Gina Khalifa

MSc, GMBPsS

Child and Adolescent Psychologist

Gina Khalifa obtained her master's degree in psychology from Derby University-U.K. She is a member of the British Psychological Society (BPS).

Gina is passionate about working with kids, teens and young adults and has experience working both at clinics and in school settings.

Gina works with a diverse range of issues including anxiety, depression, aggression, grief and loss, trauma, divorce, and family dysfunction.

Gina also works with children who have behavioral problems, emotional dysregulation, inattention, and hyperactivity. She helps them develop their confidence, self-esteem, communication, and social skills.

For younger aged children, Gina uses play therapy; she is a member of play therapy international and is registered on the united kingdom’s register of practitioners in therapeutic play skills

For adolescences and young adults, she uses talking therapy such as CBT, DBT and EFIT; if needed these are coupled with creative arts.

Moreover, Gina is the first Egyptian clinician enrolled in Phase 1 certification in Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics (NMT). The Neurosequential Approach is comprehensive framework for addressing the impact of trauma on the person. NMT consists of assessment, and tailored recommendations for therapeutic and educational interventions based on the child/teen's needs and strengths.

As well, Gina is the first trained therapist to introduce Theraplay practice in Egypt. Theraplay is a dyadic child and family therapy that seeks to develop secure attachments between parents and their children.

Gina would love to offer a safe space for you and navigate with you the road to reach your full potential and experience satisfaction in your life.

Clinic locations

Maadi Psychology Center
Sheikh Zayed

Specialties

Identifying Specific Learning Difficulties
Parent Training (to develop students’ academic level and deal with Behavioral issues)
Guiding Sessions for Parents and Shadow Teachers Regarding Students’ Targeted Academic Plans.
Inclusion Consultations In School
Professional Development for Educators

Method of Treatment

Acceptance and Commitment Threrapy (ACT)
Somatic Therapy
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Family Therapy
Anger Management
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
Parents Consultations
Play Therapy
Expressive Therapy
Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT)
Relaxation Therapy and stress Management

Presentations

ADHD Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Anxiety
Panic Disorder
OCD Obcessive Compulsive Disorder
Depression and Mood Disorders
Attachment Disorder and Attachment Issues
Stress and Crisis
Trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Grieving, Bereavement and Loss

Spoken languages

Arabic
English
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