Roubina Tahmazian, MA

ICRC - Swtizerland

Roubina Tahmazian has a Master’s degree in clinical psychology from the University of Rene Descartes Paris V and has been working as a Mental Health specialist in humanitarian settings since 1999. She has collaborated for many years with Médecins sans Frontières and Médecins du Monde in several countries (the Balkans, Africa, the Caucasus and Central America) to work on Mental Health issues in war- torn countries or countries devastated by poverty.   Since 2006, she started to work with the International Committee of the Red Cross on the consequences of war related disappearances on the families of the Missing which led to the launching of specific support programs in the Caucasus and the Balkans as well as a handbook for “Accompanying families of Missing Persons”. She has carried out numerous interventions on “Ambiguous Loss” in Universities, trained many Non-Governmental Organizations on the subject and was part of the organizational committee for a regional conference on “Ambiguous Loss” that was held in Tbilisi, Georgia  in 2015.  She is currently working as a program coordinator for the in the ICRC Beirut Delegation.

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