Nicole Moshfegh, Psy.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist with extensive experience evaluating and treating various mental health difficulties, such as mood, sleep, anxiety, and trauma-related disorders in both adult and pediatric populations. Her expertise in the consideration of cross-cultural issues in the development of psychopathology proves invaluable to the assessment and treatment of individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds.
Dr. Moshfegh earned her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Pepperdine University, a program accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA). She also holds a Master of Arts in Psychology from Pepperdine University and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Social Behavior with honors from the University of California, Irvine.
In addition to her private practice, Dr. Moshfegh is the lead attending psychologist with the Behavioral Wellness Center at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and an Adjunct Professor in the Graduate School of Education and Psychology at Pepperdine University. Dr. Moshfegh recently authored The Book of Sleep: 75 Strategies to Relieve Insomnia, which details evidence-based treatments for insomnia disorder.
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