Muna Al Ankar

Muna Al Ankar

A Psychologist specialized in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)




Bio of the therapist

A Psychologist residing in Jordan, specializes in the treatment of anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), depression, sexual disorders, childhood traumas, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and relationship issues. Additionally, I have experience in working with individuals from the LGBTQ+ community and those dealing with gender identity disorders.

Academic Certificates:

  • Master's degree in Clinical Psychology from Al-Ahliyya Amman University.
  • Bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of Jordan.
  • Training in Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP).
  • Training in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy.
  • Training in Group Psychotherapy in the Arab World.
  • Training in Psychological Exhaustion and Self-Care for Mental Health Providers.
  • Training in Ethical and Legal Aspects of Addiction Treatment.
  • Training in working with high-performance athletes - The role of a sports psychologist in elite football teams.
  • Speaker at the First Jordanian Conference on Mental Health.
  • Speaker at Amal Ring Foundation discussing suicide on World Mental Health Day.
  • Emotional First Aid Training.
  • Attended the conference on Gender-Based Violence during Crises and Disasters (COVID-19 as a model) 2021.
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Training by Trauma Aid UK and EMDR Europe.
  • Training on Expressive Arts Approaches to Trauma at Al-Ahliyya Amman University.

Work Experience:

  • A Psychologist (February 2022 - Present)
  • Women's Protection and Empowerment Specialist at the International Rescue Committee (IRC) (August 2021 - Present).
  • Psychologist at Dr. Ashraf Al-Salehi Mental Health Clinic (June 2020 - February 2022).
  • Psychologist at Suwade Al-Taghyeer Center (August 2020 - July 2021).
  • Psychologist at Dr. Hashem Al-Fakhoury Mental Health Clinic (October 2018 - March 2020).
  • Psychological Counselor on the Jordan River Hotline (January 2017 - January 2018).
  • Host and presenter of "Hada Zayek" program on SAD Radio (2023).
  • Host and presenter of "Asrar Al-Nafs" program on Farah Al-Nas Radio (2018).
  • Member of the General Assembly of the Jordanian Association of Clinical Psychologists.
  • Member of the General Assembly of the Jordanian Psychological Association.

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