Education & Certification

Licensed In

Graduated From
U Portland (1972)

National Register Member Since

Donald Hiroto, PhD

I have been a clinician, consultant, supervisor and clinical professor at UCLA for 30+ years while also maintaining a successful private practice. You will benefit from my intensive training and experience in a variety of private and public settings. My commitment to psychology extends to teaching, supervision, and as a member of the California state Ethics Committee.

Practice Characteristics

Areas of Expertise

  • Depression and Other Mood Disorders (e.g., bipolar disorder, major depression, bereavement)
  • Substance Misuse (e.g., alcohol, nicotine, opiates, stimulants, inhalants)
  • Individual Psychotherapy
  • Anxiety (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic, obsessive-compulsive disorder)
  • Abuse/Neglect (e.g., domestic violence, child physical/sexual/emotional abuse, elder abuse/neglect)

Ages Served

  • Adults (18-64 yrs.)
  • Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
  • Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
  • Children (3-12 yrs.)

Languages Spoken Other Than English

  • Japanese

Treatment Modalities

  • Psychodynamic Treatment


    • Ph.D. University of Portland, 1971
    • NIMH Post doctoral research scholar, University of Pennsylvania, 1972
    • Member: APA-1971, Ntl Register of Health Service Psychologists
    • Board of Directors: Los Angeles Co. Psychological Assn (1978-81), Los Angeles Society of Clinical Psychology (1979-81)

Fee Information/Office Policy

Please contact by Email:
or Phone: 310.820-5120

Health Care Plan Participation

Do not accept insurance.

Contact Information

Primary Contact

237 Sixteenth St
Santa Monica, CA 90402
P: 310-820-5120 (Office)
F: 310-587-3404