Nicholas Mian

Nicholas Mian

Associate Professor
Phone: (603) 641-4179
Office: Psychology, 88 Commercial Street, RM 527, Manchester, NH 03101

Nicholas Mian teaches courses related to clinical and child psychology, as well as core psychology courses. He also oversees the Internship course in Psychology. His research focuses on understanding anxiety in young children and how this knowledge can inform the design and implementation of early intervention and prevention programs. In addition to teaching and research, Mian is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist specializing in the treatment of child anxiety. In his spare time, he enjoys fly fishing, gardening, home improvement, and hiking with his family.

Courses Taught

  • PSYC 401: Introduction to Psychology
  • PSYC 402: Statistics in Psychology
  • PSYC 553: Personality
  • PSYC 561: Abnormal Behavior
  • PSYC 581: Child Development
  • PSYC 762: Counseling
  • PSYC 791W: SpcTop/Clinical Child Psych
  • PSYC 793: Internship


  • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of Massachusetts - Boston
  • M.A., Clinical Psychology, University of Massachusetts - Boston
  • M.A., Psychology, Boston University
  • A.B., Psychology, Bowdoin College

Research Interests

  • Anxiety
  • Clinical psychology
  • Developmental Psychology

Selected Publications

  • Mian, N. D., Pincus, D. B., Perrin, E. C., & Bair-Merritt, M. (2020). Identifying and Making Recommendations for Pediatric Anxiety Disorders in Primary Care Settings: A Video-Based Training.. MedEdPORTAL, 16, 11033. doi:10.15766/mep_2374-8265.11033

  • Mian, N. D., Carpenter, A. L., Pincus, D. B., Bair-Merritt, M., & Perrin, E. C. (2019). Training Residents in the Early Identification of Anxiety Disorders: Feasibility and Preliminary Efficacy of a Novel Training Program. CLINICAL PEDIATRICS, 58(7), 761-769. doi:10.1177/0009922819837356

  • Coman, D. C., & Mian, N. D. (2019). Language Disorders. In MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL GUIDE TO LEARNING DISABILITIES: ASSESSING LEARNING NEEDS OF CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS (pp. 79-102). doi:10.1007/978-3-319-98643-2_5

  • Mian, N. D., Soto, T. W., Briggs-Gowan, M. J., & Carter, A. S. (2018). The Family Life Impairment Scale: Factor Structure and Clinical Utility with Young Children. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHOLOGY, 47, S530-S541. doi:10.1080/15374416.2018.1458313

  • Mian, N. D., Perrin, E. C., Bair-Merritt, M. H., Carptenter, A. L., & Pincus, D. B. (2018). Early Identification of Anxiety Disorders in Primary Care: Results from a Training Program for Pediatric Residents. In JOURNAL OF DEVELOPMENTAL AND BEHAVIORAL PEDIATRICS Vol. 39 (pp. S2-S3). Retrieved from

  • Briggs-Gowan, M. J., Pollak, S. D., Grasso, D., Voss, J., Mian, N. D., Zobel, E., . . . Pine, D. S. (2015). Attention bias and anxiety in young children exposed to family violence.. J Child Psychol Psychiatry, 56(11), 1194-1201. doi:10.1111/jcpp.12397

  • Mian, N. D., Carter, A. S., Pine, D. S., Wakschlag, L. S., & Briggs-Gowan, M. J. (2015). Development of a novel observational measure for anxiety in young children: The Anxiety Dimensional Observation Scale.. J Child Psychol Psychiatry, 56(9), 1017-1025. doi:10.1111/jcpp.12407

  • Godoy, L., Mian, N. D., Eisenhower, A. S., & Carter, A. S. (2014). Pathways to service receipt: modeling parent help-seeking for childhood mental health problems.. Adm Policy Ment Health, 41(4), 469-479. doi:10.1007/s10488-013-0484-6

  • Mian, N. D., Godoy, L., Briggs-Gowan, M. J., & Carter, A. S. (2012). Patterns of anxiety symptoms in toddlers and preschool-age children: evidence of early differentiation.. J Anxiety Disord, 26(1), 102-110. doi:10.1016/j.janxdis.2011.09.006

  • Mian, N. D., Wainwright, L., Briggs-Gowan, M. J., & Carter, A. S. (2011). An ecological risk model for early childhood anxiety: the importance of early child symptoms and temperament.. J Abnorm Child Psychol, 39(4), 501-512. doi:10.1007/s10802-010-9476-0

  • Most Cited Publications