Welcome to my practice

I'm Dr. Negar Taslimi, a licensed Psychologist.

About Me

I was born and raised in Southern California, Los Angeles County, and have been living in Orange County for more than a decade. I obtained my Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from California State University of Long Beach in 2005. I graduated being an honored member of Golden Key International Honor Society, a sociaty which recognizes the top 15% of students based on GPA. I, then, graduated with a Master of Arts degree in Marital and Family Therapy in 2007 and a doctoral degree in Psychology (PsyD) in 2009 from Alliant International University in Irvine.
I am currently a member of American Psychological Association (APA), Golden Key International Honor Society and Psi Chi, International Honor Society in Psychology. 
Dr. N.Taslimi, PsyD


I am currently an adjunt instructor at Alliant International University. I have over ten years of experience treating individuals, couples and families whom because of their difficult life circumstances experience turmoil and distress interpersonally and intrapsychically. I utilize various psychotherapeutic approaches that are tailored for each individual, couple or family. I am experienced in treating clients that are coping with variety of problems including but not limited to:​​​
  • ​​Chronic pain​​
  • Medical illness 
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Anger
  • Infirtility
  • Postpartum
  • Infidelity
  • Marital distress 
  • Parenting concerns
  • Co-parenting issues
  • Sexual issues
  • Sexuality
  • Women's issues
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Loss of a loved one
  • Divorce/separation 
  • Stress induced from work
Prior to opening my own private practice, I provided therapeutic treatment to a diverse group of individuals, couples and families from various cultures and backgrounds for many years. I have worked closely with my clients to help them regain hope, restore motivation, improve their self-esteem and to move forward. I have helped families dealing with various presenting problems to create change or to reach acceptance of their life circumstances. I have conducted over thousands of hours of group psychotherapy on the following issues: chronic pain, parenting, co-parenting and anger management. The most exciting part of working with my clients over the years has been to see them create healthier and loving relationships with themselves and others.
Please check my profile on Psychology Today by clicking here .
               Many times clients will attend psychotherapy after feeling helpless and sad for a prolonged period of time. My goal is to help my clients heal their psyche and develop a good working relationship to meet my clients’ personal goals for therapy." 

- Dr. Negar Taslimi