INTRODUCING MR. ABUBAKAR
Mr. Muhammad Abubakar, M.S. is a doctoral level practicum student brings an energetic aura into the therapeutic process with an emphasis on building a strong, professional rapport with clients. With a cognitive behavioral framework, Mr. Abubakar views therapy as a goal-oriented and collaborative process, in which the client dictates the pace. Mr. Abubakar believes therapy plays a crucial role in building healthy relationships and navigating through life transitions.
Education and Career Background
Mr. Muhammad Abubakar, M.S. is a third-year clinical psychology doctoral student who is pursuing a PhD at Fielding Graduate University. Mr. Abubakar completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Sciences at the University of Connecticut as well as a Master’s Degree in Neuroscience from the University of Hartford. Mr. Abubakar worked as a high school teacher in the private sector for 8 years where he worked with special needs students of diverse backgrounds. Mr. Abubakar has presented research on the effects of trauma, spiritual issues for minorities, and cultural stigma of pharmocotherapy at national conferences including the American Psychological Association, the Association of Psychological Science, and the American College of Forensic Psychology. Prior to joining the Great Life Counseling Center team, Mr. Abubakar’s clinical experience focused on anxiety and depression for clients of all ages as well as family and couples’ therapy. As a doctoral level practicum student clinician, Mr. Abubakar will be providing services on behalf of Great Life Counseling Center under the clinical supervision of Nikki Stillo, Ph.D.