Dr. Aisha Dixon-Peters, Psy.D. is a Licensed Clinical-Community Psychologist who specializes in working with women and women of color presenting with a variety of concerns. Dr. Aisha 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 is a Senior Adjunct Professor for the PsyD Program in Clinical Psychology at the University of La Verne where she has taught doctoral level courses on community psychology, mindfulness & psychotherapy, intimate partner violence, feminist therapy, personality theory, practicum training, and trauma. Dr. Aisha offers lectures, workshops and trainings in higher education and for organizations on intimate partner violence, mindfulness, women of color, multiracial identities/mixed ancestry, African Americans and mental health, multicultural competency, self-compassion, trauma, and stress management.
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 is passionate about seeking new learning opportunities and completes ongoing continuing education to stay current in the field and incorporate new learning into her work with clients. She is certified as a Clinical Trauma Professional from the International Trauma Training Institute, in Holistic Therapy from the Zur Institute, and in Mindful Motherhood from the Institute of Noetic Studies.
APA Minority Fellowship Program (APA-MFP), Psychology Summer Institute (PSI) 2008, Fellow
International Association of Trauma Professionals (IATP), Member
Psychologists for Social Responsibility (PsySR), Member
Psychologists for Social Responsibility (PsySR), Steering Committee Member 2015-2016
The Society for Community Research and Action (SCRA), Division 27, APA, Member
Wellesley Centers for Women/Stone Center, Member