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Dr. Sadaqat Ali, a graduate from Dow Medical College, Karachi, is a recognized Addiction Psychiatrist with a background of training at Hazelden, Minnesota, USA and VitalSmarts. He is the Project Director of Easy Interventions & Willing Ways.

Dr. Sadaqat Ali visited the United States under the auspices of ‘International Visitor Program’ of the United States Information Agency (USIA) in 1992 on the invitation of Mr. Nicholas Platt, US ambassador to Pakistan. This program brings professionals from the government and private sector from countries throughout the world to the United States to provide them with an opportunity for consultations with their American counterparts. One of the primary goals of the program is to enable participants to establish lasting professional and personal ties.

Dr. Sadaqat’s name was included in the international Who’s Who directory of professionals. The print and electronic media have interviewed him extensively. He appears frequently on national TV channels expressing his views on drug addiction, alcoholism, compulsive gambling, suicide prevention and home runaways (Videos & Interviews). He loves to train people on how to intervene if a family member indulges in self-destructive behaviors at www.willingways.org.

Contact: smartworks786@hotmail.com Mr. Mohsin Nawaz (Personal Assistant) (0300-7413639 or 0322-7413639)

Denial In Recovery? By Salma Basharat
Addiction takes an influential hold not only on the addicted person, but on their loved ones and family members. Both the addicted person and their loved ones often fight the stigma of addiction because of the old and highly misguided faith that addiction is simply an affair of weak will…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Drug Abuse   Apr 09, 2016  
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How to Handle Average Performers?
Dear Dr. Sadaqat Ali, I head a boutique. I am struggling with two low performers and their irresponsibility for months. We upgraded our software systems several years ago, and they still do not understand how the software works. Their best performance on average lies in medium range, but there is…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Mind Development   Apr 03, 2016  
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How to Tackle Adult Temper Tantrums?
Dear Dr Sadaqat Ali I am having a hard time dealing with a colleague. He has a big heart and will do anything to help anyone. The problem is his temper. If something does not go his way or someone does not agree with him, he yells and does not…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Mind Development   Mar 27, 2016  
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A Spend Thrift Couple What Can You Do?
Dear Dr. Sadaqat Ali, My husband and I are in financial distress. We have a budget, but we constantly adjust it to meet our wants and rationalize purchases we can’t afford. For example, we bought a new car without considering whether or not we could afford it. After a few…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Mind Development   Mar 26, 2016  
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When A Parent Needs Assistance And Does Not Accept?
Dear Dr. Sadaqat Ali, Many of us in our lives have avoided breakthrough negotiations, not just over weeks and months, but sometimes over years or even decades. I am in a real fix. My father has just turned 60. He is a patient of diabetic neuropathy in his legs and…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Mind Development   Mar 20, 2016  
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I Keep Losing And Gaining Weight; What Should I Do?
Dear Dr. Sadaqat Ali, Year 2012 ended on a hopeless note. It’s not because of any financial or family crisis. It’s because of an issue which I have considered NOT A BIG DEAL for a long time. Last year, 2012, I decided to reduce my weight but end up having…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Techniques   Mar 19, 2016  
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Dual Diagnosis And Recovery By Rabia Zaidi
“Schizophrenia with the dual diagnosis of addiction” Co-morbidity or dual diagnosis, is defined by United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, if a person is diagnosed as having an alcohol or drug abuse problems in addition, usually psychiatric; e.g. mood disorder, schizophrenia; 2000. It refers to coexistence of two or…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Diseases   Mar 18, 2016  
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How to Break the Shell Of Silence ?
Dear Dr. Sadaqat Ali, I have a twenty-one years old son. He has drifted in and out of college classes and lacks direction and ambition. He spends most of his time hanging out with friends. We are two completely different personalities, I am very organized, serious, and high-strung. He is…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Mind Development   Mar 06, 2016  
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Asking for A Pay Raise to Your Boss!
How can I convince my boss to give me the promotion and pay raise I am owed? This year I came back into mainstream office activity after resolving some my personal issues. . I got more and more responsibility over the course of the year and my manager reassured me…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Mind Development   Mar 05, 2016  
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Energy And Enthusiasm
Dear Dr. Sadaqat Ali, Dr Sadaqat Ali The nature of my work involves public speaking. Training clients has been my bread and butter for the last fifteen years. I feel I was very energetic and enthusiastic when I started off in this line of work. But not anymore. In the…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Diseases   Mar 03, 2016  
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