Mahtab Ataipour, Psy.D.

Mahtab Ataipour
Dr. Ataipour has extensive experience working with individuals with multicultural backgrounds and upbringings. Her fluency in Farsi has enabled her to help individuals dealing with acculturation struggles, generational difficulties, discrimination and the effects of immigration on family members. She understands the importance of cultural sensitivity and tailors each individual’s treatment accordingly.As a therapist, Dr. Ataipour brings her whole self to the clinical process with an appreciation and compassion for the uniqueness of each person and their experiences. She considers the roots of mental illness to be emotional injuries which can keep individuals blocked, fearful and full of negative associations. She works with clients to manage through these barriers in order to fully realize their life’s potential.

Education and Background

  • Psy.D in Clinical Psychology from California School of Professional Psychology
  • MA from California School of Professional Psychology
  • BA from UCLA
  • 15+ years providing psychotherapy to Adults, Adolescents, Couples and Families

Clinical Orientation

  • Psychodynamic
  • Client-Centered Humanistic
  • Solution-focused
  • Family Systems
  • Cognitive Behavioral

Specialization and Interests

  • Depression
  • Managing stress and anxiety
  • Handling job loss and career revival
  • Couples and families with relationship conflicts
  • Recovery after trauma and abuse
  • Adjustment to life transitions