Maudsley Health

Our services are patient centred and delivered in a compassionate way by qualified and experienced staff. Our multidisciplinary team based in Abu Dhabi is a group of senior clinicians with significant expertise in delivering high quality assessments, treatment and care to people across age ranges. 

Our Team

Our team use gold standard assessment tools and interventions that are based on best internationally agreed evidence-based-practice. Providing the highest quality and best outcome for the patient is at the heart of the service. 

Dr Emad Farrag
Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist 


Dr Emad Farrag is a UK trained senior consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist who has recently relocated from the world renowned Maudsley Hospital, London, to join the child and adolescent mental health team. He is a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, UK. He is also registered as an Approved Clinician of the Mental Health Act 1983.

Dr Farrag completed his training in general psychiatry at Guys and St Thomas’ Hospital, London, U.K, then went on to complete his higher specialist training in child and adolescent psychiatry at the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust.

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Dr Yolanda Devine
Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist 


Dr Yolanda Devine is a UK dual trained consultant child and adolescent and forensic psychiatrist who joined the child and adolescent team in January 2018. Dr Devine received her medical degree from the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin, Ireland in 1993. She began her training in psychiatry in 1995 and completed her higher-level training in 2006 in the NHS prior to taking up her first consultant post. She is a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, London, UK.

Prior to relocating to Maudsley Health, Abu Dhabi, Dr Devine worked at the renowned Maudsley Hospital in the UK in the National and Specialist Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service.

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Dr Ola Ahmed
Clinical Psychologist, Child and Adolescent 


Dr. Ahmed works therapeutically with children and families using a range of evidence-based therapeutic modalities, including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness-based therapies, and Attachment-Focussed Family Therapy.

She has a particular interest in the treatment of anxiety-related difficulties, including general anxiety and worry, separation anxiety, and specific phobias. She can offer clinical support for the wide range of behavioural, emotional, and social difficulties that present during childhood and adolescence.

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Fiona El Bassuni

Clinical Psychologist, Child and Adolescent 

Fiona El Bassuni is a Clinical Psychologist licensed with the Health Authority of Abu Dhabi (HAAD). She obtained her Masters in Clinical Psychology from the University of United Arab Emirates (2015) and completed her internship with Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (Abu Dhabi,2016).

Her Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Psychology is from the University of Johannesburg (South Africa, 2004).

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Prathna Singh
Clinical Psychologist, Child and Adolescent

Prathna Singh is licensed as a Clinical Psychologist with the Health Authority of Abu Dhabi (HAAD), the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) in the United Kingdom and the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA).

Prathna has worked with diverse groups of people presenting with various types of challenges and psychopathology. During her training, she obtained practical experience across a number of mental health care settings, both in urban and rural parts of South Africa. 

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Our Team

Maudsley Health is part of South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (the Maudsley), an international leader in the field of research, education and translational medicine in mental health.

Located in London, the Maudsley has over 700 years’ worth of internationally renowned ground breaking experience in the delivery of the highest quality mental healthcare.

The Maudsley name has always been synonymous with clinical and academic excellence in mental health care and wellbeing.

Maudsley Health Abu Dhabi accepts referrals of children, young people and adults with emotional, mental health and/or developmental difficulties

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Maudsley Health
201 - 205 Al-Montazah Tower
Abu Dhabi
PO Box: 41763

Tel: +971 2666 2655
Fax: +971 2666 2654


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