Dr. Aisha Dixon-Peters, Psy.D. is a Licensed Holistic Clinical-Community Psychologist who specializes in integrative mind-body-spirit wellness work with BIPOC and women. A native of southern California, Dr. Aisha graduated cum laude with a Bachelors of Science (B.S.) degree in Psychology from Azusa Pacific University in Azusa. She earned both her Master’s of Science (M.S.) and Doctorate of Psychology (Psy.D.) degrees in Clinical-Community Psychology from the University of La Verne, an APA-accredited program in La Verne, California.
Dr. Aisha believes strongly that mind-body-spirit integration is essential for healing and recovery and therefore incorporates holistic and integrative approaches, mindful movement, and somatics into psychotherapy. Dr. Aisha has been practicing mindfulness and yoga for over 20 years and is an RYT200 yoga teacher and certified in mindfulness and mindful motherhood. She has researched the psychological effects of yoga on low-income women who are survivors of domestic violence. In both personal and professional arenas, Dr. Aisha observes the transformative healing effect of various mind-body practices including yoga and mindfulness. Dr. Aisha joyfully offers virtual mindfulness and yoga workshops, classes, and retreats.
Dr. Aisha is an educator. She has been providing trainings and teaching at the doctoral level for fifteen years. Dr. Aisha is a Senior Adjunct Professor for the PsyD Program in Clinical Psychology at the University of La Verne. Dr. Aisha’s teaching style is engaging and dynamic, trauma-informed, holistic, and culturally responsive. She has taught courses on trauma, mindfulness and psychotherapy, community psychology, intimate partner violence, feminist therapy, personality theory, and practicum training. Dr. Aisha offers lectures, workshops, and trainings on intimate partner violence, mindfulness, women of color, African Americans and healing, self-compassion, trauma, and holistic wellness.
Dr. Aisha has extensive training in various therapeutic approaches and modalities including culture, mindfulness, trauma, grief, sleep, and holistic and integrative wellness. Dr. Aisha stays current in the field with continuing education trainings and has earned multiple certifications in integrative, holistic, mindfulness, grief, and trauma treatments.
Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP) (International Trauma Training Institute)
Certified Integrative Mental Health Provider (CIMHP) (Evergreen Certifications)
Certified Nutrition for Mental Health Professional (Evergreen Certifications)
Grief Counseling & Treatment (Evergreen Certifications)
Herbalism for Stress, Anxiety, & Insomnia (Udemy)
Holistic Therapy (Zur Institute)
Hypnosis for Trauma (PESI)
Medicinal Mushrooms (Udemy)
Mindfulness (Yoga Renew)
Mindful Motherhood (Institute of Noetic Studies)
Restorative Yoga (Yoga Renew)
APA Minority Fellowship Program (APA-MFP), Psychology Summer Institute (PSI) 2008, Fellow
Association of Black Psychologists (ABPsi), Member
International Association of Trauma Professionals (IATP), Member
Psychologists for Social Responsibility (PsySR), Member
Psychologists for Social Responsibility (PsySR), Steering Committee Member 2015-2016
Ubuntu: Black PsyD Alumni of the University of La Verne, Co-founder & Member
Wellesley Centers for Women/Stone Center, Member
Yoga Alliance, Member, Registered Yoga Teacher RYT200