COURSES TAUGHT

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Educational Psychology
  • Measurement and Evaluation in Psychology
  • Mental Hygiene
  • Theories of Personality
  • Social Psychology
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Theories of learning
  • Scientific Research and Inquiry
  • Psychological Warfare
  • Principles of Counseling
  • Criminal Psychology
  • Psychology of Memory
  • Gifted and Mentally Retarded Child
  • Psychology of the Elderly
  • Applied Psychology
  • Perspectives on Personality Development
  • Counseling across Life Span
  • Theories of Family Therapy
  • Childhood and Adolescence Psychopathology
  • advanced psychpatholgy

ACADEMIC RANKS

Rank University Country Date
Professor Al-Ahliyya Amman University Jordan 2017
Associate Professor Al-Ahliyya Amman University Jordan 2005
Assistant Professor Al-Ahliyya Amman University Jordan 1997

QUALIFICATION

Degree Institute Specialization Country Date
Phd Ph.D.Psychology Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen Tübingen: Germany Psychology July 1997
Masters Degree M.A. in Counseling University of Jordan Counseling January Present
Bachelors Degree B.A. in Psychology Psychology January Present

WORK EXPERIENCE

Job Title Institute Country Time Period
Professor Al Ahliyya Amman University January 2011 - January Present
Dean of Graduate Studies and Scientific Research and Faculty member in the Department of Psychology Ahliyya Amman University January 2009 - January 2011
Dean of Faculty of Arts and Faculty member in the Department of Psychology Ahliyya Amman University January 2006 - January 2008
Head of the Department of Social Sciences and Humanitiesand Faculty member in the Department of Psychology Ahliyya Amman University January 1997 - January 2005
Faculty member in the Department of Psychology Ahliyya Amman University January 1990 - January 1996
Lecturer and head of the department of social work and special education, vice-dean Institue of Social Work-Amman , Jordan September 1985 - September 1990
Head of Social Work Department & Special Education Institute of Social Work-Ministry of Social Development January 1979 - January 1990

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Stress and coping strategies
  • family therapy
  • woman studies
  • creativity and giftedness
  • Health psychology

RESEARCHES & PUBLICATIONS

CONFERENCES & WORKSHOPS

Conference Title Type of Participation Location Date
ازمة البحث العلمي في الوطن العربي Paper/Poster January 2011
مؤتمرتربية الطفل وتحديات الالفية الثالثة Paper/Poster January 2010
Adolescents coping strategies The fourth scientific conference about gifted. The Arab Council for Gifted and Talented. Paper/Poster January 2004

CONSULTING & TRAINING COURSES

Title Location Date
Family planning and welfare Public attitudes Child rearing Vocational guidance Relaxation techniques Coping and Stress Management Techniques Institute of social work 1989

THESIS SUPERVISION

Title Location Date
Relationship between Levels of Hypochondriasis with Obsessive-Compulsive, and Narcissistic Personality Disorders Al-Ahliyya Amman University 2020
The Predictive Ability of Self- Differentiation Levels with Anxiety and General Health: A Validity Study of Intergenerational Theory in Family Therapy Al-Ahliyya Amman University 2020
The role of family communication patterns in enhancing psychological support for children with symptomatic beahviors AAU 2020
Relationship of Self Differentiation levels among Adults with Different Attachment Types in Childhood and Effortful Control Al-Ahliyya Amman University 2019
Relationships between Self-disclosure, Responsiveness and ADHD Symptoms with Intimacy Levels among Partners Al-Ahliyya Amman University 2019
Relationship of Childhood Parentification with Splitting and Shame Proneness Al-Ahliyya Amman University 2019
Diagnostic Ability of the Bender Gestalt Test in Assessing Cognitive Impairment among Diagnosed Clinical Samples Al-Ahliyya Amman University 2018
Predictability of Mindfulness and Self Compassion in Functional Impairment among Major Depression Patients Al-Ahliyya Amman University 2017
Effectiveness of Progressive Muscle Relaxation Training in Decreasing Pain Levels, Enhancing Self Efficacy and Thriving among War Injured Victims with Limb Fracture Al-Ahliyya Amman University 2017
Parentification and its Relation to a Number of Psychological Symptoms: A Comparative Study between Adolescents of divorced and Non-divorced Parents Al-Ahliyya Amman University 2016
The Psychological Profiles of Inmates in Jordanian Reform and Rehabilitation Centers in Light of Crime Type Variable Al-Ahliyya Amman University 2016
D Personality Type, Trait Anxiety and Depression Symptoms among Cardiac Patients Al-Ahliyya Amman University 2016
Levels of Resilience among Parents of Cancer Patients & its Relationship to Depression, Anxiety & Stress Symptoms Al-Ahliyya Amman University 2016
Effectiveness of Progressive Muscle Relaxation Training in Decreasing Pain Levels and Enhancing Self Efficacy and Thriving among war Injured Victims with Limb Fracture Al-Ahliyya Amman University 2016
Mindfulness and Self Compassion among a Sample of Depressed and Non-Depressed Adults: Examining Predictors of Functional Impairment Al-Ahliyya Amman University 2016
Coping Strategies with Fetal loss and its Relationship with A Selected Number of Psychological Variables Al-Ahliyya Amman University 2014
The Effectiveness of a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Program in Managing Chronic Pain in a Sample of Patients with Low Back Pain Al-Ahliyya Amman University 2014
Common Coping Strategies among Bipolar Patients and the Relation with Different Variables Al-Ahliyya Amman University 2014
Coping Strategies used by a Sample of Diabetic-Type2 Patients in Managing their Illness and its Relationship to some Psychological Symptoms and other Variables Al-Ahliyya Amman University 2014
Coping Strategies with Stress among the Unemployed in Palestine University of Jordan 2014

AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIP

Title Location Date
تكريم القيادات النسائية في الاردن الجامعة الاردنية 2007
جائزة عضو هيئة التدريس المتميز جامعة عمان الاهلية 2005