About Raising Little People

Dr Fareeha Amber Sadiq is a British Board Certified Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and recognized expert in the field of Child and Family Mental Health. Over the past ten years, she has provided clinical assessment, and management to children, young people and families. Over the past three years, she has led on setting up, developing and innovative Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) services.

Dr Amber has made dozens of television and radio appearances, such as PearlFM, Dubai Eye and City7, and newspaper articles, in The National and 7Days. She has written for JuniorDr, and will be writing for the Huffington Post. She works as a passionate, straight-talking and down to earth mental health expert who strongly advocates for quality improvement in CAMHS, parity in mental health and improving accessibility to services.

Dr Amber also regularly trains other professionals and presents at national and international conferences on child mental health issues in the UK, and Middle East.

Born and raised in the United Kingdom, Dr Amber holds her medical degree from University of Glasgow, and Specialist Training in Psychiatry from the Royal Free Hospital Rotation, and Tavistock Clinic. She has a Certificate in Completion Training (CCT) and is on the Specialist Register in the UK as a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist.

She is a devoted mother to two lovely boys, and an auntie to eleven beautiful children.

She works at Camali Clinic which is a Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service in Dubai.