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.
Consultant Psychiatrist
Dr. Loza is a licensed, British trained psychiatrist with over twenty five years experience. Dr. Loza serves as medical consultant to the Maadi Psychology Center. He collaborates with therapists on all medical and psychiatric issues. In addition to his involvement with the Center Dr. Loza is the medical director of Behman Psychiatric Hospital in Helwan. Dr. Loza also holds clinic hours in various areas of Cairo.
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. Malak Sherif Doss, MBBCh, MSc
Specialist in Psychiatry
Dr. Malak works as a Specialist in Psychiatry at the Behman Hospital and is an Assistant Researcher at the National Research Center in Cairo. Her areas of expertise are Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Women's Mental Health and General Adult Psychiatry. Dr. Malak obtained her MBBCh and MSc from Kasr el Eini, Cairo University, and trained there as a resident in Psychiatry. Dr. Malak is an international associate of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, UK. She has done clinical attachment training at the Maudsley Hospital, King's College London and at the Priory Hospital, UK. She is ADI-R certified (for Autism diagnosis). Consultations are done in both English and Arabic.
Sharon E. Perry Dip. Psy. Couns. MBACP EAGALA
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.
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) and Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT). Therapy is conducted in English.
Dr. Mona Al Dabbagh, PhD
Senior Clinical Psychologist
Dr. Mona received her master’s degree (MA) from the American University in Cairo in 1996 and her doctorate (PhD) in 2004. She specialized in addiction and substance abuse. Dr. Mona mainly treats adults suffering from anxiety, depression, as well as addiction, and adults who need marriage counseling. She masters and uses cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and psychoanalytic techniques in her therapy depending upon the need of the individual patient. Dr. Mona has more than 20 years of experience in treating clients in both hospital settings and out-patient clinics. She has worked with clients from both Middle Eastern and Western cultural backgrounds and conducts therapy in either Arabic or English.
Amy Iskander, MS LAMFT
Amy is an Egyptian/Canadian therapist who received her MS from John Brown University, USA. Amy conducts individual, couples, and family therapy. Amy deals with children displaying emotional or behavioral difficulties as well as adolescents and adults that present with depression, anxiety, trauma or grief. She specializes in relationships where conflict and intimacy are a struggle. Amy does therapy in Arabic, English and French.
Emina Kartal, MA
Senior Child Psychotherapist
Emina joined the Maadi Psychology Center in 2005. She received her M.A. in Psychoanalytic Studies from Sheffield University, U.K. She is an Associate Member of UKAHPP. While Emina specializes in working with children, she also works with adolescent and adult analysands. Emina focuses on developmental, psychosocial and transpersonal disorders of the human psyche. Her primary treatment method is that of Analytical Psychology as founded by Carl Jung. Emina is fluent in English, Arabic and the languages of the former Yugoslavia.
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.