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Alisha Ali

Associate Professor of Applied Psychology

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    Dr. Ali is an Associate Professor in the Department of Applied Psychology at New York University. Her research focuses on the mental health effects of oppression including violence, racism and discrimination. She has examined depression and its psychosocial correlates across a range of disadvantaged populations including trauma survivors, clients in poverty transition programs, psychiatric outpatient samples, and immigrant/refugee women. Her current projects are investigating empowerment-based programs for domestic violence survivors, low-income high school students, and military veterans. She is the co-editor (with Dana Crowley Jack) of Silencing the Self Across Cultures: Depression and Gender in the Social World published by Oxford University Press.

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    Research Output 1994 2019

    Art Therapy
    posttraumatic stress disorder
    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
    Social Justice
    Social Change
    Mental Health

    The therapeutic effects of imagination: Investigating mimetic induction and dramatic simulation in a trauma treatment for military veterans

    Ali, A., Wolfert, S., Fahmy, P., Nayyar, M. & Chaudhry, A., Jan 1 2019, In : Arts in Psychotherapy.

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    Therapeutic Uses
    Space Flight
    Wounds and Injuries

    A trauma-informed analysis of monologues constructed by military veterans in a theater-based treatment program

    Ali, A., Wolfert, S., McGovern, J. E., Nguyen, J. & Aharoni, A., Mar 14 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Qualitative Research in Psychology. p. 1-16 16 p.

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    Wounds and Injuries
    Art Therapy