Somayeh completed the first master’s degree in General Psychology, and the second master’s degree in Gender studies at Charles University in the Czech Republic, following a clinical psychology bachelor’s degree at the Allameh Tabataba’i University Tehran, Iran.
She is a licensed psychologist with a decade of experience in clinical consultation, teaching, and research. She is the manager of her private psychology clinic in her hometown and a certified member of the Iranian association of psychologists and consultants.
Somayeh published seven articles in international journals and presented them at international conferences; she also worked as a research assistant in several health and mental health projects.
In her current practice, Somayeh specializes in working with adults and teenagers (diagnosis and treatment). Her therapeutic work is based on a narrative therapy approach. She uses a life narrative analysis as a psychotherapeutic perspective and psychological assessment with qualitative methods like life narrative interview, creative writing, and narrative inquiry. With the narrative therapy approach, she believes cultural and social differences can be one part of the client’s life story that can be analyzed cooperatively.
- Marital dissatisfaction
- Relationship and family issues
- Obesity and overweight
- Mental health impairments
- Mood disorders
- Teenagers-related fields (identity issues, puberty, sexual orientation, and gender identity)
Languages: English, Persian