Education & Certification

Licensed In

Graduated From
Georgia State University (1981)

National Register Member Since

Suzanne Engelman, PhD

With over 30 years of experience Dr. Engelman is on the medical staffs of two local hospitals where she assists physicians’ referrals to her out patient health psychology practice in Laguna Niguel, CA in managing the emotional aspects of their chronic and life threatening illnesses. Dr. Engelman utilizes a mindfulness based cognitive approach to helping patients cope with their stress, pain, anxiety and depression. She also utilizes biofeedback, visualization, dream work, hypnosis, and other mind-body relaxation tools to help people reduce their pain, suffering, and to further heal the aspects of their lives which are troubling.

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Practice Characteristics

Areas of Expertise

  • Individual Psychotherapy
  • Couples Therapy (e.g., relationship communication difficulty, premarital consultation, divorce mediation)
  • Career and Life Adjustments (occupational/career counseling and assessment, academic problems, financial issues, relocation stress, stress associated with other life changes)
  • Medical Diagnosis Adjustment (e.g., diabetes, cancer, hypertension, weight issues, other chronic illness)

Ages Served

  • Adults (18-64 yrs.)
  • Older adults (65 yrs. or older)

Treatment Modalities

  • Psychodynamic Treatment


    • National Register of Health Service Psychologists

Contact Information

Primary Contact

30131 Town Center Drive
Suite 268
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
P: 949-460-4908 (Office)
F: 949-248-0421