Noha El Khatib is of Middle-Eastern origins and spent the majority of her life in Saudi Arabia, where she developed a deep fondness and affinity for living and working in a diverse cultural society. She is fluent in both English and Arabic, and always had a passion and curiosity for how varied cultural backgrounds influence and shape the lives of individuals. As she pursued her studies in psychology, education, and the arts, her career as a counseling psychotherapist embodied her life’s interests and experiences and her passion for helping and healing others came to fruition.
Rooted in her knowledge and experiences with people from all over the world, Noha takes a humanistic approach to help clients identify and facilitate their inner resources for achieving well-being in all areas of their lives. She aims to restore hope, confidence, resilience, and independence and tailors her approach based on the individual’s needs and goals, to help them find their voice and strength in their inner resources. Noha utilizes various supportive and exploratory counseling techniques, including Solution-Focused, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT) , Acceptance and Commitment Therapies (ACT), and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). Her eclectic approach draws on methodical techniques as well as a psychodynamic perspective and tailors the therapy as needed for each unique person. She is experienced working with older teens and adults who present with a variety of struggles from just needing a safe space to talk through their concerns, to learning to manage diagnosed struggles related to anxiety, depression, OCD, Borderline Personality Disorder, and others.