Amina Avion

Clinical Psychology Associate

Amina earned her undergraduate degree from Roosevelt University. She went on to complete her doctoral training at Saint Louis University, and her internship at UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior. Her clinical training and research has focused on children, adolescents, and young adults with ADHD and other neurodevelopmental disorders. She has dedicated her career to learning the art and science behind neuropsychological assessment as a means to provide culturally sensitive services to individuals of all ages.

In additional to assessment, Amina has worked in inpatient and outpatient settings where she has provided therapy for individuals experiencing a number of concerns including anxiety, depression, psychotic spectrum disorders, behavioral difficulties, attention and executive function problems, familial challenges, and issues around identify development. Through these experiences, she has learned a number of therapeutic modalities and takes an eclectic approach addressing the unique needs of the individual and/or family. Amina believes in taking a holistic approach to understanding the client within their family system and community. It is through this lens that she is able to build a supportive relationship with clients aimed at cultivating their strengths, identifying their areas of growth, and providing them with the skills and resources needed to achieve their goals.