Negeen Farsio




(949) 478-4484

Negeen Farsio earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in anthropology from the esteemed University of California, Berkeley (UC Cal). She embarked on a transformative study abroad program at St. George’s University of London and the University of Nicosia Medical School, nestled in the captivating capital of Cyprus, an enchanting island in the Mediterranean Sea. While her initial aspirations were in psychiatry, Negeen’s academic journey led her to discover the realm of medical anthropology—a subfield dedicated to analyzing medical systems across diverse cultures.

Her exceptional versatility comes from being trained in Applied Behavioral Analysis, where she honed her skills as a talented Registered Behavior Technician (RBT). This rich background equipped her for her current role as an esteemed diagnostician with the prestigious Cognitive Diagnostic Associates team.

Negeen’s commendable work ethic is underscored by her fervent commitment to community outreach, cultural awareness, and patient advocacy. Her dedication goes beyond the realms of medicine and extends to her role as an avid writer with a passion for classic literature, an endeavor that allows her to explore the depths of her creativity and intellectual pursuits.

Her pursuit of knowledge and genuine dedication to patient well-being makes her an invaluable asset to the field of Psychoeducational assessments and to the Cognitive Diagnostic Associates team.


  • BA in Anthropology from the University of California, Berkeley

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Psychiatric Association - member and 2022 Summer Medical Student Program Scholarship Awardee
  • American Association for Social Psychiatry - member
  • Applied Anthropology Network - member
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology - member

Community Involvement

  • Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus
  • Sutter Health, Alta Bates Summit Medical Center
  • City of Berkeley: Mental Health Division
  • University of California, San Francisco Institute for Health and Aging


Active Minds

Previous Professional Experience

  • Asmara Behavioral Services
  • Universal Exam Solutions (uExams)
  • Osmosis from Elsevier
  • Recipient of Blansfield Scholarship to attend Addiction Medicine Conference hosted by the Governor’s Institute
  • Recipient of American Psychiatric Association/Foundation SAMHSA Summer Medical
  • Student Program and Annual Meeting Attendance Award

Licensing and Credentialing

  • Autism Partnership Foundation - RBT 40-Hour ABA Training
  • Mental Health First Aid - Adult Mental Health First Aid Certified