Amori Yee Mikami, PhD
Amori Yee Mikami, PhD, is a full professor and the associate head for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in the Department of Psychology at the University of British Columbia (Canada). Her work blends basic and intervention science to understand and treat the complex contributions to peer problems in youth with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Her research team created Parental Friendship Coaching, a program that supports parents in coaching their children with ADHD to make and keep friends.
Dr. Mikami received both her bachelor’s and master’s degree in psychology from Stanford University. She then received her PhD in clinical psychology from the University of California, Berkeley and completed her clinical internship and postdoctoral fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco. She is licensed as a clinical psychologist in British Columbia (Canada). She has been honored with distinctions like fellow status from the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (2021), and the Young Scientist Research Award from Children and Adults with ADHD (2006).