WHY UNIVERSAL HOSPITAL

We have a team of highly talented and experienced multinational medical professionals who speak our patient’s local language thus not making language as a barrier. Universal Hospital believes in paperless culture and has integrated all the departments through a hi-tech IT system that reduces the patient waiting time and allows them to get a smooth and quick service experience through out the hospital.

REACH YOUR WELLNESS

Dr Dolly Habbal

BA(Psychology), MA(Edn Psychology), PhD(Clinical Psychology)
Clinical Psychologist and Head of Department Psychology

EDUCATION

- PhD(Clinical Psychology) - Saint Joseph University, Beirut, Lebanon (1995)
- MA (Educational Psychology) - American Institute of Beirut, Lebanon (1986)
- BA (Psychology) - American Institute of Beirut, Lebanon (1984)

EXPERIENCE

- Clinical Psychologist at Gulf Diagnostic Center, Abu Dhabi, UAE (2003 – 2015)
- Diagnostic Assessment and Psychotherapy at the American University of Beirut, School of Medicine, for their Family Medicine Residents (2000 – 2003)
- ​Private practice at Dr. Dolly Habbal Clinic, Beirut, Lebanon (1996 – 2003)
- Diagnostic Assessment and Psychotherapy at George Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon (1996 – 1997)
- Lecturer at the American University of Beirut (1994 – 2000)
- Instructor in Psychology at the Haigazian University, Beirut, Lebanon (1993)
- Instructor in Psychology at the Lebanese American University, Beirut, Lebanon (1988 – 1994)
- Counselor at the American University of Beirut Career Guidance Center, Beirut, Lebanon (1985 – 1994)

MEMBERSHIPS

- American Psychological Association (since 1996)

CLINICAL SPECIALTIES

- Anxiety Disorders
- Illness anxiety disorder (Hypochondria)
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
- Phobias – Specific Phobias, Social Phobias (Assertive Training)
- Panic Attack Disorder, with or without Agoraphobia
- Depression/ Bipolar Disorder
- Schizophrenia
- Eating disorders (Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge Eating)
- Sleep disorders (Insomnia and others)
- Sexual dysfunctions in males and females
- Gender Identity Disorder
- Marital therapy/ Midlife Crisis
- Family Counseling
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Stress related disorders
- Relaxation Training
- Alcohol addiction
- Drug addiction
- Disorders evident in children 
- Bed wetting
- Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder(ADHD)
- Test Anxiety.
- Phobias
- Disruptive and Oppositional Disorder
- Educational problems
- Disorders evident in adolescents (Identity Crisis, Juvenile Delinquencies)
- Career Counseling
- Occupational problems
- Job Interview Training
- Body Language Training
- Intelligence Assessment (IQ Testing)
- Enhancing Social and Emotional Intelligence
- Boosting Self Esteem
- Anger Management
- Time Management

Dr Dolly Habbal

BA(Psychology), MA(Edn Psychology), PhD(Clinical Psychology)
Clinical Psychologist and Head of Department Psychology