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Dr. Shahin Carrigan’s personality and style, along with 20+ years of experience and effective approaches to treatment, make her the top choice for ADHD treatment, psychologists & marriage and family therapists throughout Newport Beach and surrounding areas. Dr. Carrigan offers comprehensive support and guidance in exploring ADHD's effect on marriage, work, and education for adults, students, and children. Whether you choose in-office or remote video sessions, Dr. Carrigan cultivates a friendly, professional, and private environment where you can work through life's challenges and feel empowered.

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ADHD Treatment & Effect on Marriage, Work, and Education | Psychologist - Marriage & Family Therapist
Newport Beach, CA & Surrounding Areas

Dr. Shahin Carrigan is certified and specializes in ADHD treatment and understanding its impact on marriage, work, and education. She holds a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from UCLA and is licensed in Marriage and Family Therapy. With twenty years of experience as a professor in the University of California (UC) and California State University (CSU) systems, she brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her practice. Dr. Carrigan's private practice welcomes patients dealing with a variety of psychological symptoms, including ADHD, mood disorders, depression, and anxiety, and offers therapy to individuals, couples, and families.

In collaboration with Dr. Geoffrey Di Bella, a renowned psychiatric M.D., Dr. Carrigan provides comprehensive care to patients requiring medical interventions. Dr. Di Bella specializes in treating psychiatric conditions and is available for referrals as well as prescription medication management. Both Dr. Carrigan and Dr. Di Bella have been trusted sources for therapy and psychiatry referrals, serving faculty, staff, and students at the University of California in Irvine.

ADHD Treatment and Its Effect on Marriage, Work, and Education

ADHD can have far-reaching effects on various aspects of life, including academic and job performance, as well as personal relationships. Dr. Carrigan is dedicated to working with you and your family to craft a personalized treatment plan that addresses your specific needs.

With 15 years of experience in the field, Dr. Carrigan provides ADHD treatment for both children and adults, which can be administered remotely for convenience. She employs the IVA II test—a straightforward, computerized assessment suitable for ages seven through adulthood. As a certified specialist in this branch of psychology, Dr. Carrigan stands out as a leading authority on ADHD and is equipped with the necessary skills to guide patients in grasping their diagnosis and leveraging their strengths to navigate the obstacles at hand.

Boasting over 20 years of professional expertise and a compassionate, effective approach to treatment, Dr. Carrigan is one of the foremost psychologists serving Newport Beach, Irvine, and beyond. She prioritizes understanding your unique situation to provide an accurate diagnosis in a supportive, confidential setting where you can confidently tackle life's challenges.

Being diagnosed with ADHD has practical implications, paving the way for future success through specific rights and accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). A positive diagnosis qualifies the individual for medication and rights to ADA provisions, including school and workplace accommodations such as priority registration, extended exam time, rescheduled exams, improved learning conditions, and a distraction-reduced working environment.

If comprehensive, coordinated care is required, Dr. Carrigan will involve you and your family in a collaborative approach with her colleague, Dr. Geoffrey Bella, an MD and Psychiatrist. Despite the ongoing challenges presented by COVID-19, she is innovating her practice to ensure continued delivery of high-quality care, including remote ADHD assessment and online therapy sessions.

Dr. Carrigan is wholeheartedly committed to steering you towards beneficial life transformations, helping you navigate tough transitions, and equipping you with strategies for effective parenting and communication. She is determined to offer the tools you need to succeed and is confident that her support will lead to significant improvements and fulfillment for you and your family.

Compassionate Certified Psychotherapist

Dr. Shahin Carrigan’s personality and style, more than 20 years of experience, and effective approaches to treatment make her the premier choice for psychologists in Newport Beach, CA and surrounding areas.

Dr. Carrigan is focused on listening to your needs and working with you to provide an accurate diagnosis. She offers a friendly, professional, and private environment, both in-office or remotely through video sessions via telemedicine technology, where you can feel safe in sharing your burdens to gain back control of your life.

Mental health is a profoundly important part of your life; Dr. Carrigan can address and treat your depression, anxiety, or other mental health symptoms you may be experiencing. In addition to her practice as a psychologist, Dr. Carrigan is a certified family and marriage therapist who can help you rediscover the joy in your relationships, working through the most difficult times in you and your loved one’s life.

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

For over two decades, Dr. Shahin Carrigan has been a beacon of guidance and strength for families and couples in and around Newport Beach, CA.

Specializing in marriage and family therapy, Dr. Carrigan is committed to fortifying and preserving the bonds that are essential to your personal connections. She has a deep-seated dedication to upholding your family's best interests while fostering positive life transformations and honing effective communication skills within your marital and familial relationships. Dr. Carrigan is adept at providing the necessary tools and strategies to forge a pathway for improved interpersonal growth and unity.

For those requiring combined therapeutic modalities, Dr. Carrigan extends an integrated approach alongside her colleague, Dr. Geoffrey Bella, an MD and Psychiatrist with expertise in a complementary array of therapeutic practices.

In response to the ongoing adversity presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Carrigan has been resourceful in modifying her practice to continue delivering optimal care. With her proficiency in clinical psychology, Dr. Carrigan offers ADHD treatment and insight into ADHD's impact on marriage, work, and education. She also conducts therapy sessions remotely utilizing advanced telemedicine applications to support and engage with her clients virtually.

We invite you to get in touch now to embark on a transformative journey for yourself and your loved ones with a professional who understands the depth and complexity of personal challenges and stands ready to assist you in navigating them with expertise and compassion.

In-Office & Remote ADHD Treatment and Psychotherapy in Newport Beach, CA

During these trying times, many of us wrestle with feelings of sadness, isolation, and depression. Dr. Shahin Carrigan is here to assist with a breadth of psychological issues, extending from depression and anxiety to individual therapy, as well as family and marriage counseling. She is ready to explore the impact of ADHD on marriage, work, and education with you and looks forward to your reaching out for support.