Dr. Najwan Al-Roubaiy

Psychologist, Head of Psychology Team - Abu Dhabi
BSc (Hons), MSc, ClinPsych, PhD)

Abu Dhabi

Dr. Najwan Al-Roubaiy is a licensed clinical psychologist with the UK Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare (Socialstyrelsen), and the Health Authority of Abu Dhabi (HAAD). He came to ACPN from the Swedish Red Cross Treatment Center in Sweden, where he had worked as a clinical psychologist with war and torture survivors suffering from PTSD as well as other trauma-related mental health issues. He earned his PhD in Counselling and Psychotherapy from the University of Leicester (UK, 2014), and later obtained his Specialist Qualification in Clinical Psychology from the Swedish Psychological Association (Sweden, 2015). In addition to his PhD degree and Specialist Qualification, he also holds an MSc in Counselling Psychology from the London Metropolitan University (UK, 2005), and a BSc (Hons) in Psychology from the University of East London (UK, 2002). He is also a Chartered member (CPsychol) and Associate Fellow (AFBPsS) of the British Psychological Society.

Dr. Najwan Al-Roubaiy has more than ten years of clinical expertise in addition to his research work, which has led to several publications in prominent Swedish and British scientific journals in the fields of clinical psychology, counselling psychology, and psychotherapy. He began his clinical career in the UK working at St Luke’s Addiction Treatment and Rehabilitation Centre in 2004 before moving back to Sweden in 2006. 

In Sweden he worked for nine years in several clinical and educational settings at Malmö City Social Services, the Psychiatry Department at Skåne University Hospital, and most recently the Swedish Red Cross Treatment Center, where he worked for two years before joining ACPN in 2016.

Dr. Najwan Al-Roubaiy works with adults suffering from various mental health issues including; anxiety disorders (phobias, social anxiety disorder, panic disorder, GAD, OCD, and PTSD), depression, mood disorders, substance abuse, and eating disorders. He also works with children and adolescents with ADHD, conduct disorder, intellectual disability, and childhood/adolescent presentations of anxiety and depression. In addition to assessments (using psychometric testing and clinical interviewing) and psychological treatments (using mainly CBT, REBT, and PCT/CCT) of the above mentioned mental health issues, he also offers counselling and psychotherapy for a wide range of problems across the lifespan.

The inclusion of Dr. Najwan Al-Roubaiy in the ACPN Team guarantees provision of the highest professional health care services your team deserves.

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