Dr. Rachela Conti is a licensed clinical Psychologist practicing in Encino, CA. Dr. Conti received her Master's Degree from Pepperdine University in the area of Marriage, Family, and Child Centered Therapy. After receiving her Master's Degree, she continued her education and obtained a Doctoral Degree in the field of Clinical Psychology in 1998. Dr. Conti has extensive experience working with children, teens, couples, and adults. She treats a wide range of areas including Depression, Anxiety, learning difficulties, developmental disabilities, substance abuse, ADHD, PTSD and Oppositional Defiant Disorder. Dr. Conti has also obtained Post-Doctoral Training and experience in treating couple suffering from intimacy and sexual disorders.
Dr. Conti's previous experience has entailed treating seriously impacted families at The Sycamores, a highly restricted residential treatment facility. During her tenure there, she treated boys who were severely emotionally and physically abused. She also servd as a therapist at Children's Institute International assisting children and families in abusive situations, helping to educate parents on how to be better parent their children and providing psychological testing to the families in need. In addition, Dr. Conti has served children diagnosed with Autism, Aspergers Syndrome and other developmentally challenged children at The Help Group. And as a part of here continued effort to make a difference in the lives of high-risk teens, Dr. Conti treated runaway teens at Options House, a group home for high-risk teens.
After working with children and families Dr. Conti decided to pursue a private practice specializing in issues related to Marriage, Family, and Children. Furthering her areas of experteise, Dr. Conti obtained additional training and experience towards obtaining a certification in Couples and Sex Therapy. For the last several years, Dr. Conti has helped married couples who have encountered trouble in their intimate relationships.