Juliet Dinkha

Associate Professor of Psychology

Dr. Dinkha is a licensed clinical psychologist and an associate professor of psychology at the American University of Kuwait (AUK). She earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Purdue University, a master’s degree in clinical psychology from Illinois School of Professional Psychology (ISPP) and a doctorate degree also in clinical psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology. She has published various professional papers and presented at international conferences. Dr. Dinkha’s research focuses on cultural issues as it relates to identity, depression, violence prevention, discrimination, motivation, and satisfaction with students, laborers, and domestic workers. She has been a regular host on The Breakfast Show 99.7 FM with Talk Psychology, and Kuwait TV2.

In concurrence with her teaching and research activities, Dr. Dinkha has a private practice whereby she provides online and in-office psychoanalysis/psychotherapy to a diverse client population. Dr. Juliet Dinkha has had extensive clinical experience working in the Middle East as well as the United States of America. Her clinical expertise are focused on working with mental health issues as it relates to the Arab and Arab-American populations. Her diverse background, experiences, and her ability to speak numerous languages (i.e. Arabic, Spanish, Assyrian, and English) have provided her the opportunity to help individuals and families understand their psychological and psychosocial problems in private practice.