Marina Dorian

Core Candidate Associate Professor
Core Faculty


MA Clinical Mental Health Counseling: Mindfulness-Based Transpersonal Counseling - Core Faculty


PhD Clinical and Community Psychology: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
BA Psychology Russian Language and Literature: University of California, Los Angeles

After earning her doctoral degree from the University of Illinois in 2007 Marina Dorian held a faculty position at the California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University in San Diego. She has conducted international research in Ukraine, Moldova, Russia and Mexico on family stress and resilience. Her travels abroad have given her a deep appreciation for diversity and a sense of global compassion. Marina has published and presented on the importance of incorporating mindfulness into clinical training and on topics ranging from relational mindfulness to the role of mindfulness in decreasing implicit bias.