About Us

About Maadi Psychology Center

The Maadi Psychology Center has serviced both the Egyptian and Expatriate Communities in Egypt since 1980. Maadi Psychology Center was first located at the Community Services Association (CSA) in Maadi and then moved to its new location on Orabi Street in Maadi in 2005 at which time it became affiliated with The Behman Psychiatric Consultancy.

The Maadi Psychology Center provides both psychological and psychiatric services for all major psychological and psychiatric disorders. All professional staff have international training and services are provided in English, Arabic and French.

Meet Our Team

Dr. Nasser Loza, MD, FRCPsych (Hon.)
Consultant Psychiatrist
Dr. Nasser Loza, President of the World Federation for Mental Health (WMFH) (Nov. 2021 - 2023), completed his psychiatric training at the Institute of Psychiatry & the Maudsley Hospital in London. He became a Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists in 1987 and a Fellow of the College in 1995. He served as the Secretary General for Mental Health, Egypt (2006 - 2011), Chairman of the Scientific Council of The Arab Board of Medical Specializations (2012 – 2017), and Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (2014). He is a member of the editorial board of The Arab Journal of Psychiatry and The British Journal of Psychiatry (International), and served as the Chairman of the Middle East Division of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (2013-2017). Dr. Loza is Director of The Behman Hospital, the Maadi Psychology Centre, and practices at several Behman Consultations Clinics in Cairo, as well as the International Clinic in London.

Dr. Loza is currently seeing clients at the following locations:
MPC Clinics: Maadi, New Cairo, and Sheikh Zayed.
Behman Consultancy Clinics: Mohandessin, Zamalek, and Downtown.
The Behman Hospital: Helwan
Dr. Sherif F. Atallah Msc, BCPsych, FRCPsych
Consultant Psychiatrist
Dr. Atallah is a Consultant Psychiatrist and Medical Director at the Behman Psychiatric Hospital in Helwan, and Clinical Tutor for the Royal College of Psychiatrists, UK. He holds an MSc in Neuropsychiatry from Cairo, as well as the FRCPsych and Board Certification in Psychiatry from the UK. Dr. Atallah has many years of experience, both in the UK and in Egypt, and his interests cover the areas of General Adult Psychiatry, medical treatments of depression, anxiety disorders and chemical dependence as well as psychiatric emergencies.

Dr. Atallah is currently seeing clients at the following locations:
MPC Clinics: Maadi and New Cairo
Behman Consultancy Clinics: Heliopolis and Downtown.
The Behman Hospital: Helwan
Dr. Malak Sherif Doss MBBCh, MSc, MD Psychiatry, MRCPsych
Consultant Psychiatrist
Dr. Doss works as a Consultant Psychiatrist at the Women’s inpatient unit at the Behman Hospital in Cairo. Her areas of expertise are Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Women’s Mental Health and General Adult Psychiatry. She has an interest in anxiety, mood disorders, psychosis, eating disorders, substance use disorders, ADHD, and disruptive disorders of childhood. Consultations are done in both English and Arabic. Dr. Doss obtained her MBBCh from Cairo University in 2005 and trained at Kasr El Aini, Cairo University as a resident in Psychiatry. She obtained her Master’s and Doctorate degrees in Psychiatry from Cairo University and the membership of the Royal College of Psychiatrists - UK. She is a member of the American Psychiatric association and the Egyptian Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Association. She has done clinical training in Psychiatry at the Maudsley Hospital and King’s college London. Dr. Doss has published her research internationally and presented her work at conferences. She regularly attends regional and international conferences.

Dr. Doss is currently seeing clients at the following locations:
MPC Clinics: Maadi
The Behman Hospital: Helwan
Dr. Nayla Grace, MBBCh, ABPsych, MRCPsych
Consultant Psychiatrist
Dr. Grace is a Consultant Psychiatrist and Medical Psychotherapist at The Behman Hospital, Cairo Egypt. She is experienced in the assessment and management of a wide range of complex mental health conditions, including depression, anxiety disorders, bipolar affective disorder, adjustment disorders, eating disorders, personality disorders, and psychotic disorders. Her approach includes treating clients more holistically, by combining both pharmacological and psychotherapeutic techniques. Dr. Grace has 10 years experience of working in both inpatient and outpatient units.

Dr. Grace has a special interest in Personality Disorders, including borderline personality disorder and other disorders of emotion dysregulation. Dr. Grace is trained and experienced in a range of psychotherapeutic modalities, including Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and Prolonged Exposure Therapy. She has specialist expertise in the assessment and management of eating disorders, including Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge-Eating Disorder, Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) as well as those with complex presentations e.g., comorbid personality disorder, substance abuse, and other psychiatric or medical conditions. Dr. Grace also utilizes Virtual Reality Therapy for the treatment of phobic disorders, OCD, and other anxiety-related disorders.

Dr. Grace completed her medical training at October 6th University – School of Medicine, class of 2010. She had her internship at Kasr il Aini, Cairo University, as well as a trainee at The Behman Hospital. She started working as a registrar at The Behman Hospital in 2012 and was appointed as senior registrar in 2014. Dr. Grace received training in St. Marys Hospital, London, Neurology Department, Stroke Unit.

She was awarded The Arab Board of Psychiatry (ABPsych) in 2016, and became a member of The Royal College of Psychiatrists in 2017. She became Consultant Psychiatrist at The Behman Hospital in 2020, and Deputy Medical Director.
She also dedicates time to awareness of mental health conditions in the media.

Dr. Grace is providing sessions in both Arabic and English and is currently seeing clients at the following locations:
MPC Clinics: Maadi
The Behman Hospital: Helwan
Dr. Nagi Riad MD, RCPSC certified
Consultant Psychiatrist
Dr. Riad is a Canadian trained Psychiatrist with over 25 years of experience. He is a member of the Canadian Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, and the Canadian Medical Association. He is registered with the Medical Council of Canada.
His interests cover the areas of emergency psychiatry & crisis intervention, treatment of children & adolescents with suicide & severe and disabling psychiatric illness, and medical education where he taught at the University of Toronto, Medical School for over 20 years. Prior to Psychiatry Dr. Riad practiced as a General Practitioner.


Dr. Riad offers services in both English and Arabic at the following locations:
MPC Clinics: Sheikh Zayed
Behman Consultancy Clinics: Downtown and Heliopolis.
Sharon E. Perry Dip. Psy. Couns. MBACP
Clinic Director and Senior Psychotherapist
Sharon has been working in clinics in Egypt since 2010 and is a British trained counsellor. She has extensive experience of working with adults and young people of many cultures including European and Indian culture. She is trained in individual, group, family and couples therapy. She also lived in Saudi Arabia for 5 years helping her to become familiar with Middle Eastern culture. Sharon specializes in eating disorders, addiction issues and trauma. Sharon is currently training to become a Nutritional therapist and believes that nutrition and lifestyle has a huge impact on our mental health. She offers nutritional counselling, nutrition assessments and meal planning for eating disorders, weight loss and medical dietary needs such as diabetes, cholesterol and heart problems, allergies, food intolerances and skin disorders. Sharon is also extensively knowledgeable with vegetarian and vegan dietary needs.

Ms. Perry is currently seeing clients at the followng locations:
MPC clinic in Maadi
MPC clinic in New Maadi
Dr. Anne Justus, PhD
Senior Clinical Psychologist
Dr. Anne is an American Clinical Psychologist living and working in Cairo since 2007. She obtained her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the University of Rochester in New York and is a member of the American Psychological Association. Dr. Anne specializes in the treatment of depression, anxiety, stress, adjustment, personality disorders (including Borderline Personality Disorder, cutting and self-injurious behaviors), as well as sexuality and relationship intimacy. Dr. Anne conducts neuropsychological assessments and assessments of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). She conducts individual, couples, and group therapy with adolescents and adults. Dr. Anne works with several therapeutic models including Psychodynamic, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). Therapy is conducted in English.

Dr. Justus is currently seeing clients at MPC clinics in New Cairo and Maadi

Link to online scheduling site:
https://www.therapyportal.com/p/annejustus/
Dr. Mona Al Dabbagh, PhD
Senior Clinical Psychologist
Dr. Mona is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist. She received her master's degree (MA) from the American University in Cairo in 1996 and her doctorate (PhD) from Cairo University in 2004.
Dr. Mona is an addiction specialist, working with clients struggling with substance abuse, alcoholism, and sex addiction. In addition, she works with those suffering from depression, anxiety, personality disorders, and trauma. Dr. Mona conducts family, couple and marriage therapy, including problems of intimacy in relationships.
Dr. Mona uses different therapeutic approaches depending upon the needs of the individual client, including Psychoanalysis and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). She is certified in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Emotional Focus Therapy (EFT).
Dr. Mona has more than 20 years of experience in treating clients in both hospital settings (The Behman Hospital) and out-patient clinics. She works with clients from cross-cultural backgrounds and conducts therapy fluently in Arabic and English.

Dr. Al Dabbagh is currently seeing clients at MPC clinics in New Cairo and Maadi
Monda Joseph, MA Psych, MAPS
Child and Adolescent Psychologist
Monda is an Australian-licensed child and adolescent psychologist, with a Masters degree from the University of Western Sydney, Australia. She is a member of the Australian Psychological Society. Having worked in Sydney and Egypt, Monda provides psychological services for children and adolescents with academic, behavioural, and/or emotional difficulties: ADHD, depression, anxiety, bereavement and learning difficulties. She also conducts comprehensive developmental and cognitive assessments for children and adolescents. Monda uses Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) infused with art and play techniques that are suitable for each age group. Her approach relies heavily on parental training with a special focus on building positive attachment. She is fluent in both Arabic and English.
https://www.therapyportal.com/p/mjoseph/

Ms. Joseph is currently seeing clients at the following locations:
MPC clinics: New Cairo and Maadi
Learning Intervention Unit: New Cairo
Dr. Sandy Tahan, DEdPsy.
Educational Psychologist
Dr. Sandy Tahan ,DEdPsy. has worked for the past fifteen years as an Educational Psychologist in Egypt. She has completed a bachelor's degree in the field of psychology at the American University in Cairo, a Master's Degree as a School Psychologist at the University of British Columbia in Canada, and a doctorate degree in Educational Psychology at the University College London in The United Kingdom. Dr. Tahan has received a great deal of training in the integration of assessment and intervention for school-aged children experiencing learning difficulties. In Canada, she participated in research related to early literacy skills, assisted schools to determine eligibility for special education services, maintained an up-to-date test library of standardized tests, and completed a practicum involving several psycho-educational assessments. Through her studies in the UK, she researched the relationship between early literacy skills and bilingual children, in addition to, developing assessment measures to assess children learning in both Arabic and English. Her research highlighted the importance of improving assessment materials in order to identify bilingual children struggling with literacy skills at an early stage.

Dr. Tahan is currently seeing clients at the following locations:
MPC clinics: Maadi
Learning Intervention Unit: New Cairo
The Behman Hospital: Helwan
Mariham Girgis, MA, PPS
Psychotherapist
Mariham is an Egyptian/American psychotherapist, with a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Wayne State University, USA and a graduate credential in School Psychology from California State University, USA. Mariham has experience working at different schools, in the United States. As a school psychologist, she has worked with children and adolescents with various neurological, developmental, learning, behavioral, and social/emotional difficulties. Mariham conducts comprehensive psychoeducational assessments, provides appropriate interventions, and offers awareness programs. As a psychotherapist who worked in the United States and Egypt, Mariham easily relates to and communicates with clients from both Middle Eastern and Western backgrounds.Her therapeutic approach combines Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Psychodynamic, and Solution Focused Therapy depending upon the needs of the client. Mariham provides psychological services for clients with depression, anxiety, poor self-esteem/image, grief, trauma, stress, poor social/ communication skills, relationship conflicts, and adjustment problems. She conducts therapy in English and Arabic fluently.

Ms. Girgis is currently seeing clients at the following locations:
MPC clinics: New Cairo and Maadi
Learning Intervention Unit: New Cairo
Amina Diab
Child & Adolescent Psychologist
Amina Diab is a Child & Adolescent Psychologist, ABHT Certified Hypnotherapist, ABNLP Certified NLP Practitioner and Positive Discipline Trainer Certified by Positive Discipline Association in Clarifornia. She strives to help families build stronger parent-child relationships based on the foundations of Adlerian psychology and evidence-based therapies. Amina utilizes a client-centered, solution-focused and humanistic approach to therapy developing a stronger, healthier sense of self while truly emphasizing one's strengths. Amina provides therapy for children and adolescents experiencing a range of behavioural, social, emotional and interpersonal concerns using her vast training and experience in Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Play-Based Learning and Interpersonal Psychotherapy. Amina is experienced in guiding families through divorce/separation, death of a loved one, witnessing/experiencing trauma, bullying, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, physical abuse, child anger management, mental illnesses as depression, anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorder and identifying developmental delays for early childhood.

Ms. Diab is currently seeing clients at MPC clinics in Sheikh Zayed
Nada Mahfouz
Psychotherapist
Nada Mahfouz, M.S., LGPC (Maryland- USA), NCC, is a counselor/ psychotherapist offering individual and group therapy for children ages 8 and older, adolescents and adults. Nada graduated from the Johns Hopkins University in Maryland, USA with a Masters of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling in 2017. Nada successfully completed the Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) training. While in graduate school she completed her internship at a domestic violence agency in Maryland- USA where she provided individual trauma informed therapy and facilitated therapeutic and psycho-education support groups, and facilitated prevention workshops against teen abuse for adolescents. She also provided individual therapy, group therapy and CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) /DBT skills group at INOVA Partial Hospitalization Program in Virginia- USA as an intern. Nada’s experience includes working with clients with emotional difficulties and dysregulation, trauma, anxiety, depression, mood disorders (bipolar disorders… etc.), and survivors of domestic abuse. Nada’s education and training also includes assessment and diagnosis, play therapy, person center approach, and psychodynamic therapy. During her master’s degree, Nada was trained in play therapy where she provided therapy to children ages 6-12, as well as child/ parent relationship through play therapy course where she co-lead a groups.


Ms. Mahfouz is currently seeing clients at the following locations:
MPC Clinics: Maadi, New Cairo, and Sheikh Zayed.
Behman Consultancy Clinics: Zamalek and Heliopolis.
Dr. Kate Ellis, PhD, DClinPsy.
Senior Clinical Psychologist
Dr Kate Ellis is a Senior Clinical Psychologist, registered and licensed by the Health and Care Professionals Council in the UK. Dr Kate completed her first PhD at the University of Ulster in Northern Ireland, researching the impact of trauma on young people. She completed a second Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology at Canterbury Christchurch University in England. Dr Kate is also an Assistant Professor of Psychology at the American University in Cairo and provides training and consultation to many NGO’s in Egypt in the area of trauma.

Dr Kate has been seeing clients in Egypt for over 8 years and offers individual, couples and family therapy to both adults and children (over the age of 10 years old) for a range of problems including anxiety, stress, depression, relationship and family problems, trauma, eating disorders, bi-polar disorder and personality disorders. Dr Kate specializes in the treatment of trauma amongst adults and children. She also specializes in working with young people experiencing psychological distress, adjustment problems and behavioural or school related issues and works with families to resolve these situations.

Dr Kate offers an integrated approach to therapy and practices cognitive behavioural therapy, psychodynamic and humanistic therapy, she is also a certified dialectical behaviour therapist. Dr Kate conducts therapy in English only at MPC clinic New Maadi as well as offering sessions online.
Reece Lavender, B.A., BPYSC (Honours), MPSYC, PhD (Cand.; Clinical Psychology)
Clinical Psychologist
Reece is a Canadian Clinical Psychologist from Montréal, Québec who was trained in Australia. He has advanced qualifications in several therapeutic modalities including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Schema Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), and Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR).

Reece is trained and qualified to perform child and adult Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) assessments and therapeutic intervention to manage ADHD symptoms and related behaviours. He is also qualified to treat pain disorders such as chronic pain and fibromyalgia, and alcohol and drug use disorders.
Reece was also trained in Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP) in Australia at New South Wales’ Mayo Private Hospital and Specialist Centre, and received clinical training at the University of New England where he also lectured and tutored psychology.

He has also worked as a clinical psychologist with the New South Wales Department of Education, and the Queensland Departments of Justice and Attorney General, and Youth Justice in a forensic capacity.
Reece is a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS); EMDR Association of Australia; Australian and New Zealand Association for Psychiatry, Psychology and Law (ANZAPPL); Australian Clinical Psychologists’ Association (ACPA) and is registered with the Allied Health Professionals’ Association of Australia (AHPRA).

Reece is available to see clients of all ages and therapy is available in English and French. He also speaks German.
Please use the link below to schedule and change appointments with Reece:
https://www.therapyportal.com/p/reecelavender/

Reece is currently seeing clients at the following locations:
MPC clinics: Maadi, New Maadi, and New Cairo
Amira Wissa, M.A.
Special and Inclusive Education
Amira Wissa is an educational specialist who has worked for twelve years in the field of special education. She has completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology at the American University in Cairo and a Master’s Degree in Special and Inclusive Education from the University College London. Ms. Wissa carries out screenings or assessments, using standardized and non-standardized assessment tools, to evaluate students’ academic skills and accordingly design suitable intervention plans and recommend needed school and/or test accommodations. Furthermore, she provides remedial tutoring sessions within small groups as well as one-to-one for students with learning disorders and/or developmental delays. Ms. Wissa also provides trainings for teachers and parents, within structured courses as well as workshops and conferences. Her main topics of interest are developing early academic skills, reading and writing skills and mathematical skills.

Ms. Wissa is currently seeing clients in the Learning Intervention Unit, New Cairo
Yasmine Gohar M.A.
Clinical Psychologist
Yasmine is a clinically and EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing) trained therapist. She is licensed in California as an associate marriage and family therapist (AMFT) and as an associate professional clinical counselor (APCC). She is also working on becoming a certified Gottman Couples Therapist and Paul Ekman certified. Yasmine earned her Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from Pepperdine University in California. Yasmine has worked with individuals as young as 4 years old with all diagnoses including but not limited to trauma, depression, anxiety, personality disorders, and addiction. Additionally, Yasmine has worked with adults through relationship and family issues. Yasmine uses psychodynamic, solution focused and dialectical behavioral therapy approaches in her practice. Her areas of interest include adults aged 18+ struggling with anxiety, trauma, depression, personality disorders, as well as, couples. Her areas of expertise include trauma, severe mental health diagnoses, relationships, children, adolescents, and adults. She is working towards completing her hours in order to become licensed with the Board of Behavioral Sciences in marriage and family therapy, and as a professional clinical counselor. Yasmine has successfully coauthored The Handbook of Wellness Medicine (2020), and publications in the topics of The Assessment and Measurement of Wellness in the Clinical Medical Setting: A Systematic Review (2018), Pain and Depression: A Systematic Review (2018), and The Efficacy of Mindfulness-Based Interventions on Depressive Symptoms and Quality of Life: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials (2018).


Ms. Gohar is currently seeing clients at the following locations:
MPC Clinics: Maadi, and Sheikh Zayed.
The Behman Hospital: Helwan
Rasha Salama
Psychotherapist
Rasha Salama, a relationship counselor with a bachelor in psychology and Masters in Counseling Psychology from AUC. She has been working with individuals and couples for 15 years helping them understand and reshape their interpersonal relationships. Rasha has always had a passion for travelling and enjoys new adventures. In 2017, she founded the RE, the first couple retreat service in the Middle East with the aim of helping couples enhance their relationships. Her positive approach to life backed by her education and experience make her a dedicated advocate for happy marriages.

Ms Salama is currently seeing clients in MPC clinics, Sheikh Zayed.
Shams Labib, PhD
Clinical Psychologist
Shams Labib is a PhD clinical psychologist, who graduated from AUC in 2002, then pursued a masters and PhD in clinical psychology from France, Université de Paris Descartes in 2015. She is totally fluent in Arabic, French and English language and is able to work with clients with the three languages. She specializes in psychotherapy with adults, but also has experience with adolescents, and children. She has work in very diverse settings such as NGOs (Medicines du Monde), an IVF Center, a school and several private clinics.Her theoretical approach is eclectic, with a training both in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Psychodynamic work. She also shoes interest in humanistic thought in therapy. Recently after finishing her PhD, she developed an interest and expertise in working on parents/ mothers- babies/ toddlers interactions, and pregnancy issues. She has an interest for psychiatric disorders, life issues and multicultural questions. Finally Shams believes in the great importance of working in a multidisciplinary team.

Ms Labib is currently seeing clients at the following locations:
MPC Clinics: Maadi
Behman Consultancy Clinics in Zamalek.
Nadine Hosny, MSc, MBPsS
Psychotherapist
Nadine received her MSc degree in Clinical and Health Psychology from the University of Manchester in the UK. She has a BA in Psychology and Anthropology from the American University in Cairo. She is a graduate member of the British Psychological Society. Nadine is trained in multiple modalities of evidence-based psychotherapy including: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Schema Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic psychotherapy, Attachment-informed therapy, Mindfulness-based interventions, and Mind & Body interventions for chronic illnesses. She mostly uses integrative, client centered approaches and believes that therapy should be tailored to each client’s subjective experiences of mental, emotional, and behavioral difficulties. She provides psychotherapy for adults and late adolescents. She works with clients living with: mood disorders, posttraumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety, phobias, sexual abuse, sexual disorders, eating disorders, personality disorders, substance-use disorders, bereavement, and psychotic disorders. She conducts sessions in Arabic and English.


Ms. Hosny is currently seeing clients at the following locations:
MPC clinics: New Cairo, and Sheikh Zayed

To book an appointment with Nadine, please visit the following online scheduling: https://www.therapyportal.com/p/maadipsych1/
Sherry Maher, MSc.
Special Educational Needs Specialist
Sherry has been working in the educational field since 2013 and has found her passion in the field of special educational needs in 2017. She has completed her Master's degree in Psychology from the University of South Wales, UK. Through her work as an educational therapist, Sherry conducts initial assessments and screenings in order to integrate their results in developing a wide range of applicable strategies for teaching. Sherry integrates a multi-sensory and holistic approach to educational therapy that focuses on supporting the students' social, emotional, and academic development. She is also a Positive Discipline Parenting Educator, certified by the Positive Discipline Association in California, who strives to support every parent she works with on their unique parenting journey with all its joys and struggles. Sherry has conducted a number of training workshops for parents, teachers, and other professionals in the field on techniques for supporting students with special educational needs holistically.

Ms. Maher is currently seeing clients in the Learning Intervention Unit, New Cairo
Dr. Hend Badawy, MBBCh. MSc, MA
Specialist Psychiatrist and Play Therapist
Dr.Hend completed her Bachelor’s degree in medicine from Cairo University in 2006 and then she completed her neuropsychiatry Master's from Ain- Shams University in 2014. Upon moving to London, she joined the Play Therapy course at Roehampton University- London where she obtained her master's in 2019.
Hend has over ten-year experience in working with children, adolescents, and adults in state and private clinics and hospitals, she also worked in Place2be in London. With children and adolescents, she follows the child-centered play therapeutic approach where she uses toys, pretends play, stories, art, sand play, sensory play, and endless ways of creative approaches aiming to help children express their feelings using a familiar verbal and non-verbal medium. She also uses some of the CBT and psychodynamic techniques when needed. Hend conducts follow-up meetings with the caregivers where she talks through how they can support the therapeutic process at home through tailored parenting techniques and working on the family dynamics. As for adults as she follows the client-centred therapy, the client is the one who decides the pace of using creative methods besides talking therapy.
Dr. Hend can help clients struggling with anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, ADHD, attachment issues, traumatic experiences, family separations and divorce, bereavement and loss burnout, abuse, social skills problems, and behavioral problems.
Hend can conduct her sessions both in Arabic and English and can meet her clients face to face or online.

Dr. Badawy is currently seeing clients at the following locations:
MPC Clinics: Maadi
Behman Consultancy Clinics: Zamalek
The Learning Intervention Unit: New Cairo
Inji Refaat, MSc.
Counseling Psychologist
Inji earned her Master's degree in counseling psychology from Webster University in Vienna, she is also a certified Mindfulness Practitioner from the UK College of Mindfulness Meditation. she got her professional experience and training from the Behman Hospital in Egypt, and Vienna therapy center in Austria. Inji is passionate about helping people with Mindfulness-Based interventions. She is trained to use Mindfulness to help individuals seeking general wellbeing, as well as to treat clients suffering from anxiety, excessive stress and panic attacks.

Inji is currently seeing clients in Maadi Psychology Center Sheikh Zayed
Heinar Bolteya, PhD Candidate
Counseling Psychologist and an Expressive Art Therapist
Heinar obtained her BSc from York University in Canada, her MA from the American University in Cairo and is now pursuing her PhD in Expressive Art Therapy from The European Graduate School in Switzerland.

With diverse and extensive experience working in different settings from therapy clinics, psychiatric hospitals to schools, she instantly realized that not everyone is able to express themselves solely through words. She recognized the huge need for an alternative form of therapy. After extensive practice in expressive art therapy and a decade of traveling the world as a humanitarian worker training others on the use of arts as a tool, she is now settling back in Egypt to offer individual and group sessions, this time integrating the arts.

Heinar supports her clients with the use of a holistic approach, that not only uses words, but also tools to connect with one’s body, imagination and creativity. Heinar helps her clients come up with new narratives through different tools such as embodiment, movement, art and drama.

Heinar sees English and Arabic-speaking clients online and in the New Cairo clinic.