Committee Members

Thank you to the following  NCCBT Network members who have generously volunteered their time to support our mission and the responsibilities of our different Committees in partnership with our Leadership Committee.

Gian Bruno, AMFT

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee Co-Chair

Gian Bruno (he/him) is an associate marriage and family therapist that provides individual and relationship therapy at the SF Therapy Collective and the San Francisco Marriage and Couples Center, both located in San Francisco. He has trained primarily in the treatment of anxiety and depression in adults, with a focus largely on the LGBTQ community. Gian has trained in a number of modalities, including CBT, ACT, EFT, and Mindfulness.

William Chan, PsyD

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee Member

William Chan, PsyD (he/him/他) is a licensed clinical psychologist. He has expertise in treating anxiety and mood disorders. He is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and integrates other evidence-based approaches to personalize treatment based on his clients' presentations. He speaks Cantonese and Mandarin. He has a special focus on immigrants, international students and expats, and LGBTQ+ issues. His approach is to create an atmosphere where clients feel empowered and validated to build insights and skills while taking their own unique individual factors (e.g., ethnicity, age, socioeconomic status, and sexual orientation) into consideration. Dr. Chan also spends some of his time doing research. He developed a virtual reality exposure therapy for adults with social anxiety disorder. He also studies how to use chatbots to improve accessibility of psychological care to women at risk for developing an eating disorder.

Marlen Diaz, BA

Educational Series Committee Student Representative

Marlen Diaz, BA, (she/her) is a doctoral student in the Clinical Science program at UC Berkeley. Under the mentorship of Dr. Allison Harvey, Marlen does research in dissemination and implementation science to increase access to sustainable evidence-based psychological treatments in community settings that serve low-income, diverse, and underserved members of our communities. She also examines habit formation and dismantling to support behavior change sustainment in individuals. Marlen was recently awarded an NIH Diversity Supplement to further her research in habit dismantling. Furthermore, Marlen's clinical experience and interests span both therapy and assessments with teens-adults, with a particular interest in trauma, anxiety, and Spanish-speaking communities.

Nida Mirza, PhD

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee Member

Dr. Nida Mirza (she/her) is a licensed clinical psychologist who provides therapy to adults from diverse and minoritized backgrounds. She works with patients across California and New York State from a culturally responsive lens and co-leads DEI at her group practice. She also provides behavioral health advising and consultation to health tech startups in Silicon Valley. She is involved in her community on two nonprofit boards for the last 6 years. Her professional and clinical interests include telemedicine, multicultural and intersectional approaches to treatment, and mindfulness.

Aimee Zhang, PsyD

Social Networking Committee Member

Aimee Zhang, PsyD (she/her), is a licensed clinical psychologist (PSY33557) with expertise in delivering evidence-based treatments to adults and adolescents. Prior to starting her private practice, she was a Clinical Assistant Professor at Stanford University. She received her BA in Psychology, with departmental honors and university distinction, from Stanford University and PsyD in Clinical Psychology from the PGSP-Stanford PsyD Consortium. She completed internship at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System and her postdoctoral fellowship at Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Zhang has specialized training in the treatment of trauma and PTSD, body image concerns and eating disorders, stress, mood, anxiety disorders, and multicultural diversity. In addition to clinical work, Dr. Zhang has supervised graduate students and conducted research in the dissemination and implementation of evidence-based treatments, with a focus on increasing access to mental healthcare using technology.

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