Dr. Michel Nawfal is a Mental Health Professional. He’s a Medical Doctor and a Licensed Clinical Psychologist (Lebanese Ministry of Health License number 2018/3/46610) with a focus on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. He received his undergraduate education in premedical studies (BS: Bachelors of Science) at the American University of Beirut in 1998 after which he earned his medical degree (MD degree) in 2003 from St. George’s University School of Medicine with clinical rotations at the Brooklyn Hospital Center in New York, a Cornell University affiliate.
Dr. Nawfal had an interest in psychological disorders and their complexity. Deciding to practice in the Psychological and Behavioral Sciences, he has pursued graduate education again at the American university of Beirut to earn a master degree in psychology with an internship in psychotherapy from the American University of Beirut Medical Center in 2009. Dr. Nawfal was trained and supervised in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy at the Beck Institute through the extra-mural program. With a post-graduate course in psychopharmacotherapy from Harvard Medical School and being a medical doctor registered at the Lebanese Order of Physicians (LOP registration number N/507). Dr. Nawfal is currently a Professional Colleague and Fellow Member of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy (ACT). Since 2005, Dr. Nawfal has been a full member of the American Psychological Association (APA). He served on the board of the Lebanese Psychological Association (LPA) for 2 consecutive mandates from 2011 to 2014 and then from 2014 to 2017. Dr. Nawfal was a Board Member of the Middle East Eating Disorders Association (MEEDA) from 2017 till 2019 as its Social Affairs Director and is currently on its board of advisers. He is also a board member of the Lebanese Medical Association for Sexual Health (LebMASH) since September 2107. Dr. Nawfal is also the vice president of the Middle East Psychological Association (MEPA) since September 2017.