Adriana Miu, Ph.D.

  • Psychiatry
  • Psychology
  • Psychotherapy


Adriana Miu, Ph.D., is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at UT Southwestern Medical Center and a Licensed Psychologist with the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists. She specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy for adults with sexual trauma and early psychosis, using an integrative approach that draws from cognitive, dialectical, and mindfulness-based behavioral therapy.

Dr. Miu holds undergraduate degrees in psychology and economics from Stanford University. She earned her doctoral degree in clinical psychology at Emory University, where in 2014-2015 she was awarded the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Teaching Fellowship. She completed her internship at VA Northern California Health Care System and her postdoctoral fellowship at Stanford University School of Medicine, where she stayed on to serve as a clinical instructor and psychologist.

She joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2019. 

Dr. Miu’s research interests include social-cognitive factors such as growth mindset and hostile attribution bias. She has published several academic articles and delivered multiple presentations.

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Education & Training
  • Graduate School - Emory University (2011-2013), Psychology
  • Fellowship - Stanford University School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (2016-2017), Psychology
  • Undergraduate School - Stanford University (2006-2010), Psychology
  • Graduate School - Emory University (2013-2016), Psychology
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Psychological Association
  • Association for Psychological Science
  • Association for Contextual Behavioral Science
  • Association of Chinese Helping Professionals and Psychologists - International
Books & Publications
  • Social-Cognitive Factors (e.g., growth mindset, hostile attribution bias)

Clinical Focus

  • Psychology
  • Psychotherapy
  • Early Psychosis
  • Trauma

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