Basma Al Said
Founder, Whispers of Serenity Clinic for Mental Health
Her Highness Sayyida Basma is a well established Psychotherapist and Clinical Hypnotherapist. She has recently founded her mental health clinic Whispers of Serenity Clinic, a holistic well being centre. She participates regularly in community and professional events. Her “Not Alone” Mental Health Awareness initiative, a non-going effort to create societal awareness of importance of mental well-being is a living proof of her dedication and ambition towards the betterment of the society.
Sayyida Basma also worked for a few months at the North Perth Migrant Resource Center counseling Refugees and Immigrants in Perth, Western Australia, and had also attended training in Mind and Body Well Being at Harvard Medical School. She also specializes in Music, Group, Couple, Art & Drama and Relaxation Therapy. Sayyida Basma’s career path began at Sultan Qaboos University Hospital where she began working as a mental health counselor in the Department of Behavioral Medicine for 11 years. Sayyida Basma’s dream was complete, when she founded Whispers of Serenity Clinic, the ﬁrst mental health wellness clinic of its kind in the Sultanate of Oman.
On 12th January 2015, she won the GR8! Women Achievers Awards for her contribution to the society. Of her various acts of giving back to the Omani society, the most important remains her role as the founder of Whispers of Serenity Clinic, and Mental Health Counselor and Psychotherapist. Sayyida Basma also aspires to establish Whispers of Serenity Clinic to become a hot bed of psychology and mental-health related information not in Oman only, but also in the neighboring gulf countries, as well as on an international and global level. She also aims to establish Whispers of Serenity Clinic as a training center for psychology students.