Dr. Niki Savage Malek

Dr. Niki Savage Malek

Registered Psychological Associate, PsyD.

Dr. Savage is a dedicated child and family therapist who specializes in building healthy relationships and connecting with youth who are reluctant or nervous about therapy.  She offers insight, tools, and actionable steps to create meaning out of struggle and empower healthy behavior patterns in relationships.  Her relevant credentials include:


  • Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, Chicago School of Professional Psychology
  • Masters of Arts: Education, California State University Sacramento
  • Associate of Arts: Early Childhood Development.


She also has additional advanced training in couples therapy, children and ADHD, and treating complex trauma.


Her clinical experience includes working in public schools and private settings with neurodivergent children and their families to help increase resilience and recover from trauma.

Her areas of expertise are


  • Child behavior issues
  • Parent-child relationship
  • Family communication
  • Emotional regulation
  • Coping strategies
  • Parenting support and education
  • Recovery from negative patterns including screen and electronic addiction


Her approach centers on creating a nurturing and collaborative environment for children and their parents. She combines play therapy, family systems theory, and evidence-based techniques to address the unique needs of each family.

Dr. Niki Savage Malek Information