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Mica McGriggs, PhD

Psychology Postdoctoral Fellow


Mica McGriggs, PhD joined CUMC Student Health Service in 2017. She completed her pre-doctoral internship in Health Service Psychology at the University of Washington. Dr. McGriggs earned a PhD from Brigham Young University, where her academic research focused on multicultural competence in psychotherapy. Clinically she works primarily from an integrative cognitive-behavioral lens, with an emphasis on adapting treatment for the intersections of cultural identity. Her appointment as a Postdoctoral Fellow with SHS focuses on intersectional somatic psychotherapy and social justice. 


  • PhD Brigham Young University
  • BA Northern Arizona Univeristy

Certifications & Licensures

  • Prelicensure psychologist in the State of New York
  • Primary Certification-Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, Albert Ellis Institute

Published Chapters/Articles/Presentations

  • McGriggs M. N., & Walters, A. S. (2015). The Family Dinner: Mothers’ Perceptions of Family togetherness. Ethnic and Cultural Identity: Perceptions, Discrimination and Social Challenges. Editor, Warner A. Nova Science Publishers, New York.  

Awards and Honors

  • Utah Women and Education Initiative: Award - Educated Woman of the Week, July 2016


  • American Psychological Association
  • The Association of Black Psychologists