Tiffany Atalla (MFT #4788) is a licensed marriage and family therapist with over 15 years of professional experience. She is passionate about helping people improve their lives overall through wellness therapy. In addition, Tiffany provides education and training for vital First Responders and their families. She has first-hand experience regarding the unique stressors specific to First Responder Families and provides culturally competent care. Tiffany is also an expert on the subject of Crisis Intervention and teaches at Cal State Fullerton.
Tiffany is a noted National Fitness Presenter/ Educator and “OC Shrink of the Month” (April 2018) who works with clients on issues of Body Image Awareness, Health Improvement and Eating Disorders. She currently offers “Walk & Talk Therapy,” which is an opportunity to work through issues while incorporating healthy movement/exercise and meeting the needs of today’s busy schedules.
Tiffany has also worked as a Clinical Director for inpatient adolescent mental health and dual diagnosis treatment, with Child Welfare Services and in schools, as a therapist with high-risk youths, juvenile diversion, and with individuals, couples and families in treatment programs throughout Southern California.
Tiffany values collaboration with individuals, couples, adolescents and families to improve their relationships and create overall behavior change. She also has extensive training in many strength-based and empirically supported treatment techniques.
Tiffany’s specialties include:
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (Trauma Specialist and EMDR Certified)
- Anxiety/depression (ACT, CBT, DBT)
- Co-occurring disorders
- Couple/relational therapy “Prepare Enrich Facilitator”
- Adolescent and family therapy
- Life Coaching
- Wellness/ “Lifestyle Weight Management” programming
Tiffany enjoys teaching Yoga classes and riding her horse and in fact, is an Equine Assisted Psychotherapist which she utilizes in therapy. Tiffany continues to be involved in ongoing education and the latest certification in both counseling and fitness realms so you can be assured of the effectiveness of her Best Solutions Therapy.