• Obesity and Weight Control Center

Our Team

Dr. Charles Yacoub


  • Psychiatry degree from Paris 7 University
  • Addiction Medicine degree from Paris 5 University
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and member of the Lebanese Society for CBT
  • Chief of service of psychiatry unit at Bellevue Medical Center
  • Attending and consulting psychiatrist at Middle East Institute of Health
  • Pharmacological treatments for mood related eating disorders and emotional eating
  • Teaching Psychiatrist at the Lebanese University
  • Member of the founding team of the first community based Mental Health Center with Doctors without Borders (MSF)
  • Lecturer and trainer in the field of addictive disorders in the Middle East and North Africa Harm Reduction Association (MENAHRA)
  • Clinical Expert of Afkar 1 and 2 with the EU for law amendment of drug addiction
  • Previously psychiatrist of Lebanese Center for Human Rights and several other NGOs
  • Buprenorphine and substitution treatments
  • Marketing strategy and scientific trainings for several pharmaceutical companies