Clinicians

Behavioral Health Clinic
Clinicians

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Savannah Boyd (she/her)

Savannah graduated with her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Georgia in 2014 before completing a master’s degree in Family Studies and Human Development at the University of Arizona in 2020. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Clinical Psychology at the University of Arizona. Her clinical training is focused on cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and emotionally focused therapy (EFT). Savannah is particularly interested in working with families and couples using evidence-based practices to promote healthy relationships.

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Sydney Friedman (she/her) 

Sydney graduated with her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Arizona before continuing on at UA to receiver her master’s degree in psychology. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Clinical Psychology at UA with a research focus on grief and loss. Her clinical training is anchored in evidence-based practices, specifically using cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), to help guide individuals toward their goals and live in accordance with their values.

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Mariam Hovhannisyan (she/her)

Mariam received her bachelor’s degree in Cognitive Science from UCLA and is currently pursuing a PhD in Clinical Psychology at the University of Arizona. Her broad clinical and research interests include aging and memory. Mariam’s clinical training is primarily focused on cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)with the goal of using these evidenced-based treatments to help individuals increase their quality of life.

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Tara Torres, M.A. (She/Her)

Tara is a 5th year PhD student in the clinical psychology program at the University of Arizona, with a specialization in health psychology. She primarily focuses on integrating evidence-based interventions to treat psychological concerns, including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and acceptance commitment therapy (ACT). Her training consists of treating depressive and anxiety disorders, and she specializes in providing psychosocial care for patients with cancer and related chronic medical conditions.

Updated: 09/29/22