Biography

Tani Dabirian, PHD
Psychologist

Dr. Dabirian aka Dr “D” is a Licensed Psychologist in California.

Dr. D, graduated from UCLA with a Bachelors degree in Psychology and a Minor in Near Eastern Studies.  She got her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from CGI (currently known as Chicago School of Professional Psychology) in 2005.  Dr. D is bilingual Farsi speaking and has over 15 years experience working in several counseling and clinical settings, including: nonprofit, college counseling center, private setting, community outpatient rehab center and in prison mental health facility. Given her background, she is experienced in helping a diverse array of of patients better understand the struggles that may be causing the behavioral/emotional conflicts in their lives.

Dr. D, believes Psychotherapy is a a collaborative process between patient and therapist.   In this therapeutic journey together, the patient will gain insight into the roots of their current thinking process/outlook,  which has resulted in their present pattern of behaviors/emotions and decisions.  There will be great emphasis on the concept of mindfulness “here and now” as patient sets their current goals and expectations from “their” therapy.  Dr D, uses the tool of “Awareness”  and “change” as key factors to help her patients make the necessary changes/choices, instead of falling victims to old dysfunctional thought patterns that was detrimental to their daily lives and mental health.

California License: PSY24077

“Happiness is not a result of something that you own or something you achieve, but it’s rather something you choose” – Dr. D

“Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it”.  – Dr. D

Dr. Dabirian is a Member of:
APA (American Psychological Association)
LACPA (LA County Psychological Association)

Qualifications

Education & Training

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Dr. Dabirian earned her Master’s Degree

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Dr. Dabirian earned her Doctorate Degree

University of California, Los Angeles

Dr. Dabirian earned her Undergraduate Degree