Rassil Ghazzaoui

Ms. Rassil Ghazzaoui is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist at the American Hospital of Dubai (AHD). Ms. Ghazzaoui obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Cognitive Science from the American University of Beirut (AUB) in 2009 and her Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Columbia University, New York in 2013. Ms. Ghazzaoui is also a board member of the Lebanese Psychological Association (LPA) and a member of the American Psychological Association (APA). Prior to joining AHD, Ms. Ghazzaoui worked at the American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) as a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in the department of Psychiatry and in the Bariatric Unit in the Surgery department since 2016. She was also the program coordinator as well as psychologist of the Psychosis Recovery Outreach program (PROP) and Treatment Outreach Program for Eating Disorders (TOP-ED). Prior to moving to Lebanon in 2015, Ms. Ghazzaoui worked at the New-York State Psychiatric Institute (NYSPI)/Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC). Ms. Ghazzaoui works with all types of cases mainly adolescents and adults; her specialties include Psychosis and Eating Disorders. She also works with bariatric patients for pre- and post-surgery psychological assessments and therapy. She published various research papers in different mental health and psychiatric journals. She has also been actively involved in raising awareness about Psychosis in the Middle East with the aim of improving mental health awareness and knowledge in the community at large.

Spoken Languages : Arabic, English, French
Types of Physician : Full-time
DHA License : Clinical Psychologist
Branches : American Hospital Dubai
American Hospital Jumeirah Clinic


  • M.A, Columbia University (CU). New York, USA
  • B.A in Psychology with a minor in Cognitive Science, American University of Beirut (AUB), Beirut, Lebanon

Professional Associations:

  • Lebanese Psychological Association (LPA)
  • American Psychological Association (APA)

Professional Experience:

  • Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC)/ New York State Psychiatric Institute (NYSPI), New York, USA
  • Clinical Psychologist, American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC), Beirut, Lebanon

Clinical Expertise & Services Offered:

  • Psychosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Bariatric Assessments and Therapy
  • General Cases (i.e. Depression, anxiety, OCD, etc.).
  • Mood Disorders