Neena Malik, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist in the state of Florida. She received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Yale University. She received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology, with a specialization in children and families, from the University of Denver in 1997. Dr. Malik is primarily a therapist, which means that she focuses her work on counseling, but she also at times works in courts, as an expert witness or evaluator. Dr. Malik spent over 15 years in teaching and training positions at the University of Miami and currently serves as adjunct faculty in the Department of Psychology at UM.
Dr. Malik has been involved in writing multiple federal grants and directing programs, within both university and court settings. Dr. Malik’s funding came from agencies such as the National Institute for Child Health and Human Development and the US Department of Health and Human Services Administration on Children, Youth, and Families. She has been involved in directing research and intervention in areas such as family dynamics with both infants and toddlers, as well as teens and young adults; children dealing with conflict between parents; couples dealing with conflict and domestic violence; young adults coming out as gay, lesbian, or bisexual; and individuals dealing with the aftereffects of traumatic experiences, which may include a variety of difficult events.
Dr. Malik has published approximately 40 articles and chapters and presented over 80 times at national and international conferences on the above topics. Please see Curriculum Vitae for details.