Dr. Samantha Behbahani is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with a private practice in Miami, FL where she welcomes individual adults who are seeking to create change in their lives. Most of her work is centered around creating a healthy relationship within the psychotherapy room, which can then translate to other relationships. Dr. Behbahani utilizes a variety of techniques, tailoring each intervention to her client's unique presenting problem. She treats the therapeutic relationship with an individualized approach, relying on the collaborative nature to create and attain goals.
Dr. Behbahani's clinical training was specifically in the areas of health/medical psychology. She has extensive experience working with the medically compromised, as well as their families. Furthermore, Dr. Behbahani has a postdoctoral masters degree in Clinical Psychopharmacology, and thus has a strong grasp of the interaction of medication management and psychotherapy.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress
Medical professionals' mental health - Support navigating work-related expectations and stress; addressing issues of burnout, hierarchical pressures, and vicarious trauma
Stress management - Strengthening effective ways of coping with the stress of life and change; managing expectations of self and others
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Nova Southeastern University, Doctor of Psychology, 2009
Florida: PY 8003