About me:

Qualifications

❁Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the American University in Cairo, Egypt (2005), Summa Cum Laude.

❁ Masters (2008) and Ph.D (2012) in Clinical Psychology from Wayne State University in Michigan, USA, Summa Cum Laude.

❁ Doctoral internship and post-doctoral fellowship, both accredited by the American Psychological Association, in the VA Health Care System in Chicago, Illinois and St. Pete, Florida, USA (2011-2013).

❁ Post graduate program in relational psychodynamic therapy through the White Institute in New York, USA (2018).

Clinical Experience

I have been working with clients for over 13 years. I have worked with adults in various settings, including community clinics, hospitals, substance abuse programs, the court system, and private practice.

Academic Experience

I served as an assistant professor in the department of Psychology at the American University of Beirut-Lebanon for several years. In that capacity, I taught undergraduate and graduate students, supervised graduate students’ clinical and research work, and conducted research.

Consultation Experience

I have been involved in various capacities with non governmental organizations providing psychosocial services to refugees. I previously served as the technical advisor for the Medecine Du Monde Mental Health and Psychosocial Support program serving Syrian refugees in Lebanon.