Aida Vazin – Iran to Sweden to the U.S.A.
A marriage and family counselor in Newport Beach, CA, Aida Vazin has an incredible story. She was born in Iran, fled from war with her family to Sweden, then ended up in the U.S. In this episode, we talk about physical memory, mythology, religion, holistic psychology, and many other topics.
Dr. Aida Vazin
Dr. Aida has been in practice since 2006 providing therapeutic services. She transitioned over to a full-time virtual practice in 2017 to be accessible to her busy, professional, international and traveling clients. This ensures that her clients can get a hold of her anywhere in the world. She has a background in cultural anthropology, sociology, psychology, and human behavior. She expanded beyond the theoretical framework of her academic background to train in breathwork and hypnosis. She states “where talk therapy ends, breathwork or hypnotherapy take over to make lasting changes.”
Education and Experience
2007 : Graduated from UCLA
Dr. Aida received a bachelor of arts from the University of California, Los Angeles in sociology with extensive courses in cultural anthropology and psychology.
2009 : Graduated from TCS
Dr. Aida received a master of arts from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in psychology with emphasis in marriage and family therapy.
2015 : Research Assistant at UCI
Dr. Aida was a research assistant at University of California, Irvine in the psychology and social behavior lab conducting research for at risk youth.
2019 : Graduated from APU
Dr. Aida received a doctorate degree from American Premier University in human behavior with dissertation on conflict resolution.
Dr. Aida takes pride in reducing stigma of mental health needs by providing educational seminars. She has presented to UCI Psychiatric Symposium, UCI OBYN department, Lupus LA – Orange County Branch, and March of Dimes. She supports her community through the peer mentorship program of the UCLA Alumni Association and served as Vice President of Iranian American Mental Health Society. She is passionate about protecting the mental health of musicians and is the health group co-chair of the Association For Electronic Music aiding in revising the new edition of “The Electron Music Industry Guide To Mental Health”.