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Katrin Malakuti

Psychologist, PsyD
Depression-Anxiety-Trauma-Loss and grief-Relationships-Forensic psychology-

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Professional statement

Dr. Katrin Malakuti is a licensed Clinical Psychologist with over a decade of experience, specializing in individual and couples’ therapy. From working with children with autism to working with homeless people, assessing patients in jails/prison, hospitals and private practice, she has worked with numerous individuals from all different backgrounds and ages. Focused on treating a variety of mental health disorders and difficulties, including anxiety, depression, ADHD, and eating disorders, Dr. Malakuti also treats individuals dealing with grief, bereavement, phobias, PTSD, trauma, obsessive compulsive disorder, work, as well as marital and relationship distress.

Dr. Malakuti also provides Neuro-Cognitive Psychological Testing and evaluation for patients with traumatic brain injuries, concussion, stroke and other head traumas. In addition to her private practice, she currently works with male inmate patients with severe mental illnesses at a maximum-security prison. There she also teaches classes on anger management, non-violent communication, mental health education, rational behavior decisions and family issues.

Dr. Malakuti is fluent in four languages; English, German, Farsi, French and conversational in Hebrew. Her ability to communicate in numerous languages has enhanced her ability to communicate with a wide range of clients, making everyone feel comfortable, understood, and heard.

After receiving training and getting licensed from the California School of Professional Psychology at Alliance International University – Los Angeles, Dr. Malakuti has received numerous honors and awards for her academic achievements and professional affiliations. Currently, Dr. Malakuti combines her clinical skillset and passion for helping individuals and families cope with emotional and mental challenges within her practice. Her extensive training allows her to provide her patients with the highest quality of care in an effective manner.

Message to clients

Here you are...Starting the therapy journey, looking for the right therapist at a time when you are probably most vulnerable and in despair. It can be a daunting process but congratulations on taking the first step! With my warm, non-judgmental and understanding approach I will help you on your journey to understand the difficulties you are facing. My specialties include mood disorders, grief, trauma and relationship issues. I will teach you basic cognitive behavioral techniques to address dysfunctional thought patterns and will delve deeper with you to seek to understand the underlying root causes and re-appearing patterns.

I work from an integrative perspective and rely on a broad range of techniques, including cognitive-behavioral (CBT), dialectic- behavioral (DBT), psychodynamic, mindfulness-based, systemic and humanistic interventions. My primary orientation and lens through which I conceptualize is Object-Relations Theory. I am an experienced psychologist with extensive training and multiple certifications.

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 11 years

Malakuti Psychological Health Group , Owner/ CEO
Forensic Psychology, California State Prison
Neuropsychological Testing, Psychologist
Community Mental Health (IMCES), Internship/ Postdoctoral Fellowship
Saban Free Clinic, Internship/ Practicum
Alhambra Unified School District , Practicum

Alliant University , Psy.D., 2013
Alliant University , M.A. , 2011
Pepperdine University , M.A. , 2009
UCLA , B.A. , 2007


California: 26550


English, German, Farsi


Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse

Loss and grief - Emotionally preparing for the anticipated passing of a loved one; managing feelings and reactions to a death or loss of significance; support during the process of healing and acceptance

Relationships - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating

Forensic psychology - Understanding and managing triggers and motivations related to criminal activity; evaluation of one’s mental competence, criminal responsibility, competency to stand trial, risk-assessment; testifying as an expert witness


  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours


    Katrin Malakuti is accepting clients paying listed fees or using health insurance out-of-network benefits other than:

    • Anthem Blue Cross

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    Out-of-pocket fees

    • Individual sessions:$250 (45min)
    • Sliding scale:$150 - $250
    • Initial session:$300 (45min)
    • Couples sessions:$275 (50min)

    Additional session information

    Out-of-network billing options

    This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

    • Super billing
    Payment options
    • Cash
    • Check
    • Credit Card
    • Debit Card
    • Venmo
    • Zelle
    • IvyPay
    Session frequency

    Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

    • Weekly
    • Every other week
    • As needed

    Book a Free Initial Consultation

    The practice will call you for a free 10min phone call to discuss your needs and ensure a match!

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