Dr. Musa was born and raised in Southern Illinois and received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from St. Louis University. In addition to her clinical work, her research career has explored the mental health impact of discrimination and Islamophobia on American Muslims. She is also a co-founder and Director of Outcomes and Evaluation at MWPN, a St. Louis-based non-profit organization dedicated to the mentorship and professional development of Muslim women.
Clinically, Dr. Musa works with adolescents, adults, and couples. Her clinical interests include anxiety disorders, trauma, OCD, and addictions. Dr. Musa has previously worked with diverse client populations in a broad range of clinical settings, including partial hospitalization programs, primary care medical centers, college counseling centers, and community mental health clinics. When working with clients, Dr. Musa utilizes cognitive-behavioral strategies while incorporating a multicultural framework that considers her clients’ unique social identities, values, and belief systems.
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Saint Louis University
M.S., Clinical Psychology, Saint Louis University
B.A., Psychology with a minor in Spanish, Saint Louis University