A listing of therapists, counselors, psychologists, and psychiatrists in Kenya interested in providing culturally sensitive cross-cultural care for today’s international expat community.


Dr Yolande Coombes, PhD Public Health, Advanced Rapid Transformatiomal Therapist, Clinical Hypnotherapy
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Phone: 0734 992307
Nationality: British and Irish
Languages Spoken: English
Religious Affiliation: Liberal
Clinical Specialties: Depression, Anxiety, Burnout
Cross-Cultural Experience: East Africa, Southern Africa, Europe, South Asia.

Tasreen Keshavjee, MA Counselling  Psychology (Palo Alto, California)
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Phone: +254 722 786 841
Nationality: Kenyan
Languages Spoken: English
Religious Affiliation: Liberal
Clinical Specialties: Individual psychodynamic psychotherapy, Marriage and family, Couples, EMDR Certfied
Cross-Cultural Experience: Background in anthropology, lived in several countries

Vizazi | Wendy Aimee De Macker
M.A. Contextual Therapy | Amsterdam
Gottman Level 1 & 2 | Ireland
MDFT | Multi Dimensional Family Therapy | NL
MST | Multi Systemic Therapy | NL
Location: Nairobi | Kenya
Phone: +254 (0) 713 678 422
Websites: /
Nationality: Dutch
Languages Spoken: English, Dutch
Religious Affiliation: open to all religions and spiritual orientations
Clinical Specialities: Children/Adolescents/(Extended) Families. Individual/Couples/Systemic Therapy. Parenting/Attachment Disorders/Relationship Issues/Trauma. Identity Empowerment/Emotion & Anger Management/Cognitive & Behavioral Therapy/Schema Therapy/Substance Abuse Treatment/Social Skills & Group Trainings
Cross-Cultural Experience: worked in Mumbai | India, Accra | Ghana, Nairobi | Kenya since 2003 & travelled through more than 30 countries

Aiysha Zahid, BSc Psychology (Queen Mary, University of London), MSc Child and Adolescent Mental Health (University College London)
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Phone: +254 757628988
Nationality: British
Languages Spoken: English
Religious Affiliation:
Clinical Specialties: Child and Adolescent specialist (up to the age of 19); parenting interventions, art therapy, EMDR, interventions for developmental disabilities and psychosocial difficulties.
Cross-Cultural Experience: Worked in both Nairobi and in the UK, with children of various ages, backgrounds and difficulties, and their families.

Munira Zahid, BSc Psych., MA Counselling Psychology (London, UK)
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Phone: +254 722 786577
Nationality: British
Languages Spoken: English, Urdu/Hindi
Religious Affiliation: N/A
Clinical Specialties: Trauma Specialist; EMDR, NLP, TFT Practitioner. Trainer in various cultures/communities
Cultural Experience: Have worked in a variety of cultures. Strong background in Cross-cultural Counselling/Psychotherapy and Training. (Europe, Africa, Asia, Middle East)


Kevin J. Fleming, Ph.D.
Location: Kenya (and worldwide: travels to client countries)*
* Grey Matters International is a “one stop shop” global psychological consulting firm that leverages powerful neuroscience technologies and methods for ex-pats and their families. We work in a ‘we come to you’ fashion and can help all your personal,relationship and family/children mental health needs quickly and effectively.
Phone: 1-877-606-6161  (if calling from outside USA: 1-918-949-1972)
Nationality: USA
Languages Spoken: English
Religious Affiliation: Open to All Religious/Spiritual Orientations
Clinical Specialties: Mood disorders, stress/burnout, relationship conflict, addiction, OCD, ADD/ADHD, brain injury, trauma, sleep concerns, high performance and career counseling
Cross-Cultural Experience: Worked with clients on 5 continents on their private mental health needs and have advised many multi-cultural “professionals, executives, leaders” on their culture change needs affecting many employees and their unique values