Carine has 10+ years of experience working as a counselling psychologist and providing a wide range of culturally sensitive individual and group-based mental healthcare services and diagnostic assessments to clients who are struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, migration, refugee mental health, addiction, personality disorders, identity issues, illness, and crisis management in several clinical, hospital and university settings. She has published several papers in international journals. Carine holds a PhD in Psychology with a focus on Global Mental Health from the Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin (Germany) and a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology from the American University in Cairo (Egypt).
In terms of her therapeutic orientation, Carine considers herself a relational integrative therapist and merges various approaches depending on the client’s needs, including person-centred therapy and cognitive-behavioural therapy. She believes in the importance of supporting individuals with an accepting attitude towards their cultural background, personal freedom of choice and respect that each and every person has their own independent way of fulfilling their needs and achieving their goals.
She is a member of the Fédération Suisse des Psychologues (FSP) and the Association Genevoise des Psychologues (AGPsy).