Monday, April 24, 2017
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Dubai Today – On the Couch

  • On The Couch - Prescription Drugs (Repeat) 19.04.2017

    The award-winning On the Couch on Dubai Today with Suzanne Radford was a show about prescription drugs where Suzanne Radford and Dr Raymond Hamden, Clinical and Forensic Psychologist from the Human Relations Institute, highlight the use of prescription medication – the access, availability and over dependency surrounding the use of prescription medication. 

  • On The Couch - Autism 05.04.2017

    It’s time for our foray into the world of psychology on #DubaiToday with On the Couch, hosted by Emma Brain sitting in for Suzanne Radford, who is in Bali this week. What is the autism spectrum? People tend to have a preconceived notion of what autism is – but what it really boils down to is communication and socialisation. We are joined in the studio by Adam Griffin, Head of Occupational Therapy at Autism Rocks Dubai, based at Dubai Healthcare City, and April McCabe, mother of three children who lives here in Dubai who’s eldest son is 13 year old and autistic.

  • On The Couch - Millennials 23.03.2017

    It’s time for our weekly foray into the world of psychology with On the Couch with Suzanne Radford and Dr Thoraiya Kanafani, Clinical Psychologist at the Human Relations Institute and Clinics. Today’s Generation Y, aka Millennials, have high aspirations in line with dismal career prospects – as a generation they are growing up and living with higher rates of depression, and they may suffer more from stress. While they are under employed, they remain optimistic.

  • On The Couch - Seeking Revenge 15.03.2017

    It’s On the Couch with Suzanne Radford, along with Dr. Thoraiya Kanafani, Clinical Psychologist at the Human Relations Institute and Clinics, talking revenge.

  • International Women's Day 08.03.2017

    Looking at International Women’s Day on #DubaiToday with Suzanne Radford, with this year marking the 106th International Women’s Day.

  • On The Couch - Live from Ibn Batuta Mall 01.03.2017

    Day 4 of Dubai Today celebrating food live from Ibn Battuta Mall. Today Suzanne Radford is joined by Chef Ryan Allen from Weslodge Saloon, Scafa graduate Chef Roya Tarzaban, Chef Bobby Griffing from Catch restaurant in Dubai and Chef Mohammad Orfali from the Fatafeat channel.

  • On The Couch - Live from the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships 22.02.2017

    Suzanne speaks to Dr Thoraiya Konafani from the Human Relations Institute and Clinics live at Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships about the psychology of playing tennis and relationships in the tennis world.

  • On The Couch - Parental Alienation 15.02.2017

    It's On the Couch with Suzanne Radford and Dr Thoraiya Kanafani, Clinical Psychologist at the Human Relations Institute and Clinics, who are looking at divorced parents who brainwash their children against ex-partners and how they may be guilty of abuse towards their child, and the theory of parental alienation. The deliberate manipulation of a child to alienate them from a parent, emotionally and physically – should this be considered a form of abuse and how can this be punished?

  • Press Like - Online Shaming 08.02.2017

    Suzanne is in conversation with the author of 'So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed', Jon Ronson, who has studied several people who in recent years have been widely criticised via social media. Four six form students from Dubai English Speaking College, Anna Tookey, Matthew Carlyon, Ieuan Carney and Julia Helou, join us and we hear their views on the latest news surrounding the world of social media.

  • Dubai Today Live from the Dubai Tour 01.02.2017

    Dubai Today is broadcasting live from the Dubai Tour today. The atmosphere is buzzing, the cyclists are off and it’s day two of the Dubai Tour. Tune in for live coverage of the cycling throughout the day and visit the ARN News Centre for details of the road closures taking place over the next few days.

  • How Depression Affects Relationships 25.01.2017

    It’s On the Couch with Suzanne Radford and Dr Raymond Hamden, Clinical and Forensic Psychologist from The Human Relations Institute and Clinics, talking about depression and how that can affect relationships.

  • Dubai Today - Body Language & Annoying Habits 18.01.2017

    Suzanne Radford is joined in the studio by Clinical Psychologist Dr Thoraiya Kanafani from The Human Relations Institute and Clinic who are today looking at the storms of signals, facial expressions, postures, hand gestures, body  language and micro expressions we give off every day. Learning how to best read people and how to respond to the feelings that are being communicated via these unconscious and conscious actions.

  • Moodiness & Parental Resentment 11.01.2017

    Suzanne Radford and Dr Thoraiya Kanafani, Clinical Psychologist at the Human Relations Institute and Clinics, are in the studio talking about all the things we want to say to our parents but don’t. There was a letter published in The Guardian from a man to his parents which told a distressing account of his life in boarding school. They are also talking about moods. Do you suffer from mood swings? Are you living with a very moody person? Do you find it difficult to manage a moody child?

  • How To Create Your Best Year 04.01.2017

    Suzanne Radford and Dr Thoraiya discuss how to build the perfect vision board and compile a realistic bucket list for the future and look at how we can manage our time better. Are you a decision maker or a procrastinator?

  • On The Couch - Holiday Stress 21.12.2016

    Ray Addison and Dr Thoraiya Kanafani, Clinical Psychologist at the Human Relations Institute and Clinics, discuss how to survive the festive period.