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Mental Health Service

Location:
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Posted:
June 12, 2018

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Anu Mathew

Mobile: +971**-******* / 055-*******

Email : ac5utm@r.postjobfree.com

Executive Summary

DHA (Dubai Health Authority) License Holder as “Clinical Psychologist”

Dedicated Psychologist with a First Class MSc Applied Psychology and BSc Psychology.

An enthusiastic, skilled and well-motivated, psychologist with a track record of safe guarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.

Multi skilled and able to manage a client’s mental health problems based upon an appropriate assessment the client’s problems.

Possessing progressive experience working in the mental health sector both adolescents and adults suffering from mental health, chemical abuse, emotional difficulties and other challenging behavior.

Seeks a challenging and varied position that will enable me to capitalize on my professional experience, with opportunities for personal and professional growth.

Core Competencies

+ Psychological assessments + Risk Management

+ Psychometric testing + Family Counselling

+ Clinical supervision + Student Counselling

+ Risk assessment

Academic Qualification & Certification

Master of Applied Psychology (Msc)

Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced Psychotherapy & Counselling

Bachelor of Psychology (Bsc)

Training in Transactional Analysis

Career Progression & Professional Trainings

Clinical Psychologist – Gulf Health Care International (Amber Clinics & Dr. Joseph’s Polyclinic), Dubai, UAE

Clinical Psychologist - International Holistic Guidance and Research Centre, Sharjah, UAE

Clinical Psychologist - Ever Shine Hospital – Kerala, India

Trainee (Internship) - Kusumagiri Mental Health Centre – Kerala, India

(Internship) - IQRAA International Hospital– Kerala, India

Key Skills & Personal Traits

Experienced providing mental health support within public and private sectors dealing with adults exhibiting mental health issues such as substance and alcohol abuse, depression, eating disorders, schizophrenia, behaviour disorders and personal issues.

Skilled communicator able to influence at all levels: with patients and families.

Skilled in diagnosing a broad range of psychological disorders and recommending appropriate treatment.

Having a sympathetic and understanding outlook to patients concerns.

Emotional resilience in the face of distressing situations.

Can communicate effectively in a highly emotive and tense atmosphere.

Ability to work co-operatively with other disciplines.

Good personal boundaries and ability to maintain these.

Ability to concentrate for substantial periods of time when with patients.

Personal Details

Nationality : Indian

Date of Birth : 01st May 1990

Visa Status : Residence Visa (Husband Sponsor)

Languages : English, Hindi, Malayalam and Tamil.

Achievements

Demonstrated class room course for Teachers in New Indian Model School-Dubai on “How to Identify the Psycho-social issues found in Teenagers”

Demonstrated classes for students (various grades) about personality development and to overcome challenges.

Successfully resolved and recommended solutions on all mental disorder problems.

Professional Experience

Clinical Psychologist

Gulf Health Care International (Amber Clinics & Dr. Joseph’s Polyclinic), Dubai, UAE Feb 2016- till Date

Working as a Clinical Psychologist along with the panel of 70+ specialist doctors across 7 clinics in UAE.

Assessing a client's needs, abilities or behaviour using a variety of methods, including psychometric tests, interviews and direct observation of behaviour;

Devising and monitoring appropriate treatment programmes, including therapy, counselling or advice, in collaboration with colleagues;

Offering therapy and treatments for difficulties relating to mental health issues such as anxiety, depression, addiction, social and interpersonal problems and challenging behaviour;

Developing and evaluating service provision for clients;

Providing consultation to other professions, encouraging a psychological approach in their work;

Carrying out applied research, adding to the evidence base of practice in a variety of healthcare settings.

Clinical Psychologist

International Holistic Guidance and Research Centre, Sharjah, UAE,Aug 2014 – Aug 2015

Worked a part of multidisciplinary team along with Mental Health Counsellor, Psychiatrist, Special Educator, Skill development training, Yoga therapist, ART therapist Etc.

Assessing patients’ need and then recommending a suitable and appropriate method of treatment for them.

Providing counselling to the clients.

Assessment and diagnosing problems(Special Needs Children)

IEP preparation, supervision for Special Needs Students.

ABA therapy coordination

Helping the students with low IQ to achieve their Goals

Proving psychotherapies to the patients and conducting different psychometric tests.

Report writing and re-evaluating patient’s conditions.

Clinical Psychologist Apr 2012 – Jul 2013

Ever shine Hospital – Kerala, India

Worked as part of a multidisciplinary team alongside GP’s, nurses, social workers, education professionals, health visitors, psychiatrists and occupational therapists. Treat service users who have learning disabilities, mental health issues or who have been detained under the mental health act.

Assessing patients’ needs and then recommending a suitable and appropriate method of treatment for them.

Maintaining accurate records of clinical work.

Writing reports and re-evaluating patient’s conditions.

Providing counselling to clients.

Dealing with a workload that includes patents struggling with anxiety, depression, emotional problems and addictions.

Assessing a client's needs, abilities or behaviour using a variety of methods.

Involved in the short listing and interviewing of graduate psychologists.

Conducting interviews and also direct observations of behaviour.

Working in accordance with policies and procedures which govern confidentiality and data protection, information sharing and disclosure.

Liaising with patients families.

Devising and monitoring appropriate programmes of treatment for clients.

Working hard to maintain the highest standards of care and service.

Providing a consultation service to other colleagues and healthcare professionals.

Participating in all mandatory and essential training.

Evaluating and making decisions about a patients treatment options.

Using research skills and collected data for audit, policy and service development.

Providing clinical supervision to non-psychologists.

References

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