Specialized Support for Diplomats and their Families

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Specialized Support for Diplomats and their Families

Supporting Resilience and Mental Wellness

At Sage Clinics, we understand that the diplomatic profession comes with unique challenges that can impact the mental health and well-being of diplomats and their families. Our specialized program is designed to provide essential support to diplomats and their families, helping them navigate the demands of their roles while fostering mental resilience and well-being.

About Our Program

Diplomats often face high-stress situations, frequent relocations, and the need to adapt to different cultures and environments. Our “Mental Health and Well-being for Diplomats and Their Families” program aims to:

  • Promote Mental Resilience: Equip diplomats and their families with strategies to build and maintain mental resilience, allowing them to thrive even in challenging diplomatic postings.
  • Manage Stress: Develop effective stress management techniques to navigate the unique demands of the diplomatic lifestyle.
  • Enhance Family Well-being: Recognize the importance of family well-being and provide support to diplomats’ families as they navigate international assignments.
  • Crisis Response: Offer guidance and resources to diplomats in managing crisis situations and emotional well-being during challenging diplomatic events.
  • Confidential Support: Provide a safe and confidential space for diplomats and their families to discuss personal and professional concerns.

Our Approach

At Sage Clinics, our program is led by experienced professionals who understand the diplomatic world. Our approach can be carried out face-to-face or by secure teleconferencing and typically includes:

  • Comprehensive Assessment: We begin with a thorough assessment to understand the specific needs and challenges faced by diplomats and their families.
  • Tailored Support Plans: Based on the assessment, we create personalized support plans that address the unique requirements of each diplomat and their family.
  • Counseling and Therapy: We offer individual and family counseling sessions to address mental health concerns and promote well-being.
  • Stress Management Workshops: We conduct workshops and provide tools to help diplomats and their families manage the stress associated with diplomatic assignments effectively.
  • Crisis Response Team: Our crisis response team is available to provide immediate support and guidance during critical diplomatic events.

Who Can Benefit

Our program is designed to cater to the mental health and well-being needs of diplomats and their families, including:

  • Diplomats: Those in diplomatic service, whether in embassies, consulates, or international organizations, who face the unique demands of the profession.
  • Spouses and Families: The families of diplomats, who often accompany them on international postings and require support to adapt and thrive.

Other Services

In addition to our specialized program for diplomats, Sage Clinics offers a range of other services to support mental health and well-being across various life stages, including:

  • Individual and Family Counseling: Addressing a wide range of mental health concerns and personal challenges.
  • Stress and Anxiety Management: Equipping individuals with effective strategies to manage stress and anxiety.
  • Couples Counseling: Enhancing communication and connection in relationships, including those in diplomatic families.
  • Parenting Support: Providing parents with the tools they need to navigate the challenges of international assignments.


Dr Bisi Laniyan Clinical Psychologist, Adult Specialist

Dr Bisi Laniyan is a UK trained Clinical Psychologist with over a decade of experience in the mental health and wellbeing sector.

Dr Romena Toki Clinical Psychologist, Child, Adolescent & Adult Specialist

Dr Romen Toki had the privilege of working with children and adults from diverse cultural backgrounds in the UK and now in the UAE.

Ana Gomez Clinical and Forensic Psychologist, Adolescent & Adults Specialist

Ana Gomez is a Spanish trained Clinical and Forensic Psychologist specialized in working with adolescent and adults with different mental health issues.

Hiba Salem Psychologist, Adult, Families, Psycho-Oncology & Palliative Psychology Specialist

Hiba Salem specializes in providing comprehensive mental health services to individuals, couples, and families.

Dr Gurveen Ranger Clinical Psychologist, Lead of Adult & Corporate Services

Dr Gurveen Ranger is a Clinical Psychologist from the UK and have over 10 years’ experience working in mental health across a variety of settings.

Dr Wafa Saoud Clinical Psychologist, Child, Adolescent, Families & Psychoeducational Specialist

Dr Wafa Saoud is a Canadian Clinical Psychologist, specialized in the treatment of children, adolescents, and emerging adults.

Private: Dr Charlotte Cousins Clinical Psychologist, Lead of Children & Adolescent Services and Perinatal & Couples Specialist

Dr. Charlotte Cousins is Clinical Psychologist from the UK with over ten years’ experience of working with children, teenagers, adults, and families.

Everyone deserves Our special care

How it works

We know it’s likely to have been a struggle to get this far, but we are with you every step of the way. Our process is simple – we work with you to develop a unique plan and provide the a level of support according to your needs, whilst ensuring measurable and sustainable outcomes.


Book an appointment by calling us on +971 4 575 5684 (or you can book online) and tell us what you are having difficulty with.


We offer availability with highly experienced therapists suited to your needs and book the appointment for you.


Meet the practitioner and begin the road to self-improvement. Have any concerns? Let us know so we can assist.


We always care about
your mental health

Our goal is to support individuals, couples, families and groups experiencing challenges with mental, behavioral or emotional wellbeing to overcome these challenges, learn new skills, and thrive at life.