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Dr Saleh Dhumad
MBChB MRCPsych MSc CBT
Cognitive Behavioural psychotherapist
Languages: English & Arabic
Dr Dhumad holds the degrees Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) from the University of Mosul, Iraq (1994) as well as a Master’s Degree (MSc CBT) in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (London Metropolitan University, 2008). He completed his Higher Specialist Training in psychiatry at St Mary`s Higher Training Scheme in London. He is a Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists MRCPsych (2004) and has been awarded a Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (CCT) for his training in the UK. He is registered on the General Medical Council Specialist Register for General Adult Psychiatry and substance misuse (addictions). He is approved as having expertise in the assessment and treatment of mental disorders by the Secretary of State under Section 12(2) of the Mental Health Act (1983). He is a Member of the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapists (BABCP).
General Medical Council (GMC) number 5197582
Dr Dhumad has worked as a full time NHS consultant at Brent Mental Health Services, in Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment for 6 year, and General Adult and
Rehabilitation consultant for 2 years. He has an extensive experience in assessing and treating people from different ethnic backgrounds. Dr Dhumad started training as a psychiatrist in 2000 in
Sheffield then joined St Mary`s scheme in London.
He received Core training in adult psychiatry, old age psychiatry, learning disability, forensic psychiatry and substance misuse. Dr Dhumad received specialist training as a registrar in Adult psychiatry, Old age and Substance misuse (addictions).
Dr Dhumad has a special interest in cognitive and behavioural understanding of mental health difficulties. He has obtained a Master’s degree in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy MSc. Therefore he adopts a unique multidimensional approach where he examines the person`s emotional welbeing in the context of his/her cultural, spiritual, social, psychological and physical background.
Dr Dhumad is a very active member of the Royal College of psychiatrists’ international volunteers` scheme, training doctors in war zones such as the Middle East. He has been appointed as a trainer and lecturer at the Iraqi Board of Psychiatry. He established the first Cognitive Behavioural therapy training programme in the country.
Dr Dhumad has been invited as an international speaker in a number of highly respected congresses and meetings such as the Royal college of psychiatrists Annual General Meeting 2009, 2010 and 2012, the World Association of Cultural Psychiatry congress in London in 2012 and the World Psychiatric association congress in Romania 2013. The Action Forum conference in Washington DC in April 2016, and The British Association of Behavioural and Cogitive Psychotherapists conferen ce in July 2017
Dr Dhumad is a staff care consultant provides stress management and resilience training to individuals and organisations, has worked with several international organisations and companies, such as Chemonics, , Dexis, internews, Creative and Adam Smith; Save the Children, Iraq Red crescent, Norwegian refugee council, International Rescue Committee, inCoStrat, Non-Violent Peace Force, Catholic Relief Service, War Child, Mercy Corps and relief international; he also provided training for humanitarian organisations working with refugees in Greece, arranged by the US embassy in Greece.
Dr Dhumad provides expert medico-legal reports to a variety of legal proceedings such as fitness to plead; sentencing; employment; immigration and Children and Family proceedings.
individual / Family and Couple therapy
Children and Adults
Arabic and English
MSc Family TherapyI nstitute of Psychiatry, Kings College
MA Counselling Wayne State University, Michigan, USA
BSc Psychology Middlesex University
Languages; English & Arabic
Hadil Aloloum is a Psychotherapist who has been working therapeutically with people within the US and UK over the last 13 years. As a Family Psychotherapist, Hadil has worked with families, couples, children and individuals. Areas of expertise include family and relationship difficulties and also mental health problems such as depression, post traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, self-harm , eating disorders and anger management.
Trained at the world renowned Institute of Psychiatry , Hadil has been trained to deliver evidence based practice as prescribed by the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE). Evidence based practice along with her warm interpersonal skills ensures clients receive a gentle , non judgmental person-centered service of a high clinical standard.
Hadil is accredited with the United Kingdom Council of Psychotherapy (UKCP) and is currently working within the National Health Service (NHS) in the Royal London Borough of Kensington and Chelsea London and also private practice . Hadil delivers therapy and consultation in both Arabic and English.
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