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Angela Bissada

Dr. Angela Bissada, Psy.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in children, adolescents and families.  She earned her doctorate from the California School of Professional Psychology in 1995 with a Child-Family Clinical emphasis.  The topic of her doctoral project was divorce.  Dr. Bissada completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and once licensed, was hired on to develop a treatment program serving children and families who had experienced trauma.  She created Project Heal and continued her work as director of this program for five years.   For the last 18 years, Dr. Bissada has been in private practice working with children, teens and families.  In addition to her trauma specialty, Dr. Bissada has expertise in developmental disabilities, depression, anxiety, AD/HD, sexualized behaviors, as well as working with the children and families of divorce, specifically in the area of High-Conflict including collaboration with the legal system.  Dr. Bissada has spoken as an expert on the topic of high-conflict divorce for the video program, “The Divorce Project” and has also made several professional presentations on a variety of topics based on her expertise.  She is also a board member of the California Professional Society on the Abuse of Children as well as a member of the Collaborative Practice group, Family Divorce Solutions of San Fernando Valley.