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Riddhi Sandil

Professional Background

Educational Background

B.A. Knox College, 2003

Ph.D. University of Iowa, 2008 

Professional License: 
Licensed Psychologist, State of Utah, #7249671-2501

Scholarly Interests

Counseling needs of international students. Counseling expectations of South Asian populations, in particular South Asian Women and South Asian sexual minorities. Complex trauma and it's impact on women's well-being. 

Selected Publications


Sandil, R. (2006). Cognitive behavioral therapy for adolescent depression: implications for Asian immigrants in the United States of America. Journal of Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 18, 27-32.


Westefeld, J.S., Button, C., Haley, J.T., Kettmann, J.J., MacConnell, J., Sandil, R., & Tallman, B.  (2006). College student suicide:  A call to action. Death Studies, 30, 931-956. (Second authorship shared equally).


Westefeld, J.S., Doobay, A., Hill, J.M., J.T., Humphreys, C.T., Sandil, R., & Tallman, B. (2009).  The Oregon death with dignity act: The right to live or the right to die? Journal of Loss and Trauma, 14, 161-169. (Second authorship shared equally).


Ali, R.S., Lewis, S.Z., & Sandil, R. (2006). Career Counseling for Asian Women. In W.B. Walsh & M. Heppner (Eds.) Handbook of Career Counseling. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum


Riddhi Sandil appeared in the following articles:

Diversity Hits the Books (6/3/2014)