Meet Dr. Aditi Bhasin

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Dr. Aditi Bhasin

Clinical Experience

Dr. Bhasin is a Post-Doc Psychological Assistant earning her hours towards licensure in the state of CA. She specializes in depression, anxiety, trauma, grief, dual diagnosis, psychodynamic, holistic and integrative approaches to treatment. Dr. Bhasin has had a wide range of training in the mental health field with over 13 years and 3000+ hours of clinical experience. As a undergraduate student at UCSD she was mentored by Dr. Divya Kakaiya at Healthy Within developing programs and presentations for middle schoolers to raise awareness of eating disorders while helping them build self-confidence skills to combat the media impact on body image. After graduation, she went on to work as a recruiter for Schizophrenia research at the Veterans Medical Research Foundation/ VA Medical Center. At the graduate level, she gained extensive experience working in crisis intervention, co-occuring disorders, child and adult assessment in conjunction with primary care doctors in medical settings providing psycho-education, play therapy, cognitive behavioral and mindfulness approaches to therapy. She has additional certifications in hypnosis, is a Master Practitioner of Neuro Linguistic Programming, Huna, and Mental Emotional Release. Her approach is compassionate addressing the influences of mind, body and spirit in daily life.

Projects

Dr. Bhasin’s dissertation was “Utilizing the MMPI-2 RF with Asian Indians”. As a first generation immigrant, Dr. Bhasin studied the effect of acculturation on personality. Through this project, Dr. Bhasin gained appreciation for how identity and personality is shaped through the experience of growing up in a different host culture and adapting bi-cultural beliefs. She presented her findings at the Asian American Psychology Conference and Society of Personality Assessment Conferences in Toronto, Canada.

Personal Interest

Dr. Bhasin is an avid reader, beach goer, and travel junkie. She loves exploring new places and is always on the lookout for the next adventure. She dedicates much of her time to family, friends and loved ones.

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