Miya Barnett '05

Miya Barnett -05



Miya Barnett received her PhD from Central Michigan University in 2014. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology in the Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she runs the Promoting Access through Dissemination/implementation Research on Evidence-based Services (PADRES) Lab and Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) Clinic. Miya specializes in PCIT, which is an evidence-based treatment for young children and families with externalizing behaviors. She has provided PCIT training and consultation for community clinicians nationally and internationally. Her federally-funded research focuses on dissemination and implementation, strategies to decrease mental health service disparities for ethnic minority children and families, and the mobilization of lay health workers to increase access to EBPs. In her spare time, Miya enjoys exploring the beaches and mountains of Santa Barbara with her friends and pup.