About Us​

About Us

Rakhawy Institute for Training and Research (RITR) is an NGO founded by Prof. Mona Rakhawy to consolidate, continue and expand authentic psychotherapy and related practices in Egypt and the world.

The practice of psychotherapy owes much to the lifelong efforts of Prof. Yehia Rakhawy who has mentored generations of professionals over the last 50 years. Using group psychotherapy and therapeutic community/milieu therapy, he has trained skillful specialists that spread his approach around the world. One of the aims of RITR is to acknowledge and crown this rich legacy.

RITR also works to expand the therapeutic community to a specialized training community. Our services encompass the mental health field and hold a deep commitment to the community at large.

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Our Values

We are passionate about raising mental health awareness with emphasis on ethical standards and respectable professional practices. 

RITR’s system of values arises out of our identity to steer us towards achieving our extended vision. It is based on three fundamental values: Integrity, Distinction and Creativity.

Integrity

It is the higher moral value we abide by in all aspects of our professional work. Integrity encapsulates the meaningful qualities required by a profession undertaking the sacred task of promoting individual and societal mental health.

Distinction

 RITR ensures a distinctive institutional personality. We acknowledge all resources, ancient and current, from all over the world and continuously investigate the different aspects of our work to maintain accuracy and clarity.

Creativity

 Creativity is one of our greatest resources and our ultimate objective as well. It is based on inspirations from individual, cultural and historical heritage reprocessed in a context-specific form. We believe that this is the way to enhance the mental health of both individual and society.

Our principles

We abide by a fundamental set of principles: Understanding, Togetherness and Responsibility.

Understanding

implies gaining insight into one’s strengths as well as one’s areas for development while embracing potentials, thereby enhancing growth and progress.

Togetherness

stems from our deeply rooted shoulder-to-shoulder principle that promotes equality and inclusion. Togetherness also implies the faith in the power of a “We” that honors individual and professional diversities

Responsibility

We hold to the wisdom that all people are born vulnerable yet capable. Hence, we envision a community where individuals are viewed as responsible for changing themselves and their surroundings.

Our Contact Details

Address

24 Streeet 18, Mokattam, Cairo, Egypt

Opening Hours

Saturday – Thursday

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