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Gitu Bhatia, Psy.D.
Adjunct Faculty, Psychology

Psy. D., Peppedine University; M.S., California State University, Long Beach; B.S., University of Delhi, India

Bhatia maintains a private practice in West Los Angeles and Woodland Hills. She has extensive experience working with individuals, couples and families. She has a strong interest in issues of diversity and multiculturalism. She enjoys teaching therapists, teachers, and parents on several subjects related to human development. In addition to her work at Pepperdine, Bhatia has been actively involved in alternate dispute resolution and collaborative family law. She brings her years of experience working as a family mediator to the roles of divorce coach and child specialist with families going through separation and divorce.


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