Life isn’t always easy. Sometimes, even the strongest people amongst us need a little bit of help to work through some of life’s more challenging problems. Everyone has battles to fight and hurdles to overcome at some point. Whether you struggle with anxiety, depression, self-esteem, or any other issue, you should know that there is hope for a better tomorrow.
"The pains you feel are messengers, listen to them." Rumi
You might be initially hesitant to seek out help and support. It can be challenging to determine who the best psychologist in Dubai is, as "best" can be subjective and depend on an individual's specific needs and preferences. However, we’ve made it easier for you by picking some of the most qualified psychologists in Dubai for you. Here are some of the factors you can expect when booking for a psychologist in Dubai at Wise Mind Center:
- Training and credentials: All of our clinicians have received proper training and appropriate credentials, such as doctorate in psychology or a Master's degree in clinical psychology.
- Experience: Our clinicians have years of experience working with children, adolescents, adults and couples.
- Specialties: Some psychologists may specialize in specific areas, such as child psychology, trauma, or relationship issues. If you have a specific concern, it may be helpful to contact us and we will guide you to the appropriate clinician.
- Reputation: We’ve been serving the community since 2018 and have an excellent reputation in Dubai.
It's also important to choose a psychologist who you feel comfortable talking to and who you believe will be able to help you. Keep scrolling below to see some of the clinicians that are available to you.
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Benefit From The Expertise Of The Best Psychologists In Dubai
As a recognised mental health clinic in Dubai, the team at Wise Mind Center follows a multidisciplinary approach to ascertain that its clients receive comprehensive, holistic treatment. The main focus of the team is to create an empathetic therapeutic environment where the clients feel relaxed in a non-judgmental setting.
Driven by values, passion and professional ethics, clients get to benefit from the highest standards of care from our experienced and caring staff. The clinic offers an extensive range of services with a community-centered approach.
Meet Dr. Khadeja Mousa
Dr. Mousa has been in the mental health field for over 15 years. She graduated with her doctorate degree from the Wright Institute in Berkeley, CA, USA. She has international experience working in the U.S., Kuwait, and in the UAE. She utilizes an integrative approach that focuses on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and specializes in Exposure Therapy for the treatment of Anxiety Spectrum Disorders.
Dr. Mousa is passionate about her work and is deeply dedicated to creating lasting change in people’s lives. She identifies as a Wounded Healer, and because she has personally gone through her own journey of healing, it’s helped her approach her practice with more empathy, compassion, and non-judgment.
One of the most important things she’s learned is that you need a trusting relationship with your therapist; she provides a warm and safe environment where you can feel encouraged to open up and express what you’re thinking and feeling.
Meet Resha Erheim, M.Ed.
Resha Erheim, M.Ed., is a Canadian Certified Counselor with over 10 years of clinical experience. She is a graduate of the University of Ottawa (Canada) and has worked internationally in Canada, Kuwait and the UAE. Resha conducts counseling in both English and Arabic with a diverse client population using a compassionate eclectic approach. Her areas of expertise include relationship and marital counseling, identity and self-esteem issues, grief and loss, family conflict, depression and anxiety disorders, and assertiveness training.
Meet Imane Akhlafa, MSc.
Imane Akhlafa, MSc., is a Dutch Certified Clinical and Health Psychologist. Imane has years of international experience in the Netherlands, Morocco, and UAE. With her bi-cultural background and international experience, she takes a culturally sensitive approach to therapy. Imane works with mood disorders, personality disorders, anxiety disorders, grief and loss, and maladaptive patterns of behavior. She specializes in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) and Motivational Interviewing. Her services are provided in English, Dutch, and Maghrebi-Arabic.
Meet Rima Abboud, M.A.
Clinical Psychologist | Children, Adolescents & Adults
Rima Abboud, M.A. works with children, adolescents, and adults. Rima has a BA in Psychology and a MA in Clinical Psychology from the American University of Beirut (AUB).
Her work specialty includes psychoeducational assessments. She is trained in providing assessments to children and adolescents struggling with educational, cognitive, emotional, and/or social difficulties.
Rima is also trained in providing psychotherapy to address various difficulties (e.g., anxiety disorders, depression, ADHD etc.). Her therapeutic approach is holistic, client-centered, and goal-oriented. She incorporates Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Interpersonal Therapy techniques, and provides parental management trainings. Rima speaks both Arabic and English.
Meet Maya Zaghloul, MSc.
Maya Zaghloul, MSc. is a licensed Psychologist. She holds a BA in Psychology from the Lebanese American University and a MSc in Clinical Psychology from Utrecht University.
Maya uses an integrative approach to therapy, which means that she tailors the therapy to the client's needs. She believes in establishing a strong therapeutic relationship by providing a non-judgmental and safe space, and a compassionate approach.
Maya has received multiple certifications in therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Narrative Exposure Therapy (NET), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR), and Imaginal Exposure (IE). She works with Trauma related disorders and other mood and personality disorders.
Maya's goal as a therapist is to raise awareness and normalize the importance of mental health and wellbeing and to remove the stigma related to psychological difficulties. She helps clients recognize and break negative patterns to help them create a better sense of stability and wellbeing. Maya speaks English, Arabic and French.
Meet Mariam Mouris, MSc.
Mariam Mouris, MSc. (UK), B.Sc. (Hons), MBPsS, is a qualified and dedicated psychologist specializing in clinical psychology and mental health. With experience in the UK National Health Service (NHS) and hospitals, Mariam has assessed, diagnosed, and treated various psychological disorders impacting adolescents and adults. Her expertise includes stress management, depression, anxiety, self-harm, personality disorders, and anger. She utilizes therapeutic approaches such as client-centered therapy, CBT, mindfulness, ACT, EFFT, and DBT. Mariam's academic achievements include a high-end merit in her master's program, where she focused on affective disorders, trauma, coping with chronic illness, and psychotherapy. She is a member of the British Psychological Society and is fluent in English and Arabic.