Hiral Parikh

Biography:

Hiral Parikh is a sophomore and member of the Schreyer Honors College at Penn State. She is pursuing a B.A. in Psychology with a double minor in French and Women’s Studies. Broadly, her interests include studying abnormal psychology along with the cultural components that affect psychotherapy treatments. She intends to attend graduate school after Penn State to further her studies in clinical or counseling psychology, obtaining either a Ph.D. or Psy.D. In the future, she wants to open her own clinical practice that is targeted towards providing therapy for underrepresented populations. During her free time, Hiral is involved in S.M.A.R.T. and enjoys spending time with friends, watching TV, listening to music, training in martial arts, and doing crafts (painting, drawing, etc.)