The Foundation For International Human Relations (FIHR) is a non-profit organization registered in Washington D.C.
FIHR is an international organization designed to promote unity among all nations. Believing that international peace is best served when political leaders of each-country are able to appreciate the perspectives of peers in other nations, we seek to bring together future leaders in an environment of mutual learning and sharing.
The world has produced many skilled professionals but few have been provided with training for leadership and guidance skills. We also believe that the key to a successful tomorrow is the education of youth today from all communities of our planet.
There are several programs to which this USA based organization adheres. Media Psychology: making a world of difference is one of the projects and the one we wish to propose for funding. Also see: www.inthepsychologistchair.info
Consultation services are provided in forensic psychology and political psychology.
Statement of Purpose
The purposes of the Foundation are:
Providing motivated individuals with experience in the process of international communications and a sense of representative involvement in roles of leadership is essential to the productive functioning of a system of peace.
Balanced-4-Life: Before Burnout
By: Dr Raymond Hamden
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New Book to discover your balance in Work, Play, Love, Worship …
Balancing the priorities in our lives - be it families and friends, work and recreation, emotional stability and spiritual development, general well-being - is not new. Nor is trying to find time, that precious commodity of a day, to do everything we want to do. We may have diaries, time management tools, to-do lists, and run day-to-day for what we believe is in accordance with some set priority. More than before, we ask ourselves the simple question - are we “living” and achieving a meaningful life?
This text is much more comprehensive than the usual bookstore self-help books that just tell you about stress and nothing beyond. Balanced-4-Life: Before BurnOut will guide you through stressors and anxieties we encounter on a daily basis and teach you techniques that can make everyday factors more livable.
HH Sh Ahmad bin Saeed Al Maktoum
President, Dubai Civil Aviation Authority
Chairman, Dubai Airports
Chairman & CEO, Emirates Airlines
Clinical & Forensic Psychologist
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Consultant in Political Psychology
Dr. Raymond H. Hamden earned a Ph.D. in Psychology (1977) and continued post-graduate studies at the Philadelphia School of Modern Psychoanalysis (1980). Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Political Psychology was earned at University of Maryland, Center for International Development & Conflict Management (CID/CM, 1986).
Consulting in Clinical & Forensic Psychology, Political Psychology, Profiling, Crisis Intervention, Trauma, and Homeland Security, he holds Diplomate status and Fellow status in professional organizations by peer review and examination. Currently, Dr. Hamden was in private practice and consults international from Washington DC and consults in Dubai UAE.
He was Director of the Human Relations Institute & Clinics in Dubai and holds the post of Chair of The Foundation For International Human Relations. Dr. Hamden is a Life Member in the Association of Psychological Sciences (formerly American Psychological Society), International Society of Political Psychology, International Council of Psychologists, American College of Forensic Examiners International, and American Psychological Association. He holds membership in the D.C. Psychological Association, American Academy of Forensic Sciences [Fellow, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Section].
Contributions in Forensic Psychology
Contributions in Forensic Psychology
Dr. Hamden is a completing a contracted book on Psychology of Terrorists: Tools for Profiling (Taylor & Francis Publishers, manuscript to be published 2017).
Forensic Psychology in the UAE. The UAE Psychologist Newsletter, Vol 5. May-Dec. 2015, page 5 & 14.
Psychology of Terrorists: 4 Types [New Dimensions] North Shore Long Island Jewish Hospital, KeyNote Address at the Perioperative Nursing Conference, 07 November 2015
October 2014, The Henry C Lee Institute of Forensic Sciences, Arnold Markle Symposium. Psychology Perspective on Elderly Abuse Lecture/Workshop, University of New Haven, Connecticut.
February 2014, American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Conference. True Faces of Terrorists seminar, Seattle, Washington.
In December 2013, Dr. Hamden was the opening Keynote Address at the ASIS 7th Asia-Pacific Security Forum, Macau China. The topic was “New Dimensions in Profiling Terrorists”.
October 2013, The Henry C Lee Institute of Forensic Sciences, Arnold Markle Symposium. Global Perspective on Profiling Offenders: Interview with Alleged Offenders and Prevention Workshop, University of New Haven, Connecticut.
May 2013, HEDAYAH [Abu Dhabi] led a “Closed Meeting of Experts of Psychology in Rehabilitation of Violent Extremists”, in collaboration with United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute [UNICRI], International Center for Counter Terrorism [ICCT] The Hague, the Bureau of Counterterrorism in the US Department of State invited Dr. Hamden to be a participant in this post hoc to the Rome Memorandum On Good Practices for Rehabilitation and Reintegration of Violent Extremist Offenders.
With the University of Maryland, Dr. Hamden was a 1986 Visiting Fellow at the Center for International Development and Conflict Management. His research and consulting was in Political Psychology – the psychology of terrorists and hostage situations. He coined the term “The Retributional Terrorist – Type 4”.
His work “The Retributional Terrorist – Type 4” was published as a chapter in a 4-volume text entitled The Psychology of Terrorism, Dr. Chris Stout (editor, 2002).
Also, he is invited to write a chapter entitled "Unresolved Trauma and the Thirst for Revenge: The Retributional Terrorist" for Volume I of a three-volume project entitled The Making of A Terrorist by James JF Forest, Ph.D. (editor 2005) of The West Point United States Military Academy.
By invitation, he has presented before the US Senate and wrote for the US House of Representatives:
“Psychological Aspects of IsTishHad: Suicide or Sacrifice” expert witness testimony presented before the United States Senate Anti-Terrorism Caucus, special topic on the Middle East suicide missions. Washington, D.C. 26 March 1986
“Islamic Fundamentalism: Terrorism or Psychological Resistance” written testimony submitted to and published in the series of HEARINGS before the subcommittee on Europe and the Middle East of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, U.S. House of Representatives. Washington, D.C., Fall / Winter 1985, Page 416-425.
Dr. Raymond H. Hamden
Consultations and Academia Involvement
Consultations and Academia Involvement
Dr. Hamden has taught and supervised graduate students in Forensic Psychology, Middlesex University.
Dr. Hamden has presented training and performed consultation in Critical Incident Debriefing and Emergency Planning as well as Trauma Situation and Identification and Political Psychology in Afghanistan, Syria, Algeria, Iraq, Israel, France, India, Iran, Lebanon, USA, and in more than 30 international locations.
At the Winter 2011 Conference, Dr. Hamden was admitted to Membership in the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS). Fellow status was awarded in February 2015 at AAFS Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences section.
As a member of the American Business Council of Dubai and the Northern Emirates (ABC), he served on the 2008 Nomination Committee, Chair of the 2002 Overseas Security Advisory Committee (OSAC). In 2003, he was elected to the Board of Directors of the ABC and was the OSAC liaison.
A co-convener of the Globalization for the Common Good – an international conference, this event was held March 2004 in Dubai. At two of these conferences [including Oxford University], Dr. Hamden presented on Al Tawhid Faith, connection with GOD and each other.
Media Psychology Contributions
Movie Genre Preference Personality Inventory, Co-Author with Ma. Christine L. Basilio, Elena Andriotis, Naila El-Abiary (Dubai International Film Festival 2012). DIFF Film Personality Test (the Bronze Award from Dubai Lynx)
TEDx Muscat [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nDLczkWbqRk] Master of Ceremony for global organizations, host radio and TV programs, these programs can be heard on
Having published in several magazines weekly and monthly, he had a weekly Psychology segment on English Radio and on Arabic Radio. Currently, Dr. Hamden consults as a Media Psychologist to various media sources, broadcast and print.
Dr. Hamden has appeared as an expert in international media: MBC, Bulgarian TV, ABC 20/20, Al Hurra TV, Al Jazeerah English TV, ABC Good Morning America, National Public Radio, CNN, BBC, Al Arabiya, Canada AM, and many others; local networks have regularly called on his professional analysis and testimony in various topics on general clinical psychology issues, political psychology profiling, and forensic critical incidents.
In The Psychologist’s Chair ® with Dr. Raymond Hamden. This program debuted in Dubai, with a season of VIP guests (H.E. Benazir Bhutto, Riz Khan), topics, and helpful ideas. Spring-Summer 2011 season, this program was on World Talk Radio – Variety.
The Executive Board and Consultant Faculty are composed of distinguished scholars from academia and private industry with expertise in international affairs, political, social and behavioral sciences.
Profiling, Crisis Intervention, Homeland Security, Behavioral Science & Investigation
International Psychology Dynamics
Development and training in clinical, educational, organizational, and community topics
A Dysfunctional Nation & Its People - Becoming Functional, Conflict Resolution, Diversity & Inclusion
Making a Global Difference through Effective Communications - Better Understanding - Fostering Cooperation
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