Carine El Khazen

Carine El Khazen



Carine el Khazen is a clinical psychologist. She has a Masters’ Degree in Clinical and Psychopathological Psychology (USJ), post-graduate degree (DESS) in Clinical and Psychopathological Psychology (University of Sorbonne), and diploma in Profound Studies (DEA) in Clinical Psychopathology (University of Jussieu,).

Carine has joined the American Center for Psychiatry and Neurology (ACPN) in Dubai in 2011 and as an eating and weight disorders specialist, she has set up and is the director of a specialized multi-disciplinary outpatient Eating and Weight Disorders program. Carine is a CBT-E therapist, trainer and supervisor. The program is a CBT-E centre for excellence. She has co-authored with Dr Riccardo Dalle Grave the 1 st manual dedicated to parents with adolescents engaged in CBT-E “Cognitive Behaviour Therapy For Eating Disorders in Young People” a parent’s guide, published at Routledge Press.

Carine also serves as the clinical lead for the psychology services of the centre.

Carine is a fellow of the Academy of Eating Disorders (AED) and the Vice-President of the NGO MEEDA (the Middle East Eating Disorders Association) which is the Middle- Eastern chapter for the AED. She oversees and runs all the association’s daily operations dedicated to raising awareness, supporting sufferers and training the general public and professionals on the subject of eating and weight disorders.