Melanie Schlatter

Dr Melanie Schlatter (PhD) is a New Zealand Health Psychologist, who has lived and worked in Dubai. She is specifically trained in many aspects of health, disease and treatment processes– thus, it is not to be confused with a psychologist who simply has a personal interest or experience in health. She has post-graduate qualifications in psychology, pharmacology and rehabilitation; doctoral research in the psychoneuroimmunology of breast cancer; she helps to run psychosocial support groups for cancer patients, has past university teaching experience, as well as publications in several leading international journals.

Spoken Languages : English
Types of Physician : parttime
DHA License : Consultant Clinical Health Psychologist
Branches : -American Hospital Dubai


  • PGDipHlthPsych, University of Auckland, New Zealand
  • PhD (Psychology), University of Auckland, New Zealand
  • PDDipRehab , Wellington School of Medicine, New Zealand
  • MSc (Phal), University of Otago, New Zealand
  • DipGradPsych, University of Otago, New Zealand
  • BSc (Psych), University of Otago, New Zealand

Professional Experience:

  • Clinical Health Psychologist, Well Woman Clinic, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Clinical Expertise & Services Offered:

  • Trained in helping adults, with or without illness
  • Management of Stress, anxiety, panic attacks, depression, grief, sleep difficulties, body image and lifestyle concerns, the initial shock of a disease or illness diagnosis, and surgical / treatment concerns (this includes psychological assessment / clearance prior to surgery).

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