Dubai

Masa Alkurdi

Clinical Psychologist

About Me/Bio
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 specialized 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: Trauma & posttraumatic stress Depression Anxiety Grief & bereavement Child counselling Family counselling Stress management Burnout & work problems Pain relief Migraines Stuttering Insomnia and sleep problems Health anxiety & chronic illness Relationship issues & difficulties 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: PhD Psychology; MSc Psychological research; BSc Psychology; Postgraduate diploma in Teaching in Higher education; EMDR training (fully accredited EMDR therapy) CBT training I am a member of the British Psychological Society (www.bps.org.uk) I am a board member for the Children and War Foundation (www.childrenandwar.org)

GENERAL INFORMATION

Clinic Name
The Psychiatry and Therapy Centre
Clinic Address
Rm 6005 Block C Building 64 Al Razi Medical Complex Dubai Healthcare City Dubai UAE
Country
United Arab Emirates
Email Address
Personal Phone Number
Work Phone Number
Languages
ArabicEnglish
Insurance
Yes
Practice
Both In-Person & Online

ABOUT Masa Alkurdi

Profession
Clinical Psychologist
Credentials
PhD Psychology, MSc Psychology, BSc Psychology, Accredited EMDR therapist
Licensing Authority
DHA and BPS
Types of Services
Therapy
Therapy
IndividualsFamiliesChildren
Additional Services
TrainingEducational Workshops
Years of Experience
15 years
Specializations
AngerAnxietyBody ImageCareer CounselingChronic IllnessDepressionDivorceDissociationsDomestic ViolenceDifficulties with Eating and FoodEmotion RegulationFamily ConflictGriefHoardingImpulse controlInfertilityInfidelityInternet Use ProblemsLife crisisMood SwingsObesityObsessions and CompulsionsPanicParentingPhobiasPregnancy, Prenatal, PostpartumRelationship IssuesSelf EsteemSelf-HarmingSexual IssuesSexual AbuseSleep or InsomniaSpiritualityStressTrauma and PTSDVideo GamingWeight
Approach
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)EMDR
Age Group
13 to 1516 to 1819 to 2122 to 6465+
Work Hours
Mondays - Thursday online and in-clinic
Appointment Wait Time
Less than a week from time of contact
Preferred Contact Method
OfficeWhatsapp
Preferred Booking Method
Any

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