoraphobia, panic disorder and social phobia
 Bipolar disorder
 Career-related challenges, including improving effectiveness in the workplace and in life
 Compassion, empathy, love of helping people and listening skills
 Depression
 Executive coaching and realising your potential
 Medically unexplained physical symptoms
 Mood disorders, including chronic low mood
 OCD
 Personality disorders
 Psychiatric conditions
 Schizophrenia and the psychoses
 Shyness
 Soft skills, including body language, assertiveness, empathy, rapport, making friends
 Supportive Psychotherapy
 Trauma-related disorders, including sexual and physical abuse, and PTSD

 

 

Qualifications & Memberships

 BSc (Hons) in Medical Sciences (Biochemistry)
 MBChB Medical degree, University of Edinburgh, UK
 MBA, London Business School, UK
 Certificate of Completion of Training in PMETB
 ILM Executive Coaching qualification
 Member of Royal College of Physicians (MRCP)
 Member of Royal College of Psychiatrists (MRCPsych)
 Registered member and on specialist register of General Medical Council, UK (Consultant Psychiatrist) – 4612489
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