1- Counseling: Through Middle East Counseling & Development Center (IRSHAD)


Career Counseling for secondary students: A thorough career counseling process enables students to select the most suitable field of study and apply to the appropriate college or university, more specifically to help students understand the Job Market: career counseling workshops and seminars are conducted to familiarize students with current and future trends, governing the Lebanese employment market. Students will be exposed to a wide variety of specializations and job descriptions, master their abilities using modern internationally recognized assessment tools such as Irshad Career Interest Inventory (ICII) will objectively determine individual interests and abilities. Special tests are conducted in accordance with the standards of the American Counseling Association (ACA). These tests are computer analyzed. Counseling high school students to make the right decision: an in-depth understanding of the student and job market will lead to the right decision. The students’ abilities and interests are developed to match the realistic opportunities available in the job market – a vital element for personal and professional success.
Counseling University Graduates: Irshad helps university graduates prepare a professional CV, develop and improve interviewing skills and find the most suitable job.


Educational Counseling: To help students suffering from scholastic delay succeed in school and life. We also treat differently abled learners with learning difficulties, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, memory difficulties, reading and activity problems.


Family Counseling: To provide parents with support and information concerning their children’s problems and assists them to intervene appropriately.
Click here to view our ICII test in English or Arabic


2- Teaching


Intensive Special Classes: We teach differently abled who need Individualized Educational programs (IEP) and professional intervention before inclusion in schools. This is done in coordination with parents and schools.

Support Afternoon classes: To insure that learners who need support and follow up, move smoothly to the upper level.


3- Therapies


Language Therapy: Language therapy is concerned with the treatment of language disorders. Students suffering from one or more of the following need language therapy:

  • mild learning difficulties
  • language delay
  • specific language impairment
  • specific difficulties in producing sounds
  • cleft palate
  • stammering
  • dyslexia
  • voice disorders

Play Therapy uses a variety of play and creative arts techniques to alleviate chronic, mild and moderate psychological and emotional conditions in children that are causing behavioral problems and/or are preventing children from realizing their potential.

Music Therapy is the prescribed use of music and musical interventions for the purpose of restoring, maintaining and improving emotional, physical, physiological and spiritual health and well-being. Music Therapy treatment addresses non-musical goals. Therefore, no musical ability is needed in order for the client to benefit from Music Therapy treatment.

Drama Therapy is the use of theater techniques to facilitate personal growth and promote mental health. The modern use of dramatic process allow many forms of theatrical interventions as therapy including: role-play, theater games, group-dynamic games, mime, puppetry, and other improvisational techniques

Art therapy uses the creative process of art making to improve and enhance the physical, mental and emotional well-being of children. The creative process involved in artistic self-expression helps people to resolve conflicts and problems, develop interpersonal skills, manage behavior, reduce stress, increase self-esteem and self-awareness, and achieve insight.

Speech Therapy focuses on receptive language, or the ability to understand words spoken, and expressive language, or the ability to use words to express yourself. It also deals with the mechanics of producing words, such as articulation, pitch, fluency, and volume. For children, it generally involves pursuing milestones that have been delayed. Some children only need help with language; others have the most problems with the mechanics of speech.


Sport Therapy is the prescribed use of sports and sportive interventions for the purpose of restoring, maintaining and improving emotional, physical, physiological and spiritual health and well-being.