Unaiza Niaz

WFMH Committee

Director at Large

Psychiatrist & Psychotherapist . University Lahore & Karachi .


Unaiza Niaz is The Director of The Psychiatric Clinic and Stress Research Center in Karachi, Pakistan, Adjunct Professor of the University of Health Sciences, Lahore and Visiting Faculty of Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi. She studied in both the UK, where she is a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatry, and at Johns Hopkins in the US as a Post Doctoral Fellow. Dr Niaz is Founder and President of the Pakistan Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Advisory Council Member, of the WPA Section on Woman’s Mental Health, an Advisory Council Board Member.Mental Health and Past Vice President Eastern Mediterranean Region of WFMH.. She is the Honorary Member of the WPA & International Distinguish fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. Dr Niaz is a writer and author of nine books
Some significant experiences of DR Niaz are:(a) her knowledge of conflicts in Afghanistan and Pakistan. And that she has worked with refugees and IDP’S, especially women & children in actual fact is of essential value; having practical experience of PTSD, suffering of displacement & migration.(b)And her long withstanding of Women’s mental health issues In the Eastern Mediterranean regions; ”The melting pot” of regional crises, wars insurgencies and terrorist attacks.