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Dr. Sequeira is a Licensed Psychological Assistant in California (#PSB94023539). She received her B.A. in Psychology and History from The University of Alabama and her M.Ed. in Educational Psychology and Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Texas A&M University. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at Cherokee Health Systems in Knoxville, Tennessee where she specialized in treating individuals with mental health conditions, primarily anxiety and depression related disorders, in a primary and specialty care setting. Dr. Sequeira is currently completing her post-doctoral fellowship at the OCD and Anxiety Program of Southern California.

Throughout her graduate training, Dr. Sequeira has worked in a variety of treatment settings, including a Federally Qualified Health Center, a community mental health center, a private practice, a hospital setting, a Child Advocacy Center, a tele-health counseling center, an autism clinic, a career center, and a primary care setting. She has experience working with a diverse population and in using evidence-based treatments such as cognitive behavioral therapy.

Dr. Sequeira is fluent in Spanish and provides treatment in both English and Spanish. She has expertise in working with children (ages 6-10) and adolescents (ages 10-19). She has considerable experience in treating depression and anxiety disorders. She has presented findings from her research and clinical experiences at the American Psychological Association annual conference.

 

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The 22nd Annual OCD Conference Recap

The OCD & Anxiety Program of Southern California team was present at the 22nd Annual OCD Conference hosted by the International OCD Foundation in Boston, from July 31- August 2. This year’s OCD Conference was very successful and broke an all time attendance record with almost 1,700 people attending or present. read more

Childhood Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Most people experience fears and worries throughout one’s childhood. Children commonly develop first fears as infants after being startled by a loud noise, while a fear of strangers commonly appears around six to eight months. read more

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