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  • Dr. Helena Sidrak, Psy.D.

    Dr. Helena Sidrak, Psy.D.

    Clinical Psychology Postdoctoral Clinician

    Dr. Helena Sidrak, PsyD (she/her), is a seasoned clinician specializing in primary care with extensive experience in diverse settings, including universities, private practice, and county and VA hospitals. Her multifaceted approach draws from modalities such as Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Emotion-Focused Therapy, Psychodynamic, Drama therapy and mindfulness techniques, aiming to enhance life satisfaction and provide relief to her clients. She specializes in treating depression, anxiety, PTSD, OCD, ADHD, sleep disorders, and personality disorders, among others, and has expertise in administering assessments for ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorder. Dr. Sidrak holds a PsyD from Loma Linda University and is passionate about fostering collaboration in therapy to help clients navigate life’s challenges with resilience and grace. She has focused on research in Spiritual/Religious interventions incorporated into Psychotherapy for the older adult population. In addition to clinical work, she finds fulfillment in collaborating with production companies in the film industry, leveraging her expertise to provide insights on psychological themes for various projects.

    Areas of Interest
    Assessment, Mental Health Advocacy, trauma-informed care, evidence based treatment, person-centered therapy

    Common Presenting Issues I Treat
    ADHD, Anxiety, Social Anxiety, Generalized Anxiety, Autism,  Borderline Personality, Career Counseling, Depression, Divorce, Domestic Abuse, Dual Diagnosis, Family of Origin Issues, Grief, Hoarding, Infertility Issues, OCD, Panic Disorder, Self-Esteem, Self-Harm, Stress, Spirituality, Suicidal Ideation, Sleep and Insomnia, Testing and Evaluation, Trauma, PTSD, and Complex Trauma, Women’s Issues

    Types of Therapy
    • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
    • Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT)
    • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

    • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
    • Trauma-Focused
    • Emotion-Focused Therapy
    • Drama Therapy

    Age Ranges
    Adolescents/Teenagers (14-19), Adults, Older Adults (65+)