Bridge the Gap, Shape the Future: The Power of Mental Wellness in the Workplace

By O7 Therapy

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Talk Agenda 

  •     What is O7 Therapy and the story behind it.

  •     Mental health in the corporate world and startups. 

  •     Stigma, culture and responsibility.

  •     Creating a supportive workplace culture. 


Ashraf Bacheet (Founder and CEO at O7 Therapy)

Besides managing the family business in the pharmaceutical field, Ashraf Bacheet has started, managed, and consulted several businesses in the fields of design, advertising, and media marketing. In 2011, he followed his passion for social entrepreneurship by accepting the challenge to join a global NGO as their Middle East Director. He also acts as a consultant and mentor to several startups with Health 2.0 and the African Entrepreneurship Award.

In more recent years, Ashraf has merged his passion and expertise in tech-entrepreneurship and health by co-founding O7 Therapy. He believes that the impact of technological enhancement can be the driving force behind the success of industries across the board. For Ashraf, the building of O7 Therapy is living proof that technology has the capacity to bridge the gaps in holistic healthcare by reaching its full value, through accessibility and excellence.

Ashraf graduated from the German school in Cairo, holds a B.Sc. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Cairo University, and a MSc. in Technology Entrepreneurship from University of Maryland. Additionally, he studied Integrated Marketing Communications at the Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK.


Dr. Mohamed Farouk (Psychiatrist and Medical Manager at O7 Therapy)

Dr Mohamed Farouk is a Psychiatrist with a masters in Psychiatry from KasrAlainy, Cairo University. He has been practicing in Egypt and the UK for around 8 years now. He is the Medical Manager at O7 Therapy. 

Dr Mohamed is also an award winning filmmaker, a published author, a musician and is in charge of O7's content creation, which aims to raise awareness and fight stigma of mental illness in Egypt and the MENA region.

About O7 Therapy 

O7 Therapy is an online platform and curated network of hand-picked Arabic-speaking psychiatrists and psychotherapists, as well as a referral network of specialized clinics and hospitals to support people struggling with mental health challenges in the MENA region. 

Founded on the conviction that every individual deserves the opportunity to pursue mental wellness and healing, together the O7 Founders have built a refined, scientific, and research-based online platform, established to support an ongoing journey to mental wellness. 

The platform provides top-notch online psychotherapy and ensures security and safety, using trusted protocols for data-encryption and storage, within a user-friendly framework. Still fresh on the ground, O7 Therapy has revolutionized the definition of online therapeutic support, and is providing polished, collaborative, and meaningful mental health services for Arabic-speaking people worldwide.


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Date & Time

Start date

29 Jun 2021

End date

29 Jun 2021

From - To

05:00 pm - 07:00 pm



29 Jun 2021 4:00 PM

Event Type


Event Venues

Blue Room