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Nehjla Mashal, PhD

POPSUGAR Contributor

Dr. Nehjla Mashal, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist providing evidenced-based individual psychotherapy for adults and teens in San Francisco. Her areas of expertise include the treatment of anxiety disorders, such as Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Social Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, and depressive disorders, such as Major Depressive Disorder and Persistent Depressive Disorder. She is also interested in topics such as assertiveness and effective communication strategies, diversity and intersectionality, and the relationship between anxiety and interpersonal functioning. Dr. Mashal is the founder, writer, and editor of Moxie & Candor. Moxie & Candor’s mission is to provide content that empowers us to take better care of ourselves, lead more value-driven lives, and advocate for ourselves more effectively.

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