Maria Arellano Piedra, PhD
I also treat Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Adjustment Disorders, PTSD/Trauma, Grief and Loss, ADHD, substance use, and health psychology issues including chronic pain and promotion of life style change and medical compliance.
Facilities accessible by clients of all mobility levels: Yes
Trained in ERP at UCLA OCD Intensive outpatient program, and conducted research looking at the relationship between OCD, Depression, and functioning before and after ERP treatment.
I am fully committed to serve the underprivileged and underserved population. I am also fluent in Spanish and French and can comfortably conduct CBT/ERP in these languages.
I am currently a member of IOCDF Diversity Council whose mission is in line with my values and career goals of addressing issues of access to services by minority groups and placing cultural considerations in the forefront. I have participated in the IOCDF Spanish program presenting research findings to the Spanish-speaking population. My dissertation also centered around cross-cultural differences in the domain of socio emotional competence.