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Dr. Paul Gelston Dr. Paul Clinical Psychologist Dubai

Dr. Paul Gelston (BSc PgDip DClinPsy) is an Irish Clinical Psychologist with more than 10 years of e... more

Dr. Paul Gelston (BSc PgDip DClinPsy) is an Irish Clinical Psychologist with more than 10 years of experience in mental health services. He has lived and practiced in Dubai for the last four years. He completed his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at University College London (UCL) and a Postgraduate Diploma in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience at King’s College London (KCL). This included extensive training and experience within the UK National Health Service (NHS). Dr.Paul specialises in the assessment and diagnosis of developmental difficulties in children (Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, Specific Learning Disorders), as well as the treatment of mental health difficulties in children, adolescents and adults. Since moving to the UAE, Dr. Paul has also qualified as a Clinical Director within the Special Olympics Healthy Athletes initiative, providing voluntary services to People of Determination within the UAE. Dr. Paul has a passion for improving people’s access to psychological therapy and reducing the stigma of mental illness, developmental disorders and receiving psychological support. He is registered with the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) and the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) in the UK. less

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What are the signs and symptoms of ADHD?
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The child might experience signs of inattention like short attention span, make careless mistakes, f... more

The child might experience signs of inattention like short attention span, make careless mistakes, failing to finish tasks, forgettable, and has difficulties in focusing on one thing. a child might also experience hyperactivity symptoms like excessive talking, difficulties in playing quietly or waiting for turns, and difficulty in staying seated. less

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What is ADHD?
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ADHA refers to a pattern of difficulties characterized by 2 main symptoms: inattention and hyperacti... more

ADHA refers to a pattern of difficulties characterized by 2 main symptoms: inattention and hyperactivity\ impulsivity. It affects about 11% of the children and nearly 5% of adults. It is a neurodevelopmental disorder, meaning it is related to the growth and development of the brain or central nervous system. less

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