Press Release

Northern Virginia’s Dr. Aziz Presents at 9th Annual Muslim Mental Health Conference

Dr. Nahid Aziz, Associate Professor, Clinical Psychology Programs, the American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Northern Virginia, recently presented at the 9th Annual Muslim Mental Health Conference at the Michigan State University. The conference served as a platform to address the challenges related to the mental health issues experienced by the American Muslim community.

The event brought a diverse group of many mental health professionals, scholars and practitioners from both the United States and across the globe. Dr. Aziz presented the results of her qualitative research exploring the acculturation and the psychological adjustment experiences of the 1st and 2nd Muslim immigrant women in the United States. The panel she participated in also included researchers and clinicians who work in Syria, Pakistan and Jordan.