Dr. Sneha John



Dr. Sneha John is a Psychologist in the Department of Psychology at the Medcare Medical Centre, Jumeirah. She completed her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, with Counselling and a Master's Degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of London and obtained a P.G Diploma in Child & Adolescent Mental Health from the UK. In line with her passion for psychology, Dr. John undertook further postgraduate training in cognitive behavioural therapy, mindfulness therapy, social skills training for ADHD and attachment-focused therapy. She is a member of the British Psychological Society in the UK.

Dr. John spent over a decade working with children, parents and young adults at the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK, before relocating to the UAE.  She has worked in a range of clinical settings such as schools, hospitals, rehabilitation centres and community-based vocational training centres. Her work mainly focused on the developmental ages of three to twenty years. Her professional vision is to guide young people to discover hidden strengths within themselves that would help them take on life with a new perspective.

Her expertise includes the management of paediatric mental health conditions including anxiety, depression, borderline personality disorder, trauma, phobias and eating disorders. In children, she has treated conditions related to childhood emotional disorders including anxiety as well as depression, behavioural problems, examination anxiety, self-esteem issues, parent counselling, mood disorders, tic disorders, addiction disorders and childhood grief. She is particularly interested in psycho-educational therapeutic intervention covering ADHD, learning difficulties, intellectual disability and problems with gifted and talented children.

She uses a range of therapy modalities like Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Emotion Focused Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Attachment Focused Therapy, Trauma Focused CBT and Family Based Therapy.

She speaks English and Malayalam.

Jumeirah - Medcare Medical Centre
Years of Experience
8 Years

Bachelor of Psychology with Counselling from London

Masters in Clinical Psychology from London

PG Diploma in Child & Adolescent Mental Health, UK

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