Life can be challenging at times. We have many obstacles that we face every day. Some small, some big, some enormous. Wanting to have children and needing to go through fertility treatment, is extremely stresful for parents. Changing hormonal levels, fatigue, stress, and lack of sleep can effects new moms’ mental health and her relationships with their partner. Wouldn’t it be great, to have a psychologist that specializes in reproductive and perinatal mental health to support you on this journey? This is why we are so excited to introduce you to Dr. Yulia Koba, PsyD for this weeks Community Spotlight. She is a Dr. that can support you through this journey.
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Tell us about your company?
“I am a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in reproductive and perinatal mental health. I work with women and couples undergoing infertility treatment and considering their family building options. I also provide support to parents receiving news of a fetal anomaly and facing a very hard decision-making process. I provide support and treatment to women and couples going through transition into motherhood, and struggling with postpartum mood and anxiety disorders. I offer time-limited, goal oriented, cognitive-behavioral therapy targeting debilitating symptoms and teaching coping skills. My style is warm, empathetic, and collaborative. I practice non-judgmental active listening centered on your needs and values. I have received my master’s degree in psychology from The New School for Social research in New York City and my doctoral degree in clinical psychology from California School for Professional Psychology in Los Angeles.”
What inspired you to launch this business?
“I worked in many different settings including Beth Israel Medical Center, Department of Mental Health LAC, Pasadena Rehabilitation Institute, Anxiety clinic. When we moved to the South Bay I wanted to serve local community and help local moms and moms-to be so I decided to open my own private practice where I can serve the local community and focus on doing what I love – helping people feel better.”
What is one of your proudest moments?
“Going through my doctoral program and graduating, while raising two little kids.”
What can one expect when working with you/visiting your location?
Warm, empathetic, and non-judgmental attitude, validation, support.
What do you enjoy doing in the South Bay when you are not working?
“I live in Manhattan Beach with my husband and 2 kids, Maria and Mark. We moved to the South Bay from Pasadena in the summer of 2017 and fell in love with it. We love spending time at the beach, riding bikes, and going to the botanical gardens.”
How do you give back to the community?
“I volunteer at my kids elementary school, I offer free consultations at my office, and reduced fee sessions to military personnel and first responders.”
Thank you Dr. Yulia Koba for allowing us to shine a spotlight on your services. We appreciate all that you do to support families in the South Bay!
Dr. Yulia Koba
3812 Sepulveda Blvd., Suite 460
Torrance, CA 90505
Tel: (310) 388-7770