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GLORIA BOTROS, MSC.

Therapist

She graduated with a BA in Psychology from the American University in Cairo then earned her Masters of Science in Mental Health and Clinical Psychology at London South Bank University in the UK and graduated with Merit. 

She is also a member of The British Psychology Society. 

Gloria has received training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) from the Beck Institute and intensive training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) from the Linehan Institute. She is currently also receiving training in Schema Therapy as well.

 

Work experience:

Gloria trained at multiple hospitals in Egypt and participated in individual and group sessions conducted with a wide range of mental health disorders. 

She had a placement in the UK as an Assistant Psychologist at the North East London Foundation Trust NHS assisting CBT trainers in psychotherapy for individuals with chronic medical condition.

She also provided psychological support to children and adolescents who had experienced sexual, physical and emotional abuse. 

Gloria is currently working at the international organization, Médicins Sans Frontières, providing psychotherapy to individuals experiencing a wide range of mental health problems.

She is trained to deal with problems related to PTSD, Depression, Anxiety, Adjustment and Borderline Personality Disorder. 

 

Approach:

Her diverse therapeutic trainings have made Gloria comfortable adopting an eclectic approach to therapy, tailoring each of her client’s treatment plans in accordance with their needs and incorporating evidence-based tools and techniques from a range of therapeutic approaches. Gloria approaches her clients with genuineness, acceptance and empathy and believes that the key to positive change in therapy is a strong and positive therapeutic relationship between herself and her clients. She is comfortable with conducting sessions in both English, Arabic and German.