Selma received her B.A. in Psychology from the American University of Beirut (Lebanon). She then continued her education in New York and completed her EdM and MA in Mental Health Counseling from Teachers College, Columbia University.
Navigating two worlds, Beirut and New York has shaped both Selma’s understanding of people as well as her therapeutic style. Selma integrates several therapeutic interventions and techniques in her practice to tailor the treatment to the unique needs of the individual. Her counseling style focuses on a therapeutic relationship with the client. She is committed to creating a welcoming, nonjudgmental space that facilitates the client’s journey towards healing and growth. Selma operates from a multicultural and social justice framework and has worked with a broad range of concerns including anxiety, depression, trauma related-challenges, self-esteem, relationship difficulties, identity-related struggles, and existential concerns.