Dr. Heba Hariri, Ph.D

Preferred Name: Heba

EMDR Certified Therapist

EMDR Consultant-in-Training

Online Therapy

About Me

Dr. Heba Hariri is a psychologist and assistant professor at University of Jeddah since 2007. Dr. Hariri holds a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Howard University, Washington DC. She was the first Arabian who earned the doctoral degree in counseling psychology from this university. Dr. Hariri received her Master degree in School Psychology and Counseling Services from Howard University Washington DC in 2014. Dr. Hariri published her first book Making Life Stars in 2010 and the second edition in 2011. Her book sold out in 23 Countries. She also published her second book "how to talk about sex with your children" at 2019. This book is available at 19 countries. Dr. Hariri has designed many Psycho-educational programs for children and caregivers and has provided workshops and courses to over 17,000 trainees over the last 20 years. Dr. Hariri also provided counseling services at several centers in the USA and Saudi Arabia, since 2014 .

Education & Experience

• PhD in Counseling Psychology. • Master of Child Psychology & Family Counseling. • Master of School Psychology & Counseling Services.

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Birth Trauma/Pregnancy Loss
  • Chronic Illness/Medical Issues
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Issues
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Race, Culture, Ethnicity Issues
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spirituality
  • Stress Management
  • Survivor's Guilt

Population Served

  • Adults
  • Children (4-12)
  • Community Mental Health Center
  • Families
  • Group
  • Immigrants
  • Seniors


  • Arabic
  • English


  • Sliding Scale