Zeina Naim

Psychologist - Dubai

Zeina Naim is a UAE Licensed Psychologist and a member of both the British Psychological Society and the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.  She possesses a Master’s degree in Counselling Psychology from City University in London, and a BSc from the University of Bath. Her clinical experience includes work with children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families in the UK, and since 2009 has been practicing in Dubai and Egypt. Zeina has a dynamic work history that includes experience in the NHS, hospitals, community health and healing centres, universities, schools, and charities. Her professional training in the UK provided her with a varied training background, which gave her a special insight into multicultural issues and personal differences.

Zeina enjoys working with adults and adolescents from diverse backgrounds. Valuing individual and cultural differences, she adjusts her therapeutic orientation to the needs of each client.

 She sees her role as one in which she joins her clients in understanding, recovering, and resolving painful experiences such that individuals are able to transform themselves and their lives.
Zeina utilizes an integrative and evidence-based theoretical approach in delivering her services that include theories and techniques from:
• Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
• Solution-Focused Therapy
• Client Centred Therapy
• Psychodynamic Theory & Therapy
• Systems Therapies
• Group Therapy
• Art Therapy
• Play Therapy
• Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)

Services offered (Provided in English):

Psychotherapy and Counselling for:

– Eating Disorders
– Anxiety Disorders (e.g. panic attacks, specific phobias, General Anxiety Disorder)
– Depression
– Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and obsessions
– Identity issues
– Self-esteem
– Relationship issues
– Personal exploration
– Lack of motivation and direction
– Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Trauma (physical, emotional, sexual abuse, and complex trauma)
– Grief and Loss
– Chronic Illness
– Sexuality and Sexual Disorders
– Unresolved issues with the past