Dr. Brian Licuanan, Ph.D


Dr. Licuanan is a California Board of Psychology Licensed Clinical Psychologist. He received an M.A. in Psychology from Pepperdine University as well as an M.S. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology and a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Oklahoma. He completed his doctoral internship at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Dr. Licuanan has extensive experience treating individual adults and adolescents, couples, and groups presenting with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, PTSD, substance abuse, ADHD, and eating disorders. He also specializes in treating sleep problems using a cognitive-behavioral treatment for insomnia and is working towards a certification in behavioral sleep medicine.

Dr. Licuanan employs an integrative approach to therapy drawing mainly from cognitive-behavioral and psychodynamic therapeutic approaches. He facilitates patient groups multiple times per week and sees the clients for individual sessions weekly while also serving as one of the treatment team’s clinicians. Additionally, he is a chief clinician for a psychiatric medical group and a lead facilitator for a family solutions group for the National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) in South Orange County.