HAYGOUSH KALINIAN, PhD (Dr. K)
CA License # PSY20155 • National Register Cert #51771
CLINICAL, GERIATRIC, & FORENSIC NEUROPSYCHOLOGIST
FOUNDER & DIRECTOR, COASTAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGY SPECIALISTS
Click on the CV link below to see a list of credentials, experience, awards and honors.
Before pursuing a career in Neuropsychology, Dr. Kalinian worked as a CT/MRI scan technologist. It was during this time that she became interested in brain-behavior relationships. Surely, a person with an abnormal brain scan behaved differently than one with a normal one? How did these abnormalities affect a person’s quality of life? What is the relationship between brain dysfunction and behavior? Questions such as these piqued her curiosity and lead her on a career path to become a
Doctor Kalinian obtained a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Psychology and Criminal Justice from Arizona, a Master of Arts (M.A.) in Forensic Psychology from New York, a Master of Science (M.S.) in Clinical Psychology and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Clinical Psychology with specialty certification in Neuropsychological Assessment from Palo Alto, CA.
Doctor Kalinian completed a predoctoral Internship in Neuropsychology at UC-Davis Medical Center and a postdoctoral fellowship/residency training in Neuropsychology at UC-San Francisco’s General Hospital.
Doctor Kalinian is a member of the Medical Staff at St Joseph Health System Mission Hospital, American Psychological Association, National Academy of Neuropsychology, and California Psychological Association.
Doctor Kalinian has received numerous honors and awards, including the Blue Ribbon award of Excellence in Scientific Presentation from American Psychological Association’s DIV 40- Clinical Neuropsychology. She is also a Lifetime Member of Psi Chi National Honor Society in Psychology.
Her patients affectionately call her “Dr. K”
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