Fiona Yassin

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Fiona Yassin, MSEd

International Program Director at The Wave

  • Expertise Psychology, Child Psychology, Personality, Research, Trauma, Eating Disorders

Highlights

  • Registered Psychotherapist and Accredited Clinical Supervisor in both the U.K. and UNCG.
  • Member of the International Chapter of IAEDP, with training in CBTe (Oxford Group), FREED (King’s College, London), TF-CBT, RO-DBT, and GPM.
  • Member of The Australia and New Zealand Eating Disorders Association.

Experience

Fiona Yassin is the International Program Director at The Wave, holding multiple credentials including being a registered Psychotherapist and Accredited Clinical Supervisor in both the U.K. and UNCG (Registration number #361609 National and International Council of Psychotherapists). She is EMDR trained (EMDRIA) and practices as a Trauma therapist (Registration number #10000054651).

Fiona’s expertise includes being a member of the International Chapter of IAEDP, with training in CBTe (Oxford Group), FREED (King’s College, London), TF-CBT, RO-DBT, and GPM. Her specializations cover the treatment of Eating Disorders and Borderline Personality Disorder, as well as families in High Conflict Divorces and Psychiatry across the female lifespan.

Additionally, Fiona holds the distinction of being a Fellow of APPCH, a senior accredited Addiction Professional, and a member of The Association of Child Protection Professionals. She is also trained in MBT (Child and Family and Adult) and Reflective Parenting with The Anna Freud Centre for Children and Families, and is a Member of The Australia and New Zealand Eating Disorders Association.

Currently, Fiona is pursuing a Masters in Neuroscience and Mental Health at King’s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience. Outside of her professional pursuits, she enjoys spending time with her three cats, going for long walks on the beach, and appreciating the beautiful animals in her garden.

More from Fiona Yassin

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Eating Disorders Among Adolescent Athletes

Adolescent athletes are at a higher risk of eating disorders than other young people, particuarly in sports like swimming, combat sports, and gymnastics. As with every young person, eating disorders among athletes are serious mental health conditions that affect their mental and physical health and quality of life.

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Differential Diagnosis of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Among Young People in India

With accurate diagnosis of the condition and accessible treatment, young people can manage and recover from the disorder. However, finding accurate and reliable diagnoses isn’t always easy, especially since symptoms of OCD can be very similar to those of other disorders. This means that the process of differential diagnosis – distinguishing between multiple disorders that may have similar symptoms – is very important.

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The Importance of Family Interventions in Treatment for Adolescent BPD

As much as family systems can be fundamental in the development of BPD, they may also be crucial it’s treatment and recovery, especially among adolescents and young adults. Family interventions can help to establish family structures, parenting skills, and interpersonal family dynamics that lead to more stable interpersonal relationships, better emotional regulation, and fewer self-harming behaviours.

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Understanding Mental Illness Identity

When a young person has a mental illness, it has a big effect on their daily life. Managing and recovering from mental health disorders can take a lot of time and energy. Mental health disorders may affect their relationships, school or work, and plans for the future.

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Eating Disorders Among Adolescent Athletes

Adolescent athletes are at a higher risk of eating disorders than other young people, particuarly in sports like swimming, combat sports, and gymnastics. As with every young person, eating disorders among athletes are serious mental health conditions that affect their mental and physical health and quality of life.

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