Moving to a new country can be very stressful for all members of the family and sometimes it is good to discuss your anxieties and emotions with a professional who will hopefully develop strategies and solutions to get you through. Clinical Psychologists will be a licensed health professional with the clinical knowledge to understand, prevent, and relieve psychologically based distress or dysfunction aiding you with your well-being and personal development.
Many centres also offer assessments for ADHD, Learning Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders and other neurological or neurodevelopmental disorders.
Expat Echo Dubai have put together a list of clinics with Psychologists. Read more
Dentists in Dubai are plentiful. Just take a drive along Jumeirah Beach Road and you will witness building after building with sign boards advertising clinics with dentists, and orthodontists. The best way of finding a dentist in this town is by recommendation from friends and work colleagues. Prices vary a lot so it is best to shop around. The most expensive is not necessarily the best it may just be that they are having to pay very high rents for their location.
Fortunately, as Dubai is such a cosmopolitan city it attracts Dentists from all around the world bringing in expertise and new techniques so no resident in Dubai need have bad teeth.
We have put together a list of some of the dentists in town that have been recommended to us! Read more
The baby might not have arrived yet, but it is still a good idea to think about the first time at home with a newborn. Arriving home with a newborn you will find yourself catapulted into a whole new existence of apparently non-stop tasks and routine, that can seem rather overwhelming. With a new baby around, you may need parenting support and postnatal care. Here is a list of where to seek professional help and advice in Dubai. We hope you find something that will suit your needs. Read more
You might have heard about the benefits of antenatal classes from your midwife, doctor or friends. Here we will give you some general information on the topic, two examples from antenatal class providers in Dubai and a list of institutions in Dubai that offer antenatal classes. Read more
The festivities are over and now is the time to put those New Year Resolutions into action. For many this will be to get fit and hopefully shed a few pounds. There is no excuse in Dubai as there is now a gym convenient to most neighborhoods.
To make things easier for you Expat Echo Dubai have compiled a Gym Directory. In addition to the gyms listed below, don’t forget that many of the big hotels around town also have gyms that the public are able to use. No more excuses, choose a gym near you and get moving… Read more