LPA’s team took part in a live broadcast on Facebook over 7 days, in a series of interactive seminars covering mental health topics.
LPA Executive Board 2020 - 2023
The primary aim of this committee includes organizing fundraising activities to help support the mission and activities of the LPA in addition to other public and media events to raise awareness about LPA. This committee is headed by Mrs. Shahnaz Baroudy.
To join the efforts taking part in this committee, contact Mrs. Baroudy directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The primary aim of this committee is organizing educational activities, yearly conferences, trainings and workshops for the LPA community and mental health professionals in Lebanon and the Middle East.
This committee is headed by Ms. Mia Atoui.
To join the efforts taking part in this committee, contact Ms. Atoui directly at email@example.com.
The primary aim of this committee is to promote knowledge and practice of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy through educational activities, including conferences, trainings and workshops for the LPA community and mental health professionals in Lebanon and the Middle East.
This committee is headed by Dr. Aimee Karam.
To join the efforts taking part in this committee, contact Dr. Karam directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The primary aim of this committee is working towards promoting the regulation of the psychology profession in Lebanon. This committee is headed by Dr. Leila Dirani and Dr. Brigitte Khoury.
To join the efforts taking part in this committee, contact Dr. Dirani directly at email@example.com.
Since its establishment, the LPA has made stringent efforts to affiliate and develop relationships with renowned international associations. These efforts provide the LPA with opportunities for information exchange and discussions, and the recognition of LPA internationally as representing psychology in Lebanon. Through these affiliations, LPA can better work towards developing joint activities with international bodies and expertise in the field of psychology and allow the hosting of other associations in Beirut during our meetings. LPA members are also asked to be hosted at national, regional and international meetings.
In 2016, the LPA signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the American Psychological Association.
“APA is the leading scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States, with more than 117,500 researchers, educators, clinicians, consultants and students as its members” ( www.apa.org )
In 2015 the LPA signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Psychological Society of South Africa (PsySSA). “PsySSA is the professional body representing psychology professionals in South Africa. It works towards advancing South African psychology as a science and profession of global stature and promotes psychological praxis as relevant, proactive and responsive to societal needs and well-being”. To know more about the PsySSA ( http://www.psyssa.com ).
The LPA also became a founding member of the Pan Arab Council for psychology.
(الاتحاد العربي للعلوم النفسية).
- The LPA became part of the International Union of Psychological Science which currently includes 97 countries.
- LPA became an associated society of the International Review of Psychosis and Bipolarity.
- LPA became part of the International Test Commission (25 national organizations)
- LPA was part of the International Project on Competences in Psychology (ICPC)
September 27, 2019 : LPA at the 3rd Middle East and North Africa Regional Conference of Alzheimer’s Disease International
LPA is a participating NGO in this year’s 3rd Middle East and North Africa Regional Conference of Alzheimer’s Disease International.
LPA’s president Dr. Aimee Karam and board member Ms. Nicole Eid represented the LPA at the 2019 annual meeting of the American Psychological Association in Chicago.
LPA held an introductory workshop to Dialectical Behavior Therapy for mental health professionals in Lebanon as well as psychology students.
21 June, 2019 : Psychometric Tests and Diagnostic and Treatment Aids: Uses and Limitations Half-Day Workshop
LPA held a half day workshop delivered by LPA board member Mrs. Caroline Cordahi Tabet and Assistant Professor Dr. Pia Zeinoun. The workshop was divided into two parts,
The Lebanese Medical Association for Sexual Health – LebMASH awarded Dr. Aimee Karam the 2019 leader in LGBT health equity award. LPA fully supports LEbMASH and its mission and will continue working side by side with the organization towards improvement of Lebanese human rights, diversity, inclusion, civility and citizenship.
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LPA held a one day workshop on Motivational Interviewing delivered by Dr. Antoine Douaihy.
The latest report by OutRight Action International “provides a global snapshot of what is known about “conversion therapy” around the world, including who is most vulnerable, what factors lead LGBTIQ people to choose or to be subjected to these harmful practices, what are the main forms of “conversion therapy,” and who are the main perpetrators.”
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March 2018 Workshop – Building Resilience in Vulnerable Populations: Children and Adolescents at Risk
On Saturday, March 17, 2018, a workshop will be delivered, entitled ‘Building Resilience in Vulnerable Populations: Children and Adolescents at Risk’.
October 2015: 1st Regional Congress: Psychology in the Arab Region: Between Adversity and Resilience
The Lebanese Psychological Association held the second advanced level workshop on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Newsletters & Annual Reports
Psychology in Everyday Life
Vacancies in the Field
- MIND Clinics (Beirut, Lebanon) are looking for child and adult psychologists for their Lebanon offices. For further information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org . To see complete job listing/details, click here
Interested in pursuing undergraduate or graduate studies in psychology in Lebanon?
Lebanon’s universities offer a variety of undergraduate and graduate specializations in the field of psychology.
Lebanese universities offering psychology programs are listed below.