Associate Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), The Family Institute at Northwestern University
Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), The Family Institute at Northwestern University
Level 1: Certification in Emotion- Focused Therapy (EFT)
Facilitator PREPARE/ENRICH, a premarital counseling course
Area of Focus:
Couples therapy: By utilizing attachment theory and the latest research in neuroscience, I help couples work through relational distress by using compassionate communication. I teach them to listen to each other better and help them deescalate tension by promoting effective communication.
Individual therapy for anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, shame, inner critic:I help individuals by using mindfulness, self-compassion, and inner-child work.
Premarital Counseling: I help couples explore their relational values and hopes for the future. And also, work on their communication skills and conflict management.
M.S., Marriage and Family Therapy, Northwestern University
B.A., Journalism and Mass Communication, The American University in Cairo (AUC)