Carine el Khazen Hadati

Clinical Psychologist, Clinical Lead - Dubai Psychology Team, Director of Eating and Weight Disorders Program


Ms. Carine el Khazen Hadati is a clinical psychologist. She has a Masters’ Degree in Clinical and Psychopathological Psychology (University of Saint Joseph, Lebanon, 2000), post-graduate degree (DESS) in Clinical and Psychopathological Psychology (University of Sorbonne, Paris V, France, 2002), and a diploma in Profound Studies (DEA) in Clinical Psychopathology (University of Jussieu, Paris VI, France, 2004). She trained in a variety of reputable general health care and psychiatric facilities in the UK (Institute of Psychiatry, The Maudsley Hospital), France (Sainte-Anne Hospital, Paris) and Lebanon (St Georges University Hospital). Prior to joining the American Center, she worked as a clinical psychologist at the General Medical Center (Dubai, UAE) for eight years and as a school psychologist in two international schools and nurseries for nine years.

Carine joined the American Center for Psychiatry and Neurology in Dubai in 2011 and as an Eating and Weight Disorders specialist and as a CBT-E therapist, trainer and supervisor, she has set up and is the director of a CBT-E accredited specialized multi-disciplinary out-patient Eating and Weight Disorders program (center for CBT-E excellence). Along with her team, they have successfully helped children, adolescents and adults recover from their eating disorders (Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge-eating, ARFID, picky eating...).  

Carine also serves as the Clinical Lead for the Psychology Services of the American Center for Psychiatry and Neurology- Dubai branch.

In addition to her core education in psychodynamic psychotherapy, Carine is also trained in CBT, the third wave behavioral therapies Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT). She is also an Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapist, which is an extensively researched leading-edge psychotherapy for the treatment of trauma. She integrates all these different psychotherapies to provide a holistic approach in treatment of all mental health disorders ranging from depression, anxiety, addictions, borderline personality disorders to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

The services Carine provides include but are not limited to: specialized Eating Disorders psychotherapy (CBT-E, FBT) integrative psychotherapies (psychodynamic, ACT, DBT, EMDR), grief and trauma counseling. 

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