Psychologist - Abu Dhabi
Ms. Virginie Sidi Ali Mebarek has recently joined Camali team at Health Plus as a
Psychologist licensed by the Department of Health (DOH). Working in the field of
Clinical Psychology, she uses a range of evidence-based therapeutic modalities.
With a significant experience in delivering treatment through individual, group
therapy and family therapy, she has an optimal cross-cultural approach in both
French and English.
She has over 8 years of experience working as a psychologist in reputed
organizations such as NYUAD Health Center, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (BSP),
National Rehabilitation Center, Franco-Emirien Hospital and A.O. Fox Hospital
Psychiatric Unit in New-York.
Virginie has extensive experience both in outpatient and inpatient settings
working with adolescents and adults with anxiety disorders (e.g. phobias, panic
disorder, GAD, social phobia), mood disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder,
personality disorders, addiction problems, psychosis, post-traumatic stress
disorder, and eating disorders.
Using an integrative clinical approach, she tailors the treatment plan to patient
individual’s needs, and incorporates elements of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
(CBT), Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), and Person-Centered
therapy. She works with patients by helping them establish more effective
coping mechanisms, build resilience and foster a better understanding of their
current emotional and behavioural impairments, which can lead them to identify
and achieve their goals.
Holder of a Master of Science in Clinical Psychology from UAE University and a
B.A in Psychology from Hartwick College in New-York, USA, she also received an
extensive training on Cognitive and Behavioural Therapy (CBT) from Beck