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Why Exist?

EXIST is home to a unique and highly qualified team of therapists. Whether you’re seeking counseling for marriage or family issues, depression & anxiety, sex addiction, substance abuse, eating disorders, trauma or any number of other life issues, our counselors and their years of training and experience are here to help.

At EXIST we believe that the mind and body are inseparable and there is growing evidence that many psychological issues are in fact bio-psycho-socio-spiritual related issues. We are therefore, also intent on bringing service providers together in a network that optimizes client’s access to specialized service and care.
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Our Facility

Our centre is ideally located in Mohandeseen off Lebanon Street, within minutes of the 26th July Corridor and Ring Road allowing direct access to all neighbouring areas within Cairo Egypt.

Our centre is inviting with its warm rooms that are cosily set up creating an inviting atmosphere for family and couples counselling, individual counselling, and group-work.

EXIST is also well equipped to host training seminars and courses in its main training room with Smart Board technology and an up-to-date library of books and journals.
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Latest Updates

Communication Killers

“Most of us engage in communication every day. Most of us also know that communicating with others can be a difficult and frustrating experience. There are times when we mean well, but because of the way we say what we say, our message is misunderstood, with unintended and undesirable consequences” writes Preston Ni author of ...

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Trauma, Addiction and Recovery

“We must help not only the addictive behavior on the surface but also the untold pain beneath” writes Dan Griffin in Addiction Today where he sheds light on the relationship between trauma, addiction and recovery. His focus is on men and how often in society they feel they have to remain silent about the pain ...

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Meet the team

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 ...

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Mai Kotb

Mai Kotb has been working and training in the field of psychology over the past eight years. She has worked as an addiction counselor (both inpatient and outpatient), a children and adolescent therapist and a family and couples therapist. She is experienced in running support groups for people living with HIV/ AIDS. She is also ...

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