About Dr. Spencer Jefferies, Psy.D., Bcb 

Designation: Psychologist

Department: Psychology

Dr. Spencer Jefferies is an American psychologist who brings a unique perspective to his practice, having been raised in the Middle East. After spending many years in the region, he returned to the United States, where he received his doctorate of psychology from the Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology at Widener University in Pennsylvania and has since dedicated himself to providing therapeutic services on a global scale, particularly in the multicultural city of Dubai. He is proficient in various therapeutic modalities and utilizes scientific research to provide optimal care.

Dr. Spencer favors a humanistic approach, seeking to understand individuals as a whole and collaborating with them to establish workable solutions to their challenges. His therapeutic approach is informed by empirically based evidence, allowing him to utilize the most appropriate methods tailored to the specific issues. He adopts a solution-focused and holistic perspective, emphasizing that life's obstacles do not define an individual.

While specializing in individual psychotherapy for adults and adolescents, he has also worked with a wide range of ages in both individual and group settings.

Dr. Spencer Jefferies, Psy.D., Bcb  specializes in the following areas:

  • Adjustment to new expectations or environment
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Interpersonal conflict
  • Work stress
  • Concerns related to developmental disabilities
  • Trauma
  • Obsessions/compulsions
  • Impulsivity
  • Addiction