Dr. Wahi is an Oxford-educated Developmental Psychologist. She obtained her Post-Doctoral Respecialization Clinical Psychology training at the Mayo Clinic, MN and the Neuropsychiatric Institute, UCLA.
When working with children, Dr. Wahi uses both play therapy as well as evidenced-based therapies such as, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to help children alter their maladaptive thought and behavior patterns. An essential component of her work includes parent coaching and instituting a behavioral reward system in the home.
In addition to working with children, Dr. Wahi also specializes in women’s health issues. These include: mood and anxiety disorders, prenatal and postpartum adjustments, eating and weight disorders/body image issues, coping with cancer and issues related to cancer genetics, stage of life transitions, relational issues, adjustment to major change/work-life balance and grief/loss throughout the life cycle.
Dr. Wahi is also trained to provide psychological and psycho-educational evaluations for children, adolescents and adults.