Goali Saedi Bocci, Ph.D.

Goali Saedi Bocci, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice, published author, millennial expert, TEDx speaker, and media personality. She earned a PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Notre Dame and completed her internship at the University of California, Berkeley, followed by a fellowship at Stanford University. Dr. Saedi Bocci is a writer for Psychology Today, where she has written the Millennial Media blog for nearly a decade, garnering over 2 million hits worldwide. She is also a highly sought-after expert for top media outlets, including TIME, Newsweek, ABC News, The Chicago Tribune, Cosmopolitan, Refinery29, Elle, and Glamour.

Dr. Saedi Bocci is the author of two books: PhDiva: The Smart Girl’s Guide to Graduate School Success; The Social Media Workbook for Teens: Skills to Help You Balance Screen Time, Manage Stress, and Take Charge of Your Life; and a therapy card deck: Digital Detox Card Deck: 56 Practices to Help You Detox, De-Stress, Distract and Discover. She is the process of writing two additional books: The Positive Psychology Workbook for Teens (New Harbinger Press), and The Millennial Toolbox (PESI Publishing & Media).

Current Professional Activities

  • Author, Psychology Today Millennial Media Blog, New Harbinger, and PESI
  • Adjunct Faculty Member, Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology
  • Co-Chair, University of Notre Dame Alumni Club of Portland Women Connect
  • Reviewer, Journal of Popular Media Culture (APA Division 46)

Recent Past Professional Activities

  • Member, Oregon Psychological Association Diversity Committee
  • Adjunct Faculty Member, Pacific University School of Professional Psychology
  • Board Member, NEW Leadership Oregon

Goali Saedi Bocci, Ph.D.

Goali Saedi Bocci, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice, published author, millennial expert, TEDx speaker, and media personality. She earned a PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Notre Dame and completed her internship at the University of California, Berkeley, followed by a fellowship at Stanford University. Dr. Saedi Bocci is a writer for Psychology Today, where she has written the Millennial Media blog for nearly a decade, garnering over 2 million hits worldwide. She is also a highly sought-after expert for top media outlets, including TIME, Newsweek, ABC News, The Chicago Tribune, Cosmopolitan, Refinery29, Elle, and Glamour.

Dr. Saedi Bocci is the author of two books: PhDiva: The Smart Girl’s Guide to Graduate School Success; The Social Media Workbook for Teens: Skills to Help You Balance Screen Time, Manage Stress, and Take Charge of Your Life; and a therapy card deck: Digital Detox Card Deck: 56 Practices to Help You Detox, De-Stress, Distract and Discover. She is the process of writing two additional books: The Positive Psychology Workbook for Teens (New Harbinger Press), and The Millennial Toolbox (PESI Publishing & Media).

Current Professional Activities

  • Author, Psychology Today Millennial Media Blog, New Harbinger, and PESI
  • Adjunct Faculty Member, Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology
  • Co-Chair, University of Notre Dame Alumni Club of Portland Women Connect
  • Reviewer, Journal of Popular Media Culture (APA Division 46)

Recent Past Professional Activities

  • Member, Oregon Psychological Association Diversity Committee
  • Adjunct Faculty Member, Pacific University School of Professional Psychology
  • Board Member, NEW Leadership Oregon

Education & Additional Training

  • University of Notre Dame, Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, 2012
  • University of Notre Dame, M.A. Psychology, 2010
  • Portland State University, B.A. Psychology, summa cum laude
  • Stanford University, Counseling and Psychological Services, Post-Doctoral Fellowship, 2013
    • Specialty: Mental Health Promotion and Risk Reduction
    • Completed Rotations in: Eating Disorders, Substance Abuse, & Gender and Sexual Identity
  • University of California Berkeley, Counseling and Psychological Services, APA-Approved Clinical Internship, 2012
    • Completed Trainings in: ADHD Assessment, Vocational Assessment, & Crisis Counseling

Licenses

  • California PSY 30930
  • Oregon PSY 2341
  • RYT 200, Registered Yoga Training Completed

Awards

  • Keep Oregon Well! Mental Health Hero Award Recipient, 2019
  • Oregon Psychological Association 2018 Public Education Award
  • U.C. Berkeley Spot Award for Health Service Excellence
  • Outstanding Graduate Student/Intern Award, APA Division 17
  • American Psychological Association Student Travel Award
  • National Psychologist Register Scholarship
  • Notre Dame Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts Award
  • American Association of University Women Excellence in Graduate Research Award
  • Teacher’s College, Columbia University Roundtable Honorarium

Professional Memberships & Associations

  • American Psychological Association, Member
  • APA Division 46, Media Psychology, Member
  • Psi Chi, National Honor Society in Psychology 
(Past Chapter President)
  • Oregon Psychological Association, Member

Education & Additional Training

  • University of Notre Dame, Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, 2012
  • University of Notre Dame, M.A. Psychology, 2010
  • Portland State University, B.A. Psychology, summa cum laude
  • Stanford University, Counseling and Psychological Services, Post-Doctoral Fellowship, 2013
    • Specialty: Mental Health Promotion and Risk Reduction
    • Completed Rotations in: Eating Disorders, Substance Abuse, & Gender and Sexual Identity
  • University of California Berkeley, Counseling and Psychological Services, APA-Approved Clinical Internship, 2012
    • Completed Trainings in: ADHD Assessment, Vocational Assessment, & Crisis Counseling

Licenses

  • California PSY 30930
  • Oregon PSY 2341
  • RYT 200, Registered Yoga Training Completed

Awards

  • Keep Oregon Well! Mental Health Hero Award Recipient, 2019
  • Oregon Psychological Association 2018 Public Education Award
  • U.C. Berkeley Spot Award for Health Service Excellence
  • Outstanding Graduate Student/Intern Award, APA Division 17
  • American Psychological Association Student Travel Award
  • National Psychologist Register Scholarship
  • Notre Dame Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts Award
  • American Association of University Women Excellence in Graduate Research Award
  • Teacher’s College, Columbia University Roundtable Honorarium

Professional Memberships & Associations

  • American Psychological Association, Member
  • APA Division 46, Media Psychology, Member
  • Psi Chi, National Honor Society in Psychology 
(Past Chapter President)
  • Oregon Psychological Association, Member

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