I am a Clinical psychologist, and a Public Health Practitioner with more than 20 years of experience in Psychotherapy and family counseling.
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Dr. Eman Al Amari is the founder and has established 2 family counselling and mental health assessments centres. The Family Consultations Centre (AFCC) the first of its own in DHCC, and Art of Marriage and Family Therapy Centre.(AMFT) Dubai- UAE. Currently, she serves as the Managing Director of AMFT. Dubai, UAE
Dr. Amari is a clinical psychologist with training and a Master Degree from the Clinical psychology and Family/ Marriage Therapy department from one of the prestigious United States schools. The University of Houston, http://www.uhcl.edu/. She graduated from the University of Texas–School of Public Health, https://sph.uth.edu/campuses/houston with a PhD degree specialized in Health Promotion and Behavioural Sciences. She graduated with honours from Houston community College and was one of the distinguished students on the deans’ list. Dr. Amari earns her continuous training and work experience from national and international institutes and Universities; from experienced and distinguished faculties, such as those from the Department of Psychiatry from Harvard Medical Schools, and the Massachusetts Hospital. Boston, United State.
Dr. Amari is a licensed mental health professional, in the area of family, couples, child and adolescents’ psychological counseling, with an extensive hands-on experience more than 20 years. She is specialized in working with families, children, adolescents, and couples in different areas of clinical psychology/psychotherapy. Her main focus is on health psychology from family to couple, child and individual counseling. Additionally, she has a comprehensive expertise is in administrating most of psychometric evaluations tests and assessments for behavioral and mental health problems and disorders; assessments needed for diagnosing most adult and child behavioral problems and disorders, such as Autism, ADHD, ADD, Child Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar, Schizophrenia, OCD, etc. She provides other types specialized psychotherapy in areas such as: play and art therapy. Dr. Amari works with trauma survivors in situations like, domestic violence, child abuse, and critical incidents rapid response CIRR, as well as grief and losses. Dr. Amari is also certified as a dual diagnostic healthcare professional. She is experienced and trained in substance abuse diagnosis and treatment approaches; working closely with the best drug and rehabilitation hospitals, as the first OPD family therapist among other psychiatrist in Al Amal Hospital, Jeddah, KSA. Further, she brings a significant track record in the area of drug abuse and addiction counselling. Among her achievements is being able to participate in several mental health activities; as well as in family counselling programs. She has past experiences in published papers, such as the Al Amal Hospital Magazine, Jeddah, KSA.
Dr. Amari is a Public Health Practitioner specialized in the area of Health Promotion and Behavioral Science. Her main goal is to improve family physical and mental health. Promoting healthy life styles practices among couples and family communities, especially in UAE. As a mental health and a public health practitioner, her interests are to spread the importance of mental health treatments and awareness programs. Dr. Amari serves as a speaker and a regular chair person for multiple mental health international conferences, such as the Emirates Society Mental Health International Congresses. Also, she assists and cooperates with different international health insurance agencies such as AXA and WPO. She provides psychological care & assessments, for national and international referred cases. In addition, she is an expert in research areas about community help and developments.
Dr. Amari holds several professional memberships such as Multi Cultural Organization, member of defunct organization; The Muslim Health Professional Society, Houston, USA (MHPS); Family Therapy Student Association, UHCL (former member); Emirates Psychological Association (EPA), Former Head of the Scientific Committee; Student Epidemic Intelligence Society (SEIS), University of Texas - School of Public Health; Arabian Society for Human Recourse Management; Saudi Arabian Association of Drugs and Poison Control (Non-Active member); Arab Business Club, Dubai; and others. In 2013, she received Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Awards for educational Excellence. Dr. Amari was chosen by Mac Donald Corporation, to participate in an organized community based campaign, known as the Family off Day Campaign.
Dr. Amari is a psychotherapist who applies an ethical framework and follows expected guidelines in her profession. She had worked with emotional health and well-being issues for many years now and has gained much insight and the respect of many professionals in the field, from around the world, USA Europe and Middle East. Her advisory team is made up of many professionals who are all specialists in their chosen field, including psychiatrists, pediatricians, and psychologists. Together they provide an excellent quality of service. Dr. Amari is committed to establish the best practice for family and marital therapy. Her main passion is helping people live better and happier through counselling and leading a healthy life style. When working with Dr. Amari, one will be able to expect an empathic, genuine, non-judgemental and honest, professional service while maintaining utmost confidentiality.
Dr. Amari maintains a high calibre of workshops and lectures records. Participated in researches such as “Divorce phenomena in Saudi Arabia” and the “Smoking cessation Practices among Physicians” the one of its own in Dubai. She developed and resented numerous educational and health promotional workshops for different populations on topics and health related activities, inside and outside UAE. To provide an excellent quality of service, Dr. Amari cooperates with an advisory team of mental health, including psychiatrists, pediatricians, and psychologists, and gynecologists. Inside and outside UAE
Dr. Amari is highly recognized as a family therapist/ psychologist and holds an impressive reputation working with other family counselling organizations in the UAE, such as the Women’s’ Union, and FDF, one of the leading family organizations in the country in AD, and Al Nahada Women’s Association, in UAE, women’s and child shelter, women association in Fujairah, Ajman and others. Dr. Also, Dr. Amari participated in well known TV programs in TV stations (MBC, ROTANA, AD, Dubai, Infinity, Al Hurah, Al AAN, etc, in addition to participation in TV programs as the White Hands.
I am committed to establish the best practice for family and marital therapy in the Gulf, and the UAE. When working with me, one will be able to expect an empathic, genuine, non-judgmental, and honest service while utmost confidentiality is maintained throughout. I hold several professional certificates, awards and memberships:
- Shaikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award, for Higher Academic Achievement, 2013
- MultiCultural Organization, member of the defunct organization
- The Muslim Health Professional Society, Houston, USA (MHPS)
- Family Therapy Student Association, UHCL (former member)
- Emirates Psychological Association (EPA), former Head Scientific Committee;
- Student Epidemic Intelligence Society (SEIS), University of Texas
- Arabian Society for Human Resource Management
- Saudi Arabian Association of Drugs and Poison Control (Non-Active member)
- Arab Business Club, Dubai. UAE
HRH Princess Haiya Alhussain To AFCC at DHCC
Dr. Amari's Participation in Evaluation of Children’s Drawings for Ministry of State of Happiness Project- Dubai UAE.
Thank you letter from HE Minster of Happiness Ohood Al Roumia
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"Going to see a psychotherspist was very difficult. But when we finally decided to go, we discovered that we should have gone long time ago. We recommend going to anyone facing problems in life. Thanks dr. Eman."
"Counseling helps you understand who you are. Yes I will go again to Dr. Amari."
" We saw dr amari 3 times for my little girl issues. We could not handle our daughter and did not understand why she acts the way we saw. Dr. Amari saved my family. We did not have full fee and she was kind enough to give reduction of fee to continue coming and not stop. She has a very big heart. When my daughter grow up I wish she can help people like her.”
" counseling is good especially with strong doctor. Dr. Amari very serious and passionate about what she do. Talking to her is so easy. Sometimes session finishes and I still talk to her. I strongly recommend her.
"She is a very good doctor and her analysis about problems are amazing. But she is always busy or not available.”
"Oh my God. She saved me from a very bad relationship I was involved with a married man.”
"Counselling is very important and it should be free. Why we suffer and pay too."
" my dad, who was not in favor to go to psychotherapist is now pushing me not to miss my appointments with dr. Amari. After noticing how I changed to be a good son and brother.”
"I truly liked talking to someone who does not judge me a d accept me the way I am."
David from USA
" why dr. Amari not offer free consultation?.”
" Dr. Amari helped me open my eyes about my life and how I raise my children. I did not know I was putting all my anger on my poor daughter because I was not happy in my marriage. I thank her always for her professional help."
" I like the doctor but sometimes its hard to find her. She is always travelling.”
" One of the best experiences I had in my life is going to counseling. Thank you for your support Dr. Amari.”
" Before going to Dr. Amari, I went to another doctor in Dubai. I went one time only and never went again. She could not understand my problems or our culture. Counselling means talking with someone who understand you so they can help you. Not listen only.”
" counseling is good especially with strong doctor. Dr. Amari very serious and passionate about what she do. Talking to her is so easy. Sometimes session finishes and I still talk to her. I strongly recommend her. "
" we are very grateful for all her help. "
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" Dr. Amari very professional, I went to help translate for Pakistani family, I was impressed by her way of counselling and confidence. She calmed the family and explained condition of their son and called another doctor to help them make appointment. "
" Dr. Eman has special talent looking at face and analyzing names. I was totally shocked when she analyzed my husband personality from his picture. Very special" .... Pls make sure you use " ...." between them