Shadi Gholizadeh

Shadi Gholizadeh

Shadi Gholizadeh |
Internship Training Director, Assistant Professor

California School of Professional Psychology
PsyD in Clinical Psychology
shadi.gholizadeh@alliant.edu
Bio

Shadi Gholizadeh is a licensed clinical psychologist and Assistant Professor and Internship Training Director at Alliant/CSPP in Los Angeles. She received her B.A. from Stanford University in 2008, MSc from the London School of Economics and Political Psychology in 2009, M.P.H. in Epidemiology from San Diego State University in 2016, and PhD in Clinical Psychology from the SDSU/UC San Diego Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology in 2018. Dr. Gholizadeh has research and clinical interests in behavioral medicine and health psychology; consultation-liaison psychology; body image in people with visible differences; coping with chronic illness and chronic pain; psychosocial outcomes in scleroderma, lupus, and other rheumatological diseases; psychometrics; measure development and validation; online health interventions; teletherapy for visible differences; and the assessment of psychological outcomes in workers' compensation and personal injury settings.

Education
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2018
PhD in Clinical Psychology SDSU/UC San Diego Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology
Courses
Psychodiagnostic Assessment
Publications
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2019

Gholizadeh, S., Azizoddin, D. R., Mills, S. D., Zamora-Racaza, G., Hirz, A., Potemra, H. M. K.,
Wallace, D. J., Weisman, M.H., & Nicassio, P. M. (2019). Body image mediates the impact of pain on depressive symptoms in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. Lupus, 9, 1148-1153.
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2018

Gholizadeh, S., Drizin, J. H., Hansdottir, I., Weisman, M. H., Clements, P. J., Furst, D. E., &
Malcarne, V. L. (2018). Etiology unknown: Qualitative analysis of patient attributions of causality in scleroderma. Journal of Scleroderma and Related Disorders, 3, 182-188.

Gholizadeh, S., Rooney, B. M., Merz, E. L., Malcarne, V. L., Safren, S. A., & Blashill, A. J.
(2018). Body Image and Condomless Anal Sex Among Sexual Minority Men Living with HIV. AIDS and Behavior, 22, 658-662.
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2017

Gholizadeh, S., Fox, R. S., Mills, S. D., Jewett, L. R., Thombs, B. D., & Malcarne, V. L. (2017). Coping with the disfigurement of scleroderma: Facial, skin, and hand changes. In F. M. Wigley (Ed.), Scleroderma: From Pathogenesis to Comprehensive Management, 2 ed., p. 713-721. New York: Springer.

Gholizadeh, S., Mills, S. D., Fox, R. S., Malcarne, V. L., Roesch, S.C., Clements, P., Kafaja S.,
Khanna, D., & Furst, D. (2017). A psychometric evaluation of the Arthritis Helplessness Index (AHI) in systemic sclerosis (SSc). Journal of Rheumatology, 44, 795-798.
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2015

Gholizadeh, S., & Malcarne, V. L. (2015). Professional and ethical challenges in
determinations of causality of psychological disability. Psychological Injury and
Law, 8, 334-347.

Gholizadeh, S., Malcarne, V. L., & Schatman, M. E. (2015). Ethical quandaries for
psychologists in workers’ compensation settings: The GAF gaffe. Psychological Injury and Law, 8, 64-81.
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