Biography

Vaheideh Gudeman, PHD
Psychologist
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Dr. Vaheideh Gudeman is a licensed Clinical Psychologist.

Dr. Gudeman has been in the mental health field for over 10 years, specializing in the treatment of adults, couples, and families. Her areas of clinical focus include, but not limited to, anxiety, depression and mood disorders. As well as trauma and PTSD, marital and premarital counseling, partner-relational, family conflict, parenting/co-parenting skills, life transitions, acculturation adjustments, stress management, and women’s issues.

Dr. Gudeman provides a safe, collaborative and direct approach in therapy, and works through a Bowen Family Systems, Psychodynamic and Cognitive Behavioral Perspectives. Her goal is to establish a therapeutic relationship that guides the individuals to recognize their strength and enhance resiliency. Through collaborative work, the individual will be able to understand their past, be effective in the present, and set future goals. She will help provide insight and awareness to oneself as a whole and as part of a system.

Dr. Gudeman completed her undergraduate studies at the University of California, Los Angeles where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry. She then went on to the California Graduate Institute to complete her Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology and then received her Doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology from the California Graduate Institute of The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Dr. Gudeman is bilingual in Farsi and has extensive experience in working in various multicultural settings including nonprofits, community counseling centers, and private practice. One of her passions is to continue bringing mental health awareness to the community by expanding her practice and providing clinical supervision to trainees and interns.

Qualifications

Education & Training

University of California, Los Angeles

Dr. Gudeman received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry from the University of California, Los Angeles

California Graduate Institute

Dr. Gudeman completed her Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology at the California Graduate Institute

California Graduate Institute of the Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Dr. Gudeman earned her Doctorate Degree in Clinical Psychology at the California Graduate Institute of the Chicago School of Professional Psychology