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Fellow, Institute for Social Policy and Understanding
Ben Herzig is a Fellow at ISPU and provides psychiatric services in the Boston area. He received his doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University New England. He has practiced in numerous settings, including community health centers, emergency rooms, schools, state hospitals, and the federal prison system. Dr. Herzig has authored academic articles on the topics of media psychology and therapeutic change, and is a reviewer for the Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development. Dr. Herzig's research interests are focused on the intersection of psychology and religion, and he has recently agreed to co-author a chapter on Islam and mental health for Johns Hopkins University Press. He has established counseling positions at Islamic schools and is an advisor to Muslim college students. He serves on the board of directors of the Center for Jewish-Muslim Relations. Dr. Herzig has studied at Yale University, Tufts University, and the University of Pennsylvania, from which he graduated with a degree in Psychology and a minor in Religious Studies.