Tuesday, May 23, 2017
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Dubai Today – On the Couch

  • On The Couch - Projects of Love 17.05.2017

    Suzanne Radford is joined in the studio by Dr Thoraiya Kanafani, Clinical Psychologist from The Human Relations Institute and Clinics, and today they look at relationships that some people maybe see as non-conventional, challenging and not accepted by the community, family or friends. Exploring the so-called taboos with relationships, a big age difference, someone wealthy marrying someone less wealthy, from a different culture, religion or country. Looking at the decisions you need to make when it comes to relationships, love and living your life to the full.

  • What Doesn't Break You Makes You Stronger 10.05.2017

    What doesn’t break you makes you stronger...It's On the Couch with Suzanne Radford and Dr. Thoraiya Kanafani, Clinical Psychologist based at Human Relations Institute and Clinics. Today we explore some of the practices, therapies and tools that people have used to change their lives.

  • On The Couch - Exam Stress 10.05.2017

    It’s time for those end of year exams for students here in the UAE, and we're here on hand to offer advice for you and your children about how to cope with exam stress.

  • Childhood Stress & Memories 03.05.2017

    It’s On the Couch on Dubai Today with Suzanne Radford and Dr. Raymond Hamdan, Clinical & Forensic Psychologist at The Human Relations Institute & Clinics, and today we talk childhood stress and how it can potentially knock 20 years off your life – what might have happened to you during your childhood may impact your physical health later on in life. 

  • A Secret To Leading A Fulfilling Life 26.04.2017

    Suzanne Radford and Dr Thoraiya are looking at a 75 year long Harvard study which has found the secret to leading a fulfilling life. Do you know what it could be?

  • 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.