Nicholas Mian

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

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.


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

Research Interests

  • Anxiety
  • Clinical psychology
  • Developmental Psychology

Courses Taught

  • 401: Introduction to Psychology
  • 561: Abnormal Behavior
  • 581: Child Development
  • 762: Counseling
  • 793: Internship
  • 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: AdvTop/Clinical Child Psych
  • PSYC 793: Internship

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., 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

Carpenter, A. L., Pincus, D. B., Perrin, E. C., Bair-Merritt, M. H., & Mian, N. D. (2018). Early identification of anxiety disorders: The role of the pediatrician in primary care. CHILDRENS HEALTH CARE, 47(1), 34-50. doi:10.1080/02739615.2016.1275642

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