Mental Health & Wellness

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We are fully committed to providing our clients with the highest quality mental health and wellness programs. FSHN is proud to be the only non-profit mental health provider in Kuwait and it adheres to the ethical codes of both the American Psychological Association (APA) and the National Association of Social Workers (NASW). Our team maintains strict privacy and confidentiality policies. All interactions - beginning from the first phone call or visit - are treated as completely confidential and private. Our services are available in several languages including English and Arabic and we provide services in-person and via telehealth.

Our team of qualified psychologists and mental health clinicians has an extensive experience in the areas of individual counseling, couples counseling, family counseling, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), psychodynamic psychotherapy, interpersonal therapy, behavioral therapy, and play therapy. They are able to offer comprehensive counseling services to address a wide spectrum of concerns for clients of all ages, including:

  • Specific diagnostic concerns, including depression, OCD, social anxiety, childhood anxiety, personality disorders and many others         
  • Grief and loss management
  • Stress and anger management
  • Academic or work problems
  • Family and relationship problems
  • Problems with diet, weight, and eating disorders
  • Sleep problems
  • Attention or concentration problems (e.g. ADHD)
  • Learning disabilities, including reading, writing, and math disabilities
  • Academic skills
  • Addictions
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Dementia and geriatric concerns
  • Physical health problems
  • Developmental disabilities

We also conduct a wide range of psychological assessments for children, adolescents, and adults, to diagnose ADHD, learning disabilities, developmental disabilities, and other mental health concerns. Assessments are tailored to each client’s specific concerns, and a detailed report is provided upon completion. Through our psychoeducational assessments, we can work with the client’s school or university to make sure the treatment and educational plan is implemented properly and effectively. Our intervention-oriented assessments offer concrete and well-informed recommendations to improve the underlying condition and build on the individual’s existing strengths.

Our specialized services include:

  • Individual and group counseling and psychotherapy
  • Mental health consultations
  • Brief and long-term counseling and psychotherapy
  • Intelligence and cognitive assessments
  • Psychoeducational, cognitive, and diagnostic assessments
  • Neuropsychological assessments
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder assessments
  • Educational presentations and workshops
  • Employee assistance programs for businesses and organizations
  • Mindfulness-based stress reduction groups
  • Telehealth sessions with people living outside of Kuwait
  • Behavioral health
  • Mindfulness
  • Academic (or student) well-being
  • Employee health

Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy is a form of psychological treatment that involves therapeutic conversations and interactions between a therapist and a child and/or family. It provides a safe environment for individuals to process and explore what they are feeling, decrease feelings of distress and learn new ways of coping with challenging situations. Psychotherapy also helps in understanding and resolving problems, both on an individual level and family level, and change problematic behaviors.

At CERC, we provide psychotherapy for children and adolescents whose psychological or emotional difficulties are interfering with daily functioning. This process helps our clients build insight into their problems and teaches various skills to address those problems. Moreover, we work with parents to help them understand their child’s behavior and needs and address it in ways that are more effective. Psychotherapy sessions for parenting provide support, practical skills, strategies and implementing new routines.

Psychotherapy can help with several difficulties among children and adolescents including:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Behavior difficulties
  • Bullying
  • Hyperactivity
  • Low self-esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Eating Disorders
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Social Communication Disorder
  • Family Dynamics
  • Grief/bereavement
  • Parent’s separation/divorce
  • Parent guidance and support sessions


Social Skills Group:

Sometimes anxiety, anger, or struggling with social skills can limit the child’s ability to reach their full potential in various situations.  The group aims to help children and adolescents with social difficulties to learn skills that will allow them to get along with others and address difficult social interactions. Skills Include: Play skills, Problem solving Skills, Emotional and Conversational Skills.


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