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Brigitte Khoury
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Professor of Psychology
Ph.D.

I am a faculty member at in department of psychiatry at the American University of Beirut. I have over 25 years of experience providing psychotherapy to adult individuals and couples, struggling with issues, which are affecting their mental health. I use cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and interpersonal therapy approaches. I previously established training and research programs in psychology and served as a consultant to the World Health Organization (WHO), international and local NGOs, and United Nations (UN) agencies. I am a leader in the field of psychology on a national, regional and international level. I provide services in Arabic, English, and French.

Education and Training
Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Stanford University, CA, USA
Pre-Doctoral Internship, Stanford University, CA, USA
Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, Palo Alto University, CA, USA
Teaching Diploma, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
Specialty Interests
Sexual orientation and dysfunctions, depression, anxiety, LGBTQ+, relationship issues, couples’ therapy.
Certifications
Licensed clinical psychologist, Ministry of Public Health, Lebanon
Licensed clinical psychologist, California Board of Psychology, USA
Professional Memberships
Lebanese Order of Psychologists, Vice President
World Federation of Mental Health , Vice President for East Mediterranean Region
Arab Union of Psychological Science, Vice President
International Union of Psychological Science, Board member
American Psychological Association, Past President of International Psychology Division and Board member on committee of divisions.
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