Abu Dhabi, UAE / +971527001301
Dec 2014 - Present Formation Lacanienne with Professor Léla Chikhani-Nacouz (2 year seminar on Lacanian Theory)
2009 - 2014 Certificate of Formation à la Psychothérapie Psychanalytique, with Professor Léla Chikhani-Nacouz (a 4 year program providing me with a License to become a Syndicate registered Practitioner/Analytical Psychotherapist)
2009 - 2011 University of Balamand, Lebanon: Masters in Clinical Psychology, graduated with excellence. Thesis on Honour Killing.
2006 - 2009 University of Balamand, Lebanon: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, graduated with honours
1993 - 2006 Ecole des Religieuses de Nazareth, Lebanon: Bacc-II, Life Sciences, with mention
Oct 2014 - Present Psychology instructor for Gulf Medical University (GMU) students, Mafraq Hospital, Abu Dhabi
Jun 2014 - Present Clinical Psychologist, Psychotherapist at Mafraq Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE (SEHA employee): established the Psychology Service at Mafraq Hospital, psychotherapy and counseling sessions for pediatric, adolescents and adult patients. Core faculty at the ACGME accredited Residency program, supervisor for Adolescence Clinic.
Jan 2012 - Jun 2014 Analytical Psychotherapist and Clinical Psychologist in private practice, at the Centre Hospitalier du Nord, Zgharta, North Lebanon
Jan 2012 - Aug 2013 Psychotherapist at Being Center, Beirut, Lebanon: Psychotherapy sessions for Adult patients
Feb 2013 - Jun 2014 Psychotherapy sessions for the employees of the General Security Organism, Lebanon
Sept 2012 Member of the Global Clinical Practice Network, Revision of ICD-10 Mental and Behavioral Disorders, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization
Jan 2012 - Apr 2012 Group Dynamics with prisoners of Kobbé Jail, Tripoli - North Lebanon: Group Dynamics and Psychotherapy sessions for women prisoners
Jan 2012 - Jun 2012 School Psychologist, Caritas Project, Zgharta - North Lebanon: Evaluation, Diagnosis, Psychological Intervention and Follow Up sessions for the students in grades 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 & 7
Spring 2010 - 2011 Training in Clinical Psychology at Centre Hospitalier du Nord, Zgharta, Lebanon
Fall 2010 - 2011 Training in Clinical Psychology at Hôpital Psychiatrique de la Croix, Jal El Dib - Lebanon
2006 - 2010 Assistant of both Dr. Helene Issa and Dr. Georges Succar, Head and Ex-Head of the Psychology Department at the University of Balamand, Lebanon
SEMINARS & TRAININGS
May 2015 4th Annual colloquium of the Syndicate for Psychotherapists and Psychoanalysts, Lebanon, on “Beyond Anxiety: Fears and Desires in Everyday Life”, UNESCO Palace, Beirut, Lebanon
Apr 2015 IHI online courses. “Becoming a Leader in Health Care” Course Completion Certificate
Jan 2015 Diabetes Education Maps training with Lilly (certified facilitator).
Nov 2014 2nd Arab Society for Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes Conference, ASPED Conference, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Oct 2014 "Paediatrics Conference, 7 steps to Adolescent Health", Abu Dhabi, UAE
Sept 2014 Seminar on "Collective envelopes: destruction and pathologies", Beirut, Lebanon
May 2014 Workshop on "The group at the heart of the society and the individual at the heart of the group, functioning and dysfunctioning", UNESCO Palace, Beirut, Lebanon
Personal intervention: Case study presentation on Honor Killing.
Sept 2013 Seminar on "Narcissistic perversion", Beirut, Lebanon
May 2013 Workshop on "The Family: its body, life and pathologies", UNESCO Palace, Beirut, Lebanon
Aug 2011 Seminar on "Narcissistic personalities", Beirut, Lebanon
Apr 2011 Seminar on "Oedipus and schize", Beirut, Lebanon
May 2010 Seminar on "Projective Assessments", Beirut, Lebanon
Mar 2014 Awarded First Prize of Professor Léla Chikhani Award for Research in Human Sciences, for a case study presented for the Léla Chikhani Competition for Research in Human Sciences, competition launched by the Syndicate for Psychotherapists and Psychoanalysts, Lebanon.
Sept 2011 Registered and licensed member of the Syndicate for Psychotherapists and Psychoanalysts, ID#102
SKILLS Psychoanalytical Psychotherapy, Group Dynamics
Psychological Diagnosis, Consultation and Intervention
Projective Assessments (Rorschach Inkblot Test, Thematic Apperception Test, Family Apperception Test, Children Apperception Test...)
Languages French, English, Arabic
Reference is upon request.