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Dr Yamam Abuzinadah PhD

Social Work, counselling, psycho-education and advisory

Dr Yamam has extensive experience as a counsellor and mental health educator in different areas she worked within different international organizations that supports family relationships, mental health recovery and rehabilitation, multicultural clients, and International Student’s challenges. She has a PhD in mental health, a master’s in social health and counselling. She is also a certified wellness coach, hypnotherapist, and a principle master instructor mental health first AU. She is also experienced in couple's counseling, multicultural mental health and women's mental health. Dr Yamam is currently a consultant and a mental health program developer (e-health) for the ministry of health.

Services (English & Arabic)

For Individuals, Family and Couples 
  • Counselling 
  • Family and Couples Sessions
  • Wellness Coaching
  • Mental health Education
  • Multicultural Counselling
  • Refugees Clinic 

For Organizations 

  • Wellness consultation will provide you with an obligation free consultation to provide you or link you to the best professional training in these ares:

  • Mental Health First Aid: (delivered in English & Arabic)

    • MHFA Standred Module

    • Tertiary Student blended Module

    • Suicidal Person Module

    • Youth Moudle

  • REACH Program (Depression Psycho-Educational Wellbeing) Black Dog Institute (Depression Program)

  • FICT Program (Families in Cultural Transition) STARTTS (NSW rehabilitation of torture & trauma survivors program)

  • Emotional Intelligence

  • ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)

  • Carers of people with mental health training

  • Self care and meditation

  • Meditation and yoga reterets

  • Intrenational students mental health training

  • Stress mangemant


About the Founder

Dr Yamam Abuzinadah, PhD
  • Mental health PhD doctor, counsellor, educator, consultant, advisor and policy developer

  • Founder of Wellness Consultation International, Australia and Saudi Arabia

  • Certified wellness coach, Australia Wellness Coaching

  • Registered counselor, Australian Counseling Association

  • Accredited Principal Master Instructor for Mental Health First Aid, Australi

  • Registered Social worker- Saudi Arabia

  • Professional member of the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association



PhD in Social Studies (Mental health Literacy)

RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia 

Master Degree in Social Health and Counselling - Children & Family Strand

Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia 


Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Parramatta College, Sydney, Australia 


Bachelor Degree in Sociology

King Abdul-Aziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Training and certificates

Completed the following training and courses:

  • Health and Safety training, RMIT University

  • Instructor training mental health first aid

  • Privacy and Information Management, RMIT University

  • Equal Employment Opportunity training, RMIT University

  • Psychological First Aid, John Hopkins university (online)

  • Coping with the Stress of Coronavirus, Harvard Medical School (online)

  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

  • Child Protection Awareness Training, Westmead Children Hospital, Australia

  • Alert Domestic Violence Training, Lifeline, Australia

  • Engaged Migrants and Refugee Communities Training Course, Transcultural Mental Health Center, Cumberland Psychiatric Hospital, Sydney, Australia

  • Practitioner Course, Neuro-linguistic programming

  • Emotional Intelligence Course, Neuro-linguistic programming

  • Understand and Address Psychological Trauma in the Work Place Course, (AIIECUs)

  • Addictions and Mood Disorders: Understanding the Interplay, (AIIECUs)

  • Mind Body Connection and When Things Go Wrong course, (AIIECUs)

  • Self-Esteem Building Techniques course, (AIIECUs)

  • Alzheimer’s and Dementias course, (AIIECUs)

  • E-therapy Certificate Training course, (AIIECUs)

  • Introduction to Recovery Coaching Training course, (AIIECUs)

  • Working on research software: Qualtrics, Survey Monkey, NVIVO, Google apps and Microsoft Packages

Credentials and Registrations 
  • Professional Member , ©IICT (International Insatiate for Complementary Therapist) #2010160969 

  • Registered Counsellor, The Australian Counselling Association (ACA) #14433

  • Professional Member with good standing The Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA

  • Registered Social Worker, © Saudi Commission for Health Specialties #19128924

  • Member of the Social Workers Association #676 , Licensed by the Saudi ministry of social affairs

  •  Registered service provider by ASIC (Australian Securities and Investments Commission) ABN 11347672832

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