Monthly Education Meeting

Ask the Doctor

Dr. Hamid Karimi, Psy.D., PA

Thursday,  January 21, 2016   

7:00—8:15 PM

St. Michael’s Episcopal Church Hall
2775 Carlsbad Boulevard, Carlsbad

Join NAMI NCSD for Ask the Doctor with Dr. Hamid Karimi. Dr. Karimi’s specialties are chemical dependency treatment for individuals, couple’s therapy and dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT).

 Since 2009, Dr. Karimi has practiced psychologist with Psychiatric Centers of San Diego.  He has 27 years of experience in the healthcare field with extensive experience in facilitating groups, individual, family, and couples therapy for individuals with chronic psychiatric disabilities experiencing psychotic and mood disorders; conducted psychological assessment/evaluation, treatment planning, discharge planning, case management of patients with chronic mental disabilities; conducted group therapy with families of dependent children; facilitated court ordered therapy, re-contact group, and groups for adults molested as children (AMAC); extensive experience and training in handling crisis hotline and on-site crisis interventions for adults experiencing emotional crisis or individuals in an acute phase of chronic psychiatric illness; extensive experience in facilitating individual and group play therapy for children; provided in-services for NAMI’s bipolar support groups; facilitated cross cultural and cultural diversity seminars for the Iranian community residing in San Diego and has lectured graduate students at the local universities on cultural diversity perspectives and pertinent clinical applications.

Dr. Karimi was awarded a B.S. in School Hygiene from the Institute of Paramedical Science in Tehran, Iran, in 1977, a Bachelor of Business Administration from National University in San Diego in 1979, an MBA in Health Care from National University, San Diego, California in 1981 and a Doctorate in Psychology from California Southern University, Santa Ana in 1988.  He also was awarded a MA degree in Psychology from United States International University in San Diego in 1988. 

After a short refreshment break, our NAMI family support group will meet in the church library from 8:30—10 p.m. The NAMI Connection peer support group will meet from 5:30 to 6:30 pm in the parish library before this meeting.

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