Sulaiman Amhaz is a dedicated and accomplished professional in the field of psychology, specializing in counseling, behavioral therapy, and life skills training for young adults with autism and other learning difficulties. With a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology with honors and over 11 years of experience in the field , Sulaiman brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his work.
As a registered behavior therapist and an advanced certified autism specialist, Sulaiman has successfully worked with individuals across various age groups, ranging from early intervention to adulthood, each with their unique set of challenges. He has particularly excelled in his role as a case manager, overseeing and managing cases within behavioral analysis departments. Additionally, Sulaiman has played a pivotal role in establishing vocational training and transitioning programs in numerous centers in Dubai, providing vital support to young adults on their journey towards independence.
Throughout his career, Sulaiman has collaborated closely with counselors and child psychologists, working alongside them to mediate and support children and young adults facing diverse challenges. He is deeply committed to empowering individuals to develop social communication skills, emotional regulation skills through mindfulness techniques, and living independent skills, all while fostering community awareness.
Sulaiman’s expertise extends beyond traditional therapy approaches, as he is well-versed in alternative methods such as meditation techniques, Art therapy , as well as energy, and body work. He seamlessly integrates these techniques into his therapy sessions, especially when targeting self-regulation skills and emotional support work.
With his vast experience working with individuals of different age groups, Sulaiman possesses a unique insight into the present and future needs of every child, teenager, and adult he encounters. His ability to adapt his approach and address individualized requirements sets him apart in his field.
Beyond his professional achievements, Sulaiman is actively involved in creating connections with the community to promote mental health awareness, advocate for people of determination, and empower individuals. He is the proud founder of the Rafiki project, a groundbreaking initiative aimed at fostering inclusiveness within school setups and the community at large.
Currently serving as the Head of the Hemma program, Sulaiman is dedicated to creating a nurturing environment where young adults with challenges in social communication and independent living skills can thrive and excel, ultimately paving the way for a brighter future.
Sulaiman Amhaz’s passion, experience, and unwavering commitment to improving the lives of individuals with autism and other learning difficulties make him an exceptional therapist and advocate within the field of psychology.
- Pre-Med/Bs Biology from American University of Beirut
- Medicine and Surgery from University of Sharjah- Medical College
- Bachelor of Honors in Psychology with counselling from Middlesex University in Dubai
- Masters of Honors in International Business Management (focus in Marketing) from Heriot Watt University in Dubai
- IBCCES (International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards) ACAS 22442328 /Advanced Certified Autism Specialist
- Dubai Health Authority: Behaviour Technician
- Behavior Analyst Certification Board: Registered Behaviour Therapist (RBT)
- IBCCES (International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards) Advanced Certified Autism Specialist (ACAS)