Dr. Sadaqat Ali on resolving conflict between mother-in-law & daughter-in-law

In this video Dr. Sadaqat Ali talks about resolving conflict between mother-in-law & daughter-in-law. Dr. Sadaqat Ali is a renowned addiction psychiatrist and project director of Willing Ways Pakistan.

In the video the topic discussed is breaking the stereotypes where a married man’s position at home is discussed. In our culture where a male figure is to face problems regarding his mother and wife’s relationship, Dr Sadaqat signifies the difficulties a male has to face in relationship balancing. He indicates that a man is to get into healthy selfishness where the requirement is to ask the females to sort out the problem themselves. Interestingly in case of a combined family system the high power is father-in-law not the son. So he is the one who can get things resolve in a much better way. Dr Sadaqat shares a secret advice to all the married girls out there and that is to develop a positive rapport with in-laws which eventually trickle down to a healthy husband wife relationship. Getting into a relationship of getting married is not related to age rather it requires how well you engage with your environment and the worldly matters. This requires adopting ‘working on me’ policy. Once you are able to define yourself well than it’s time to take step forward and hence engage in a new relationship. Relationship between mother- in-law and daughter-in-law cannot be based on Criticism and rude behavior as this leads to silence and hence worsens the situation. Lastly Dr Sadaqat shares that it is important to build in the capacity of looking into the future and proactively preparing yourself for it. As a solution the requirement is to get into counseling and get a professional advice of how to improve relationships and thus develop a skill of building and maintaining relationships.

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Dr. Sadaqat Ali , a graduate from Dow Medical College, Karachi is a renowned professional in the field of addiction psychiatry. He has a background of getting trained at “HAZELDEN” and “Vital Smarts”, USA. Dr. Sadaqat Ali is the Project Director of Willing Ways Pakistan, and Sadaqat Clinic (pvt.) Limited. He is a sought after speaker who promotes new scientific solutions for persistent and profound problems. Dr. Sadaqat’s name was included in the international Who’s Who directory of professionals which was the first ever distinction of any Pakistani doctor. The print and electronic media have interviewed him extensively. He appears frequently on national TV channels expressing his views on drug addiction, alcoholism, compulsive gambling, suicide prevention and home runaways. He loves to train people on how to intervene if a family member indulges in self-destructive behaviors. He is running a number of national facilities. Willing ways for outdoor and Sadaqat Clinic for indoor treatment of addiction and alcoholism.

Willing Ways Pakistan is an accredited center of excellence in the field of drug treatment and counseling. We have a history, while we started our operations in 1979 when Pakistan was suddenly hard hit by heroin epidemic. We bravely took the responsibility of making public aware that addiction is very much treatable at any stage and today we stand proud being the trusted leaders in the field of addiction treatment. We have our clientele not only in Pakistan but across the borders as well including UK, USA, Middle East and Europe.

At Willing Ways Pakistan the clients are treated scientifically – the secret of our long lasting standing in the field of addiction and counseling. We keep our team and our program up to date with the latest advancements while helping our clients through extensive, specialized and client centered treatment program. These programs are not only patient focused but an extensive work is done with family through what we call counseling for change. The major purpose of this program is to bring peace and serenity in the lives of those who have been suffering in silence, because of a family member’s addictive behavior. We equip families with a set of vital behaviors to produce results.

The programs are uniquely tailored to meet the needs of the patient which eventually help them reach their ultimate goal of a serene life. Our organization comprises of a highly competent team that holds striking credentials and is not only well trained but also carries extensive know – how. We are a unique team of clinical psychologists, psychiatrists, Addiction counselors and Medical specialists involved in research and education, and who collaborate with each other within the institute to ensure our clients receive the best possible care.

We are leading the battle to conquer the disease in all of its forms through cutting-edge research and innovative approaches. Our mission is to prevent, treat and manage addiction for a world free of this illness and its complications.