Psychology Department

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Nisrine K. Aboul-Hosn

Nisrine K. Aboul-Hosn

B.A, M.A, Psy.D (USA)
Clinical Psychologist
Clinical Director

•Clinical Psychologist-educated and trained in the USA.
•Bachelor degree in Psychology, with a minor in International Studies from the University of South Florida (USF).
•Master and Doctoral degree from the Florida School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University.
•Worked in various mental health settings while in the USA, where she provided psychological services to multicultural clients of various age ranges.
•Received training in inpatient and outpatient units, college counseling centers, school settings, and community mental health centers.
•Internship and post doctoral work was at the Center for Multicultural Human Services (CMHS) in Falls Church, Virginia. During that time she was a service provider under the federally funded Program for Survivors of Torture and Tracking (PSTT), as well as the state funded Leadership, Education, Achievement, and Diversity (LEAD) program for adolescents.
•Under the PSTT program, she mainly provided psychological and assessment services to displaced and asylum seeking immigrant clients who suffered from PTSD, depression, and cultural adjustment difficulties, as a result of politically motivated torture. This involved coordination with legal, case management and community providers. As for her work in the LEAD program, she worked with adolescents who were at risk for behavioral and legal problems.
•While at CMHS, she also provided training and supervision to externs, early career mental health professionals, as well as community trainings.
•Relocated to Kuwait where she has been in private practice conducting therapy and assessments for individuals and families. She works with children, adolescents, and adults from varying cultural backgrounds who experience emotional and behavioral difficulties, by providing individual, couples, and family psychotherapy. She also specializes in psychological and educational assessments to identify personality, behavioral and/ or intellectual difficulties that impact functioning.
•Has multiple publications in international journals and has presented at various regional and international conferences to shed light on mental health issues in the Arab world.
•A former adjunct faculty member and a current invited speaker at the American University of Kuwait (AUK).
•A co-active trained coach from the Coaching Training Institute (CTI). She engages in corporate trainings for various institutions and organizations in an effort to promote healthy environments for individuals and groups.

Abstract: The implications of gender differences and choice of coping strategies on levels of self esteem among adolescents living in Kuwait View
Subcultural Narrative s of Pediatric Chronic Illness in the Arab Community View
Abstract: The Effects of Gender and Culture on Coping Strategies View
Correspondence Magazine: Kaizen Center - Leadership Training View
Correspondance Magazine: Employee Assistance Program in Kuwait View
Faculty Highlight: Dr. Juliet Dinkha & Dr. Nisrine Aboul-Hosn View
TALKING KAIZEN: Interview with Dr. Juliet Dinkha and Dr. Nisrine Aboul-Hosn View