Open Call for Mental Health Specialists

July 9, 2024

ARIJ invites experienced mental health specialists and psychiatrists to join our support pool, offering services to Arab journalists and fact-checkers. 


Languages Required: Fluent in Arabic and English


Role and Responsibilities:

  • Provide psychological counselling and therapy to journalists, fact-checkers, and their caretakers dealing with work-related stress, trauma, and mental health challenges.
  • Conduct assessments and develop personalised support plans.
  • Offer intervention and support during emergencies.



  • Proven experience working with journalists/fact-checkers.
  • Licensed mental health specialist/psychiatrist with relevant certifications.
  • Fluency in both Arabic and English, with strong communication skills in both languages.


Application Process: To apply, please submit the following documents here by August 8, 2024:

  1. A detailed CV.
  2. A cover letter.
  3. Copies of your ID, certifications, and licences.
  4. Contact information for at least two professional references.