• JANUARY 10, 2022
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    9 questions to ask before considering adoption – Dubai Psychologist, Lavina Ahuja, speaks to Gulf News

    9 questions to ask before considering adoption – Dubai Psychologist, Lavina Ahuja, speaks to Gulf News

    If biological babies are not on the cards – sometimes it’s a choice one makes – adoption could be. But, taking on a child not biologically yours can prove challenging. We asked the experts about things to consider before making that commitment. Here’s what they had to say. Why do you want a child? Lavina

    • DECEMBER 31, 2021
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    Happy & Healthy New Year 2022

    Happy & Healthy New Year 2022

    2021 was a challenging year for many of us. But with each New Year we get a fresh, clean page to start over. Here’s hoping that life writes a beautiful new chapter for you this year. Wishing you a Happy and Healthy New Year 2022 with the hope that you will have many blessings in

    • NOVEMBER 1, 2021
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    Is it okay for my 11-year-old to be on social media? – Dubai Psychologist, Dr. Lavina, in talks with Gulf News

    Is it okay for my 11-year-old to be on social media? – Dubai Psychologist, Dr. Lavina, in talks with Gulf News

    We live with a digital generation, where messages replace calls, where posts on a timeline are worth 10 in the inbox. This is even truer for adolescents who’ve grown up with screens for company. And while the past year of the pandemic only strengthened that bond, it is imperative to gauge whether this relationship is

    • OCTOBER 13, 2021
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    COVID-19: How to Raise Resilient Children – Dubai Psychologist, Kim Henderson, in Gulf News

    COVID-19: How to Raise Resilient Children – Dubai Psychologist, Kim Henderson, in Gulf News

    From offering emotional support to problem-solving aid, here’s a practical guide It’s okay to not be okay – sometimes. But there’s a coveted human ability to bounce back that we all have called resilience that can be nurtured and grown over time. We asked the experts for tips on how to raise a resilient kid,

    • OCTOBER 6, 2021
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    UAE parents: Is your parenting style making your child a people pleaser? – Dubai Psychiatrist, Dr. Umut, in talks with Gulf News

    UAE parents: Is your parenting style making your child a people pleaser? – Dubai Psychiatrist, Dr. Umut, in talks with Gulf News

    Why is ‘no’ such a hard word to say? And when does that fear settle in? Why is going against the grain – and setting boundaries – so daunting? People pleasing – or going to great lengths to avoid confrontation and to keep things friendly – is a characteristic that often leads to people liking

    • OCTOBER 6, 2021
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    The Mental Battle of Endurance Athletes – Dubai Psychologist, Dr. Alfred, in EDGAR Magazine

    The Mental Battle of Endurance Athletes – Dubai Psychologist, Dr. Alfred, in EDGAR Magazine

    With endurance sport season fast approaching in the Middle East, a lot of people will be dusting off their old running or cycling shoes to get back outside again. For most, the routine will come naturally, but for others a mental barrier will come up. This psychological battle is a phenomenon amongst budding athletes and

    • AUGUST 12, 2021
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    Happy Hijri New Year 2021

    Happy Hijri New Year 2021

    On the occasion of Hijri New Year, we are wishing you and your family a blessed year ahead! As usual, our clinic will remain open throughout the holiday. Our clinic hours are: • Saturday – Thursday • 9 am – 8 pm You can reach us on 044298578 or mail@gnc-dubai.com. Your GNC Team

    • JULY 20, 2021
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    Eid Mubarak – Eid Al Adha 2021

    Eid Mubarak – Eid Al Adha 2021

    We wish you and your loved ones a healthy, prosperous and blessed Eid Al Adha! On the occasion of Eid Al Adha, please be advised that we will be at your service as usual: • Saturday to Thursday day from 9am-8pm • Off on Fridays You can reach us on 044298578 or mail@gnc-dubai.com Eid Mubarak,

    • JULY 11, 2021
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    UAE graduating class of 2021: How to stay calm in the face of university – Dubai Psychologist, Kim Henderson, in Gulf News

    UAE graduating class of 2021: How to stay calm in the face of university – Dubai Psychologist, Kim Henderson, in Gulf News

    The whole world is about to change. School’s out and university – the next big step on the path to adulting – can feel like a different planet. It’s the ultimate drop from a comfort zone and into a deep pool of what-ifs and what’s next. Even the most confident of teenagers may get nervous

    • JUNE 21, 2021
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    Is Epilepsy genetically inherited?

    Is Epilepsy genetically inherited?

    Epilepsy is one of the most common neurologic disorders that affect around 4% of individuals at some point in their lives. There have been researched when it comes to its relationship with genetics. However, little progress has been made in understanding the genetic influence on the disease. The etiology of the development of Epilepsy is