Welcome to Coastal Neuropsychology
& Concussion Specialists

Do you need a Neuropsychologist? Read our FAQs to see.

We specialize in the consultation and treatment of adults (18 yrs and older) with neurological issues.

Neuropsychology & Concussion Specialists

Our goal is to provide the highest quality of care, while always placing the needs of our patients as our top priority. CNS provides consultation with physicians, families, individuals, attorneys, and the Courts. Our reports provide a clear understanding of a patient’s cognitive (memory and thinking abilities), behavioral, and personality strengths and weaknesses, clarifies diagnosis, and offers specific practical treatment recommendations/accommodations.

With 20 years of experience in her field, Dr. Kalinian has received a number of awards and honors, including the Blue Ribbon of Excellence from the American Psychological Association, Division of Clinical Neuropsychology. She is often invited as guest speakers to deliver presentations at local, national, and international venues.

A neuropsychological evaluation is recommended if changes in cognitive function or behavior are suspected, or to monitor the neuropsychological effects of medication or treatment over time. Typical referrals are made to diagnose or rule out various conditions, and to describe their impact on a person’s cognitive functioning. Examples of such conditions include, but are not limited to:

  • Brain Tumors
  • Concussion
  • Dementia (e.g., Alzheimer’s disease)
  • Epilepsy
  • Genetic Disorders
  • Hypoxic Brain Injury
  • Lupus
  • Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)
  • Memory Impairment
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Parkinson’s Disorder
  • Seizure Disorder (Epilepsy)
  • Stroke/aneurysm
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Concussion Assessment/Care

Neuropsychological Examination

We Care About You and Your Brain Health


“We value and respect others, and place our patients needs first. It is a privilege to serve those in need of our services. Our philosophy is to treat the whole person, not just the disorder. We pride ourselves for providing high quality of work and delivering the highest standard of care.”

Let Us Help You Find the Right Diagnosis and Treatment Options

We specialize in the consultation and treatment of adults (18 yrs and older) with neurological issues.

Call for appointment and details 949.481.8414

Why Choose CNS?

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Successful treatment starts with an accurate diagnosis.
Dr. Kalinian takes the time to listen, evaluate and come to the appropriate and personalized treatment for you.


Dr. Kalinian has the experience and trust of her patients.
Her vast knowledge, deep curiosity, patience and eagerness to tackle anyone’s case puts her above the rest.

We Serve All of Orange County including

San Juan Capistrano, Dana Point, Laguna Beach, San Clemente, Aliso Viejo, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Ladera Ranch, Coto de Caza, Lake Forest, Costa Mesa, Irvine and beyond.