Shireen Stephen has a Ph.D. in Health and Counselling Psychology and Masters in Applied Psychology. Over the last 8 years, she has worked in the capacity of a research scholar, counsellor and lecturer. Some of her areas of expertise are coping with lifestyle changes and relationship counselling. To this end, she has conducted numerous online workshop modules on choosing the right life partner. She has worked almost exclusively with employees of the BPO industry by helping them understand and cope with the various unique health effects of working at odd hours. She uses a problem focused and action oriented approach to dealing with problems and her primary therapy orientation is using Cognitive Behaviour Therapy techniques. She strongly advocates positive psychology and holds the humanistic view that each individual has the potential for self-actualization and possesses the necessary tools to lead a satisfying life.