Department: Professional Psychology Program
Dr. Mehravar Javid earned a PhD in counseling in the prestigious Shahid Chamran University in Iran. She was ranked as the top student and researcher of the country in both degrees. Further, she was a Member of the National Elites Foundation of Iran.Dr. Javid saw patients in a Family Counseling Center, Psychiatric Hospital, and in Private CounselingCenters. She subsequently graduated from the Comprehensive Training in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy at the Tehran Psychoanalytic Institute, which emphasized a Self -Psychology approach. She trained for a Theory Track included Selected Classical literature, Object Relations, Emotional Development and Contemporary Psychoanalysis. Afterwards, by working in various clinics, she has provided psychotherapy to patient with a variety of mental disorders, concerns, and issues such as personal (OCD, GAD, sexual abuse, depression), family, marital and professional.She has published more than 30 journal papers and written or translated several books. She has experience in film analysis, teaching in University and Tehran Psychoanalytic Institute. Last year, Dr. Javid was a Fellow of the Washington Baltimore Center for Psychoanalysis. She is eager to learn more about Rorschach, other analytical approaches in American context and writing analytical articles.