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Doctor of Psychology (Clinical Psychology)


Dr. Azizah Othman is an Associate Professor and a clinical psychologist at Department of Pediatrics, School of Medical Sciences Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Kubang Kerian since 2008. She is a program co-ordinator for the Integrated Psychology Program, Doctor of Psychology (Clinical Psychology) jointly offered by USM and UPSI. Dr. Azizah teaches psychology at various levels in medical and health departments and supervises trainees in counselling and clinical psychology. She actively supervises research students and has graduated a number of postgraduate students at both Master and Doctorate level. She also provides psychological assessment and psychotherapy at Psychology Clinic HUSM in addition to offering counselling service for children, parents, and students.

She obtained a Professional Doctorate in Psychology (DPsych) in Clinical Psychology from University of South Australia (UniSA), Australia in 2008 and specifically trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) . She graduated in Master of Human Sciences (Clinical & Counseling Psychology) in 2005 and Bachelor of Human Sciences (Psychology) in 2000 from the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). She obtained specialised training via Certificate in Brief Systemic Therapy and Certificate in Therapeutic Play Skills (2016) from Play Therapy United Kingdom (PTUK). Dr. Azizah is a member of Malaysian Society of Clinical Psychology (MSCP), Malaysian Psychology Association (PSIMA), Malaysian Association of Adolescent Health (MAAH) and Asia Pacific School Psychology Association.

Her research interest includes psychological development and problems in children and adolescents, as well as positive psychology and parenting. Dr. Azizah is actively conducting research and holding several grants from within and outside the university, in the related areas. Dr. Azizah has written nearly 20 journals and proceedings, published locally and abroad, as well as authoring books entitled “Manual Psikologi” (2012), Pengurusan untuk kanak-kanak O.K.U: Panduan untuk ibubapa (2014), dan Persoalan dan Penyelesaian Masalah Kanak-Kanak O.K.U (2014).

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