Experienced Counseling Psychologist


Last Updated: 30th September 2019 (over 3 years ago)

Address
Egypt

E-mail
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Phone Number
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Gender
Female

Age Range
25 to 34

Qualification Level
Masters

Languages
Arabic, English

Summary

An enthusiastic, skilled and well-motivated counseling psychologist with a track record of supporting clients in the workplace and in educational settings. Possesses detailed understanding of the APA American Psychological Association code of Ethics and applies such standards in interactions with clients and colleagues. Committed to delivering client-centered support that gradually empowers individuals and enables them to make informed decisions. Comprehensive knowledge of theoretical counselling approaches and their application to real-world settings, having a special interest in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, and Humanistic Approaches. Multi skilled and able to manage a client’s mental health problems, based upon an appropriate assessment the client’s problems. Prefer to use an eclectic approach that is tailored to meet the client’s needs. Areas of expertise include couple therapy and academic counseling.
Currently looking to expand areas of expertise with a full-time role in a well-known place.

Education

The American University in Cairo
Master's of Arts in counseling Psychology

   Sep 2014
— Jun 2017

Specialized in Adult, Adolescent and Couple Therapy

Cairo University
Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy

   Sep 2007
— May 2011

Specialized in Ancient and Modern Civilizations

Experience

Canada Summer Overseas
Online Psychology Instructor

   Apr 2019
— Current

To contribute to the teaching and development of academic programs at undergraduate level. Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction. Cover curse material through recorded videos. Sustain regularly scheduled office hours in order to advise and assist students. Evaluate and grade students' class work, exams, assignments, and papers. Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.

Solace Counseling Center
Managing Director

   Apr 2018
— Jul 2018

Assigned and interviewed all needed staff, partners, resources and control system. Created SOLACE COUNSELING CENTER work standards and ensured high quality client experience based on designed standards. Designed all work related staff Job Descriptions, reports, forms and applications, therapists’ performance feedback forms/system, customer surveying forms etc. Managed and motivated all therapists, balance empathy and accountability - provided performance feedback, coaching, recognition and counseling on earning potential options. Proactively identified opportunities to increase client revenue and reduce costs. Executed business and marketing initiatives.

Inside Out Counseling Center
Counseling psychologist

   Dec 2017
— Oct 2018

Collected information about clients through conversations, questions, and in-depth interviews. Provided psychotherapy to individuals, couples and families. Created individualized therapeutic treatment plans that suit every case. Followed up with clients who underwent counseling sessions. Conducted psychoeducation about mental health and raise the awareness about it among the public. Provided both individual and group counseling services.

The American University in Cairo
Guidance Counselor

   Jul 2017
— Current

Listen carefully to students' concerns about academic, emotional or social problems. Conduct individual and group counseling sessions to advise and assist students with academic and vocational development. Evaluate students’ attributes and assist them in realizing their objectives. Develop and implement counseling strategies with contemporary methods of mentoring. Identify behavioral problems and act appropriately to remedy the situation. Pay attention to the diverse background in all student matters. Assess the development of students and highlight the sense of accomplishment. Assist and develop appropriate intervention strategies to ensure that students achieve and develop healthy learning behaviors. Ensure that all support work for the student is appropriately managed in an integrated way that is focused on higher education. Complete evaluations, analyze results and provide purposeful feedback. Implement and facilitate educational and training workshops to students.

Heal Counseling Center
Counseling psychologist

   Jul 2017
— Current

Collect information about clients through conversations, questions, and in-depth interviews. Assess clients’ mental health, making observations and simple diagnoses in order to provide help and guidance. Document gathered information about patients to create individualized therapeutic treatment plans that suit every case. Evaluate the results of counseling and track progress, making adjustments to help patients improve as much as possible. Consult with other professionals to improve treatment and gain better insight into patients’ mental states. Access every aspect of a client’s life, including educational, professional, romantic, and emotional, providing a general approach to each area. Perform some psychological tests to gain better insight into patients’ minds, priorities, and ways of thinking. Analyze interview notes and gather data to create a detailed report and a concrete case conceptualization. Risk assessment and handling suicidal cases.

Solace Counseling Center
Counseling psychologist

   Jun 2017
— Jul 2018

Collected information about clients through conversations, questions, and in-depth interviews. Provided psychotherapy to individuals, couples and families. Created individualized therapeutic treatment plans that suit every case. Helped clients to achieve their social, personal and educational adjustments. Followed up with clients who underwent counseling sessions. Conducted psycho-education about mental health and raise the awareness about it among the public.

The American University in Cairo
Research Assistant

   Feb 2017
— Jun 2017

Assisted in collecting research resources. Analyzed and evaluated clinical data gathered during research. Ensured compliance with protocol and overall research objectives. Reviewed and edited data to ensure completeness and accuracy of information; followed up with subjects to resolve problems or clarify data collected. Finally, prepared articles, reports, and presentations about research findings.

The American University in Cairo, The Counseling Center
Research Assistant

   May 2015
— Aug 2015

Assisted in conducting a research about the diagnostic criteria for ADHD students. Sponsored in collecting research resources. Created research hypotheses. Analyzed and evaluated clinical data gathered during research. Ensured compliance with protocol and overall research objectives. Finally, prepared articles, reports, and presentations about research findings.


Counselor-in-training Experiences:

   Jan 2014
— May 2017

Since 2014, I worked as a counselor-in-training in many well-known places such as the psychology clinic at American University in Cairo, the Behman hospital and the Nile sanatorium. As an intern, I have developed my therapeutic skills and expanded on personal qualities that are essential to the therapeutic process. In addition, my role as an intern has exposed me to treat clients who were suffering from different psychological difficulties and disorders. My role was to support the mentally ill patients to cope more effectively with their challenges, and adjust their abnormal behaviors. Assisting in administering some psychological tests. Participating in conducting group therapy for the mental ill patients and their families; in order to psycho-educate them about mental disorders and different treatment approaches.

The American University in Cairo
Teaching Assistant

   Sep 2013
— Jun 2017

Assisted in teaching and class supervision. Reinforced lessons presented by teachers by reviewing material with students one-on-one or in small groups. Was available to monitor students during office hours. Organized student field trips to different sanatoriums and mental hospitals. Helped the students with report writing and term papers.

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