Dr. Desiree Delagarza
Dr. Desiree Delagarza is a licensed clinical psychologist and certified nutritionist with 28 years of experience serving diverse communities from all over the world. In the process of conducting assessments and evaluations, she applies an inclusive, solution-focused, person-centered approach to learn about you and your symptomatology, while considering your own input in a safe space free from judgment or criticism.
Dr. Delagarza’s employment with California government agencies, So. California Universities and the police department, have helped her develop an expertise in working with neurodiversity, depression, trauma, and anxiety disorders (including social anxiety, school anxiety, panic disorder, PTSD, SCD and OCD of diverse types), including how these diagnoses can be impacted by the gut-brain axis. She also has experience working with gender and sexual minorities, including those exploring or experiencing distress related to their identities.
After earning a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Dr. Delagarza went on to obtain her Master’s and Doctoral degrees in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles, specializing first in Multicultural Clinical Psychology, then later in her career, Health Psychology. She identifies as a multiracial individual and believes cultural identities can be an essential component of one’s complex experience of the world. She provides secure telehealth services in English and Spanish.
Autism & Aspergers
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