Clinician Profile

Educational Psychologist

Rama Kanj

Ms. Rama Kanj is an Educational Psychologist with a distinguished career in addressing academic, emotional, and behavioral challenges in children across ages. Ms. Kanj is extensively trained in diagnostic psycho-educational and neuropsychological assessment using state-of-the-art tests and tools grounded in evidence-based approaches. In her current position as the Lead Educational Psychologist at The Valens Clinic, Ms. Kanj works closely with families and schools aiming to provide holistic and multidisciplinary care optimizing a well-rounded growth for every child.

Spoken Languages

English, French, Arabic

CDA License

Educational Psychologist



  • PhD Candidate in Psychology at the University of Reading, Reading, UK
  • Post-Graduate Certification Program in School Neuropsychology, American Board of School Neuropsychology, Texas, USA
  • MA in Educational Psychology (Spec. Tests and Measurements), American University of Beirut
  • Teaching Diploma in Special Education, American University of Beirut
  • BA in Psychology, American University of Beirut

Professional associations

  • Diplomate of the American Board of School Neuropsychology

Previous or Current Professional Experience

  • Head of Psychology Department, The Developing Child Center (TDCC), UAE
  • Adjunct Faculty Lecturer in Psychology, Curtin University, UAE
  • External Advisor at BAIN and Company
  • Educational Psychologist and Special Educator, American University of Beirut Medical Center
  • Psychometrist, American University of Beirut Medical Center

Clinical Expertise & Services Offered:

  • Psycho-educational Assessments
  • School Neuropsychological Assessments
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder – ADHD – Specific Learning Disorders
  • Behavioral Management
  • Parenting
  • Childhood Anxiety
  • Social Skills Training
  • School Observation
  • Study Skills



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