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*Bright Idea* Psychology

Office: Bright Idea Psychology
Alina M. Bright, Psy.D.
1101 Dove St, Suite 165
Newport Beach, CA 92660
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Profession: Psychologist
Services: Psychotherapy/Counseling
Psychological Evaluations
Practice Description: Welcome to *Bright Idea* Psychology!
Dr. Bright is a Child Psychologist who specializes in assessing and working with children, teens and young adults who struggle with difficulties related to High Functioning Autism previously known as Asperger Syndrome. Dr.Bright also has an extensive training, education and experience working with children, teens and young adults who struggle with depression, anxiety, anger, mood swings, trauma, obsessive compulsive disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, grief and loss.

In her practice, Dr.Bright relies on Mindfulness, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy approaches to engage children, teens and young adults in learning coping skills, enhance interpersonal skills and manage their life. Sessions formats may be in individual and/or family therapy as needed.

Dr. Bright's practice philosophy is primarily to provide the highest quality of service with a comprehensive approach towards the individual's or family's treatment while maximizing personal benefits and improving their quality of life. Dr. Bright has over 21 years of experience working in a variety of settings throughout Orange County.

Dr. Bright is comfortable to present at workshops and educate the community on mental health issues. Please feel free to reach her by phone or email with questions regarding services. Thank you for visiting!
Practice Specialties or Interests:

(Strengths are
in bold text)
Asperger's Syndrome
Anxiety Disorders/Phobias
Adjustment Disorder
Bipolar Disorder
Child Abuse
Oppositional Defiant Disorder
Parenting Issues
Relationship Issues
Sexual Abuse
Women's Issues
Age Specialties: Children
Session Formats: Individual
Treatment Approaches: Art Therapy
Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Family Systems
Play Therapy
Mindfullness Skills
Additional Languages: Romanian
Education: Doctorate in Psychology
CSPP/LA Alliant International University, 2004

Masters in Psychology
Pepperdine University, 2000

Bachelor in Psychology
UC Irvine, 1997
License #: PSY 20908
License State: California
Professional Affiliations:
American Psychological Association
UC Irvine Alumni Association
Pepperdine Alumni Association
CSPP/Alliant Alumni Association
Psi Chi Honor Society
Fee Schedule: $225+ per hour depending on the service provided.
Accepted Insurance: Blue Cross
Other PPO's
Office Hours: Mon.-Tues. & Thurs.-Fri. 12-7pm
Driving Directions: Major cross streets are Mac Arthur Blvd and Newport

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Gender:  Female
Accepting New Clients:  Yes
Sliding Fee Scale:  No
Prescribe Medication:  No
Wheelchair Accessible:  Yes
Public Transportation:  Yes

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