Clinical Psychology Department


About Us

The department of clinical psychology with the aim of teaching and research in the field of clinical psychology was formed at the faculty of medicine in 2011. In addition to teaching to all medical science students, since 2012, with the approval of the specialty board of clinical psychology, we educate postgraduate students. In this regard, the group currently has 3 faculty members. It should be noted that more than 60 research projects and the publications of about 70 researches in prestigious internal and external journals have been the result of the research activities of the members of this department. On the other hand, according to a memorandum of agreement with the pharmacology department, the PhD degree in the field of addiction studies is one of the educational and research areas of the clinical psychology department.


The mission of the department is to empower human resources in counseling and psychotherapy, to research in Psychological fields and to use the latest scientific findings and applied concepts by achieving the following general objectives:

- Enhancing curriculum in order to update pedagogical approaches
- Increasing teaching collaborations within the department
- Enriching the departmental teaching resources
- Designating meetings for discussion of work-in-progress
- Holding the journal club semimonthly


- Extending educational fields of clinical psychology
- Acquiring and developing a talented, academic workforce
- Collaborating with developed worldwide universities
Research Interest Areas
 Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Psychosomatic Disorders
Research Group
- Dr. Abdollah Omidi
Master Students
- Behrouz Afshari
- Mohammadreza Davoudi
- Zeinab Rezaee
- Sheyda Shirvani
- ...
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
OCD, Chronic Disorders
Mood Disorders
Research Group
- Dr. Zahra Zanjani
Master Students
- Mohammad javad Shabani
- Hamid Mohsenabadi
- Masoumeh Moghbeli
- Zhila Hasani
- ...
Third Wave Psychotherapies
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Research Group
- Dr. Sanaz Joekar
Master Students
Esmat safari
- ...


The educational facilities of the department such as psychology laboratory, clinical psychology clinic, one-way mirror room, neurofeedback device, accessibility to psychiatric hospital  and diverse psychological tests.

Faculty Members







Head of Department

Dr. Abdollah Omidi  (
5km of Qotb–e Ravandi Blvd. P.O. Box: 8715988141, Kashan, IRAN
Tel: (+98 31) 55240021()
Fax: (+98 31) 55541112

Administrative Officer

Amineh sadat Hosseinikhah