Nasrin Erfanian, Ph.D., BCBA-D

Dr. Erfanian is a licensed psychologist in Florida and a board-certified behavior analyst with over 25 years of experience. She earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of North Dakota in 1995 and completed her residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, specializing in Pediatric Psychology, Women’s Health, and the interplay between medical and psychological issues. Her academic training emphasized behavioral and cognitive-behavioral evaluation and intervention methods. Recently, she received training in basic EMDR therapy to address trauma in both adults and youths.

Dr. Erfanian’s extensive experience encompasses a wide range of concerns, including ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, grief and loss, women’s issues throughout developmental stages, child and youth management strategies, and developmental disabilities, with a particular focus on Autism Spectrum Disorder (high-functioning, teens, and young adults). She also specializes in Social Skills education and Executive Functioning and Planning Skills education.

Throughout her career, Dr. Erfanian has worked in diverse settings such as schools, residential facilities, homes, community centers, and medical clinics, including the Mayo Clinic. She has taught undergraduate psychology students and supervised master’s and doctoral psychology and behavior analysis students during their practicum experiences.

In Florida, Dr. Erfanian has served as the Tampa Site Coordinator for a federally funded DOE research project, worked as a psychologist at Baycare Behavioral Health, and contributed to the Interdisciplinary Center for Evaluation and Intervention program at the University of South Florida as a psychologist and behavior analyst. Most recently, she practiced as a psychologist and therapist at the Family Psychology Associates Group Practice.

Currently, Dr. Erfanian operates her own practice at Pasco Family Psychological Services LLC. She considers it a privilege to be entrusted by clients seeking help with vulnerable issues, and she approaches her work with detail-oriented care, respect, and a commitment to championing their well-being.