Director of Clinical Services, Psy.D DIR Certified Clinician/ Educator PEERS Certified

Director of Clinical Services, Psy.D DIR® Certified Clinician/ Educator, PEERS  Certified

Dr. Ziba Nassab is the CEO and Founder of Holding Hands Pediatric Therapy and Adult Services. Dr. Nassab is an advocate for individuals with developmental and mental needs.  She received an Associate’s Degree in Child Development, Bachelor of Psychology, Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT), and a Doctorate in Counseling Psychology. Dr. Nassab is DIR® (Developmental, Individual Differences, and Relationships) certified through the Interdisciplinary Council on Learning and Developmental Disorders (ICDL) and PEERS certified (Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relationship Skills) through UCLA. Dr. Nassab has experience treating toddlers, school-age children, teenagers, and adults with neurodevelopment, behavioral, and emotional challenges, including Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, Down Syndrome, Intellectual Disability, Epilepsy, Fragile X Syndrome, Conduct Disorder, Selective Mutism, Attachment Disorder, Rett’s syndrome, Prairie Williams Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Anxiety, Depression, and Sensory Processing Disorder for 23 years. She has had the opportunity to work with children, teens, and their families in a variety of settings, including clinics, schools, early intervention programs, psychiatric hospitals, community centers, and home settings.

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