Parisa Kaliush, M.S.

Clinical Psychology Extern

 Parisa is a 4th-year clinical psychology Ph.D. student at the University of Utah. She received her B.A. in psychology at Dickinson College and M.S. in clinical psychology at the University of Utah. She has provided evidence-based care to young adults at the University of Utah Counseling Center and completed comprehensive psychological assessments with teens at the Utah State Hospital. Her research and clinical interests largely inform each other. These interests include maternal mental health and the transition to parenthood, including parent-child relationships and women's experiences with sleep disruption and suicidality during pregnancy and postpartum. In addition, Parisa is interested in how women's experiences with trauma across the lifespan are related to their health and relationships during the transition to parenthood.