Ms Maya Mamish

Ms Maya Mamish

Research Officer

European Institute

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Key Expertise
Refugees, Psychology, Displacement

About me

Maya Mamish is a counselling psychologist by training. She has years of experience of providing psychological support for refugee families affected by political violence and displacement and for humanitarian aid workers working in the field. Maya has also been involved in providing support for academic research projects related to refugee studies and emergency relief. Her contributions have covered a range of locations, including Syria, Turkey, Greece, France, Sweden, Yemen and the UK.

Maya has recently completed her MSc in Social and Cultural Psychology at LSE and is currently working on a research project which considers the processes of integration and well-being of displaced Syrian youth living in Turkey. Maya’s research interests focus on exploring the institutional, cultural, and psychological practices which contribute to the formulation of refugee youths’ identities and their sense of social recognition.

Expertise Details

Refugees; Psychology; Political Violence; Displacement; Humanitarian