Diaz, Tania, Psy.D., LMHC Associate Professor, Practicum Coordinator Master Programs Department
Dr. Diaz earned a Bachelors’ of Arts in Psychology from Nova Southeastern University and a Master’s of Science in Psychology and Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from Carlos Albizu University. She completed her doctoral internship at Miami Children’s Hospital and her post doctoral residency at Everglades Correctional Institution, an all male maximum security prison, allowing her the opportunity to witness and treat psychological disorders across the life span.
Prior to joining CAU, Dr. Diaz has held various research and clinical positions with Nova-Southeastern University, Union Institute & University, Broward Community College and Dade County Public Schools. Additionally, she has given several community presentations and talks on topics such as “The Effects of Bullying on School Aged Children; How to Assess for Suicide in Children & Adolescents; and Career Opportunities in the field of Psychology. She has been interviewed by Comcast News regarding the issue of Teenage Mutilation. Moreover, she has volunteered her time to co-facilitate a communication workshop for Hispanic Parents of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth for the YES Institute, and co-presented on Multicultural Competency for Clinicians at the 2006 AMHC Annual Conference.
She holds a dual license in Clinical Psychology and Mental Health Counseling, is a qualified board approved clinical supervisor for mental health counselors and currently maintains a small private practice in Miami Lakes. Her practice is tailor to providing psychological assessment and therapeutic services to children, adolescents and adults. She has been an adjunct professor with CAU since 1996 until her full time faculty status in 2004.
Personally, she enjoys sailing, cultural events, and mostly spending quality time in the company of friends and family. Her personal hobbies are traveling, weight training, and writing.