FARIDEH NIROOMAND, Advisory Board

Dr. Farideh Niroomand provides consultation to community organizations on mental health. She obtained a master’s degree in clinical psychology/MFT from the Professional School of Psychology (PSP) in 2000, and has a Ph.D. in behavioral psychology from WMU. Born in Shiraz, she also obtained a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Pahlavi International University in 1975. Before retiring in 2016, she engaged with the County Mental Health in Sacramento. In her career, she has completed mental health assessments, assessed clients for appropriate mental health services and referrals, provided case management services as a consultant for several community organizations, collaborated with private and public agencies to assure the quality of services, performed crises intervention, acted as a liason to JJS, ED, crises hospitalization, residential treatment, participated in case consultation, case review, and consulted with staff psychiatrists for medication management. Previously in May 1982,  she led a successful project along with the Golden Gate Regional Center to exit individuals with developmental delays and autism from locked state developmental centers to community based facilities. This was a highly successful project as people were able to live a quality life in the community and stay active members of the society, and it was also a very cost effective project for the state. Dr. Niroomand relocated to Sacramento in 1990, to continue her work with community organizations as a consultant, mental health case manager, and program director.

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