Child and Adolescent Services | Priory Wellbeing Centres Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Children and Adolescent Services in the UAE

Emotional, behavioural and psychological difficulties are more common in children and young people than is usually thought. However, early diagnosis and effective treatment can bring about profound improvement in emotional wellbeing, relationships, behaviours and academic achievement; the positive effects of which last a lifetime.

Seeking support for your child’s emotional and behavioural difficulties can be one of the most important investments in their lifelong health. At our Priory Wellbeing Centres in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, we work with children, young people and their families to support and enable them to reach their full potential. 

Therapy and support provided for children and young people includes:

Mental health treatment for children and teenagers in Dubai and Abu Dhabi

At our Priory Wellbeing Centres in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, our team of professionals believe the mental health of a young person is just as important as their physical health.

We deliver emotional, behavioural and developmental health services for children and adolescents under one roof. Our comprehensive treatment is provided on a flexible outpatient basis, helping them to get back on track and achieve positive mental wellbeing.

Our multidisciplinary team of specialists is comprised of highly experienced professionals providing specialised, compassionate care to children and adolescents with a variety of mental, emotional, behavioural, social and learning problems.

For those seeking treatment at our Wellbeing Centres, we offer:

  • Flexible and convenient consulting hours, which fit in with young people’s school and college commitments
  • Diagnostic assessments
  • Fast access to high quality therapy
  • Complete confidentiality and discretion
  • Treatment from skilled experts
  • Online therapy

At our Wellbeing Centres, we can also help our young patients learn coping strategies for the future and help them resolve any underlying problems which could be making their mental health worse.

Conditions treated in children and teenagers

Treatment provided for children and teenagers at our Priory Wellbeing Centres in Abu Dhabi and Dubai include, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, as well as support for learning difficulties such as autism spectrum disorder.

View the full list of mental health conditions treated here

An environment suitable for recovery

We pride ourselves on offering a friendly and welcoming environment for each and every one of our patients – children and young people really are in safe hands with us and it’s so important that they get the support they need.

For further information about our Children and Adolescent Services call today on: (+971) 4 245 3800 (Dubai) / (+971) 2 651 8111 (Abu Dhabi) or submit an enquiry form in confidence. We will provide you with details on all our treatments and offer help on how to support your child's or teenager's mental health and wellbeing.

Dr Ateeq Qureshi, Lead for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service / Consultant Psychiatrist
This page was clinically reviewed by Dr Ateeq Qureshi (MBBS, MRCPsych) in July 2021, and is scheduled to be reviewed again in July 2023. Dr Ateeq Qureshi is a senior Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist with 15 years of experience in the UK National Health Service and 3 years in the Ministry of Health and Prevention, UAE. View Dr Ateeq's full profile here.