Dr. Adriana Miu is an assistant professor and clinical psychologist who joined the UT Southwestern Department of Psychiatry in July 2019. She attended Stanford University, where she received a B.A. in Psychology and a B.A. in Economics. She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Emory University and completed her internship at Northern California VA Health Care System and postdoctoral fellowship at Stanford University School of Medicine. She was a clinical instructor and psychologist at Stanford for two years before joining UT Southwestern. She specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy for adults with sexual trauma and early psychosis. Adapting each individual’s needs, Dr. Miu uses an integrative approach that draws from cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness, and dialectical behavior therapy. Her research interests include social-cognitive factors, such as growth mindset and hostile attribution bias.
- Undergraduate School
- Stanford University (2010), Psychology
- Graduate School
- Emory University (2013), Psychology
- Graduate School
- Emory University (2016), Psychology
- Stanford University School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (2017), Psychology
- Social Cognition
- Behind the Masks: Experiences of Mental Health Practitioners of Color During the COVID-19 Pandemic.
- Miu AS, Moore JR, Acad Psychiatry 2021 Mar
- Teletherapy with serious mental illness populations during COVID-19: Telehealth conversion and engagement
- Miu, A. S., Vo, H. T., Palka, J. M., Glowacki, C. R., & Robinson, R. J. Counselling Psychology Quarterly 2020 1-18
- An entity theory of intelligence predicts higher cortisol levels when high school grades are declining.
- Lee, H. Y., Jamieson, J. P., Miu, A. S., Josephs, R. A., & Yeager, D. S. Child development 2018
- Response to survivors of campus sexual assault.
- Wilson, H.W., & Miu, A.S.; Editors: Roberts, L., & Ryan, K. University Student Mental Health: A Guide for Psychiatrists, Psychologists, and Leaders Serving Higher Education 2018 339-354
- Preventing symptoms of depression by teaching adolescents that people can change: Effects of a brief incremental theory of personality intervention at 9-month follow-up.
- Miu, A. S., & Yeager, D. S. Clinical Psychological Science 2015 5 3 726-743
- Implicit theories of personality and attributions of hostile intent: a meta-analysis, an experiment, and a longitudinal intervention.
- Yeager DS, Miu AS, Powers J, Dweck CS, Child Dev 2013 Sep-Oct 84 5 1651-67
- Implicit theories of personality predict motivation to use prosocial coping strategies after bullying in high school
- Yeager, D.S., & Miu, A.S. Edited by In Frydenberg, E., & Reevy, G. Personality, stress and coping: Implications for education 2011 47-62
- Peer Consultation: An Enriching Necessity Rather Than a Luxury for Psychologists During and Beyond the Pandemic.
- Miu AS, Joseph A, Hakim E, Cox ED, Greenwald E, J Health Serv Psychol 2022 Jan 1-7
- Employee Job Satisfaction and Performance in Association With Workplace Responses to the 9/11 Attacks on New York City's World Trade Center.
- Miu AS, Davis A, Raitt J, Lee MH, Pedrazine A, Canan F, Pollio DE, North CS, J Occup Environ Med 2021 Oct
- Review of Mental Health Response to COVID-19, China.
- Miu A, Cao H, Zhang B, Zhang H, Emerging Infect. Dis. 2020 Jul 26 10
Honors & Awards
- Walter Katkovsky Scholarship
Award for early career psychologist pursuing ABPP board certification (2020)
- Dallas Psychological Association (2020)
- Texas Psychological Association (2020)
- Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (2019)
- Association of Chinese Helping Professionals and Psychologists - International (2019)
- International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (2019)
- American Psychological Association (2018)
- Association for Psychological Science (2013)