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Hannaa El-Sayed

Hannaa El-Sayed

Hannaa El-Sayed is a counsellor and psychologist at Open Briefing. Hannaa provides counselling in English, German and Arabic. She specialises in providing culturally-sensitive therapy to diverse ethnic groups, including refugees and asylum seekers, and those who present with complex trauma, depression and PTSD. Hannaa has worked in crisis settings and refugee camps in Jordan, Greece, Kenya and the United Kingdom. She has worked with the Red Cross, Room to Heal and Refugee Action and in community day centres and private practice. She holds a degree in psychology and a master’s in transcultural mental health, with additional training in trauma-focused therapy and mindfulness. Hannaa is a member of the British Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP).

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