Allied – Clinical Psychologist
I have been working in the field of mental health for 14 years, with a focus on helping people get the most culturally and socially suitable support they need to holistically improve their wellbeing, overcome their problems and build resilience. I believe the most successful of therapy experiences is one where the individual learns the best ways to cope with current and future adversities.
I am a chartered psychologist, British educated with bachelors, masters and PhD degrees in psychology, and I have undertaken specialist training in various therapeutic techniques. I am specialised in mental health response in the Arab world, and speak both English and Arabic fluently. In the last ten years I have been working to provide complex psychological support to conflict and war-devastated communities in the Arab region and refugees across the world.
My approach to therapy is rooted in both EMDR techniques as well as CBT-focused techniques, providing support to clients in individual and group settings for a variety of problems including:
I am a published author and currently working on writing my next book about mental health response in the Arab world. I am a trainer in CBT-focused techniques and provide capacity building to mental health and psychosocial teams across the world.
I aspire to be a compassionate and effective psychologist, committed to providing the best support to individuals from different cultures with an open-minded and flexible mindset.
I hold the following qualifications from the United Kingdom: