Kiran Kaur Arora / Embracing the Spirit of Chardi Kala in Times of Racial and Religious Trauma
Kiran Arora, PhD, is an associate professor of Marriage and Family Therapy at Long Island University, Brooklyn. She is currently researching the impact of 9/11 on South Asian families and their relationships. Her research interests further include the expansion of theory and practice in family therapy training reflecting cultural diversity and social justice, exploring the connections between trauma and oppression in communities of color, and the intersections of race and religion. She is a psychotherapist at Tribeca Therapy in New York City. Kiran is on the editorial board of the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy. She has served on the American Family Therapy Academy (AFTA) Board of Directors and was Co-Chair for the 2015 AFTA conference. Kiran served as President of AFTA from 2015-2016.