Prof. Dr. Kennon Rider MS , PhD

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About the Doctor

Dr. Kennon Rider is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Dr. Rider Trained in the United States, he received both his Master of Science Degree (MS in Family Relations) and his Doctorate ( Human Development and Family Studies with specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy) from Texas Tech University, College of Human Sciences. For over twenty-five years, Dr. Rider has been actively working towards strengthening marriages and families through therapy and education. He has treated individuals through his therapy practice,as well as, couples and families who sought help primarily with relationship issues.

As a University Professor at Texas Tech, California State University, Michigan State University Dubai, and most recently at Zayed University, Dubai, his teachings included courses for children and families in crisis, family relations, lifespan human development, parenting, child development, family resource management, interpersonal skills, as well as, human sexuality. As a certified Family Life Educator (sanctioned by the National Council of Family Relations in the U.S.), Dr. Rider engages in seminars and workshop trainings for issues such as, grief and loss, crisis management, depression, anxiety, communication, stress & anger management, conflict resolution and other marital and family issues.


  • Ph.D in Marriage and Family Therapy specialization, Texas Tech University, United Arab Emirates
  • Masters of Science in Family Relations, Texas Tech University, United States

Specializing In

Adolescent / Teen Issues Analytical Therapy / Psychoanalysis Anger Management Anxiety Anxiety, Depression Read More Less
K.M: Really great counselor! I am glad I found such a specialist on doctoruna. Moreover is a nice person. Jun 11, 2014
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German Neuroscience Center (JLT)

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Licenses / Permits

  • Dubai Health Care City

Board Certifications

  • American Board Certified

Professional Memberships

  • National Council of Family Relations (USA)

Languages Spoken

  • English