American Wellness Center aims to provides a fantastic opportunity for students who are passionate about learning mental health and related fields including child and adult psychiatry, psychology and counselling. We welcome students and mental healthcare professionals who are interested in gaining experience and working with our Western- trained, highly qualified, and fully certified professionals. Our Observer ship program is DHA approved and is offered at the clinical setting based in Dubai Healthcare City Dubai.
The internship/ observership program is offered to graduate/undergraduate and post graduate psychology students, mental healthcare providers and related fields.
The internship / POP primary focus is to encourage and educate interns to become more knowledgeable and proficient psychologists and mental healthcare providers at their level.
Throughout the internship / POP evaluation remains an important component. It will be conducted by the mentor/supervisor as per the interns academic/training level to provide the feedback and suggest further programs if students like to achieve higher level of knowledge and training in the field.
Goal #1: Develop capabilities in psychological evaluation and assessment of children and adults who present with a wide range of diagnoses and difficulties.
Objective: Interns will have chance to learn case studies and observe diagnostic interviews ( where possible) and the learning of a variety of psychological instruments, techniques, and assessments such as clinical interviews skills and mental status examinations. (Subject to patient consent)
Goal #2: Develop capabilities in psychological interventions with children and adults who present a wide range of diagnoses and difficulties.
Objective: Interns will learn practitioners undertake a variety of psychological interventions for different diagnoses, difficulties, and needs. Interns will also learn a wide range of interventions, techniques, and approaches and become familiar with when and how to apply them.
Goal #3: Develop capabilities in discussing patient cases, using professional language, during supervision and group meetings.
Objective: Interns will develop competence in translating psychological principles to department leaders, colleagues, and professionals from different disciplines within the Clinical setting.
Goal #4: Demonstrate competent, professional, and ethical behavior and sensitivity to different cultural issues as they arise within the Clinical setting.
Objective: Interns will demonstrate behavior consistent with professional standards and ethical guidelines (i.e., a mature understanding of professional ethics as well as issues of ethnic, cultural, gender, sexual, and other aspects of diversity).
Develop the ability to link science and research through the application of scientific knowledge in clinical settings, being educated
consumers of empirical research and engaging in projects.
Objective: Interns will understand the interface between science and practice by applying scientific knowledge to the clinical setting, being educated consumers of empirical research, and participating in projects.
Our goal is to ensure that interns acquire evidence-based knowledge and introduction to clinical skills.
Consultant Psychiatrist and Neurologist Child, Adolescent & Adult
Director Psychology Observership Program
Psychiatry, Consultant Psychiatrist
General Adult Psychiatrist, Psychiatry
Consultant Obstetric and Gynecology
Specialist Family Physician
Head of Department Physiotheraphy