Hiba Salem

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Hiba Salem

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

As a dedicated psychologist, I specialize in providing comprehensive mental health services to individuals, couples, and families. My mission is to support individuals in their journey toward improved mental well-being.

As a dedicated psychologist, Hiba Salem specializes in providing comprehensive mental health services to individuals, couples, and families. Her mission is to support individuals in their journey toward improved mental well-being.

Additionally, as a palliative psychologist and psycho-oncology specialist, she is committed to providing compassionate and evidence-based support to individuals and their families as they navigate the cancer journey.

After earning her bachelor’s in psychology from the American University of Beirut, her passion for helping others and commitment to the field led her to pursue further studies in the United States. Hiba completed a master’s in clinical Mental Health Counseling from Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and a master’s in psychology from Boston University in Boston, Massachusetts. Her extensive academic background, paired with continuous professional trainings, form the foundation of her clinical practice.

Prior to joining Sage Clinics, Hiba contributed to the field of psychology while working at the American University of Beirut Medical Center. Her roles encompassed clinical psychology, palliative psychology, and as a Psycho-Oncology Specialist. Her work in these areas highlighted a compassionate evidence-based approach, allowing Hiba the privilege of working with patients and their caregivers as they face challenging psychological and medical conditions.

Hiba’s career has spanned multiple countries and demographics, as she worked extensively in both the United States and Lebanon, gaining invaluable experience across various clinical populations. Her adaptability and multicultural competence have enabled her to connect with individuals from diverse backgrounds, fostering an inclusive and empathetic therapeutic environment.

She is fluent in both Arabic and English, allowing her to effectively communicate and provide support to a broader range of patients. Her language proficiency enhances her ability to connect with people on a deeper level and ensures that language is not a barrier to receiving quality care.

Languages Spoken: English and Arabic.


  • Mood Disorders. 
  • Self-Esteem Difficulties. 
  • Anxiety. 
  • Phobias and OCD. 
  • Emotional Dysregulation. 
  • Interpersonal and Relationship Difficulties. 
  • Personality Disorders. 
  • Stress Management. 
  • Palliative Psychology (Chronically and Terminally Ill Patients) – Patient and Support Network. 
  • Oncology Patients (Diagnosis into Survivorship or Palliative) – Patient and Support Network. 
  • Grief and Bereavement. 


  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) .
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT). 
  • DBT Informed Interventions and Skills (Individual & Group).

Qualifications & Memberships

  • MA in Psychology, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA.
  • MA ET in Clinical Mental Health Counselling and Expressive Therapy, Lesley University, Cambridge, MA, USA. 
  • BA in Psychology, American University of Beirut, Lebanon.
  • Associate Member of American Psychological Association (APA). 
  • Member of International Psycho-Oncology Society (IPOS). 
  • Member of Psi Chi International Honor Society in Psychology. 
  • Member of British Psychological Society. 
  • Licensed by Community Development Authority.  

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.