Naif Al-Mutawa

a New York State licensed clinical psychologist and clinical hypnotherapist. An approved CBT/RE Supervisor by the Albert Ellis Institute, professor of clinical psychology at Kuwait University's Faculty of Medicine

Kuwait

Dr. Naif Al-Mutawa is an award-winning serial entrepreneur, clinical psychologist and clinical hypnotherapist who is founder of The Soor Center for Professional Therapy and Assessment, Kuwait’s leading professional source of a broad range of psychological services. A licensed psychologist in the State of New York, he is certified by the National Guild of Hypnotists and is a member of the American Psychological Association. An Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology, Dr. Naif is a member of the academic staff at Kuwait University’s Faculty of Medicine, where he has been teaching clinical psychology, communication skills, creative writing and cognitive behavioral therapy since 2005. A serial entrepreneur, Dr. Naif Al-Mutawa is the creator of THE 99, the first group of comic superheroes born of an Islamic archetype.

07 October, 03:15 pm - 04:00 pm
EXPERT MASTERCLASS
Turning Behavior Choice into a Skill: Cognitive Behavior Strategies That Help Teachers and Students
Learn how cognitive strategies can give students tools to cope and learn “how to think”, instead of “what to think
Cognitive-behavioral interventions are becoming recognized as a viable, research-based approach, appropriate for use in the classroom. Teachers can use cognitive behavioral strategies to help students control their own behavior, leveraging their inner speech to modify their underlying thinking, and therefore, the way they behave. These skills can equip students with a new approach to making choices about how to behave, and learn “how to think”, instead of “what to think”.
Keywords: Cognitive Behavior
Speakers

Naif Al-Mutawa

Kuwait

a New York State licensed clinical psychologist and clinical hypnotherapist. An approved CBT/RE Supervisor by the Albert Ellis Institute, professor of clinical psychology at Kuwait University's Faculty of Medicine

07 October, 12:15 pm - 01:00 pm
INSPIRATIONAL STORIES
INSPIRATIONAL STORIES
How do we create culturally relevant narratives for a generation of students inundated with multi formats of entertainment?
Dr.Naif has created a new generation of comic book heroes that do more than just fight crime -- they smash stereotypes and battle extremism.
Keywords: Teaching
Speakers

Naif Al-Mutawa

Kuwait

a New York State licensed clinical psychologist and clinical hypnotherapist. An approved CBT/RE Supervisor by the Albert Ellis Institute, professor of clinical psychology at Kuwait University's Faculty of Medicine

Moderators

Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi

Founder, Barjeel Art Foundation