‘Psy­chol­ogy of Youth’ or­gan­ises work­shops on mod­ern psy­chother­apy

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‘Psy­chol­ogy of Youth’ is a sum­mer pro­gramme launched by Suhair al Amri, a psy­chol­o­gist at the Min­istry of Ed­u­ca­tion, which in­volves a series of in­ter­ac­tive work­shops on var­i­ous top­ics in the field of men­tal health.

The team be­hind ‘Psy­chol­ogy of Youth’ is a group of vol­un­teer psy­chol­o­gists, who hope to raise aware­ness on the im­por­tance of men­tal health in our daily lives. The first work­shop, pre­sented by the pro­gramme’s founder Amri, was about the qual­i­ties and ways of be­com­ing a suc­cess­ful per­son.

H H Sayidda Basma al Said, founder of Whis­pers of Seren­ity Clinic and Men­tal Health con­sul­tant, de­liv­ered the third work­shop on Mod­ern Psy­chother­apy, which at­tracted a di­verse au­di­ence, in­clud­ing stu­dents in schools and col­leges. This work­shop used al­ter­na­tive forms of ther­apy which in­cluded draw­ing, lis­ten­ing to mu­sic and other forms of art.

All work­shops are free and held at Mod­ern Col­lege of Busi­ness and Science. The next work­shop will be held on Au­gust 13 and will be de­liv­ered by renowned artist Sana al Hu­maidi, while the fifth work­shop will be on Au­gust 20 by Dr Zakiya al Bu­saidi, M D, Ph D, Men­tal Health on the topic of ‘mind­ful­ness’. To reg­is­ter or for other in­quiries, please email Omanpsy­chy­outh@out­look.com or call 96071558.

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