Adia Gooden, PhD

The Art Of Being Present

Mastering the art of being present is about creating opportunities to fully enjoy and soak in all of the amazing things we experience, and it is also about being there for ourselves in times of pain or sorrow. Mastering the art of being present is about learning to live a full life....

Adia Gooden, PhD

Adia Gooden, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist. She is a straight, cis, African American woman; she grew up in Southern California, and currently lives in Chicago, IL. Dr. Adia received her BA from Stanford University where she majored in Psychology and minored in Spanish and African and African American studies. After Stanford, Dr. Adia attended DePaul University and earned her PhD in Clinical Community Psychology. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship at The Family Institute at Northwestern University, where she focused on providing couples therapy and increased her understanding of relationship dynamics. Dr. Adia currently works as a clinical psychologist at a university counseling center where she does individual, group, and couple therapy with undergraduate and graduate students. Dr. Adia does writing, speaking, and training related to Black women’s mental health; you can learn more by visiting her website: www.dradiagooden.com