❁ Ph.D in Clinical Psychology from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, USA (2012).
❁ Doctoral internship and post-doctoral fellowship, both accredited by the American Psychological Association, at the Jesse Brown and Bay Pines Veterans Affairs Medical Centers in Chicago, IL and St. Pete, Florida, USA (2011-2013).
❁Masters of Arts in Psychology from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, USA (2008).
❁Post graduate program in relational psychoanalytic/psychodynamic therapy through the White Institute in New York (2018).
I have been working with clients for over 15 years. I’ve worked in community mental health clinics, veteran affairs hospitals, a substance abuse programs, the court system, with refugees, and I have had my private practice for 9 years. Please read more about my therapy training and perspective under approach to psychotherapy.
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 and published research.
I have been involved in various capacities with non governmental organizations providing psychosocial services to Syrian refugees in Lebanon.
Professional Memberships and Affiliations
❁International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis & Psychotherapy (IARPP)
❁American Psychological Association Division 39: Society for Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Psychology
❁American Psychological Association, Division 39, section 9: Psychoanalysis for Social Responsibility.