Psychologist and Therapist in Los Angeles, California Dr. Chad Calderon, Psychologist

License: PsyD

Provider Gender: Male

Ages Served: 11-40

Appointments: Telehealth only. In-office visits not available

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Psychologist and Therapist in Los Angeles, California Dr. Chad Calderon, PsyD

Dr. Chad Calderon, PsyD

Dr. Chad Calderon is a Psychologist in California who has been practicing since 2020. He has a Doctor in Psychology from Alliant Internation University, California School of Professional Psychology, San Francisco Campus, an M.A. in Clinical Psychology from California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco, and is currently in an M.S. in Clinical Psychopharmacology program from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. As a highly trained and educated mental health professional, Dr. Calderon is dedicated to helping individuals navigate a variety of mental health challenges. With an extensive background in psychodynamics and neurobiology, he has a deep understanding of the underlying mechanisms that contribute to mental health conditions. The relationship he forms with an individual is paramount to recovery. Dr. Calderon is well-versed in evidence-based modalities such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).

These approaches are proven to be effective in treating a wide range of mental health issues, including anxiety, depression, ADHD, life transitions, and trauma-related disorders. He incorporates humor into his sessions when appropriate, maintaining a direct, nonjudgmental, and curious approach. Dr. Calderon’s expertise extends to the understanding of psychotropic medications, ensuring a comprehensive approach to treatment that integrates both biological and psychological perspectives. In addition to his specialized training, Dr. Calderon brings a wealth of experience from various settings, including forensic environments, primary care, the Department of Human Services, Veterans Affairs, crisis services with law enforcement, and both inpatient and outpatient care, treating patients across the lifespan. By combining these diverse therapeutic techniques and experiences, he tailors his approach to meet the unique needs of each individual, fostering a collaborative and supportive environment for healing and growth. Whether you are dealing with everyday stressors or more complex mental health concerns, Dr. Calderon is here to support you on your journey towards mental wellness.

Outside of his professional life, Dr. Calderon has a range of hobbies and interests that keep him grounded and fulfilled. As a proud cat dad, he finds joy in the companionship and antics of his feline friends. He also takes pride in being the best son, dedicating time and care to his family. Volunteering is an important part of his life, allowing him to give back to the community and make a positive impact. He enjoys attending LGBTQ events, celebrating diversity, and supporting the community. Occasionally, he likes to pretend to be a fashionista, exploring different styles and trends. Comedy is a big part of his life—he loves watching stand-up and sitcoms, and he likes to think he’s quite funny himself. Sharing a good laugh and finding humor in everyday situations is something he truly values.

Expertise

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Carelon (Beacon)
  • Centivo
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Managed Health Network (HealthNet)
  • MediNcrease Health Plans (MHP)
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Partners Direct Health
  • Provider Network of America (PNOA)
  • Sana Benefits

Interventions

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • CBT for Insomnia
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Exposure Therapy
  • Parenting Skills

Populations

  • First Responders
  • Head Injuries
  • LGBTQ+
  • Men
  • Military/Veterans

Languages

  • English

Locations

FAQs

Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Dr. Chad Calderon. You can also call 925-282-1778 to have someone assist you.

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