Teenage Transitions

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Teenage Transitions

Navigating Adolescence with Confidence

At Sage Clinics, we understand that the teenage years are a time of significant change and development. Our “Teenage Transitions” program is designed to help adolescents and their families navigate this phase with confidence, empowering them to thrive during this critical period of life.

About Teenage Transitions

Adolescence is a transformative journey, and it comes with its unique challenges and opportunities. Our “Teenage Transitions” program is tailored to:

  • Facilitate Growth: Support teenagers in developing their self-identity, self-esteem, and a sense of purpose.
  • Build Resilience: Equip adolescents with essential life skills and emotional resilience to cope with challenges effectively.
  • Enhance Communication: Improve communication between teenagers and their families, fostering healthy relationships.
  • Promote Independence: Encourage responsible decision-making and independence while providing a safety net of guidance.
  • Provide Guidance: Offer guidance on academic and career choices, helping teenagers make informed decisions.

Our Approach

At Sage Clinics, our “Teenage Transitions” program is led by experienced professionals who understand the unique needs of adolescents. Our process typically includes:

  • Assessment: We begin with a comprehensive assessment to understand each teenager’s specific challenges, strengths, and goals.
  • Individualized Support: Based on the assessment, we create a personalized support plan that addresses the specific needs of each teenager, including psychometric testing where appropriate.
  • Skill Development: We provide guidance and coaching to develop essential life skills, emotional intelligence, and coping strategies.
  • Family Involvement: We encourage family involvement to improve communication and foster a supportive environment at home.
  • Future Planning: We assist teenagers in exploring their interests, setting academic and career goals, and creating a roadmap for their future.

Who Can Benefit

Our “Teenage Transitions” program is ideal for teenagers facing various challenges and transitions, including:

  • Academic Transitions: Preparing for high school, college, or vocational training.
  • Social and Peer Challenges: Addressing issues related to relationships, bullying, peer pressure, or social anxiety.
  • Identity and Self-Esteem: Building a strong sense of self and self-confidence.
  • Family Dynamics: Improving relationships with parents and siblings.
  • Career and Future Planning: Guidance on making informed choices about education and career paths, including psychometric testing where helpful and appropriate.

Other Services

In addition to “Teenage Transitions,” Sage Clinics also offers a range of other services to support individuals and families through various life stages, including:

  • Family Therapy: Strengthening family relationships and resolving conflicts.
  • Couples Counseling: Enhancing communication and connection in relationships.
  • Stress Management: Learning effective stress management techniques for adolescents and their families.
  • Parenting Support: Providing parents with the tools they need to navigate the challenges of parenting teenagers.
  • Gifted and Talented Support: Supporting gifted and talented children, adolescents and their families.


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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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