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Dr. Marie Thompson

Dr. Marie Thompson

Consultant Clinical Psychologist

:marie@lifeworksfoundation.com

Dr. Marie Thompson

Dr. Thompson is a UK trained, Clinical Psychologist. She has been working in the field of mental health for almost 20 years. She is experienced at working with people with mild, moderate and severe mental health problems.

In the UK, Dr. Thompson worked for the National Health Service (NHS) in a community mental health team and in the Traumatic Stress Service at St George’s Hospital, London. She established a private practice in London, which has now expanded internationally. In The Netherlands, Dr. Thompson was Head of the Behavioral and Social Sciences Department at Webster University, Leiden. She worked for an NGO in Amsterdam, specializing in treating trauma in victims of human rights’ violations (such as war, torture, sexual violence). She has been working in Dubai for 4 years, assisting the local and expat population.

Specializations

  • Mild, moderate and severe adult mental health.
  • Trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).

Board Certifications or Equivalent

  • Chartered member of the British Psychological Society, Division of Clinical Psychology.
  • Registered with the Health and Care Professionals’ Council (UK).
  • Registered as an approved supervisor with the British Psychological Society.
  • Licensed with the Dubai Health Authority.

Education

Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology, University of Surrey, UK.

Fellowships/ Higher specialist training

  • Achieving Excellence in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK.
  • Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy. The Tavistock, London, UK.
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Levels I, II and III. London, UK.

Languages

English.