Enable people of determination and people with difficulties and disabilities to be the best versions of themselves.
We aim to provide holistic and evidence based services to enable people of determination to: Achieve independence, Maximize potential, Integrate into the Wider Community, Attain better Quality of Life
Caring and safe environment, Individualized based approach, Focus on abilities rather than disabilities, Communication on a regular basis with Parents, Continuous Improvement of Team’s Skills and Services
MEET OUR TEAM
MEET OUR TEAM
BHAKTI THAKKAR BAUVA
Manager & Clinical Psychologist (M.A., M.Phil.)
Bhakti is a Clinical Psychologist, Child Development Specialist and Inclusive Educator. She is a registered practitioner with the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI). She has done her M.Phil in Clinical Psychology from Amity Institute of Behavioral Health and Allied Sciences, and her Masters in Clinical Psychology from SNDT University, India. She has been working in this field for the past 10 years and has worked with varied setups like Psychiatric Departments, Child Development Clinics, Mental Hospitals, Rehabilitation Centers, Non Profit Organizations, Schools, Colleges and Corporations. She is very passionate to make a difference and has been a catalyst in enhancing the wellbeing of a large number of people in a short span of time. Her passion in life is to bring passion, empathy, innovation and excellence in everything that she does, and enable others to do the same.
Psychomotor Therapist (M.A.)
Sara is a Psychomotor therapist specialized in working with children. She has a master’s degree in Psychomotor therapy from Saint Joseph University of Beirut. She has been providing care and support to People of Determination for the past 6 years through services in French, Arabic & English. She has worked in schools and centers for people of determination and managed her own clinic. She was a catalyst in designing and establishing a Vocational Program for teenagers with special needs by using psychomotor principals to adapt the activities and help them be independent and gain autonomy. She is passionate about reading, painting and CrossFit.
CALINE FATTAL - EL DIK
Speech and Language Therapist (B.A)
Caline is an experienced Speech and Language therapist specialized in Language Disorders, Articulation, Learning Disabilities, Early Intervention and Parental Guidance based on the Systemic Approach. She has a degree in Speech and Language Therapy from Saint Joseph University (USJ) Faculty of Medicine – Beirut, Lebanon. She has an ongoing specialty in Family Therapy certified by both Le Lien Systémique – Lebanon and the Institut de Formation et d’Application des Thérapies de la Communication (IFATC) – France. She has been providing care and support to People of Determination for the past 16 years through services in French, Arabic & English. She is an active member of the Lebanese Speech and Language Therapists Association. Caline is also a proud mom of two young boys with whom she shares her love for music and her passion for books.
JIHANE AL ARJA
Special Educator (B.A.)
Jihane is a special educator with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Lebanese University. She is also a trained practitioner in Applied Behavior Analysis. She has been working with people of determination for the past 5 years. She has worked as a special educator and ABA therapist for learning difficulties, mental disabilities and autistic children. She is passionate about being outdoors and exploring the world around her by hiking.