Dr Rabia Malik is a senior systemic psychotherapist and lead for the Marlborough Cultural Therapy Centre based at the Marlborough Family Service in London. She specialises in working with South Asian and Muslim clients. She conducted her doctoral reserach on the cultural construction of mental illness amongst Pakistanis and more recently co-authored a report commissioned by the Muslim Youth Helpline and the National Youth Agency on the need for faith-sensitive support services for young Muslims.
Rabia is involved in a number of Muslim community initiatives and is a Trustee at the Muslim Youth Helpline and on the mangement comitttee of City Circle, an independent discussion forum for professional Muslims. She is also an academic social psychologist and has been a senior lecturer at the University of East London, where she taught, amongst other subjects, a course on race, culture and psychology. She also works currently as a freelance therapist and trainer.