Nawar Sourij is a UK-based psychotherapist and life coach who joined The Livehealthy Podcast (Arabic) earlier this year to talk about her work, how learning about biology and psychotherapy in general can help people and why therapy is different for Arabs, and still the focus of a lot of stigma and shame. Nawar trained in neuroscience and integrated psychotherapy at the University of Leeds and the University of Birmingham. She decided to specialize in integrated
Eating disorders (ED) impact about nine percent of the population worldwide, according to the National Association of Anorexia and Associated Eating Disorders. Dr Teizeem Dhanji is a consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist from the UK and join lead on Lighthouse Arabia’s ED service. She spoke to The Livehealthy Podcast as part of Eating Disorders Awareness Week (February 28 to March 6 2022). Not only has there been an increase in incidents throughout the pandemic, this is
According to the World Health Organization, there has been a 13 percent rise in mental health conditions in the last decade. With the burden of mental health conditions increasing, awareness in the region is starting to increase too. What once was a discussion shrouded in stigma has now taken center stage in the healthcare industry. That is why Abu Dhabi Health Services Company, (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, is stressing that psychological wellbeing, much
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