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Hassan Karimi, Ph.D.

Hassan Karimi, Ph.D.Assistant Professor

Ph.D. Virginia Tech University. 2015
M.S. Ferdowsi University, 1996
B.S. Ferdowsi University, 1993

Office: Egan Hall 201
Phone: (914) 633-2092
Fax: (914) 637-7710

Dr. Karimi has a Ph.D. in Marriage and Family Therapy with an emphasis on common mechanisms of change in psychotherapy, and family therapy models. He developed the Common Factors Questionnaire (CFQ) that is used in psychotherapy and family therapy research. Dr. Karimi is interested in brief and integrative therapy. He is a member of American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) and the American Psychological Association (APA).

Prior to his appointment at Iona, Dr. Karimi served as a Bilingual (Farsi-English) clinician, faculty member, and researcher at different universities in Iran and the US for 20 years. He is a licensed clinical psychologist in Iran where he established Meshkat Psychology Institute to teach and supervise clinicians for couple and family therapy trainings. He has extensive training in strategic therapy and brief therapy at Mental Research Institute (MRI), the birthplace of systemic therapies in Palo Alto California.

Research Interests

Cybernetics and systemic epistemology and their applications in human life and conflicts, brief therapy and theory of change, common mechanisms of change across therapeutic models, medical problems and systemic conceptualization.