Sandra Alami, M.A.Predoctoral Intern
Sandra Alami is currently a Predoctoral Intern at The MECCA Group, LLC. Ms. Alami earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of California, Riverside. Additionally, she received her Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She is currently working towards receiving her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology.
Ms. Alami has several years of experience working with children and adolescents who struggle with ADHD, depression, general and social anxiety, and those who struggle to manage their emotions and behavior. Additionally, Ms. Alami has experience working with children who have suffered from severe abuse and neglect and is able to support these children in a therapeutic setting and help them to heal. When working with children and adolescents, Ms. Alami includes parents and/or other family members and collaborates with parents to establish ways to help their child adapt in multiple settings (i.e. home and school).
Ms. Alami also has specific interests and specialties in assessment and evaluation. She conducts psychological testing to help clarify diagnoses and the underlying causes of behavioral or learning challenges. Currently, Ms. Alami is working in urban school settings and is providing behavioral support services to support students’ emotional and behavioral needs and to help them achieve academic success.