Yasmine
Saleh

Position
Associate Professor of Practice
Department
Department of Psychology
Campus
AUC New Cairo

Profile

Brief Biography

Yasmine Saleh is an AUC alum who after many years in the business world working with customers changed careers and pursued graduate studies in clinical psychology earning her doctoral degree in 2011. Her doctoral thesis merged her multiple interests: in emerging adults, Egypt and young women’s development. She continued pursuing her interest in working with college students. during her pre-doctoral internship and post-doctoral fellowship, both of which were in university counseling centers in Massachusetts. 

Saleh is a practicing clinical psychologist, licensed in the state of Massachusetts, who works predominantly with adults. Her clinical interests include identity exploration, men’s issues, depression and anxiety, among other concerns. She identifies as an integrative therapist and believes that individuals are capable of positive change when given the opportunity to set goals, understand challenges, and learn the tools and strategies that would help them effect that change. In addition to providing direct clinical work with clients, Saleh is passionate about mentoring and supervising early career clinicians, supporting and encouraging their professional development. Saleh is also credentialed as a Health Service Psychologist by The National Register of Health Service Psychologists.

She taught graduate and undergraduate classes at AUC from 2013-2016 as a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Psychology (previously part of the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology and Egyptology). 

Saleh has also been involved, in collaboration with colleagues from AUC’s Department of Psychology, as a consultant with UNICEF, the Ministry of Social Solidarity and the National Council for Childhood and Motherhood in a joint program to build capacity among Egyptian child protection social workers. 

Education

2011   PsyD. Doctorate in Clinical Psychology                                                   William James College – Boston

2005   MEd Masters in Education, Mental Health Counseling                         University of Massachusetts – Boston

1991   BA Bachelor of Arts, English and Comparative Literature                    American University in Cairo – Egypt

Courses Taught 

Graduate

  • Fundamentals of Counseling
  • Ethics and Professional Issues
  • Psychological Assessment
  • Psychopathology and Resilience across Cultures
  • Practicum in Counseling Psychology
  • Advanced Lifespan Development
  • Internship in Counseling Psychology

Undergraduate

  • History and Systems of Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology