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How Clinical Psychology Helps Children


Clinical Psychology in Dubai

Children are unique individuals who develop at different rates, have different learning styles and personalities, and require specialized care from professionals. When children show signs of emotional or behavioral difficulties that interfere with their ability to function in school or at home, parents may want help from a psychologist. A clinical psychologist can provide guidance for parents about how best to support their child’s education by providing recommendations about what schools should do differently for these children.


The UAE education system requires all students to write external examinations at the end of their secondary school education. These exams will determine the student’s ability to move on to further education and also, in many cases, define their professional career path. It is therefore highly important that all students do as well as they can in this series of tests.

The UAE education system requires all students to write external examinations at the end of their secondary school education. These exams will determine the student’s ability to move on to further education and also, in many cases, define their professional career path. It is therefore highly important that all students do as well as they can in this series of tests.

In order for students to do well in these exams, it is essential that they have access to good quality clinical psychologists who can help them prepare for these tests by providing them with useful information about how best to answer questions posed by examiners during an external examination.


Children with emotional or behavioral problems are not always able to function in every area of their lives. Although these issues may be obvious at home and school, these children can excel academically and score very high marks on standardized tests. These 'gifted' children may hide their emotional issues and manage their behavior well around adults, but have uncontrollable outbursts with other children and act impulsively in social settings.

Emotional problems in children often go unrecognized, even by parents. Children who have emotional and behavioral issues may be able to perform well academically and achieve high scores on standardized tests, but they are not able to function properly in every area of their lives. These 'gifted' children may hide their emotional issues and manage their behavior well around adults, but have uncontrollable outbursts with other children and act impulsively in social settings.

Clinical psychologists can help identify these problems early on so that you can take appropriate action at home or school before it becomes more difficult for your child to cope with the problem successfully on his own.


It is standard practice for schools to provide psychological assessments for all students who need or request it. However, a psychologist’s clinical experience and practical wisdom often surpasses the limitations of formal assessment results. An experienced psychologist can give teachers a clearer understanding of the child’s social-emotional challenges and provide them with specific strategies to help the child overcome difficulties with learning and peer relations.

It is standard practice for schools to provide psychological assessments for all students who need or request it. However, a psychologist’s clinical experience and practical wisdom often surpasses the limitations of formal assessment results. An experienced psychologist can give teachers a clearer understanding of the child’s social-emotional challenges and provide them with specific strategies to help the child overcome difficulties with learning and peer relations.

For example, if your son struggles with social skills and you suspect that he may have autism spectrum disorder (ASD), an assessment will give you insight into his strengths and weaknesses in this area while providing information that may help determine where additional support should best be targeted—for example: “Your son has excellent eye contact but lacks appropriate verbal skills; I recommend teaching him how to interact socially at school by having him participate in group activities such as sports teams or clubs where he could meet other children who might be able assist him."


A qualified pediatric psychologist can identify risk factors that put specific children at greater risk for emotional disturbance and low academic performance. This can help parents know when to seek further assessment and support, and which type of professional to see -- a physician, psychologist, or psychiatrist.

A qualified pediatric psychologist can identify risk factors that put specific children at greater risk for emotional disturbance and low academic performance. This can help parents know when to seek further assessment and support, and which type of professional to see -- a physician, psychologist, or psychiatrist.

Sometimes it's not just one thing that's going on in your kid's life; it might be several things happening at once. For example:

  • Your child might have been exposed to harmful substances (such as alcohol or cigarettes) before they were born through their mother's use during pregnancy; this could affect both physical and mental health later on in life.

  • You may feel like your child withdraws when upset because they don't want anyone else involved in their emotions (this happens even though they're trying really hard not to).

Clinical Psychology in Dubai

The world's largest city, Dubai is a melting pot of cultures and cuisines. The city boasts an impressive number of attractions and activities for visitors, including the Jumeirah Beach Park and Dubai Fountain. But there are also plenty of places to get away from it all, like Al Aqwa Park or Emirates Hills.


Whether you're looking for an adventure or just some peace and quiet, Dubai has something for everyone. And while you're there, you might as well take advantage of all that the city has to offer: its beaches are perfect for swimming laps; its parks are perfect for picnics; and its museums are perfect for learning about history or culture.


But what if you want more than just a day trip? What if you want your child's education to be supported by a psychologist? A clinical psychologist can provide expert guidance about how best to support your child's education by offering recommendations about what schools should do differently for these children.

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