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Dr. Missid Ghanem

Clinical Psychology
The Woodlands, TX
26 years experience male

Locations

Office

The Woodlands, TX

Address

26515 Oakridge Dr, The Woodlands, TX
Directions

Fax

(281) 419-9753

About

Bio

Missid Ghanem, MPH, Psy.D was trained in Lebanon, Texas, Ohio and Illinois in the general practice of Psychology, in addition to special expertise in Depression, Anxiety, Abuse, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), War Traumas, Pain Relief, Hypnosis, as well as Marital and Family Therapy. Dr. Ghanem has been working out of his private practice at the Life Center: Healing and Cultural Place in the Woodlands and Houston, TX since 1996

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Clinical Psychology

Pain Management

Licenses

United States: Texas

Doctor Q&A

187 Answers
425 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
YES!: ... Even when one gets in therapy and feels helped with his/her depression or anxiety, etc, it is one's own mind who did the healing! the therapist &... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
Psychotherapy: Please, get in psychotherapy & work on underlying emotional issues... Wishing u well!
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
Intensity & duration: Dysthymia, aka neurotic depression, is a mood disorder consisting of chronic depression, w/ less severe but longer lasting symptoms than mdd. Accordi... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
Therapy and EFT: Of course, psychotherapy would be a good thing to do to explore, process and resolve the insecurity. But i would also recommend eft (emotional freedo... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
We never know!: It is wonderful that you love your gramps. Make sure you tell them that often! there is also no reason why they coudn't live a long l time... I have... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
See below...: Get a consult from a male fertility expert... Various minor surgeries or procedures are availabe as options... Depending on the specifics of your situ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
Babies and mommies: A friend/colleague of mine (dr. Milentijevic) did her post doc training in parent-infant therapy at columbia university in new york city, couple decad... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
Distressing anyone?: Fetishism is regarded as normal variations of human sexuality, unobjectionable as long as all people involved feel comfortable. It is regarded as a me... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
EFT or Talk Therapy: Talk psychotherapy and energy based psychological interventions (such as eft) are very safe (and effective) treatment modalities.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
Rather, neutralize..: Rather than forget, the usual goal of the healing process is to neutralize the emotional effect of that bad experience/memory & become emotionally at ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
Consult with his Dr.: If there is violence/homicidal risk or even concern, share your concerns with his psychiatrist and let him/her decide whether he can be managed outpat... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
Well the truth is...: You will be the one "fixing it" even if you consult with a therapist and engage in the process. The therapist can only be a guide and a facilitator; ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
Wishing you well!: Add to dr. Cantieri's list "nightshades" (tomatoes, potatoes, eggplants and peppers) that can also contribute to inflammation; worth exploring if you'... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
Get in psychotherapy: Talk to a therapist... Dreams are the voice of your inner/unconscious self talking to you... About what's on its/your mind... Frightening dreams are s... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
Talk to a confidant: ... Or journal... Or talk to a psychotherapist, especially if the feelings are intense...
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
U have UR reasons: I love these intentionally withholding & mysterious questions. So let's say you broke up with bf/gf because it was "the thing to do!" still, there's a... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
Psychotherapy or EFT: Psychotherapy can be very helpful with that. It will assist u in exploring any underlying issues & provide u specific training in various techniques t... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
See below: What's the emotional feel of it all? Are u worries about stuff? Any specific themes to ur racing thoughts? Or is ur mind just racing meaninglessly? Tr... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
See below: Treatment for dysthymia includes antidepressant drug therapy, along with some type of talk therapy.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
Www.rxlist.com: Too many to list. Some are mild and will go away after a week or so; others should be reported to dr. Right away. Educate yourself either by visiting... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
Therapy: Talk to a therapist; various approaches are very helpful in resolving fear of crowds, including cognitive behavioral therapy (cbt). Might also wanna ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
Psychotherapy.: Psychotherapy to explore and resolve related issues, and strengthen coping skills.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
Anxiety or sadness?: Ocd has an anxiety feel to it (it falls under the anxiety disorders) & has elements of obsession & compulsion; depression has more a feeling of loss &... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
NO: Nightmares are not bad for you (or ur child)... They are, however, a communication of sort about internal discomfort, especially when frequent. Since... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
See below...: I have found tension headaches to respond well to psychotherapy, relaxation training, biofeedback & energy interventions including tapping (www.Eftuni... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
See below...: Irritability, racing speech, little sleep with no apparent fatigue, poor judgment, increased risk-taking behavior, hypersexuality, delusions, hallucin... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
Talk to your Dr.: Please talk to your dr & get in therapy/counseling to help with these postpartum symptoms, for your sake as well as your baby's sake. Such better fee... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
Antidepressants?: Sounds like youre describing a depressive experience. Antidepressants can be very helpful, especially in combination with psychotherapy. Exploring a... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
See below...: Thoughts of suicide are not always present in depression. Treatment is still indicated, though, & u deserve to feel better. Psychotherapy with or wi... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
Yes...: ... Can also make one feel older... I would check with a therapist to work on the chronic worry even it wasn't the only reason for hair loss, etc (i.e... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
Therapy & meds.: Despair suggests intense discomfort. A combination of therapy and meds may be needed. Ur family doctor or psychiatrist can manage u mediation-wise. Al... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
See below...: Fortunately, healing is still possible even in the absence of the memory of the trauma. Various therapy techniques and approaches can bypass that. W... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
Yes!: It is one of the main symptom of a panic attack (present in at least 40% of panic attacks). Google to get a detailed comparison between anxiety chest... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
Psychotherapy...: These sound like symptoms of depression... Talk to a psychotherapist and explore these feelings and any underlying issues... Wishing you well...
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
Yes!: Emotional disturbance comes in various levels of severity... Only in extreme cases is one's ability to hold a job severely compromised.... However, o... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
In brief, PD involve: 1) experience frequent, unexpected panic attacks that aren’t tied to a specific situation. 2) worry a lot about having another panic attack. 3) behav... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
Serious stuff!: Signs of overdose range through mental confusion, dysarthria, paradoxical reactions, drowsiness, hypotonia, ataxia, hypotension, hypnotic state, coma,... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
Good start!: Intention to be a better parent than your parents is a good start... However, now that you have this intention clearly set, relax... And be the best ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
F/U recommendations!: So sorry u had to go thru such a difficult experience, but i'm so glad ur friend has such a good friend 2! at the er, they probably conducted a psychi... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
Get help...: Psychotherapy and possibly medication may be indicated. Talk to your dr. Wishing you well...
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
See below...: It's like the difference between social drinking and alcoholism... Or sadness & major depressive disorder. One (anxiety) is a feeling/experience, the... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
Breath vsImagination: Meditation: a mental technique, focused on breathing, repetitively practiced for the purpose of attaining a subjective experience that is frequently ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
With love & patience: Also, "the validation breakthrough" by naomi feil is a wonderful read, showing caregivers how they can interact successfully with people with dementia... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
First listen...: Mindfulness meditation & relaxation training ... Quietly pay attention to your thoughts & listen for any specific theme that may be communicated to yo... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
Talk to someone...: Thankfully, the human psyche has an innate ability to move forward in grieving the most difficult losses. Just keep faith and hope in the healing proc... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
First listen...: Mindfulness meditation & relaxation training ... Quietly pay attention to those thoughts & listen for any specific theme that may be communicated to y... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
Yes!: & it was most effective... They work on you in an initial 10 session series protocol, from head to toes, aligning your structure in its entirety; whil... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
See below...: A basic mental health risk assessment (mhra) assesses risk factors such as ideation or planning of causing harm to self or others. A more comprehensi... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
See below: Psychotherapy is the treatment of choice to explore and resolve underlying issues and develop coping skills. Also, explore potential benefit of emotio... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
YES!: Repressed memories (rm) are typically of traumatic events that still weigh heavily on the psyche & can't be handled yet by the conscious mind! they ha... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Ghanem is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Ghanem is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! My friend has many panic attacks last time. Now I can recognize it faster and help him.
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Thank you a lot doctor, am an Arab too from Saudi Arabia, I jus don't feel doctors over here understanding and comfortable to talk with
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This saved my life. Thank You! I am not always sure if what I think is real. Glad there's therapy

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Wright State University- School Of Professional Psychology
Graduated 1996MD

Residency

Northern Illinois University- Counseling & Student Development Center

Awards

HealthTap Founding Doctor
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Affiliations

Life Center: Healing and Cultural Place (founding psychologist)
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