Jeeda Alhakim

Jeeda Alhakim is a counselling psychologist in-training in the UK and hopes to return to Syria to develop a psychological practice and participate in community based projects to fully address the psychological needs associated with the ongoing conflict. Before moving to the UK she was a project assistant at the International Organisation for Migration in Syria and volunteered at the Syrian Red Crescent. She has been a practicing therapist for 8 years and is currently working as a psychologist supporting survivors and the bereaved of the Grenfell Tower fire that took place in London. She is currently a lecturer at the University of East London, where she completed her postgraduate studies in teaching for higher education. Jeeda has also recently finished her doctorate in Counselling Psychology from City University, London and is now awaiting her certificate.