Leili Zarbakhsh, PhD, LEP, LMFT, BCBA-D, is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Board-Certified Behavioral Analyst and Licensed Educational Psychologist. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Psychology from the University of Southern California and earned her doctorate from the Chicago School’s Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program, where she focused on applied behavioral analysis (ABA).
Dr. Zarbakhsh has worked in the field of psychology for more than 35 years, spending the first third of her career as a school psychologist, and marriage and family therapist. In 1997, Dr. Zarbakhsh co-founded one of Southern California’s first comprehensive ABA agencies with the vision of offering high-quality ABA and respite care services to clients and families affected by autism.
Dr. Zarbakhsh is a member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists and California Association for Applied Behavior Analysis.