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Mary M. Mulvihill, Ph.D. obtained a Baccalaureate Degree in Biology from the University of San Diego, as well as  Master’s and Doctoral Degrees in Psychology from Emory University. Dr. Mulvihill did her clinical internship and postdoctoral fellowship in the Department  of Psychiatry at UCSD Medical School. She is a licensed psychologist, specializing in Health Psychology. Dr. Mulvihill is certified in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and has a clinical interest in stress/trauma, chronic illness, pain management, surgery preparation, geriatrics, and mindfulness-based approaches. An engaging instructor, Dr. Mulvihill has taught in the School of Public Health at San Diego State University since 1991 at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Dr. Mulvihill has been active in the local community on the San Diego Psychology Association’s Continuing Education Committee, where she was instrumental on a team establishing the first national training conference for child/adolescent mental health issues, and in collaboration with the Navy Seals Foundation, for military mental health concerns. Dr. Mulvihill served as Chair of the SDPA CE Committee in 2017-2018 and coordinated professional training conferences for SDPA on trauma, resilience through mindfulness, and addiction.