Her Highness AlSayyida Basma Al Said

Psychotherapist & Clinical Hypnotherapist

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Her Highness AlSayyida Basma Al Said is a well-established Psychotherapist and Clinical Hypnotherapist, owner and founder of the first mental health centre in Oman, Whispers of Serenity Clinic.

“What Will I Choose Today?”

Resilience – are we born with it or do we get it from the environment we live in? What is its psychological importance? These are some of the questions Her Highness AlSayyida Basma Al Said attempts to answer. Taking the audience on a journey she will explore the link between COVID & Resilience discussing its impact on our physical and emotional connections with others. She will touch on the importance of mindfulness and living in the present as well as highlighting the roles that kindness and gratitude have to play in the unprecedented times, we live in. We are all in this together.

Her Highness AlSayyida Basma Al Said is also a mental health consultant and psychotherapist with over 20 years of experience seeing and treating patients from a wide array of disorders. She holds a master’s degree in Health Counselling in 2008 from Curtin University of Technology in Australia. Sayyida Basma is a pioneer in mental health issues awareness and is renowned for dealing head on with taboo subjects in the Middle East such as abuse and eating disorders. She is one of the few psychotherapists in the Gulf to use techniques such Hypnotherapy as well as her most recently earned training of Prolonged Exposure Therapy (PET) for PTSD from Harvard University.

She also has been featured and interviewed by prominent networks and media such as CNN Arabia, Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar Arabia to name a few.

Awarded as International Social Responsibility Ambassador by The International Union for Social Responsibility (IUSR) in July this year and has been honoured as one of the 50 Omani women who have played a significant role in the country’s development.