Ameenah Ikram, MA

Ameenah Ikram, MA is a doctoral student therapist for Compass Counseling and Psychology Services, where she is supervised by Dr. Amy Greenamyer, Ph.D. Ameenah earned a Master of Arts Degree in Clinical Psychology from Spalding University in 2020, and earned two Bachelor of Arts Degrees in Psychology and Sociology in 2017 from the University of Louisville. She is currently a fifth-year student and doctoral candidate in Spalding University’s Psy.D. program. Ameenah has experience doing individual therapy, group therapy, and psychological assessments with children, adolescents, and adults. Ameenah has had previous practicum experiences at a variety of sites including community mental health, school, private practice, and university counseling center sites.

Ameenah identifies as an American Pakistani Muslim. Her areas of interest include working with individuals of minority/marginalized backgrounds and cultures, multicultural issues, managing depression and anxiety, managing stress, trauma recovery, adjustment disorders, behavioral struggles, postpartum/peripartum depression, and reproductive psychology. Ameenah is dedicated to grow in her diversity journey and makes it a daily goal to practice cultural humility in her work. In addition to her clinical work, Ameenah conducts research on the pregnancy experiences in Muslim women.

In her free time, Ameenah enjoys spending time with family and friends, being involved in the Louisville Muslim community, volunteering for various nonprofit organizations in the Louisville area, doing Zumba, journaling, and drinking tea.