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Amanda Borgida, Psy.D.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
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Dr. Amanda Borgida graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelors of Science in Psychology as well as Family Studies and Human Development. She went on to complete her Masters of Arts and Doctorate Degree in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University San Francisco.

Dr. Borgida has professional training and certification in crisis intervention, suicide prevention, psychopharmacology in substance abuse, Neurofeedback, seeking safety, dialectal behavioral therapy and acceptance and commitment therapy. She has conducted research in the areas of Eating Disorders and relative anxiety disorders, and published her dissertation on the subject of Orthorexia Nervosa.

Amanda has an array of training opportunities, which vary from practicing crisis intervention within a high school placement including a hybrid of milieu and individual work with at risk youth and adolescents. In addition, she has experience developing art, music and recreational curricula for the physically, developmentally and mentally disabled community. She provided individual, group and family psychotherapy to adults with dual-diagnosis working within a residential treatment center. Amanda is also trained and experienced in the administration of various assessment protocols for evaluative intelligence testing as well as subjective, personality, and diagnostic batteries in private practice and assessment center settings.

Dr. Borgida also has extensive training in both Medical and Private Psychiatric Hospital settings. There she participated in treating patients through a multidisciplinary approach, which Amanda finds most valuable in the process of healing and recovery.

Education:
Doctorate of Psychology, California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University San Francisco, 2011
Masters of Arts, California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University San Francisco, 2009
Bachelors of Science, University of Arizona, 2007

Specialties:
Depression
Bipolar Disorder
Pain Management
Anxiety Disorders
Chemical Dependency
Eating Disorders

 

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