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Rochelle Perper, Ph.D.

Rochelle Perper, Ph.D.Rochelle Perper, Ph.D., is the owner and Principal Psychologist of Therapy Changes. Dr. Perper established the practice in 2011 with the philosophy and approach of providing focused guidance when it is needed most. Dr. Perper is a licensed clinical psychologist in California, with a caring practice focused on helping clients better navigate and manage life’s difficult transitions.

Areas of Specialization
Dr. Perper provides action-oriented therapy in a Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy framework that is customized for individuals, families and couples, as well as adolescents and children. Her therapeutic approach involves helping people change their thoughts and behaviors and adopt healthy coping strategies in order to enhance their productivity and satisfaction. Dr. Perper is recognized for her compassion and skill in helping clients manage difficult transitions, including general challenges related to stress, depression, and anxiety. Her unique areas of specialty are helping people recover from grief due the loss of a loved one, trauma, traumatic loss, and violent crime.

Dr. Perper provides services in the Point Loma office in San Diego, California.

Insurance Accepted

Aetna, Anthem, Blue Cross, Blue Shield, California Victim Compensation Program, Cigna, GEHA, MHN, Tricare, VEBA and Veterans Choice Program (VCP & PC3)

If you do not see your insurance provider listed above, you may be eligible for out-of-network benefits. Please click here to learn more.

Education & Training

  • Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University, San Diego
  • Extensive training in Cognitive Techniques with Dr. Craig Wiese, founding fellow, Center for Cognitive Therapy
  • Professional Affiliations & Duties
  • Adjunct Professor, Alliant International University
  • Professional Referral Source for American Cancer Society, the Divorce Health Clinic, Empty Cradle, Jenna Druck Center, LivHome, Parents of Murdered Children, San Diego LGBT Community Center
  • Ethics Committee Member for the San Diego Psychological Association
  • Active member of the San Diego Bereavement Consortium
  • Active member of the Victim Assistance Coordinating Council
  • Professional Memberships
  • National Register of Health Service Psychologists
  • American Psychological Association
  • California Psychological Association
  • San Diego Psychological Association

For a copy of Dr. Perper’s Curriculum Vitae, click here.

To view blog articles written by Dr. Perper, click here.

Dr. Perper is available for a variety of different speaking engagements including trainings and conducting educational workshops. For more information, click here.