Dr. Elani TuchmanClinical Psychologist
Dr. Elani Tuchman is part of the Early Life Child Psychology and Education Center team in Valencia, California. From early on, psychology, and helping others, has always been a passion of hers. After minoring in psychology at Florida State University, Dr. Tuchman received her Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology with a focus in Marriage and Family Therapy from Philips Graduate Institute in Encino, California. She continued her education at the California School of Professional Psychology in Los Angeles, California, where she earned a Doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology, with an emphasis in working with families, couples, and children.
Throughout Dr. Tuchman’s educational training, she has worked in elementary and K-8 schools, providing individual therapy and group therapy to children of all ages. With a love for arts and crafts and board games, she is easily able to connect with her young clients while doing play and art therapy. Dr. Tuchman completed her pre-doctoral internship at the Pasadena Rehabilitation Institute where her training was focused on neuropsychology and behavioral medicine. Throughout her internship, she conducted neuropsychological assessments as well as psychological testing. Her training and education have highlighted the importance of testing to inform the best direction of treatment. With Dr. Tuchman’s extensive experience working with children and their families, as well as in psychological testing, she is a valuable part of the Early Life team.