Born in Egypt, Youstina grew up in Sweden and studied in the UK where she is currently pursuing a PhD in psychology, having also acquired a diploma in cognitive behavioural therapy. Youstina has her own private practice in Central Stockholm where she helps individuals as well as couples, using English, Swedish and Arabic.

Having seen her family negotiate the challenges of moving countries and adjusting to different cultures, Youstina wants to help fellow foreign-born people to feel at ease in their new environment, using the tools of psychology.