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Dr Nina Mikita

Job title Clinical Psychologist

Area of expertise

  • Autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)


Dr Nina Mikita is a Clinical Psychologist with the National Adult ADHD and Autism Psychology Service (NAAAPS), where she provides psychological assessment and evidence-based interventions for adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders or ADHD. Dr Mikita is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

Dr Mikita trained in clinical psychology at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London. Prior to clinical training, she completed a PhD investigating the mechanisms of mood and anxiety difficulties in young people with ASD. Dr Mikita continues to have an active interest in research, with particular focus on mental health of people with neurodevelopmental conditions across the lifespan.

Education and Training

  • DClinPsy (King’s College London), 2019
  • PhD (King’s College London), 2016
  • BA(Hons) (University of Oxford), 2011


Mikita, N., Simonoff, E., Pine, D.S., Goodman, R., … Schumann, G., and Stringaris, A. (2016). Disentangling the autism− anxiety overlap: fMRI of reward processing in a community-based longitudinal study. Translational Psychiatry, 6 (6), e845.

Benarous, X., Mikita, N., Goodman, R., and Stringaris, A. (2016). Distinct relationships between social aptitude and dimensions of manic-like symptoms in youth. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 25 (8), 831-842.

Mikita, N., Hollocks, M., Papadopoulos, A.S., Aslani, A., Harrison, S., Leibenluft, E., Simonoff, E., and Stringaris, A. (2015). Irritability in boys with autism spectrum disorders: an investigation of physiological reactivity. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 56(10), 1118-26.

Mikita, N., Mehta, M.A., Zelaya, F.O., and Stringaris, A. (2015). Using arterial spin labelling to examine mood states in youth. Brain and Behavior, 5(6):e00339.

Mikita, N., and Stringaris, A. (2013). Mood dysregulation. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 22(Suppl 1): 11–16.

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