Pacific Behavioral Health
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Dr. Azita Mirin is a licensed psychologist in the States of Hawaii, New Mexico, and California. A graduate of Alliant International University's California School of Professional Psychology, Dr. Mirin completed her internship and postdoctoral fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychology at Children's Hospital in San Diego. She was a staff psychologist at Children's Hospital Chadwick Clinic before becoming Clinical Director at New Mexico Behavioral Health Services. After moving to Hawaii, Dr. Mirin has worked at the Sexual Abuse Treatment Center and Kapiolani Child Protection Center, serves as Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Hawaii School of Medicine, and has a private practice in Oahu. Dr. Mirin speaks four languages fluently, and is appreciative of a wide range of cultural backgrounds and experiences.
Dr. Jim Spira is a licensed psychologist in the States of Hawaii and California. He has graduate degrees in Psychology, Education, and Public Health. Dr. Spira received his doctorate from the University of California, Berkeley, and completed his internship and Postdoctoral Fellowship from Stanford University. Dr. Spira has served on the faculties of the medical schools at Duke University, the University of California San Diego, and the University of Hawaii, where he currently serves as Professor in the Department of Psychiatry. He was also Head, Division of Health Psychology and Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry at Naval Medical Center San Diego, and recently served as Director, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, National Center for PTSD, Pacific Division. Dr. Spira has advanced certification in Clinical Health Psychology, Psychological Assessment, and Forensic Psychology. He has trained mental health professionals internationally in methods for treating psychological and physical trauma, behavioral methods for improving health, and coping with life-threatening illness. Dr. Spira currently serves as President, Hawaii Psychological Association.
Pacific Behavioral Health's mission is to provide personalized, high-quality counseling by our psychotherapists, utilizing methods that are specifically tailored for your individual needs and situation.
OUR APPROACH is to help you learn to identify factors that contribute to the problems you are facing, learn skills to help you gain better control over your issues, and help you improve your overall quality of life. OUR GOAL is to help you live more fully and comfortably in each moment of your life, without excessive distractions from what happened in the past or worries about what might happen in the future. In this way, you can better benefit from all that you have learned in the past, better prepare for the future, and enjoy life to the fullest.