Dr. Perry David Passaro, Ph.D.

Preferred Name: Perry

EMDR Certified Therapist

Online Therapy

About Me

Licensed psychologist and a diplomate in cognitive therapy serving children, families, adolescents and adults in Newport Beach, California. Specialization in the treatment of behavioral disorders, anxiety spectrum disorders, mood disorders, PTSD and addiction. Utilize an integral theory framework that includes Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), EMDR Therapy and traditional Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Certified SMART facilitator as well as a Friends and Family facilitator for individuals in recovery with dual diagnosis. Identified as one of the Top Ten Psychologists in Orange County, CA.

Education & Experience

B.S. degree in biology, M.S. in Education, Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, Credential in school psychology, school counseling and child welfare and attendance administration. Post doc in Clinical Psychology.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

Academy of Cognitive Therapy Association for Contextual and Behavioral Sciences EMDRIA

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • ADD/ADHD/Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Addictions
  • Alcohol/Substance Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Chronic Illness/Medical Issues
  • Chronic Pain
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Issues
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Mood Disorders
  • Moral Injury
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Race, Culture, Ethnicity Issues
  • Schizophrenia
  • Self-Harm
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Somatic Issues
  • Spirituality
  • Stress Management
  • Suicide Risk
  • Survivor's Guilt
  • Tic Disorders
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Children (4-12)
  • Correctional Facility
  • Families
  • Group
  • Juvenile Correctional Facility
  • Residential Treatment Facility
  • Seniors
  • Veteran Center
  • Veterans/Military


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