Clinical and Forensic Therapist in Irvine, California
Dr. Miriam Galindo is a Southern California psychologist who provides counseling services to families involved in high-conflict divorce, child custody, and family court cases. She emphasizes play and art therapy as a way of assisting children to articulate their concerns related to divorce. Dr. Miriam Galindo holds credentials with the Association for Play Therapy as a child play therapist. She also holds a post-graduate certificate in Paralegal Studies.
Dr. Galindo's professional career began over 20 years ago as a Certified Nursing Assistant working in a convalescent hospital and in-home hospice care. After studying psychology, she worked in psychiatric hospitals and outpatient counseling agencies, the latter of which provided specialization in the assessment and treatment of child sexual abuse. Dr. Galindo also served as case manager at Olive Crest Treatment Center in Santa Ana, providing day to day care for neglected and abused children between the ages of 4 to 12. She subsequently held a therapeutic position at a school for severely emotionally disturbed children. Dr. Miriam Galindo maintains membership in the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists and the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts. She is in private practice with her husband Dr. Jorge Galindo.