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Our Team

Our multi-disciplinary 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 the age ranges.

Fiona El Bassuni

Clinical Psychologist

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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Kaitlyn Gridley
Clinical Nurse Specialist

Kaitlyn Gridley qualified from Kings College London in 2008 and has a Master’s degree in psychoanalytic observation studies. She is a Registered Mental Health Nurse licensed by the Nursing and Midwifery Council in the United Kingdom and holds a HAAD License.

Kaitlyn worked in South London and the Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust within the UK National Health Service for the last 14 years.  She has worked with children and adolescents in various settings, including Acorn Lodge Children’s Unit...

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Claire Neil 
Senior Clinical Nurse Specialist

Claire Neil is a Senior Clinical Nurse Specialist having worked at the prestigious national and specialist services of the Maudsley Hospital, prior to relocation to Abu Dhabi. Claire has wide experience of providing therapy in both outpatient and inpatient settings with children and young people with mental health difficulties. She has experience of assessment and intervention with young people with a range of difficulties and diagnoses including Psychosis, mood disorders, OCD and ASD.

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Prathna Singh
Clinical Psychologist

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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Dr Mohamed Abdel-Maksoud
Consultant Psychiatrist and Lead Clinician, Adult Mental Health Service

Dr Mohamed Abdel-Maksoud is a senior consultant psychiatrist and Lead Clinician for the Adult Mental Health services at Maudsley Health, Abu Dhabi.
Dr Abdel-Maksoud graduated in 1997 from the prestigious Ain Shams University in Egypt and completed three years of post-graduate psychiatric training in Birmingham, United Kingdom.
He obtained Membership of The Royal College of Psychiatrists in 2007 and completed his higher specialist training in general adult psychiatry at South West London and St. George’s Mental Health NHS Trust, in London. He obtained the Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in general psychiatry from the Royal College of Psychiatrists in January 2011. He then worked as a consultant psychiatrist in Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, in South East England, until he moved to the U.A.E in September 2012.  He worked as a consultant psychiatrist in the Behavioural Sciences Institute in Al Ain Hospital from 2012 until May 2018.
Dr Abdel-Maksoud has extensive specialist experience in the diagnosis and management of complex mental health problems.  He has worked internationally for the last 15 years, in both acute psychiatric wards and outpatient clinics settings, managing a wide range of mental health disorders.

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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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