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Sepideh Zarinejad, Ph.D. Inc.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist 

Dr. Zarinejad is a licensed Clinical Psychologist practicing in Encino, California.  She has over 20 years of clinical, research and teaching experience.  Dr. Zarinejad specializes in treating children, adolescents and adults who suffer from depression, anxiety, childhood disorders, traumas, cross cultural issues, and general life concerns.  She also has extensive experience with individual and couples dealing with relationship struggles, divorce or other losses.
Dr. Zarinejad is a lecturer, educator and has featured as a guest speaker on the Voice of America and other educational television program.   In addition, Dr. Zarinejad has conducted several seminars on Psycho-dynamic and Object Relation treatment techniques for psychologists.  Dr. Zarinejad is currently an adjunct Professor of Psychology at the Argosy University.   Her special area of interest is on mental health issues of young adults. 
Dr. Zarinejad was the clinical director of a five year study on the course and outcome of Bipolar Illness on adolescents, as part of a research study at UCLA.  In addition, as an expert witness, she has provided testimonie in Los Angeles court on topics related to mental health issues of children and adolescents.
Dr. Zarinejad earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology in 1992 from the well respected Alliant University/California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles (accredited by the American Psychological Association).   Her post graduate training was completed at the UCLA Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital.  She was licensed from the board of psychology in 1996.  Her pre doctoral experiences includes, psychoanalytic training at the Wright institute Los Angeles and Family Stress Center, Child and Family Guidance Center, both highly respected training facilities. 
 Over the past few years, Dr. Zarinejad has provided supervision to psychological assistants.  She has served as an academic consultant and committee member to the doctorate students at Alliant University.  Furthermore, Dr. Zarinejad was the former treasurer and a member of the Board of Trustee of the Iranian Psychological Association of America. 

Age Specialities:






Treatment Approaches:



Object Relation

Attachment Theory 


Play Therapy 

Cognitive Behavioral

Solution Focused/Breif Therapy 

Family System 







Childhood disorders

Post Traumatic Disorder

Ethnic/Cultural issues

Bi-racial Issues 



Stress management



Adjustment disorders

Women issues

Anger Management 

Self Esteem 

Life Transitions 

Gay and lesbian  

Persoanl growth 

Demographic Expertise:

Aftrican American



Middle Eastern

Native American

Pacific Islander 

 All ethnicities and multicultural clients are welocomed

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