Behavioral mental health is an important indicator in achieving the quality of human life, which calls for opening channels for scientific meetings and forums at the local and international levels.
This includes what is related to recent developments and issues directly related to behavioral psychological counseling, its applications and methodologies, and the field of gender identity disorder. The future cognitive approach, which is what we will try to understand through this international conference.
The conference deals with a number of topics, studies and research in the fields of psychological counseling in areas related to diagnosis and treatment of sexual disorders, through scientific sessions, papers and research presented by researchers and experts.
The conference will also address, through research presentations, a number of issues and problems facing behavioral psychological counseling in the field of gender identity disorder, as well as the reality of field practices of psychological counseling applications in our societies and social institutions, in addition to the challenges and ways to confront this, with a discussion of the repercussions that require scientific and practical solutions that are feasible. For application on the ground and with the executive bodies in the social, educational, cultural, research and media institutions.
The conference will attempt to answer several questions and problems related primarily to two main axes. The first axis relates to current issues that psychological counseling has been addressing in light of developments in psychological and behavioral disorders, and the second axis relates primarily to future paths that social institutions can take in the field of behavior modification. Read More
Presenting the current issues that psychological counseling has been addressing in light of the developments in sexual disorders.
The future paths that social institutions can take in the field of behavior modification.
The embodiment of scientific cooperation frameworks by monitoring and building a bridge of cooperation between different researchers within the framework of a scientific and knowledge meeting that discusses behavioral health, specifically sexual disorders internationally.
Executive Director (BHC)
Fresno Pacific University
The Alliance National Therapeutic Task Force
Christian Concern/ Christian Legal Centre
Director Sharia Solutions, and the representative of the Lebanese Dar Al-Fatwa.
Research assessor/ writer, and speaker on sexuality and gender
President of Family Watch international
Catholic University of America
Primary Health Care Institution
Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs
Philosophy in Public Administration
Doha International Family Institute
Chairman of the Organizing committee
Executive Director (DIFI)
Director of community outreach
Director of Institutional Development
Chairman of the Scientific committee
Chairman of the Logistics committee
Public Relation Researcher
He holds a master’s degree in Business Administration (with honors) from the University of Wales - Cardiff - in the United Kingdom 2013, in addition to being a graduate of the Qatar Leadership Center - current and future executive leaderships 2013.
He held a number of leadership positions during his career. He held the position of CEO of MEEZA 2015, worked as the program director of E-Government and the director of business development at ict QATAR, and held the position of head of communications and networks at the Public Works Authority in 2005.
During his career, he chaired many committees, and he has a long track record of providing operational leadership at the executive level,
He is an expert in managing operational budgets and has significant experience overseeing project management, identifying areas for improvement, and creating solutions to enhance efficiency.
Mr. Rashid Al-Naimi held supervisory and leadership positions during his career in several fields since 1995 until now, including the General Manager of Al-Awain Center, and the Director of the Administrative and Financial Affairs Department at the Qatar Stock Exchange. He is also an expert in financial accounting, strategic planning, and regulations.
During his career, he supervised many committees, in addition to having more than 12 years of practical experience in the field of social work.
Mr. Rashid Al-Naimi holds a bachelor's degree in Accounting from Qatar University and is a member in the Board of Directors of Qatar University Alumni Association
Mr. Hussain Al-Harami, Head of Studies and Monitoring Department at the Behavioral Health Support Center, holds a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics from Qatar University, and has practical experience in ministries and social and educational institutions, and has many contributions as a main researcher in articulated social field studies that dealt with the Qatari community, including "Studying the social responsibility of individuals towards society", "studying an opinion poll on abnormal sexual phenomena" and "studying the Qatari family's attitudes about parenting methods and factors of children's deviation", and he participated as a research associate in other studies with a group of researchers.
Dr Mamoun Mobayed is a Consultant Psychiatrist, and Director of Treatment and Rehabilitation Department at Behavioral Healthcare Center-Qatar, President of the Syrian Association for Mental Health (SAMH).
Graduated from Damascus Medical School, at Damascus University
Psychiatrist in Dublin / Republic of Ireland (1981-1990), Psychiatrist in Belfast / Northern Ireland (UK) (1990-2010), Lecturer at Queens University Belfast (1995-2010).
Formerly Professor of Psychology and Social Psychology at Qatar Community College. He is a member of several international scientific institutions, and has several years of experience in editing several specialized medical journals.
Dr Mobayed has a special interest in the trauma of wars and disasters, since 2002 he has conducted many field visits to Gaza, West Bank and the occupied territories, Lebanon, Kashmir, Kosovo, Bosnia, Tunisia, China and Bangladesh, and now with Syrian refugees in Turkey, Jordan and Lebanon.
He Publishes Many psychiatric papers in several peer review journals, and many cultural and intellectual articles.
Dr Mohamed Abdel Alim Ibrahim holds a license to practice the profession from: the British Medical Council, the Sudanese Medical Council, the Supreme Council of Health and Hamad Medical Corporation in the State of Qatar. Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery - College of Medicine - University of Khartoum Diploma of Psychiatry University of London Membership of the British College of Psychiatrists - London Fellowship of the British College of Psychiatrists - London
The doctor held a number of technical and administrative positions in the State of Qatar, including Head of the Department of Psychiatry at Hamad Medical Corporation, Director of Programs Department, Acting Director-General of the Social Rehabilitation Center, Chairman of the State Medical Committee for Disability and Employability Assessment, and Head of the Forensic and Criminal Psychiatry Unit in the Department of Psychiatry at Hamad Medical Corporation. He was also a member of the Military Medical Commission, the Research Committee of Hamad Medical Corporation, the Permanent Committee for Narcotics Affairs, and others.
He is currently working at Hamad Medical Corporation as a Senior Consultant of Psychiatry and a Psychiatric Consultant at the Islamic Network.
Dr. Khalid Al Ansari is the Chair of the Emergency Medicine Department at Sidra Medicine. His fields of expertise include emergency and trauma care, poison control, emergency respiratory diseases and gastroenteritis, and child protection and advocacy. Dr. Al Ansari's extensive expertise in emergency medicine and acute medical care has helped him transform the delivery of pediatric emergency services to patients in Qatar.
Dr. Al Ansari is also a professor at Weill Cornell Medicine in Qatar, the inaugural chairman of Level One Trauma, Emergency Department and Urgent Care at Sidra Medicine, the founder of the National Poison Center, the chairman of the Sidra-wide Hospital Resuscitation Program and the founder of the Child Advocacy Program in Qatar.
Prior to joining Sidra Medicine, Dr. Al Ansari was an associate professor and the medical director of pediatric emergency services at Hamad Medical Corporation for 17 years.
Dr. Al Ansari is the chairman of Qatar Biomedical Bank, the chairman of the Ministry of Public Health’s National Child Protection Committee, and a member of National Disaster Committee.
He is addictive behavior counsellor YWAM University, helping the most broken, those who have been abused and struggle with their (sexual) identity. It’s our deepest desire and honour to stand next to the most broken people, bring the hope to walk the road of healing together with them.
His doctorate in clinical psychology from Fuller Graduate School of Psychology. He is currently a psychologist and director of research at Link Care Center in Fresno, California, as well as a clinical faculty member of Fresno Pacific University.
Dr. Rosik has professional interests that include the psychological care of religious professionals, the dissociative disorders, and persons with unwanted same-sex attractions and behaviors. He has published more than 50 articles in peer reviewed journals on these and other topics and has made presentations across America and in Europe.
Dr. Rosik has served as President of the Western Region of the Christian Association for Psychological Studies (CAPS) and the Alliance for Therapeutic Choice and Scientific Integrity. He is a member of the American Psychological Association, International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation, and the National Association of Social Worker.
Ahmed Abdel-Qader Mohamed Al-Farjabi, memorized the Holy Qur’an with Warsh recitation, and he graduated from the College of the Holy Qur’an in Omdurman, and was appointed as a teaching assistant, he obtained a master’s degree and a doctorate from the University of the Qur’an with distinction, and he is currently working as an expert on Islamic affairs at the Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs in the State of Qatar, and an imam and preacher, He is also a family and educational advisor in the Islamic Network, and he has several media and advocacy activities concerned with family reform, as well as many participations and programs with family institutions.
Sarah Blubian, Psychologist, PhD in Primary Care and CCTP, Doctor of Clinical Trauma, M.Sc. in Psychology, University Diploma in Sexology, NLP, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and EMDR Therapy, currently working as a Psychiatrist in the Primary Health Care Institution, she has many experiences in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Psychoanalysis, Family Therapy, Counseling, and Psychometric Testing.
She has many participations in international conferences on: resilience, trauma, boundaries, addiction problems, attachment disorders, evaluations of psychotherapy and social problems, as well as research participations such as psychiatric evaluation and psychotherapy 2010, and has efforts to spread awareness of mental health through activity Volunteer in associations and local media.
Dr Paul Sullins is Senior Research Associate of the Ruth Institute and Research Professor of Sociology at the Catholic University of America. He has written four books and over 150 scientific journal articles, book chapters and research reports on issues of faith and culture, among which are “SOCE reduces suicide: Correcting a false research narrative” (Conditionally forthcoming, Archives of Sexual Behavior, 2022). Formerly Episcopalian, Dr. Sullins is a married Catholic priest.
David H. Pickup is a Licensed Therapist. He is currently in his doctoral candidacy in Psychology at California Southern University. He currently operates one of the only psychotherapy practices in Texas for unwanted same-sex attraction and gender dysphoria. Mr. Pickup underwent extensive training underneath the direction of Dr. Joseph Nicolosi Sr., the creator of Reparative Therapy, and he now offers training and consultations to other therapists.
Mr. Pickup is a board member of The Alliance (www.therapeuticchoice.org), which is the leading U.S. professional association whose mission focuses on research and therapy for Homosexuality. He is a regular speaker at their yearly conferences and professional.
Mr. Pickup is also a national lobbyist and Co-founder of the National Therapeutic Task Force, which has been successful in helping to defeat 16 out of 36 therapy bans in US state legislatures since 2013.
Dr. Rana Ahmed Khaled, MD, FRCSM, EMDR Therapist, FECSM Fellow of the European Committee for Sexual Medicine, MD, Clinical Sexology, American Academy of Clinical Sexologists, MD, Faculty of Medicine, University of Balamand, MSc in Neurophysiology, University Lebanese. She currently works as a psychosexual therapist, in a specialized clinic in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and previously worked as a general practitioner in the Republic of Lebanon. She participated in many workshops and training courses in the fields of psychological and behavioral treatments, and participated in a number of regional and international conferences such as the ESSM Conference, and the Saudi National Conference for Psychotherapy for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
Dr. is chair of the Liaison Committee and a member of the East Society of Sexual Medicine MESSM, and she is a member of the International Psychiatric Association ISSM, and a member of the Canadian Medical Council.
Dr. Laura Haynes, Ph.D. is a psychologist retired from clinical practice since 2018 after 40 years of experience. She now reviews research, writes, and speaks on sexuality and gender internationally, defending the legal right to therapy for people who choose to explore options to their unwanted same sex attraction or unwanted incongruent gender identity.
Dr. Haynes has served as an expert internationally for task forces of professional organizations, legislators, courts, United Nations delegates, and high-level government officials. Presently she is on the general board of the International Federation for Therapeutic and Counselling Choice (iftcc.org) and is the USA Country Representative. She has presented to people from about 50 nations and has been translated into about 10 languages.
Dr. Mike Davidson, PhD Educator, academic developer, training specialist, pastoral counsellor. Manages Core Issues Trust and Chairs International Federation for Therapeutic and Counselling Choice. He is CEO of CORE ISSUES TRUST (CIT); Chairman (2018) INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION FOR THERAPEUTIC AND COUNSELLING CHOICE (IFTCC). which develops and facilitates inter- and cross-cultural competency; debate in public space; ongoing media participation; film-maker and producer.
He Established CIT as a registered Charity; Produced and distributed in 12 languages documentary features film, Voices of the Silenced: Experts, Evidences and Ideologies. He passionate about providing quality training to empower individuals to achieve professional accreditation via collegial networking.
She is a leading analyst, campaigner and spokeswoman on issues of national importance in the moral life of the nation and a defender of Christian liberties in the parliamentary process, the justice system and the media.
qualified as a barrister in 1988. With her background in law, she founded Christian Concern and the Christian Legal Centre, which have run some of the most high-profile Christian freedom cases and campaigns in Europe.
Dr. Ali Abdullah Al Ibrahim Doctor of Philosophy in Public Administration, Specialization in Organizational Behavior Management, Excellent Degree, Newport University, United States of America, and Masters in Public Administration, Specialization in Production Management, Secret Heart University - United States of America, Bachelor of Medical Devices Engineering, Burgport University - United States of America The doctor is a certified trainer in the field of human resource management , certified international trainer for CBP programs, and a certified consultant in the field of enterprise systems, occupational psycho-functional assessment tests and in the field of social responsibility. He has many specialized certificates approved in public administration, project management, and total quality management.
He held many supervisory and advisory positions and was a member of main associations and sub-committees during his career. He represented the bodies he worked for in regional and international forums and worked as a professor and supervisor in several universities.
Currently, he is founder and general supervisor of the regional network for social responsibility. He has many initiatives in various fields, and he is an academic researcher with more than 50 books in Arabic and English.