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.

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Education & Training

  • Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University, San Diego
  • Psychological Assistant to Dr. Craig Wiese, founding fellow, Center for Cognitive Therapy

Professional Affiliations & Duties

  • Invited speaker at USD Counseling Center, UCSD Counseling and Psychological Services, Alliant International University (AIU) Professional Development & Training Center, San Diego County District Attorney Victim Services & other local and national organizations
  • Annual presenter on the Laws and Ethics relating to the practice of Psychology, approved Continuing Education training for licensure by the California Board of Psychology, Coastal Continuing Education
  • Former Chair of the San Diego Psychological Association (SDPA) Ethics and Standards Committee
  • Former Board Member, SDPA
  • Actively involved with the Government Affairs Committee, SDPA

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.