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Hengameh Mahgerefteh Faculty Profile

Hengameh Mahgerefteh

Adjunct Faculty
Psychology Division, Graduate School of Education and Psychology


Dr. Hengameh Mahgerefteh is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist. She received her B.A. in Psychology from UCLA, her MA in Clinical Psychology emphasizing Marriage and Family Therapy, and her Doctorate in Psychology (Psy.D.) from Pepperdine University. She is currently an adjunct professor and clinical supervisor at Pepperdine, teaching Masters level courses and training students at the Community Counseling Center at the Graduate School of Education and Psychology. She provides therapy at her group practice in Los Angeles, where she also supervises associate therapists. Dr. Mahgerefteh is a consultant psychologist to the Los Angeles Jewish Home and serves on the executive board of LACPA. Dr. Mahgerefteh has had experience working in a variety of clinical settings such as locked psychiatric hospitals, correctional facilities, college and community counseling centers, and other various settings. Her areas of specialization include working with couples, adolescents, young adults, and adults who experience behavioral issues, academic difficulties, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, interpersonal difficulties, and various stressors. She has presented lectures and workshops to the community regarding relationships, crisis-intervention, bullying, communication skills, stress management skills, body image, and mood disorders.