Emotion and attachment-centered therapies.
Diversity and social justice in Couple and Family Therapy.
Therapy with immigrant, Latino, and bilingual families.
Alba Niño, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Couple and Family Therapy Program (San Diego Campus). She is a licensed marriage and family therapist (Maryland - 2008; California - 2018) and she is an AAMFT approved supervisor since 2013. Since her appointment at Alliant International University in 2013, she has taught courses on topics such as theories and therapeutic models in MFT, diversity in families, trauma and crisis intervention, and person of the therapist. Her interest in the self of the therapists, the quality of the therapeutic relationship, and the experiences of immigrant therapists is reflected in her publication and presentation record.