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Ana Laura Arteaga-Biggs

Private Practice in Little Italy

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Contact Person:
Ana Laura Arteaga-Biggs 619-880-9911
Address:
205 W. Date Street
CA 92101
Methods of Payment Accepted:
Cash Check
Insurance:
Sliding Scale Out of Network PPO
Languages Spoken:
English Spanish
Specialty/Interest:
Perinatal/ Postpartum Depression, Grief/ Loss, Trauma, Women's Health, Behavioral Medicine, Couples and Family Therapy
Bio:
Dr. Arteaga-Biggs completed her Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from the PGSP-Stanford Psy.D. Consortium. She completed an APA-accredited Predoctoral Internship at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago, where she continued to gain expertise treating monolingual, undocumented Spanish-speaking individuals. Dr. Arteaga-Biggs completed her Postdoctoral Psychology Fellowship at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Behavioral Medicine/ Women’s Health where she provided bilingual consultation services to a variety of medical clinics, transplant evaluations, and brief and long-term evidence-based individual and couples psychotherapy. Additionally, she supervised advanced practicum doctoral students. Dr. Arteaga-Biggs also obtained an M.A. in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from Pepperdine University’s Graduate School of Education and Psychology. Throughout her graduate studies, she received extensive training in the use of evidence-based treatments for a multitude of complex clinical presentations and developed expertise in treating underserved populations and disenfranchised individuals. Dr. Arteaga-Biggs' research, clinical interests, and areas of expertise include trauma and posttraumatic growth, grief/ loss, destructive mind control, couples/marital functioning, and postpartum depression. Her research experience includes program design, management, evaluation, and qualitative and quantitative analyses. Dr. Arteaga-Biggs has examined factors related to risk, resilience and treatment among HIV positive men with histories of trauma. She has presented results at conferences and co-authored a paper on childhood sexual trauma and adult sexual revictimization in HIV positive men.