Who we are

With a proud history of over 20 years as a market leader in behavioral services in the United States, CBC’s commitment to serving individuals and families in need of accessible mental health support, including those living with autism and other special needs, brings a truly passionate and internationally-credentialed multidisciplinary team approach, providing top quality and evidence-based practice, to our UAE communities and surrounding Gulf states.

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Group Programs

Given we are part of a social world, there is no doubt that individual success relies on our skills to integrate socially and effectively within the communities we live in. CBC offers a wide range…

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Parent & School Involvement

At CBC, we believe in the saying that, “it takes a whole village to raise a child.” While clients can trust our clinicians to provide quality professional services, we know that parents and schools…

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Integrated Therapies

At CBC, we value a holistic approach to understanding and supporting individuals. While our clinicians are licensed experts within their own disciplines, our service model is based on an…

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Screening & Diagnosis

Understanding an individual’s profile of strengths and weaknesses to best guide intervention and help our clients reach their optimal potential is standard practice at CBC. Clinical interviews and…

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Meet the team

One of the most rewarding aspects of our work is finding the right staff fit for our clients. At CBC, our staff is strategically selected and further developed with our clients’ needs and expectations in mind. We are confident that our team will continuously inspire and support behavior change through evidence-based practices. In addition to their high-level qualifications, the members of our CBC team are personable, caring, and committed to serving clients, with the clients’ best interest at heart.

Ihab Shahawi, M.A., M.B.A

Ihab Shahawi, M.A., M.B.A

Executive Director, CBC Board Member

Vivian Shahawi

Vivian Shahawi

CBC Board Member

Dr.Jessica Rios-Habib

Dr.Jessica Rios-Habib

Psychologist/Clinical Director

Tatiana Araujo De Moraes

Tatiana Araujo De Moraes

Speech Therapist

Anna White, B.S.

Anna White, B.S.

Occupational Therapist

Mehak Madan

Mehak Madan

Client Coordinator


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