Dr. Mariette Aklé

Senior Clinical Psychologist, Psychoanalyst
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Dr. Mariette Aklé, PhD, is a Senior Clinical Psychologist at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) in Abu Dhabi.

Dr. Aklé is a licensed clinical psychologist with 10 years of experience in the field. She practices psychoanalysis and has a particular interest in research combining analytical theories and social discourses and phenomena. She completed her PhD in Psychopathology and Psychoanalysis in September 2020 from the University of Paris, France, on Honour Killing in Lebanon. Dr. Aklé has undertaken research projects in psychoanalysis, language, social discourses, psychology and diabetes in children and other endocrine conditions, compassion fatigue and Covid-19. She has expertise in diagnosing and treating multiple psychopathology presentations in children, adolescents and adults and has extensive experience treating conditions affecting adults. Dr. Aklé’s clinical focus includes psychopathology such as depression, anxiety, trauma, relationships, and other psychological problems due to acute and chronic medical conditions.

Doctor can help with

  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychotherapy
  • Psychotherapy


  • International Forums of the Lacanian Field
  • Lebanese Forum of the Lacanian Field

Licences & Certifications

  • Department of Health (DOH), Abu Dhabi
  • Certified Analytical Psychotherapist; Being L.C.T.C. Center, Lebanon

Training & Work Experience

  • Senior Clinical Psychologist/Psychoanalyst

    SSMC Abu Dhabi

  • Clinical Psychologist

    Mafraq Hospital, UAE

  • Adjunct Clinical Lecturer

    Gulf Medical University, UAE

  • Clinical Psychologist/Psychotherapist

    Private Practice, Lebanon

  • Psychoanalytical Psychotherapist

    Being L.C.T.C, Lebanon


  • Doctor of research (PhD), Psychopathology and Psychoanalysis

    University of Paris, France
  • Master’s Degree, Clinical Psychology

    University of Balamand, Lebanon
  • Bachelor’s Degree, Psychology

    University of Balamand, Lebanon

Awards & Recognitions

  • First Prize

    Professor Léla Chikhani Award for Research in Human Sciences by the Lebanese Syndicate of Psychotherapists and Psychoanalysts, Lebanon


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