Nadia Al Nassar
Nadia Al Nassar is a counselor with a broad range of experience across different fields of clinical specialty, including a special focus on working with pediatric and young adult patients. Nadia’s professional areas of interest also include mood disorders, anxiety and maternal psychology.
In her professional career before coming on board at FSRI, Nadia concentrated largely on working with younger patients, with experience providing psychological services to patients ages 3 to 24. During her time pursing her post-graduate studies in the United States, Nadia worked with The Door, a non-profit youth empowerment program based in New York, where she served as an Intake Counselor. She was also involved with Brave Buddies, an intensive group behavioral treatment program designed to help children with selective mutism (SM), and completed a 10-week placement in the UK schooling system, working with children suffering from learning disabilities.
Nadia earned her Bachelor’s degree, with honors, in Psychology from the University of York in the United Kingdom in 2014. She also recently completed a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Columbia University in the United States, Nadia has a keen in interest in the field of research, and most recently worked with Columbia University’s Teachers College Autism Lab on a research project focusing on symbolic play in children with autism.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
- Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology, Columbia University, New York
- Honors Bachelor of Science in Psychology, The University of York, York, UK
- Individual therapy with children, adolescents and adults Mood disorders (e.g. depression, bipolar) and anxiety disorders
- Substance abuse and addictions
- Bilingual therapy (Arabic and English)
- British Psychological Society
- American Psychological Association