International Experience – Worldwide Knowledge

Our Team

We are fortunate to have wonderful group of very talented professionals at The Wave. Each one has dedicated their career to the pursuit of excellence in the care of young people and their families.

Many of our team have been with us since we first opened the welcoming doors to The Wave and consider themselves as a large and fun-loving family.

The Wave Team came together from Europe, Malaysia, Singapore, South Africa, Philippines, Mauritius, Egypt, Australia and the UK, and together speak more than 10 languages.

fiona

Fiona

International Clinical Director

Malek

Operations Director

Dr Rasyid

Medical Director and Consultant Psychiatrist

Moe

Moe

Adolescent and Family Therapist. PG Dip. Traumatology. Certified Addictions

Mahisha

Mahisha

Msc Psychotherapy
Clinical Lead

Eslam

Psychiatric Nurse

Carmen

MSc Counselling Psychology / Dietetics and Nutrition

Bee

Registered Dietician. Eating Disorders. MSc Dietetics

Staff from The Wave Clinic

Ash

Certified TRE® Provider, Recovery Specialist in Eating Disorders and Trauma

Carmen Y

BSc Psychology. Recovery Coach & Social Worker

Lophren

Msc. Creative Arts and Mental Health. Art Therapist

Cathaline

Cathaline

Therapist (in training) Eating Disorder Specialist Nutritionist (MSc)

Kaarthik

Kaarthik

Mental Health Recovery Specialist

Yougan

Yougan

Recovery Specialist

Mr Gan

Trauma Informed Yoga and Holistic Specialist

Awas

Head of Security

Zakir

Lead Security TMH

Din

Head Chef

Ferdinand

Chef: Eating Disorders

Hamim

Assistant Head Chef

Joel

Housekeeping & Laundry

International Experts

Antonio Metastasio

Consultant Psychiatrist, London

Caroline Curtis Dolby

Global Ambassador and Consultant Psychotherapist, London

Dr Gauri Seth (MB ChB, BSc)

Family Connection and Parenting Expert

Wave Team Credentials

We are fortunate to have wonderful group of very talented professionals at The Wave. Each one has dedicated their career to the pursuit of excellence in the care of young people and their families.

Many of our team have been with us since we first opened the welcoming doors to The Wave and consider themselves as a large and fun-loving family.

Every member of The Wave Team is a professional and expert in their field of practice, where appropriate licensed in their home country or the country of their advance practice skills.

Our Medical Team are all qualified Medical Doctors and Nurses holding current registration to practice in Malaysia. Each member may be checked on The National Register of Medical Doctors with The Ministry of Health.

Many of our clinical team are registered and accredited in the U.K and those in training have student membership with The National Council of Psychotherapists, The International Council of Psychotherapists and The British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists. Our Team members also hold membership of EMDRIA and are fully trained EMDR therapists.

The Wave and Individual clinical and medical practitioners with The Wave hold extensive Medical Practice Insurance.

The Wave employs external Licensed Consultants and Clinical Supervisors to continually monitor the standards of our clinical and medical teams, assuring our families of the highest level of professional care at all times.

The clinical team at The Wave are a lively bunch, speaking seven languages between them and having specialist interests in a wide variety of subjects and therapeutic modalities. The team includes Trauma-Focused Mental Health Practitioners, Psychotherapists, Psychologists, Counsellors, Social Workers, Recovery Specialists, Lived-experience Experts, Relationship Therapists, LGBTQIA specialists and Family Therapists. 

We welcome applications from experienced mental health professionals who hold international accreditation or licence in their home country and who have a minimum of five years’ clinical experience. 

Every member of our team, in every department, has completed Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults training and registration with UK Accreditation at the appropriate level for their role and responsibilities.

Clinical & Medical Teams are Level 3 & 4 accredited.

Police Records Checks, Enhanced Disclosures and International Child Protection Certificates are obtained for all team members from countries who comply with Police Certificate Systems.

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The Wave team is both trauma-focused and trauma-integrated.

Our team receives ongoing and specialist trainings in current trauma-focused developments. We never stop learning, listening and implementing research-led developments into our programs. We are leaders in Integrated Trauma-Focused Programs across all of our speciality areas.

We are interested in the neurophysiology of trauma and the functioning of the brain and the peripheral nervous system in children, teenagers and young adults who have been exposed to childhood or developmental trauma.

The Wave Programs are pioneers in the inclusion research-based genetics, epigenetics, attachment theory, neuroplasticity and memory storage in residential clinical interventions for young people and their families.

Every member of The Wave team is trained in the fundamentals of eating disorders, care and management. This means that every person that is in contact with our young people has a solid foundation in the appropriate use of language, observation and practical skills.

Our housekeepers, kitchen teams and auxiliary teams are an incredibly important part of our young peoples’ daily routines and an added support system when needed.

Clinical and medical teams and recovery specialists are trained to an advanced level and are certified by InsideOut Institute, Australia.

The Wave is an organisational member of ACPP and works towards furthering the mission, values and ongoing training for our teams in the area of Child Protection.

Appropriate members of our mental health teams have completed Guardian Ad Litem training and Child Custody Evaluation Training. Our Family Law specialists and Mediation panels are licensed to practice in the country of referral.

We choose our associates very carefully. Our international team are registered and accredited, supervised and insured in their home countries.

Together, we will begin your recovery journey

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