Education and Background 

California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP) at Alliant International University    

  • Doctorate of Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.), Family/Child and Couple Emphasis (FACE) with a Sub-Emphasis in Couples and Sex Therapy 
  • Masters in Clinical Psychology (M.A.)

Chapman University

  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology  (B.A.)

Work Experience & Specialization 

  • Relationship Issues 
  • Anxiety and Mood Disorders 
  • Sexual Dysfunctions 
  • Addiction and Substance Abuse 
  • Sexuality (LGBTQ) 
  • Family Conflict 
  • Issues of Adolescence 
  • Life Transitions 
  • Group Therapy: Overcoming Depression, Parenting Classes, and Family Education Program Addiction. 

More About Dr. Sheila Khaleghian 

Dr. Khaleghian has extensive experience working with multiculturally diverse individuals, families, and couples of all ages. Her clinical experiences include: The Children, Youth, and Family Services Consortium, The Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center (LAGLC), and Exodus Recovery Inc., Whittier College, and Intercommunity Counseling Center (ICC). Dr. Khaleghian is fluent in Farsi and has also provided community service for a number of non-profit organizations here in Los Angeles for the past 10 years. 


  • Increasing Self-Awareness
  • Strengthening Coping Skills 
  • Stress Management
  • Providing a safe and trusting therapeutic relationship 

Clinical Orientation 

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy 
  • Solution Focused Therapy 
  • Family Systems 
  • Differentiated-Based Couples Therapy 
  • Client-Centered 
  • Strength based and holistic approach 

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