MAYA MROUÉ BOUSTANI
I am a professor of psychology at Loma Linda Univesity and a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in the State of California.
I accept a small number of clients and provide services for youth and young adults with depression, anxiety, and autism.
I provide consultation on mental health services research projects, policy-making, and community mental health.
My research focuses on ways to increase access to mental health services in under-resourced communities.
I speak at events, schools, podcasts, and conferences on the topics of youth mental health and autism.
PHD, FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY
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
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
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
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.