Sarah A. Haider, Psy.D
Dr. Haider has specialized in treatment of pediatric anxiety, OCD and behavioral problems for over a decade. In addition to CBT and exposure-based therapies, she has extensive training in biofeedback and a knowledge of the mind-body connection. She also has a background in school psychology and is keenly aware of the impact anxiety can have on school and work.
In addition to working directly with patients, Dr. Haider volunteers within the community to educate groups about the impact of anxiety on individuals and family members. Her passion is training others- including family members- to treat and manage anxiety.
Dr. Haider has chaired the Los Angeles County Psychological Convention (LACPA), sat on the LACPA Board, presents regularly at local and national conventions, conferences, teacher in-services, and parent trainings provided by schools and within the community. She has facilitated or lead well over 100 hundred community-based lectures.
Jesse Spiegel, Psy.D.
New York, 022310-1
Jesse Spiegel, Psy.D., is the head of Gameplan Therapy’s adolescent and emerging adult division in Los Angeles. Dr. Spiegel has particular experience working in College Counseling Centers, having previously been employed at the University of Pennsylvania, West Chester University, and the University of Southern California. Dr. Spiegel has extensive experience treating children, adolescents, and young adults struggling with anxiety, depression, OCD, and other behavioral challenges. He attended the prestigious BTTI training program; BTTI is a training institute designed to hone expertise for licensed psychologists specializing in behavioral interventions.
Dr. Spiegel grew up in Washington DC. He is a Phi Betta Kappa graduate of the University of Maryland. He completed his doctoral degree in clinical psychology (Psy.D.) from Widener University, with a concentration in school psychology. In addition to his work as a psychologist, Dr. Spiegel is a Certified Personal Trainer, Cycling Instructor, and Bar Mitzvah tutor. His diverse work experience has helped many clients effectively increase their motivation and overcome any potential barriers that stand in their way.