Out of all the things I have lost, I miss my mind the most. - Mark Twain

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Psychology and Mental Health

Psychology is the science of how the mind works and how it affects behavior whilst mental health involves a person’s social, psychological and emotional wellbeing. Having mental health issues can impact everything from the way one view themselves to the way one functions daily. 

Issues with mental health, especially if it is persistent or recurring is debilitating. It affects a person very much like any other physical health issues. But, so often, it is being dismissed and goes untreated. Mental health is like any other medical condition where one cannot easily just snap out of. They will require the needed treatment and care like any other person who has a medical condition.

What Services do Psychologists Provide?


Our highly trained psychologists can help treat several different mental and behavioral health conditions including in areas of:

Mental Health

  • Anxiety (including panic, generalized anxiety, phobia, OCD, PTSD)
  • Depression (including reactive and post-natal depression)
  • Sleep disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Developmental disorders (e.g., ADHD, Autism, Learning disorders)

Personal Difficulties

  • Assertiveness training
  • Anger management
  • Grief and loss
  • Goal setting
  • Adjustment to life transitions (for example, parenting, divorce/separation, migration)
  • Weight management
  • Self esteem
  • Workplace-related stress

General Health

  • Pain Management
  • Relaxation and mindfulness
  • Sleep difficulties
  • Coping with illness

Our in house trained psychologists are trained in evidence-based approaches including but not limited to:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT)
  • Dialectical Behavior therapy
  • Emotion-Focused Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Therapy
  • Person-Centered Therapy
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Family Systems Therapy

Psychological Assessment

Our highly trained psychologists are trained in providing psychological assessments. Psychological assessment may include interview, observation and formal psychological testing. The focus of the assessment will depend on the purpose of the assessment.

Psychological assessment can be used to assess possible difficulties in:

Children and Adolescent

Young Adult/Adult/Older Adult

  • Memory
  • Attention and concentration
  • Cognitive functioning or IQ test
  • Processing Speed
  • Higher level cognitive functioning (e.g., problem solving, planning and reasoning)
  • Mood and Personality

In general, psychological assessment can include:

Psychoeducational Assessment

  • An assessment that provides information on a child’s psychological and educational strengths and vulnerabilities.
  • It may include IQ test, academic attainment, behavioral and emotional assessment
  • It can be used to identify your child’s cognitive strengths or weaknesses, identify possible diagnosis and further inform future recommendations.

Neuropsychological Assessment

  • A neuropsychological assessment provides an in-depth understanding of your cognitive strengths and difficulties. The information gathered can further assist in clarifying diagnosis, establishing effective treatment plan and/or rehabilitation recommendations.
  • It can also provide a better understanding of your own cognitive abilities, intellectual performance struggles and your true cognitive potential.

Our Psychology Team

Our psychology department houses a team of trained and clinically skilled mental health professionals who are driven by the sole purpose of your overall wellbeing. Our psychologists help treat mental health issues across a broad range of difficulties, and across all age groups.

Our psychologists work closely and collaboratively with you in a safe, supportive, respected and confidential environment that will make you feel cared for. Our psychologists help by talking to you, listening to your concerns, assessing your needs and providing the most tailored support and treatment needed for you. Visiting a psychologist regularly could be one way to ensure that your mental health is in check and is not impeding your day-to-day life.

When should I consult with a Psychologist?

You don’t have to be extremely sick to get help. It is important to seek help early. The earlier you seek help, the better the prognosis is and the easier it will be to bounce back to optimal functioning. It is important to note that, delay in seeking treatment affects recovery.

You should reach out and seek treatment if:

  • You have thoughts, emotions or behaviours that seem to be out of your control and is negatively affecting your functioning (e.g., relationships, work/school, health, home).
  • You are struggling with significant life events such as divorce, death, or illness
  • You need an unbiased and caring person to help you sort out your feelings and thoughts
  • You feel hopeless

Why Choose Psychology Care at Medcare?

In Medcare-Camali Clinics, we provide a multidisciplinary, collaborative, holistic approach to care. We work in a team of sensitive and genuinely empathic team members and psychologists who were chosen for their love of people and commitment to helping others.

Our wide selection of therapies, which are based on rigorous assessment and research, and multidisciplinary approach, ensures a holistic and individualized care tailored to your needs. This in all to help you live a fitter, more fulfilling life.

Why choose Medcare – Camali Clinic?

Medcare-Camali provides you with an environment and an ambiance. Our facility is fully equipped, adhering to internationally renowned standards. At Medcare-Camali, we will escort you through your mental health journey as your care is essential to us. When we embark on this journey together, we will ensure that you are aware of and at ease with all of the alternatives. We are here to support you!

To provide our clients with the best care, Medcare takes pride in collaborating with the top psychologists. We adhere to international standards and continually work to stay ahead of the curve in everything we do.

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Last update date: 04-07-2023

Dr. Aida Suhaimi is a Clinical Psychologist in the Department of Psychology at the Medcare Medical Centre in Jumeirah. She completed her graduation in Psychology from the University of Adelaide and post-graduation in Clinical Psychology from the University of Tasmania, both in Australia

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