Dr. Bahareh Talei received her Doctorate of Psychology (Psy.D.) from Pepperdine University, Graduate School of Education and Psychology. Dr. Talei is a licensed psychologist and her experience has primarily been in working with children and adolescents with various disabilities such as autism and difficulties with learning and attention. Throughout her career, Dr. Talei has been actively engaged in the assessment of a diverse population (e.g., pervasive developmental disorder, learning disorders, central nervous system damage) and training of other professionals. Her experience and interests also includes conducting individual and group psychotherapy with family members of children with developmental disabilities and other populations (e.g., depression, anxiety disorders, and infertility).
Cara Itule is a licensed registered Marriage and Family Therapist. She holds a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from Pepperdine University, Graduate School of Education and Psychology. Her clinical training involves diverse psychotherapeutic interventions with children, teens, adults, and families. Over the course of her experience, she has influentially worked with children on the Autism Spectrum in providing treatment as well as developmental assessment. She is trained in Applied Behavior Analysis as well as trained in psychometric testing. Furthermore, she provides consultation with families of developmentally delayed children in providing support, parental training, and education for families searching for reliable resources.