Rindala Semaan

Psychomotor Therapist

Rindala Semaan is Lead Psychomotor Therapist in Camali Clinic, holding a Masters degree from Université Saint Joseph in Beirut. She has 10 years of experience with infants, children and adolescents and the focus of her therapeutic intervention includes working with children presenting with developmental delay, epilepsy, visual/auditory impairment, genetic syndromes (Trisomy 9, Trisomy 21, Prader Willi Syndrome, neuropathologies (cerebral palsy, Agenesis of the corpus callosum, Dyspraxia), Autism, PDD and sensory integration difficulties.

Rindala worked in Lebanon for several years, and she was actively engaged in establishing particular education departments in schools and nurseries aiming for early detection and school difficulties’ remediation. She was also a consultant therapist in a project with UNHCR in Lebanon, taking care of Iraqi refugee children who were a victim of violence and abuse and presented with severe psychological trauma. She worked in Abu Dhabi for two years and offering therapy in Arabic, French and English allowed her to interact with numerous families from different cultural backgrounds.

In Camali Clinic, Rindala’s responsibilities include carrying out Psychomotor assessments and Early Intervention assessments in collaboration with other disciplines, diagnosing and carrying out therapy sessions (one to one and group sessions). Group sessions include Drama and social skills workshop.

Since graduation, Rindala has completed several postgraduate qualifications such as:

  • Certificate of training from HANEN centre in Canada for SPARK communication technique, parental coaching
  • Certificate of training : relaxation technique of SHULTZ animated by Jean-Michel ALBARET,  Maître de Conférences Universitaire, HDR, Université Paul Sabatier (Toulouse- France).
  • Certificate of training: teaching of Mathematics in primary schools using psychoeducational techniques (USJ- Beirut)
  • Training in drum therapy with Tom Harris, the American drum therapist
  • Ongoing online permaculture course in Open Permaculture School (regenerative leadership institute)-USA