Omar Nafie


Omar Nafie has worked over the past 20 years as a family and addiction therapist in a range of different therapeutic settings both in Egypt and the UK. He has developed and implemented a number of treatment and training programmes addressing substance abuse treatment and family support in both countries. Mr. Nafie initially trained as a systemic therapist before completing an MA in psychotherapy from Regents College, London. He is also one of the few Certified Sex Addiction Therapists (CSAT) in the Middle East, after receiving his ceritificate from the The International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals (IITAP).


Mr. Nafie is the founder and director of EXIST for Counselling and Training for Professionals in Cairo and he has been a member of the United Kingdom Council for psychotherapists (UKCP) for over 10 years.

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Exist & Addiction Treatment

Click here to check out the Community Times interview with Omar Nafie on Psychotherapy and Addiction Treatment in Egypt where he talks about many issues and topics including the latest definition of addiction, the changes happening in addiction treatment in egypt, sex addiction the stigma associated with it as well as the specialist services offered ...

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Identifying Eating Disorders

Exist’s Reem Shaheen talks to Community Times about identifying eating disorders and the red flags that family and friends can take notice of. She describes eating disorders as a serious condition and warns against its effects. She also explains the different types of eating disorders. Check out the full article inside. Understanding Eating Disorders

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