7th International Conference on Addictive Disorders and Alcoholism
Islamic Science University of Malaysia, Malaysia
Farhana is a registered counselor with the Malaysia Board of Counselor. She earned her doctoral degree in Counselor Education and Supervision at Kent State University, Ohio, United State of America. Addiction counseling has always been a field that close to her heart. In addition to her experience working with indviduals with substance abuse issues in the States and in Malaysia, her passion is to advocate for the clients to receive appropriate care and treatment in any possible way. Her interest toward social construction and constructivism started when she was in doctoral program; investigating the outcomes of Solution-Focused Brief Therapy towards dual-diagnosis clients. She believes that drug addiction can be benefited from social-construction thinking, where the are other alternatives “story” in the life of drug addicts.