Oman Woman of the Year 2020
She is the founder of Whispers of Serenity Clinic, the first private specialised mental health and well-being clinic in Muscat, Oman. She is a Mental Health consultant and psychotherapist with over 20 years of experience seeing and treating patients from a wide array of disorders.
A pioneer in mental health awareness in Oman, Sayyida Basma is wellknown for dealing head-on with subjects that are taboo in the Middle East, such as abuse and eating disorders.
She regularly participates in community and professional events to raise awareness on mental health as well as how to deal with mental health patients.
The ‘Not Alone’ mental health awareness campaign, an on- going effort to create societal awareness on the importance of mental wellbeing, is proof of her dedication and ambition towards the betterment of society.
Featured in a host of esteemed publications in the Arab world as well as a key participant in numerous forums and women’s summits, nationally and internationally, Sayyida Basma is also a recipient of many awards, including the Golden Recognition Award in Jordan for her efforts in Social Responsibility for the Not Alone initiative to raise awareness on mental health within the Arab region.
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