Faculty: Dr. Nida Mirza

Dr. Nida Mirza, PsyD

Title(s):
Adjunct Professor
School(s):
Campus(es):
San Francisco, Online
Nida Mirza

Dr. Nida Mirza graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a BA in psychology from Wellesley College and earned her MS and PsyD in Clinical Psychology from the PGSP-Stanford PsyD Consortium. During her graduate training, Dr. Mirza worked in a variety of clinical settings: VA Palo Alto Health Care System, East Palo Alto Academy, Center for Survivors of Torture, the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Mirza's research and clinical interests include: evidence-based treatments such as CBT and DBT, emotion regulation, multiculturalism, feminism, and microaggressions. Her dissertation research was the first application of dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) skills training to conversion disorder, examining the role of emotion dysregulation and somatic symptoms. Dr. Mirza has presented and published on this topic, as well as on microaggressions and on refugee mental health.


COURSES TAUGHT

PSYCH 320
Therapeutic Communication and Counseling Skills

RESEARCH INTERESTS & AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

  • Psychotherapy
  • Mental Health
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Family Therapy

EDUCATION

  • PsyD (Clinical Psychology), PGSP - Stanford PsyD Consortium
  • MS (Clinical Psychology), PGSP - Stanford PsyD Consortium
  • BA (Psychology), Wellesley College

PROFESSIONAL & TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • 2015 - Present: Adjunct Professor, Golden Gate University
  • 2014 - Present: Psychology Postdoctoral Resident, Kaiser Permanente
  • 2013 - 2014: Clinician, Lahey Health Behavioral Services
  • 2012 - 2014: Predocotoral Psychology Intern, Carson Center for Human Services
  • 2009 - 2012: Psychology Trainee and Research Assistant, Stanford University School of Medicine