Dr. Monica de Sousa Mendes

Clinical Psychology

Available Mon, Aug 29,  from 04:30 at Valiant Clinic & Hospital

18 years experience

Al Safa, Dubai

Available Mon, Aug 29, from 04:30 at this clinic


Clinic Locations

Valiant Clinic & Hospital
Address

City Walk 13th Street BOX 414296 - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

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Opening Hours

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Phone Number

+97142156824

About

Dr. Mendes is a doctorate and consultant in Clinical Psychology with more than 18 years’ of experience in Clinical Psychology, Psychotherapy, and academic research in the field of Clinical and Health Psychology. Dr. Mendes works with adults and teenagers suffering from a variety of emotional and behavioral problems and is highly recognized for her humanistic and compassionate approach. Her strong academic background and professional skills allow her to customize the therapy to best serve the patient’s needs and development. Dr. Mendes has a Psychoanalytic and Psychodynamic theoretical background but often offers an Integrative approach to psychotherapy (integration of Psychodynamic, Interpersonal, Existentialist, CBT, EFT, and Humanist psychotherapeutic approaches), in long-term and short term weekly psychotherapy, with the purpose of minimizing emotional suffering, promote positive change and enhance patient’s mental health and wellbeing. Dr. Mendes is also a senior accredited clinical supervisor in the field of Clinical Psychology and Health Psychology and coordinated the Mental Health Department of Lisbon University Medical Center for over 12 years. She was Associate Professor of Developmental Psychology for more than 14 years in the High Institute of Sciences and Education (ISEC) and is a keynote speaker in several international conferences. Dr. Mendes also coordinated the Clinical Psychology Consultation of the Pedagogical and Counseling Center of the Faculty of Psychology of Lisbon University and co-founded the Early Intervention Center for Child Development and Family Support in Portugal. She earned the EAAD Award from the European Alliance Against Depression and Faculty of Medicine of Lisbon University, among other awards

Areas of Expertise

Mood Disorders (e.g. Major Depression,Disorders, Bipolar Disorders)
Anxiety Disorders
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
Eating Disorder
Complex Trauma
Chronic Pain
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Languages

English
French
Spanish
Portuguese

Education

2018

PhD Program in Clinical Psychology (ClinPsyD)

Lisbon University

Portugal

2006

Master degree in Psychology

Lisbon University

Portugal

Experience

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Clinical Psychology

Valiant Clinic

location

Dubai, UAE

Insurance

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Al Madallah
GN+
GN
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Aetna
Tier 1
AREA 1 2 3 4
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Neuron
Comprehensive
Gold
Euromed Platinum
Premium
SAADA
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NextCare
General Network - GN
General Network Plus - GN+
Comprehensive
Standard

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Accepted Payments

Cash

In-Person Only

Memberships

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Portuguese Board of Psychology (Ordem dos Psicólogos Portugueses) (OPP)

Member

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RESAPES – Psychological

Member

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Portuguese Psychoanalytic Association (PPA)

Member

Registration & License

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DHA License

00163255-001

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Dr. Monica de Sousa Mendes

Valiant Clinic & Hospital

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