Nadia Islam, PhD, LCP
Nadia Islam, PhD, LCP
Dr. Nadia Islam was born and raised in Virginia. She graduated from the University of Virginia with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and went on to receive her master’s degree and doctorate in clinical psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University. She completed her clinical internship and post-doctoral fellowship in pediatric psychology at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. In 2018, she joined The Pediatric Center as Richmond’s first integrated psychologist in a community-based pediatric practice.
Dr. Islam specializes in providing therapy and assessment services to children, adolescents, and young adults. Her areas of interest include anxiety disorders, depression, ADHD, eating and body image concerns, and difficulties adjusting to life stressors (e.g. school transitions, family changes). Additionally, she has specific experience working with individuals coping with a wide range of chronic health conditions (e.g. diabetes, cystic fibrosis, Crohn’s disease, obesity). Dr. Islam’s treatment approach is always evidence-based, collaborative, and tailored to meet the needs of each patient and family. She typically incorporates components of cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, positive parenting skills, motivational interviewing, and mindfulness. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, exploring Richmond, trying new restaurants, and DIY projects.
Dr. Jadig Garcia
Dr. Garcia was born in Puerto Rico and raised in North Carolina. She received her Bachelors degree from Georgetown University in Washington, DC and subsequently moved to Boston, MA to complete her PhD in Clinical Psychology from Suffolk University. In 2015, she moved to Richmond to complete an internship and post-doctoral fellowship at the Virginia Treatment Center for Children.
Dr. Garcia specializes in providing therapy and assessment services to children, adolescents, and young adults. Her areas of interest include anxiety disorders, depression, and trauma. Additionally, she has experience working with crisis management and providing culturally sensitive treatment to Spanish speaking families. Dr. Garcia’s treatment approach is evidence-based and typically incorporates cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, mindfulness, and family system’s theory. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and going anywhere with a beach.