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MAYA MROUÉ BOUSTANI

Clinical Psychologist
Clinical Supervisor
Consultant
Researcher
Public Speaker

 
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ABOUT ME

I am a professor of psychology at Loma Linda Univesity and a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in the State of California. 

Clinical

I accept a small number of clients and provide services for youth and young adults with depression, anxiety, and autism.​

Consultations

I provide consultation on mental health services research projects, policy-making, and community mental health. 

Research 

My research focuses on ways to increase access to mental health services in under-resourced communities. 

Public Speaking & Media Requests

I speak at events, schools, podcasts, and conferences on the topics of youth mental health and autism.  

 

EDUCATION

 

PHD, FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY

2011-2015

PhD Psychology (Child and Adolescent Clinical Science); GPA: 4.0
Dissertation: Sexual health programming for youth in or at risk for foster care
Mentor: Stacy Frazier, PhD

M.S., VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY

2004-2006

M.S. Psychology (Research emphasis); GPA: 3.63;
Master’s Thesis: The associations of universal value types with the Big 5 personality traits and individualism-collectivism in Lebanon and the United States
Mentor: Steven Krauss, PhD

B.S., KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY

2001-2003

B.S. Psychology; GPA: 3.75; Dean’s list; Psi Chi Honor Society
Honors Thesis: College students’ knowledge of geography: comparing U.S. and international
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EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST

October 2020- present

Offering private practice psychotherapy services for children, adolescents and young adults via teletherapy

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, LOMA LINDA UNIVERSITY

August 2018 to present

As an assistant professor, I teach, provide clinical supervision, and research mentoring to doctoral students in clinical psychology.

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA LOS ANGELES

September 2016 - August 2018

As a postodoctoral researcher, I was involved in multiple research projects to disseminate evidence-based mental health with community partners locally and internationally.

PREDOCTORAL FELLOW, UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER

August 2015-August 2016

As a predoctoral intern, I expanded my clinical skills by working in inpatient and outpatient settings, with adults and children delivering evidence-based treatments and conducting comprehensive psychological assessments.

INSTRUCTOR, FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY

August 2011 - May 2015

Along with being a student and taking classes at FIU, I also worked as an instructor. I taught my own sections of Research Methods lab and a Psychology of Parenting undergraduate course. In addition, I was involved in multiple clinical practicum experiences and research projects.

SENIOR RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

March 2006 - July 2011

During my time as a research associate at the University of Miami, I directed multiple NIH research projects focusing on delivering an evidence-based family treatment to juveniles. I worked under the mentorship of Drs. Howard Liddle and Gayle Dakof.

MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELOR, PENNSYLVANIA COUNSELING SERVICES

June 2003 - December 2005

As a counselor at Pennsylvania Counseling Services, I conducted mental health intakes, ran substance abuse groups and delivered individual therapy to clients with various needs.

 

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