Dr. Sabina Sehgal is a licensed clinical psychologist (PSY22035) who specializes in health psychology. She completed her postdoctoral fellowship at Moores UCSD Cancer Center assisting young adults, couples and families cope with the effects of chronic illness. She has worked with children, families and couples for the last 7+ years , including 3 years at Rady Children’s Hospital , San Diego, where she focused on individual therapy for adolescents, teens and their families. Currently she works with issues regarding stress, low self-esteem, body image, divorce, anxiety, depression, and chronic illness.
She has experience working with individuals and families challenged by chronic and acute health conditions such as cancer, HIV, diabetes, spinal cord injury, chronic pain, posttraumatic stress as related to medical conditions, accidents and combat. Patient populations have included diagnosis such as Chronic Pain, Eating Disorders, PTSD, ADHD, Depression and Anxiety disorders.
Using self-regulatory interventions such as meditation and guided imagery, and behavioral medicine, Dr. Sehgal works with individuals, couples and families to support their transition through their diagnosis and promote a positive supportive setting in which the patient can recover.
Dr. Sehgal’s specialty is in evidenced based treatment for stress and anxiety disorders. She has substantial experience assessing and treating children, teens, and adults. Dr. Sehgal is interested in the relationship between physical health and mental health and utilizes an integrative approach to treatment including cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness, and biofeedback in order to enhance her client’s feelings of purpose, efficacy, control and general satisfaction with life.