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Openminds Center proudly announces its association with Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Hospital, Dubai

Openminds Psychiatry Counselling & Neuroscience Center, Dubai is proud to announce its association & collaboration with Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Hospital, Dubai as a Mental Health Partner.
Openminds Center, Dubai would like to thank  Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Hospital, Dubai for taking an important initiative for keeping mental health as a priority

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WEBINAR: Mindfulness

Dr. Letizia is an Italian Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Psychotherapist with more than 15 years of experience in the Mental Health field. OPENMINDS Psychiatry, Counselling & Neuroscience Centre conducted a wonderful seminar for the Functional Heads of Emirates NBD group with an intention to cover the mental health wellness – program. 

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WEBINAR: STRESS and ANXIETY

Ms. Nour Diam is a CDA Licensed Professional Psychologist with a wide experience in helping children, adolescents and adults with a diversity at OPENMINDS Psychiatry, Counselling & Neuroscience Centre  conducted a wonderful seminar for the Functional Heads of Emirates NBD group with an intention to cover the stress and anxiety – program

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Dubai Health Authority Event: FOCUS GROUP

Dubai Health Authority has always been working on measures towards the betterment of the community and residents of the United Arab Emirates.

Openminds Psychiatry Counseling and Neuroscience Center has been recognized as one of the best in practice in mental health services and has been invited to participate in the FOCUS GROUP to learn about the advanced work methodology that can adopted in providing mental health services by DHA.

A team of mental health & child intervention services had participated and shared valuable inputs to the authorities.

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Online Webinar: Dysgraphia and Handwriting Difficulties

Mrs. Tania Hachem a Psychomotor Therapist at OPENMINDS Psychiatry, Counselling & Neuroscience Centre is conducting a free webinar on dysgraphia and handwriting difficulties

This webinar is designated to help parents and teachers know more about dysgraphia and handwriting difficulties. It will shed light on the signs and symptoms as well as the way to diagnose this disorder. Psychomotor intervention will be also discussed by presenting the prerequisites skills, the techniques for handwriting and few tips for teachers and parents.

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Workshop: Enhance Your Wellbeing

Our Clinical Psychologist, Mrs. Carla Chedid conducted an Employee Assistance Program, session for Dow Chemicals IMEA GmbH (Dubai Branch) on Enhance your Wellbeing.
Mrs. Carla Chedid covered several areas with regards to enhancing one’s wellbeing.

Mrs. Carla Chedid is a Clinical Psychologist with over 10 years of experience in the field. She has a wide experience in the domain of assessment and therapy especially that she holds a second degree as a psychomotor therapist.

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Забота о себе во время перемен и неопределённости

Елена Любенко (Dr Psych), клинический психолог Центра OPENMINDS в сотрудничестве с American Medical Center проводит бесплатный вебинар на тему Забота о себе во время перемен и неопределенности. Читайте в описании, кому будет полезен вебинар и что предлагаем. Будем рады видеть всех желающих!

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Nutrition Workshop at Fitness First, Dubai​

Our Functional Nutrition, Mrs. Jane Darakjian conducted a nutrition workshop session for the members associated with Fitness First, Dubai

Dr. Darakjian is an Armenian Lebanese trained in Beirut at Rejuvenating and Cardiac clinic. Over 14 years she practiced Head of the Clinical dietician Department covering: oncology, dyslipidaemia, metabolic syndrome, mental health, chronic conditions, diabetes, GI tracks, sports medicine and advanced in functional nutrition and exercise therapy through holistic approach.

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Workshop: ABA- Parent Training Workshop

Hong Chun Tan is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA) and a Qualified Behavior Analyst (QBA) at OPENMINDS Psychiatry, Counselling & Neuroscience Centre is conducting a Workshop on ABA- Parent Training Workshop

This series of workshop is designed to help parents to understand the science and practical applications of behavior analysis. It will also share a few strategies to teach functional behavior skills that are important for children’s developmental milestones such as communication, language, ADL, and how to promote good behavior in daily life. This series of workshop is suitable for parents who have young children with developmental concerns, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), speech delay, and other developmental delays.

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WEBINAR: Understanding ADHD in Children

Mrs. Carla Chedid,  Clinical Psychologist at OPENMINDS Psychiatry, Counselling & Neuroscience Centre is conducting a Free Webinar on Understanding ADHD in children.

This workshop is designed to help parents and teachers understand the characteristics of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and share few strategies that can help children with ADHD manage their behavior. It will also shred the lights on the best way to diagnose the deficit of attention and to differentiate it from other disorders such as dyspraxia, anxiety sensory integration disorder.

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Workshop: Work life Balance

Our Psychologist, Ms. Ethar Bashir conducted an Employee Assistance Program/ training workshop session for the Functional Heads of Tanfeeth- An Emirates NBD group on Work Life Balance & Mindfulness

Ms. Ethar Bashir is a Community Development Authority (CDA) and Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC) licensed clinical psychologist with an extensive training and educational background from the United Kingdom

Openminds Center proudly announces its association with American Medical Center, Dubai

Openminds Psychiatry Counselling & Neuroscience Center, Dubai is proud to announce its association & collaboration with American Medical Center, Dubai as a Mental Health Partner.
Openminds Center, Dubai would like to thank American Medical Center, Dubai:  for taking an important initiative for keeping mental health as a priority

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WEBINAR: Mindfulness

Our Psychologist, Ms. Letizia Mugnai conducted an Employee Assistance Program/ training workshop session for the Functional Heads of Emirates NBD group with an intention to cover the mental health wellness – program. 

Dr. Letizia is Italian Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Psychotherapist with more than 15 years of experience in Mental Health field, working in her private practice and medical clinics in Italy

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Employee Assistance Program with
Tanfeeth: An Emirates NBD Group

Openminds Psychiatry Counselling & Neuroscience Center, Dubai is proud to announce its association & collaboration with Tanfeeth: Emirates NBD Group of Company as a Mental Health Partner.
Openminds Center, Dubai would like to thank Tanfeeth: Emirates NBD Group of Company for taking an important initative for holistically look after the employees wellbeing and management.

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Baby Massage Therapy

Mrs. Benedicte Joland, Psychomotor Therapist and IAIM Certified Baby massage therapist at OPENMINDS Psychiatry, Counselling & Neuroscience Centre are conducting a baby massage session with 5 classes of the workshop for 1.30 hours, designated to the parents who want to learn the baby massage (according to the IAIM program- International Association of Infant Massage).

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WEBINAR: Fasting during the holy month of RAMDAN and no more diet, sustainability in health figure

Our Functional Nutrition and Dietitian Dr. Jane Darajkian conducted an employee assistance program with an intention to provide guidelines on fasting in the holy month of  Ramadan and to acquire a sustainability in health figure. 

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WEBINAR: STRESS and ANXIETY

Our Psychologist, Ms. Nour Diam conducted an Employee Assistance Program/ training workshop session for the Functional Heads of Emirates NBD group with an intention to cover the stress and anxiety – program. 

Ms. Nour Diam, a UK trained Psychologist posses an extensive experience in occupational and organizational psychology.

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Autism & Introduction to ABA THerapy

Mr. Hong Chun Tan, Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) at OPENMINDS is conducting a Free Webinar on Autism & Introduction to ABA Therapy.

This webinar is aimed at parents who’s child is receiving ABA services. As parents, you are the child’s biggest fan, and best advocate for his/her needs. Through this introductory webinar, you will learn a brief overview what autism and ABA is, how ABA is applied to teach children with autism to function in their daily life.

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International Women's Day: Supporting Women's Resilience

Women are often reported to be more likely than men to develop stress-related psychological sequelae (SRPS), such as symptoms of major depressive disorder (MDD), generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), in response to an index stressor.

Dr. Letizia Mugnai offers a free webinar on supporting women resilience on this International Women’s Day 2022.

We will also leave time for Q&A.

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Mental Health and Wellness - Grief Counseling

Our Psychologist, Ms. Sailaja Menon conducted a Grief Counselling session for the top management of Majid Al Futtaim Group.Grief counseling can help people of all ages work through sorrow and other emotions that are part of a normal reaction to losing someone.

A group of top management from Majid Al Futtaim Trust attended the session. 

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Health & Wellness Transformation "New in You: : 2022

Dr. Jane Darakjian a functional Nutrition from Openminds center offers a nutrition package with multiple benefits and exclusive discounts.
New in You 2022 package includes body analytical screen, metabolic syndrome screen test, alignment assessment, nutrition assessment, screen chart result and many more
Benefits:
– Skin Image test
– Hormone imbalance initial screen test
– Learn techniques – healthy you
– Personal training and fitness assessment
– Screen food-mood relation
– Clinical dieticians diagnose silent and hidden health issues.
– Challenge: 10% deduction from total package payment
 

Learning Disorders- From Diagnosis to Intervention

Teachers are often the first to notice that a child has a Learning Disorder. 

Our Child Intervention team at OPENMINDS Psychiatry, Counselling & Neuroscience Centre is conducting a Free Webinar on Learning Disorders- From Diagnosis to Intervention.

Learning Disorders are umbrella terms for a wide variety of learning problems.
The initial step starts with comprehensive assessments that help to diagnose Learning Disorders.
And how does the therapist evaluate and intervene with students having learning disorders?

 

Elimination of violence against women - Women’s Pavilion Expo 2020

Dr Kirin Fiona Hilliar, Psychologist at OPENMINDS Centre for Psychiatry, Counselling and Neuroscience joined discussions around the global issue of violence and abuse against women, led by Abu Dhabi Center for Sheltering & Humanitarian Care – Ewaa, to raise awareness of issues facing women and enhance the centre’s role in combating all types of harm and violence.

 

 

WEBINAR: Pediatric Chronic Pain

Pediatric chronic pain is often an underdiscussed and overlooked problem. Parents and children often struggle with having to navigate this issue without proper help.

Ms Priyanka Dang, clinical psychologist at OpenMinds will discuss pediatric chronic pain and provide parents and professionals with the knowledge and practical tips they need to manage it and build a community of pain free, healthier happier children.

Support Group: Unpleasant Body Image among Woman

Unpleasant Body Image is a woman centric support group facilitated by our female Clinical Psychologist, Ms. Esther John Mathews. This group provides support for women who have a distorted sense of body image. This support group will be held on Online due to Covid. 

 This group help clients to learn resources for body image, understanding how body image works, working with low self-esteem that is associated to Body Image, Relearning Behaviors that contribute to Body Image.

OPENMINDS 2nd Anniversary

We celebrated our two years of success and service to provide the highest quality of Mental Health and Child Intervention Services. On this perfect occasion, our entire team enjoyed ample celebrations here with fun-filled team building games, exciting events followed by cake cutting ceremony.

This milestone of commitment and hard work proved that we could create wonders in recovery and better quality of life in individuals, their families, and the community through intervention and treatment!
We hope that these celebrations reach for the sky to create an aura for us to thrive ahead to provide the best of child intervention services & mental health care to our service users through the quality, education, training, and cost effectiveness of the services we provide, with utmost care & compassion.

OPENMINDS Centre does what we do. “CLEAR MINDS, HEALTHY LIVES”

Coping with Involuntary childlessness- WEBINAR

Do you have the desire to have a child, but due to personal circumstances, find yourself to be unable to achieve this dream? The experience of involuntary childlessness (or ‘childless not by choice’ [CNBC]) can have a huge impact on our self-identity, relationships, and sense of purpose. This one-hour webinar will provide an educational exploration of the experiences of those who are CNBC, and what people can do to support themselves or their loved ones who are CNBC. With a panel of experts who have their own lived experience of involuntary childlessness: ♦️ Michael Hughes: Michael is one-half of a childless marriage, and one-third of The Fullstop Podcast (whose aim is to highlight the issues experienced by the childless community, and to give hope to those on the path to accepting a life without children). He also blogs at www.marriedandchildless.com on the male childless experience, and is one of the founders of The Clan Of Brothers – a safe, virtual space for childless men. ♦️ Sarah Roberts: Counsellor and Founder of The Empty Cradle: a specialist counselling service for involuntary childless women. Sarah is also completing a Masters in Social Work (MSW) focusing on women’s grief and transition to permanent involuntary childlessness. ♦️ Hosted by Dr Kirin Hilliar, Psychologist at OpenMinds Centre, and Assistant Professor of Psychology at Heriot-Watt University, Dubai Campus.

WEBINAR: Functional independence skills for every child

Mrs. Carla Chedid,  Clinical Psychologist at OPENMINDS Psychiatry, Counselling & Neuroscience Centre is conducting a Free Webinar on Emotional well-being of breast cancer survivors.

Multiple medical treatments don’t include a holistic approach for the breast cancer survivor’s recovery. Researches showed how cognitive and behavioral therapy could have a positive impact on the well-being of breast cancer survivors. Therefore the following webinar aims to provide survivors with strategies that will:

  • Enhance their confidence regarding their body image which could be affected after breast surgeries,
  • Help survivors manage their pain post-treatment by implementing breathing and relaxation exercises.
  • Reduce fear and anxiety of cancer recurrence

SCHOOL WORKSHOP: Wellbeing Assistance Program

Ms Asmahan Saleh Khalil, Board Certified Behavior Analyst at OPENMINDS Psychiatry, Counselling & Neuroscience Centre  conducted a wonderful seminar  on Wellbeing Assistance Program  for teachers at Global Indian International School, Dubai.

The workshop was intended to support the educators so they can support their students in their classroom.

The workshop was well received , engaging, knowledgeable and interactive  that we got great feedback from the teachers.

The teachers who participated in the workshop were all delighted and thankful for the activity.

We do look forward  for more successful workshops.

OPENMINDS Centre completing 2 years of mental health care

It’s been 2 years since we embarked on a mission to provide the highest quality of Mental Health and Child Intervention Services that promote recovery and better quality of life and to be committed to the wellness of individuals, their families, and the community through intervention, treatment, education and prevention.


As we step into the 3rd year of this mission, we wish to thank all our clients for trusting us as your mental health partner that has been our prime driving force.


We humbly thank all our clinicians who have joined hands with us in this divine mission.


We thank all our staff, friends and well-wishers who have all been a part of this journey and growth of success.


In this 3rd year, we promise to give our persistent commitment in continuing to provide the best of child intervention services & mental health care to our service users through the quality, education, training, and cost-effectiveness of the services we provide, with utmost care & compassion.


OPENMINDS Centre does what we do. “CLEAR MINDS, HEALTHY LIVES”

WEBINAR: Functional independence skills for every child

Ms Asmahan Saleh Khalil, Board Certified Behavior Analyst at OPENMINDS Psychiatry, Counselling & Neuroscience Centre is conducting a Free Webinar on Sexual health education for students with Autism and intellectual disability: Across age and stages.

This webinar is an introductory window into sexual health education for students with Autism and IDD. We will explore this multidimensional plan, discuss how essential it is, and go over some fundamental goals to include in the skill acquisition programs of all children, from early stages to adolescence and adulthood. Participants will be able to extract age-appropriate and developmentally suitable objectives for their students, as well as gain an overarching understanding of what sexual health education entails.

The session will be followed by a 15 minute Q&A.

WEBINAR: Functional independence skills for every child

Ms Asmahan Saleh Khalil, Board Certified Behavior Analyst at OPENMINDS Psychiatry, Counselling & Neuroscience Centre is conducting a Free Webinar on  Functional independence skills for every child.

This 45 minutes workshop will guide parents and professionals on how to implement an home program that includes functional independence skills for every child. We will go over the basic functional assessments and program ideas for different ages and abilities.

The session will be followed by a 15 minute Q&A.

WEBINAR: Becoming an RBT: Procedures and Tips

Ms Asmahan Saleh Khalil, Board Certified Behavior Analyst & Ms Pooja Rana, Behavior Therapist at OPENMINDS is conducting a Free Webinar on  Becoming an RBT: Procedures and Tips. 

The number of RBT’s nationwide and worldwide has increased significantly. As more individual seek this certification, other still have pending questions about the procedure, roles and maintenance criteria of an RBT.

Ms Pooja will address these questions and go into a detailed account of what the process is, so you can decide if it is right for you.

We will also leave time for Q&A.

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Virtual Workshop- Achieving Life Balance using Wheel of Life Approach

Our Family/Marriage Counselling | Licensed Psychologist, Ms. Huda Khreishi  instructed a webinar about “Achieving life balance using wheel of life approach” by Mind Mina in partnership with Badiri Academy.

In this webinar, Ms. Huda Khreishi provided another perspective about the powerful approach of “life-wheel”.

The workshop was attended by 40 different Arab Nationals. This had been an exclusive event for Woman.

Anti-Bullying Workshop - Awareness and Mentoring

Our Child Psychologist, Ms Ethar Bashir conducted a workshop for an organization that deals with special needs children on the important issues related to bullying and provides practical ways to counter it.

WEBINAR: Introduction to ABA for parents: What you need to know

Ms. Asmahan Saleh Khalil, Board Certified Behavior Analyst at OPENMINDS is conducting a Free Webinar on Introduction to ABA for parents. This webinar is aimed at parents whose child is receiving ABA services. As parents, you are the child’s biggest fan and best advocate for his/her needs. Through this introductory webinar, you will learn what ABA is, what you can expect from the sessions, and how you can supplement the therapy at home and in the community. 

We will also leave time for Q&A.

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Mental Health and Wellness - Awareness and Mentoring

Our Psychologist, Ms. Sailaja Menon conducted an Employee Assistance Program/ training workshop session for the Functional Heads of Al Naboodah Contracting Co. LLC as an intention to cover “Mental Health and Wellness – Awareness and Mentoring” – program where the organization selected key individuals within their business to become Mentors or go-to points for individuals if they are suffering from any issues (or for them to act as mentors).

More than 40 people attended the workshop. Ms. Sailaja included COVID-19 management from a Mental Health point of view for the attendees to cope with the current situation.

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WellBeing Resolution- Student Wellbeing Program

Dr Anna Grazia Lecca PhD: Clinical Psychologist at OPENMINDS Centre conducted an internal workshop created by the staff and students of GEMS Wellington Academy as a part of their student well-being program.

OPENMINDS Psychiatry, Counselling& Neuroscience Centre, Dubai | Corporate Film

OPENMINDS Centre Dubai is a pre-eminent mental health & wellness center conveniently located in Tecom, Dubai and provides a friendly, warm and modern environment, ideal for starting your mental health journey.

At Openminds Centre, our team of clinicians integrates different therapeutic methodologies in a holistic perspective of the treatment approach which helps the clients to harmonize their challenging situations balancing their emotions with insightful thoughts, and enhancing the understanding of their experiences in their spiritual dimension.

Experience OPENMINDS Centre in our corporate video here:

Most Valuable Medical Innovation Award

We are so glad and proud that the MOST VALUABLE MEDICAL INNOVATION AWARD has been bestowed upon OPENMINDS PSYCHIATRY COUNSELING AND NEUROSCIENCE CENTER in recognition of our Professional Excellence and Outstanding Contribution during the Covid-19 response.

ONLINE COUNSELLING

In order to reduce the barriers to seek support or treatment, we expanded our highly secure Telehealth platform where children, adults and families can receive video consultation and or counseling services from our highly skilled clinical staff remotely and from the comfort of their homes and can be beneficial to improve access to emotional healthcare services, avoid travelling costs and most importantly, reduces waiting time.

Dr. Shankar Srinivas take a part in Meet the Masters by Medibiz Tv

Dr. Shankar Srinivas Kuchibatla take a part in Meet the Masters by Medibiz Tv!

Meet the Masters is a series of interview conducted by MediBiz TV for introducing the Business Leaders most prominently in Medical Sector of UAE.

Emarati Program Interview with Dr. Shankar Srinivas

Emarati Program Interview with Dr. Shankar Srinivas, Medical/Managing Director at OPENMINDS Centre. In this Interview Dr. Shankar talks about his vision of starting a Centre with Holistic approach where people can recover from mental health illnesses without life long medication with the support of various specialties in psychology and more.

Employee Assistance Program

Our comprehensive Employee Wellness Program is designed to improve the well-being of all employees and reduce or eliminate mental health issues affecting employee health and work productivity. The Wellness Program will consist of activities that include awareness, lifestyle change, and a supportive environment.

Online consultation / Tele Therapy

Consultations are carried over via online.

VITAA Alumni meet – VELLORE Institute of technology

VITAA Alumuni meet – VELLORE Institute of technology

THE SECRET TO HAPPINESS AND SUCCESS IS CLOSER THAN YOU THINK.

In observance of *World Mental Health Day*, Rixos The Palm Dubai Hotel & Suites Organized *Minds Over Matter*, a half-day event packed with activities to raise awareness about mental fitness.

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