University Park, IL,
01
March
2022
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17:23 PM
America/Chicago

Lamise Shawahin, Ph.D.

Lamise Shawahin

Lamise Shawahin is  an Assistant Professor at Governors State University where she teaches undergraduate and graduate level psychology and counseling  courses and serves on the diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) Council, as well as co-coordinates the master's in clinical psychology  program.

Dr. Shawahin received her doctorate and master's degrees in  Counseling and Psychology from Purdue University and her bachelor's degree in Evergreen State College  in the state of Washington.

An associate editor for the  "Journal of Muslim Mental Health,"  Dr. Shawahin serves in leadership roles for multiple professional organizations. She's  president-elect of the American Middle Eastern North African (AMENA) Psychological Association, and a board member of Arab American Family Services.

Before joining Governors State in 2017,  Dr. Shawahin worked with the Veteran’s Administration Hospital system where she provided rehabilitative psychology services for veterans of Afghan and Iraq experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder as well as veterans with other chronic mental disorders.

Dr. Shawahin's Research Focus:

  • Arab American mental health
  • Health disparities 
  • Social and racial justice
  • Cultural  competence 

Recent Relevant Work:

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0965229921000510

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0965229919307496

Summary

Arab American Mental Health Expert