Avina Khiatani, Ph.D., HSP


Title: Assistant Professor

Office: 11F Nazareth

Phone: (610) 647-4400 Ext: 3703


Dr. Khiatani (she/her) is an assistant professor at Immaculata University. She earned her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Rosemead School of Psychology and is a licensed psychologist in Pennsylvania. She completed her internship at the Applied Psychology Group of Texoma, primarily treating trauma within a child and adolescent population. She later worked at Oklahoma State University and the University of Oklahoma providing therapy and assessment with older adolescents and adults. In addition, Dr. Khiatani served as training director for the University of Oklahoma Health Consortium. Most recently, Dr. Khiatani worked as the coordinator for Eating and Body Image concerns at Temple University’s student counseling center.

Dr. Khiatani has served as a teaching assistant and has taught several core undergraduate psychology courses focused on both theory and practice. Throughout her employment, she has been actively engaged clinical supervision and training, as well as diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts. She has a strong interest in these areas of research and is passionate about developing effective clinicians. Clinically, she identifies as a generalist and uses an in integration of dynamic and cognitive-behavioral interventions in her approach.

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