Cairo’s Behman Psychiatric Hospital is the oldest and largest private psychiatric hospital in the Middle East. The hospital’s inpatient treatment provides a daily routine of group activities and medications helps patients while staff members work closely with family members to devise appropriate care plans. The department serves patients with wide range of disorders, including those complicated by other medical or neurological problems. An intensive program of activities and groups encourages patient to regain their skills and independence in a setting compatible with their present physical abilities. Behman also provides house-based services for those patients that do not require hospitalization but they need close management and observation, and can offer 24-hours nursing service by a well-trained staff under close supervision of a qualified nurse.
Psychological Medicine Hospital provides the following medical services such as
drug and alcohol misuse service, general adult psychiatric services (such as depression, anxiety, insomnia, phobia and obsessive compulsive disorders), other psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia, delusional disorders, schizoaffective disorders, and mood disorders.) and other disorders such as neuro-psychiatric disorders including epilepsy, Postpartum disorders, Psychosomatic disorders, Sexual dysfunctions, Eating disorders including anorexia nervosa and bulimia, Personality disorders. Other services include old age psychiatric services, child and adolescent psychiatry unit, brain synchronizing therapy service, psychology department and outpatients clinic.
The Sleep Care Clinic is a world-class comprehensive sleep center committed to excellence in the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders. It was founded in 2009 and builds upon the experience of an outstanding team of experts in the fields of sleep medicine and neurology.
Al Mashfa Psychiatric and Physical Rehabilitation Hospital is an integrated medical facility that offers their clients a full assessment of psychological, social and medical needs in order to put forth the best level of care. A comprehensive care plan will be drawn to include the clients’ psychological and physical needs based on psychometric assessments, risk management, medication and psychotherapy. The clients are also offered therapeutic groups, art therapy, music therapy and various recreational activities including sports. The Psychology Department offers services to inpatients and outpatients of all ages (adults and children), aiming not only to help patients overcome their problems, but to take them one step ahead into a better “quality of life”. Services provided include psychological assessment, individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, rehabilitation programs for substance abuse, courses and workshops and educational programs and activities.
Though we understand the deterioration and devastation marking the course of mental illness for many. We want to emphasise the tremendous scope for recovery when support and treatment are attained, and when they are separated from stigma and taboo. The 'It Gets Brither' wording was chosen deliberately to inspire hope and challenge the perception, common to sufferes of mental illness, that the darkness will go on forever.
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