Zemed Berhe

Zemed Berhe, Ph.D.

Pronouns: She/Her

Licensed Clinical Psychologist


San Diego


Zemed Berhe, Ph.D. (she/her) is a psychologist providing mental health services to students at SDSU and is the co-coordinator of the Bounce Back Retention Program. She earned her doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from Seton Hall University, with a special emphasis in Multicultural Psychology. Dr. Berhe trained at the New Jersey Veterans Affairs for her pre-doctoral internship, and completed her Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Veterans Affairs in Long Beach, with a specialized focus in trauma-related disorders and individuals struggling with emotional dysregulation, suicidality, and interpersonal issues.
Dr. Berhe has specialized training in trauma-focused treatments and evidence-based practices, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy. She has extensive training working with diverse populations and experience in conducting individual, group, and couples therapy. Her clinical interests include trauma, stress, racial/ethnic identity development, African American mental health, and multicultural counseling. Throughout her work, Dr. Berhe strives to incorporate racial-culturally sensitive approaches in working with adults, couples, and families. She is bilingual in Tigrinya and English.