Marissa Corona, PhD
Marissa Corona, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist in California (PSY 27499). She specializes in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and other evidenced based psychological treatments for children, adolescents, and adults. Dr. Corona’s approach is warm and friendly. In order to help clients achieve their results, she strives to provide a therapeutic environment that is compassionate, kind, collaborative, and genuine.
Dr. Corona’s areas of expertise are in the assessment and treatment of eating disorders. She also provides treatment for anxiety. She draws from her strong clinical and research training in order to provide clients with high quality, evidence-based interventions that have been supported by research. She is a certified FBT therapist (Family-Based Treatment/Maudsley) for adolescent eating disorders.
Dr. Corona received her B.A. in Psychology at the University of Southern California (USC). She obtained her Ph.D. in Child Clinical Psychology from the University of Washington and completed internship at Stanford Children’s Hospital where she obtained clinical and research training in a wide spectrum of child and adolescent disorders including anxiety, mood, and eating disorders. Dr. Corona then went on to complete a specialized eating disorders postdoctoral fellowship at the Stanford University School of Medicine Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. She has worked and trained in multiple settings including university medical settings, children's hospitals, and outpatient community clinics. Dr. Corona has also served as a therapist on randomized clinical trials (RCT’s) at Stanford and University of Washington.
Dr. Corona is fluent in Spanish language and can provide therapy services in Spanish.