BSc, MSc, PhD Candidate
Asmae is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Global Mental Health with a particular interest in the development, evaluation and implementation of digital mental health interventions. She is currently employed on MENTUPP (www.mentuppproject.eu), which is funded by the European Commission Horizon 2020 programme, and that primarily aims to improve mental health in the workplace by developing, implementing and evaluating a multilevel intervention targeting mental health difficulties in Small and Medium Enterprises in the construction, health and ICT sectors. She has also worked on a project evaluating a lay-delivered problem-solving therapy mobile application, called inuka Coaching (inuka.io) in Kenya, which is based on the Friendship Bench intervention model.
Previous to these roles, Asmae worked as a Research Fellow at the Health in Humanitarian Crisis Centre, in which she assisted in the development of a priority health package of services for conflict affected regions.
Prior to joining LSHTM in 2014, Asmae worked in a range of roles pertaining to mental health, within a research, advocacy and clinical capacity.
Asmae currently teachees on the Introduction to Global Mental Health module on the Global Mental Health MSc, and the Global Mental Health module on the Global Health Policy distance learning MSc
Asmae is currently undertaking a PhD at the Center for Global Mental Health, that aim to examine the mechanisms of positive therapeutic change in a therapist supported online cognitive behavioural therapy intervention for depression, using a mixed-methods design.