Angeli Desai, Psy.D.


Appointment Locations: Santa Monica, Online

Dr. Desai holds a Master’s from NYU, a Doctorate in Applied Clinical Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, and has a unique blend of specializations. She’s certified in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and has post-doctoral training in psychoanalytic intervention. Although she works with a wide range of presenting issues, she has sub-specializations in trauma, addiction, and disordered eating.

Dr. Desai helps clients discover and harness the strengths they already possess to confidently overcome the obstacles they face in life. She believes that healthy relationships are a cornerstone of mental wellbeing and enjoys helping clients strengthen their connections to their friends and family. She applies her vast expertise and theoretical approach in both individual and couples therapy. In her free time, Dr. Desai can be found playing tennis and enjoying the wonderful beaches of Southern California.