The Art and Science of Mental Wellness

  • 05 August 2020
  • 14:00 - 15:00
  • Webinar


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Join the Canadian Business Council (CBC) Abu Dhabi for a live webinar in collaboration with Danat Al Emarat Hospital and HealthPlus Diabetes & Endocrinology Center (under United Eastern Medical Services (UEMedical)).  This webinar will provide insights on mental wellness. 

Expert speaker, Dr. Rasha Abbas, Psychiatry Consultant at HealthPlus Diabetes & Endocrinology Center and Danat Al Emarat Hospital will be discussing the following points:

  • Dimensions of wellness
  • How to achieve mental wellness 
  • Wellness skills; stress management as an example
  • Preventing mental health issues


    Dr. Rasha Abbas is a Psychiatry Consultant at HealthPlus Diabetes & Endocrinology Center and Danat Al Emarat Hospital. Her main clinical areas of interest are anxiety and affective disorders, smoking cessation and perinatal psychiatry. She is passionate about using a holistic patient-centered approach to treat mental disorders; incorporating biological, psychological and social perspectives. She has considerable clinical experience in diagnosing and treating mental illness such as depression, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, OCD, ADHD, psychosis such as schizophrenia, addiction disorders and perinatal mental disorders.

    She has previously, held the position of Psychiatrist Consultant in NHS (National Health Service) Scotland. Throughout her experience, she was actively involved in teaching as well as public education as a clinical supervisor, examiner and lead tutor for medical students in Scotland. She held the academic position of Honorary Senior Clinical Lecture in Dundee University, Scotland.

    Dr. Rasha completed her basic psychiatry training in London Charing Cross Hospital Training Scheme and her higher training in Scotland NHS Grampian and Lothian. She has been a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (MRCPsych) since 2004, and also complemented her training with a Certificate of Management of Substance Abuse from Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) Scotland. She was also awarded the Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in General Psychiatry with Endorsement in Addiction Psychiatry.

    Participating Business Councils:

    • British Business Group
    • Canadian Business Council Abu Dhabi
    • Swiss Business Council Abu Dhabi
    • Pakistan Business Professional Council


    • CBC members and non-CBC members: Complimentary