Dania Dbaibo Darwish
Dania "walks the talk" of self-development & leads by example. She transformed from a home-stay mom to a successful career woman passionate about supporting those motivated to grow personally & professionally. Originally, she's a holder of a BBA (AUB) with 5 years experience in marketing consumer products. She, then, shifted paths to pursue a Masters focused on Clinical & Organizational Psychology (AUB). Finding joy in the "helping profession", she had her training as a counselor at AUBMC, & additionally acquired certifications as a Professional Coach (ICA -ICF accredited with PCC level now), a Positive Psychology certified coach, a Relationship & Couples’ Coach, a Master Neuro-Linguistic Programming practitioner (INLPTA), a Hypnotherapist (NGH) & an EMDR therapist (EMDRIA). Dania is, also, a published author in the Journal of "Applied Psychology: An International Review" (2010).
Dania has established her solopreneur practice of "STRIDES" since 2010 as a Coach, Counselor, & Trainer. Her experience as a Psychology instructor at AUB & LAU for years led her to becoming the motivational speaker she is today. She has appeared as a guest speaker on many national & international TV channels. Dania’s excitement to serve others in her community extends to being active in several professional NGOs: Founding President of the Lebanese Coach Association, Vice President & consultant with EMDR Lebanon Association, Mentor Coach with ICF, &member in the Lebanese Psychological Association. She considers herself on a mission: "To effect positive change" in multiple ways. Dania is known for her upbeat & dynamic positive personality.