“Sense of Self Control and Mental Health”

Sage G01, Beirut campus

The Department of Social Sciences, Psychology program, is hosting a lecture entitled “Sense of Self Control and Mental Health” conducted by Dr. Marwan Gharzeddine.

Dr. Marwan Gharzeddine is a lecturer at Haigazian University and a Clinical Associate at AUB-MC. He is also director of the CedarPsych Center for Psychological Assessment, Counseling and Psychotherapy. Along various therapeutic approaches, he is also a trained eye movement desensitization & reprocessing therapist. Gharzeddine is a U.S. licensed psychologist and received his Ph.D. degree in counseling and school psychology from the University of Massachusetts and a master’s degree in developmental psychology from Columbia University. He has been teaching since 1998 first as assistant professos at AUB and later on as a lecturer at Haigazian University. He has also trained and supervised a large number of students who do clinical/counseling work in various schools and mental health service settings as part of their clinical practicum both at Haigazian University as well as AUB-MC. Gharzeddine was also the lead clinical investigator in a large study that assessed the impact of war on 6,500 children’s mental health post 2006 Israeli-Lebanese war and published the results along with other team members in a book both in English and Arabic.

All are welcome to attend.