Saliha Kozan

Director of Clinical Services
Licensed Psychologist

Saliha Kozan, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist and the Director of Clinical Services at the Danielsen Institute. She has a doctorate in counseling psychology from Boston College where her dissertation explored psychologists’ engagement in social justice advocacy.

Dr. Kozan’s clinical interests include anxiety and depression; complex-PTSD; relationship and work-related concerns; identity, cultural, sexual, and spiritual/religious concerns; and marginalization-based stressors. She uses a trauma-informed and culturally responsive approach to psychotherapy integrating methods from various therapy models including relational/psychodynamic therapy, dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). Her goal is to help clients access their inner strengths in order to foster psychological well-being and growth as a whole person.

To forge a direct connection between clinical practice and social justice research, Dr. Kozan has also been involved in research projects and presentations. She has co-authored peer-reviewed research articles and book chapters focusing on the intersections of mental health, social justice, work/career, and culture.

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