Bachelor of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1976. Master of Science, Nayef Academy, Riyadh, 1995.
Editor, Al-Yamama Press, Riyadh, 1972-1997; clinical psychologist, Mental Health Hospital, Riyadh, 1977-1979; head continuing medical education department, Mental Health Hospital, Riyadh, 1979-1986; assistant dean, College Health Sciences, Riyadh, since 1986. Clinical director Behavior Medical Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, since 1982.
Member American Psychological Association, Saudi Down's Syndrome Society, Saudi Society Psychological Education, British Association Behavioral and Cognitive Psychotherapies, World Federation Mental Health.
Married Noora Al-Zahrani. Children: Aljawhara, Jumana, Jawad.