Bina Parekh PhD

Associate Department Chair/Associate Professor, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Bina Parekh, Ph.D. is the Associate Department Chair at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP) in the Department of Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.), Irvine Campus. Dr. Bina Parekh received her M.A. in Community Psychology at New York University and completed her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and minor emphasis in Biostatistics at Loma Linda University. Dr. Parekh completed a two-year Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Department of Psychiatry at Kaiser Permanente in Milpitas, California specializing in general psychiatry, trauma, behavioral medicine, and chemical dependency. She has served as a project coordinator for several large grants at the Behavioral Health Institute at San Diego State University (SDSU) and acted as a clinical supervisor in the joint doctoral program between SDSU and U.C. San Diego. She has published several peer-reviewed papers in the areas of addiction medicine, psychological assessment, and diversity. Dr. Parekh has worked as a pain psychologist within a multidisciplinary treatment team in the Chronic Pain Program at Kaiser Permanente, Orange. Her clinical focus includes trauma specifically working with survivors of sexual abuse and combat exposed military personnel. She has experience applying evidence-based models of treatment for survivors of trauma.