Dr. Dolly Habbal Clinical PsychologistPsychology

Medical School:
  • PhD(Clinical Psychology) – Saint Joseph University, Beirut, Lebanon (1995)
  • MA (Educational Psychology) – American University of Beirut, Lebanon (1986)
  • BA (Psychology) – American University of Beirut, Lebanon (1984)
Places of Practice Prior to Joining Cure:
  • Counselor at the American University of Beirut Career Guidance Center, Beirut, Lebanon (1985 – 1994)
  • Instructor in Psychology at the Lebanese American University, Beirut, Lebanon (1988 – 1994)
  • Instructor in Psychology at the Haigazian University, Beirut, Lebanon (1993)
  • Lecturer at the American University of Beirut (1994 – 2000)
  • Diagnostic Assessment and Psychotherapy at George Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon (1996 – 1997)
  • Private practice at Dr. Dolly Habbal Clinic, Beirut, Lebanon (1996 – 2003)
  • Lecturer at the American University of Beirut, School of Medicine, for their Family Medicine Residents (2000 – 2003)
  • Consultant of mental disorders at TV show ranked as number one talk show in the middle east with the host Zaven Kyuymjian “sira wa infatahet” from 2000 to 2013
  • Clinical Psychologist at Gulf Diagnostic Center, Abu Dhabi, UAE (2003 – 2015)
  • Head of Psychology Department at Universal Hospitals – Diagnostic Assessment & Psychotherapy (2015 – Present)
  • Received award from Family medicine department in American University of Beirut
  • Biography accepted in Marquis Who is Who in the world in 2007 and in 2018 which is comprised of the top 3% of the professionals in the world
Memberships:
  • American Psychological Association (since 1996)
Areas of Professional Interest:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Illness anxiety disorder (Hypochondria)
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Phobias – Specific Phobias, Social Phobias (Assertive Training)
  • Panic Attack Disorder, with or without Agoraphobia
  • Depression/ Bipolar Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Eating disorders (Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge Eating)
  • Sleep disorders (Insomnia and others)
  • Sexual dysfunctions in males and females
  • Gender Identity Disorder
  • Marital therapy/ Midlife Crisis
  • Family Counseling
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Stress related disorders
  • Relaxation Training
  • Alcohol addiction
  • Drug addiction
  • Disorders evident in children
  • Bed wetting
  • Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder(ADHD)
  • Test Anxiety
  • Phobias
  • Disruptive and Oppositional Disorder
  • Educational problems
  • Disorders evident in adolescents (Identity Crisis, Juvenile Delinquencies)
  • Career Counseling
  • Occupational problems
  • Job Interview Training
  • Body Language Training
  • Intelligence Assessment (IQ Testing)
  • Enhancing Social and Emotional Intelligence
  • Boosting Self Esteem
  • Anger Management
  • Time Management
Publications:
  • A comprehensive textbook in psychopathology and psychosocial issues “Shahed Ala Al Mujtama’a” published in 2013
  • Financial Intelligence – 2015
  • Book three in process – titled “Power of the Mind”

Contact Details

dhabbal@cure.ae