About Dr. Bahador
Dr. Bahador is a licensed clinical psychologist in the state of California with over 20 years of clinical experience. She specializes in conducting psycho-educational, neuropsychological, intellectual, and psychological assessments. She also provides parent consultations (i.e., school placement considerations; parent education and training), in addition to individual psychotherapy with adolescents and adults.
Dr. Bahador completed her pre-doctoral internships at the UCLA Staff and Faculty Counseling Center and Kaiser Permanente Department of Psychiatry. In both settings, she conducted individual psychotherapy,
psycho-educational assessments and stress management workshops. Dr. Bahador obtained her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology in 1999 and then she completed her post-doctoral hours at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute (NPI)
from 1999 to 2001. She received extensive clinical training by top psychiatrists and neuropsychologists at UCLA NPI
on the comprehensive assessment, diagnosis and treatment of children and adolescents with ADHD, learning disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorders. In this setting, Dr. Bahador conducted clinical and diagnostic interviews with children, adolescents, and adults. She also administered and interpreted neuropsychological, cognitive, and academic tests to children and adolescents. After Dr. Bahador completed her post-doctoral training at UCLA and
she obtained her license as a clinical psychologist in the state of California in 2001. She then earned position as a
staff psychologist at St. John's Child and Family Development Center in Santa Monica. In that setting, she conducted psycho-educational assessments and psychotherapy with children and adolescents. She also conducted parenting classes, provided individual parent training sessions, and supervised pre-doctoral interns. Dr. Bahador joined the neuropsychology practice of Dr. Lorie Humphrey and Associates in 2001. She conducted over 100
neuropsychological assessments with children, adolescents and adults under the direct consultation of top neuropsychologist, Dr. Humphrey. Dr. Bahador formed her independent practice in 2003 where she has
enjoyed providing assessment, psychological and consultation services since that time. She has also conducted intellectual assessments for the Mirman School for highly gifted children since 2003. Dr. Bahador is a member of
the American Psychological Association.