Asma Ismail

Asma Ismail

Asma Ismail

Psychologist – CDA licensed


Ms. Asma Ismail is Clinical and Forensic Psychologist and an international trainerwith over 15 years of experience in healthcare and community development. Counseling, personal and social skills training programs. She worked with clients of all ages on a variety of different mental and psychological problems, helping people to understand their emotions, learn how to cope with difficult times, develop a positive mindset and maintain their emotional wellbeing.

Her therapeutic approach

She understands that people seek therapy for a variety of reasons and knows this can feel daunting for many. Her approach is warm, compassionate, and collaborative. This provides the trust and safety to address difficulties and work towards change. She values the individuality of each person she works with. She uses this to explore how their life history and personal circumstances have influenced ways of thinking, feeling, and relating to others.

Areas of Specialization

She is experienced in several therapies and uses these flexibly to meet the diverse needs of people she works with. She can help with long standing difficulties, specific personal or/and professional dilemmas; or just to gain a sense of clarity and ease in everyday life. Some of her areas of interests are:

  • Social difficulties
  • Stress
  • General life dissatisfaction
  • Sexual abuse
  • Borderline personality disorder
  • Eating disorder
  • Holistic management for weight management
  • Rehabilitation support
  • Substance use disorder
  • Burnout
  • Motivational issues
  • Juvenile delinquency
  • Couple and family therapy
  • Body image issues
  • Personal and family relationship problems


  • Cognitive behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Mindfulness
  • Psychodrama
  • Gestlat Psychology
  • NLP as technic

Qualifications and Memberships

  • M.A in Positive Psychology, Tunisia
  • B.A. in Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Tunisia
  • TOT license from Oxford center, UK
  • Community Development Authority Licensed Psychologist (CDA) - Dubai.
  • Red Crescent Dubai
  • American Psychological Association


  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
  • German

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