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  • Kimya Sabzbalouchibam, B.S.

    Kimya Sabzbalouchibam is a clinical psychology doctoral extern at California Counseling Clinics, currently pursuing her Psy.D. at California Lutheran University. With a genuine commitment to providing compassionate clinical care, Kimya has amassed valuable experience in working with diverse populations facing a wide range of mental health challenges. Kimya applies evidence-based practices and interventions to meet the individualized needs of her patients and is comfortable working with adults, teens, and children. Her expertise extends to supporting individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, cultural identity, LGBTQ+ issues, and familial/relationship difficulties. Drawing from evidence-based therapeutic approaches and interventions, Kimya tailors her treatments to address the specific needs and concerns of her patients. Through previous placements, she has dedicated herself to working closely with adult mothers navigating dual substance use and mental health concerns, offering them empathetic care to foster sobriety and address mental health symptoms. Complementing her clinical work, Kimya actively pursues research endeavors, focusing on the intricate relationship between cultural identity, associated values, and their influence on family dynamics.


    • Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology, California Lutheran University- In Progress
    • BS in Psychology, Santa Clara University


    • Extern, California Counseling Clinics
    • Extern, Ventura County Behavioral Health: A New Start for Moms Program
    • Extern, CLU Community Counseling Services, Westlake Village
    • Clinical Counseling Associate: Seneca Family of Agencies, Hayward, Ca
    • Advice line Intern: Solace Women’s Aid, London, UK

    Common Presenting Issues I Work With: 

    Anxiety, Depression, Behavioral Issues, Addiction and Alcohol use, Grief, Relationship Issues, Family Conflict, Self-Esteem, Stress, Trauma and PTSD, Codependency, Parenting, Racial Identity, Self-harm, Sexual Abuse, Stress, Suicidal Ideation, Transgender and broader LGBTQIA+ issues, Women’s issues. 

    Types of Therapy: 

    • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
    • Trauma Focused
    • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
    • Psychoanalytic

    Age Ranges:

    Children (6-10), Adolescents/Teenagers (14-19), and Adults.