Dr. Sadaf Shalchian

Accepting Clients

I support individuals on their journey of healing, self-discovery, and transformation.

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Orange County, CA


About My Clients

Working with me involves delving into deep-rooted causes within a secure space. It's my privilege to assist you in harnessing the power of your core Self and healing wounded parts that shape your present emotions, thoughts, and behavior. Do you find conflicting aspects of yourself hindering progress? Does your past continue to influence you today, despite your longing for change? Are you seeking to strengthen connections, achieve goals, & craft a fulfilling personal and professional life?

My Background and Approach

If your past still impacts your present despite your desire for change, have experienced hidden or obvious trauma, or are going through a life transition, I'm committed to your journey of healing & growth. I can help with trauma, depression, imposter syndrome, grief, and self-discovery. I specifically work a lot with relational trauma and attachment wounds such as narcissistic abuse recovery (my dissertation topic). I also help professionals and students in overcoming imposter syndrome and blocks affecting confidence and productivity. I also enjoy guide individuals through life changes, (break-ups, divorce, dating, new relationships) while addressing conflict roots, managing symptoms, and promoting holistic well-being.

My Personal Beliefs and Interests

I can join you in identifying the inner roots of your conflicts, manage symptoms that might arise, and achieve better connectedness and a greater sense of Self and well-being physically, psychologically, spirituality, and/or relationally. As every client is unique, I tailor my personalized and holistic approach to meet your specific needs, addressing the interconnectedness of the mind, body, and spirit to create meaningful and lasting change. Therefore; I draw from various therapeutic modalities like Internal Family Systems, Emotion-Focus Therapy, EMDR, cognitive-behavioral therapy, psychodynamic therapy, and mindfulness-based practices. I create a safe and supportive environment for my clients to explore their emotions, thoughts, and behaviors, and gain insight into their patterns and tendencies, as well as personal goals. My aim is to help clients build resilience, develop healthy coping mechanisms, cultivate self-awareness and self-compassion, and ultimately create a more fulfil

I offer online counseling in the following states:
I have experience with the following
  • Christianity
  • Islam
  • Judaism

At A Glance

  • Experience: 5 years of practice
  • Languages: English, Farsi
  • Rate: $70 - 185/session

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