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We're happy to announce the launch of the EmbraceRace Podcast!

Anatasia Kim

Anatasia S. Kim, Ph.D., is a tenured Professor at The Wright Institute in Berkeley, CA. She received her B.A. in Psychology from UC Berkeley and her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology with a minor in Developmental Psychology from UCLA. She is a National Ronald McNair Scholar and the recipient of a number of awards, including the American Psychological Association Minority Fellowship, Okura Mental Health Fellowship, and APAGS Guardian of Psychology Award. In addition to graduate teaching, she treats children, teens, and young adults in private practice specializing in anxiety disorders, depression, neurodiversity, and minority mental health. She is the founder and executive director of Taking Flight, a mentorship-based psychology internship program for high school students of color and first-generation college-bound students. She also provides Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI) consultation and training across various sectors, including higher education, health care, corporations, management, tech, and community agencies. She served as President of the Alameda County Psychological Association, Chair of the California Psychological Association (CPA) Immigration Task Force, CPA’s state Diversity Delegate, and APA Division 31 Diversity Leadership Development Program. Dr. Kim is the lead author of It’s Time to Talk (and Listen): How to Have Constructive Conversations About Race, Class, Sexuality, Ability, and Gender in a Polarized World (New Harbinger, 2019), Clinical Psychology Internship for Underrepresented Students: An Inclusive Approach Toward Higher Education (Routledge, 2021), and forthcoming books Cultivating DEI Conversations in Higher Education: An Educator’s Guide to Learning, Engagement, and Belonging (Routledge, 2024) and A Teen Therapists’ Guide for Navigating Hot Button Topics Surrounding Race, Gender, Sexuality, Religion, and More (PESI, 2024).

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