Dr. Robert Puff, M.A., M.Div., Ph.D.

Dr. Robert Puff, M.A., M.Div., Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist, author, international speaker, and mental health expert who has been successfully counseling individuals, families, organizations, and businesses for over twenty years in and around Orange County. His counseling has helped thousands find happiness again.

A contributing writer to Psychology Today with a private practice in the Orange County area, he is recognized as one of California’s leading therapists and mental health management experts. His approach to life and to therapy is holistic, encompassing thoughts, emotions, physical health, nutrition, and relationships. He teaches people to let go of their negative thinking patterns, manage their stress, heal from traumatic experiences, develop their spirituality, and succeed in life beyond their expectations.

Dr. Puff holds a master’s degree from Princeton and a second master’s degree and Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Fuller. He taught as an adjunct professor at Rosemead Graduate School of Psychology and has worked as staff psychologist at Trenton Psychiatric Hospital, Sepulveda V.A. Medical Hospital, La Puente Mental Health, and St. Jude’s Medical Hospital.

Dr. Puff has given thousands of media interviews and frequently appears on national TV and radio talk shows. His books have been on the bestseller lists at Amazon.com. How to Live a Positive Life: The Art of Living Well, has been the #1 bestseller at iTunes books in the “Self-Improvement” category. He co-hosted the weekly international Web-TV program, The Holistic Success Show, which is viewed in over a 200 countries. He also hosts The Meditation for Health Podcast, with weekly lessons on meditation, and The Happiness Podcast, and maintains a website called The Happiness and Meditation Blog.

The books he has authored include:

Reflections on Meditation: A Guide for Beginners
Anger Work: How To Express Your Anger and Still Be Kind
Living a Peaceful Life
How to Live a Positive Life
Success Beyond Your Imagination
Meditation for Health and Happiness
Holistic Health

He has co-authored two books:

Raising Healthy Children and Teenagers
Getting It Right: A Guide to Healthy Relationships



Dr. Puff consults with businesses and nonprofits on a variety of topics, including personal and work relationships, depression, parenting, stress and anger management, workplace stress management, meditation, healing from trauma, and success. He is available for speaking engagements (http://www.SuccessBeyondYourImagination.com), personal counseling (http://www.doctorpuff.com/counseling.html), and workplace consultations (http://www.SuccessBeyondYourImagination.com). He can also be reached at DrPuff@cox.net.

“I teach people how to be holistically successful. When you learn to take care of and love all areas of your life, you enrich not only yourself, but all the people around you.”
~ Dr. Robert Puff

Contact Dr. Puff:
(714) 337-4889
drpuff@cox.net


Dr. Puff’s services:

Depression
Stress Reduction
Anger Management
Child and Adolescent
Business Coaching
Step & Blended Families
Marriage Counseling
Crisis Counseling
Addictions
Divorce Counseling
Family Counseling
Infidelity
Communication Disorders
Personal Growth
Relationship Issues
Individuals
Anxiety/Panic
Grief/Loss
ADHD
Adjustment Disorder
Adoption Issues
Adult Children of Alcoholics
Alcoholism
Alzheimer’s Disease
Anxiety Disorders/Phobias
Autism
Bipolar Disorder
Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Brain Injury
Child Abuse
Cognitive Disorders
Conduct Disorder
Terminally Ill
Parenting
Self-esteem/Growth
Life Transitions
Coaching
Religious Issues
Spiritual Issues
Codependency Dissociative Disorders
Domestic Violence
Dually Diagnosed Individuals
Eating Disorders
Ethnic/Cultural Issues
Gender Identity
Grief/Loss
HIV/AIDS-related Issues
Impaired Professionals
Impulse Control Disorders
Infertility Issues
Learning Disabilities
Life Transitions
OCD
Oppositional Defiant Disorder
Meditation
Men’s Issues
Women’s Issues
Ethnicity
PTSD
Near-death Experience
Mystical Experience
ADHD
Self-Actualization
Gay/Lesbian
Pain Management
Parenting Issues
Personality Disorders
Physical Disabilities
Schizophrenia and/or Other Psychoses
Self-esteem
Sexual Abuse
Sexual Dysfunction
Sleep Disorders
Smoking Cessation
Somatoform Disorders
Substance Abuse
Tourette’s Disorder

Dr. Taryn Neal, B.A., M.A., Ed.D
Dr. Taryn Neal is a registered Psychological Assistant* with the Board of Psychology. Dr. Neal has practiced counseling and psychotherapy in various clinical and hospital settings since 2007. Dr. Neal has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Washington, a Masters of Arts degree from Argosy University in Counseling Psychology, and a Doctor of Education degree from Argosy University in Counseling Psychology. She has successfully worked with children, adolescents, and adults struggling with a wide range of emotional and psychological issues such as anxiety, depression, bipolar, schizophrenia, eating disorders, substance abuse, relationship problems, parenting difficulties, stress, and trauma. Additionally, Dr. Neal is certified in Prepare-Enrich for premarital and marital couples seeking assessment and counseling in their relationship. She has been happily married for several years and has successfully helped individuals and couples improve their relationships and marriages.

Dr. Neal utilizes a holistic approach both in her personal and professional life by helping individuals in therapy. She believes in the importance of encompassing the thoughts, feelings, and emotions as well as physical health, nutrition, and relationships of an individual. Dr. Neal has a significant background in research on eating disorders, the benefits of exercise and improvement in quality of life. Her dissertation title is “An exploration of mental health, exercise and quality of life in Orange County.” Additionally, she adheres to the whole person and believes every person can meet their fullest potential through healing and growth. Dr. Neal provides a safe, comfortable, and trusting environment to explore thoughts, emotions and behaviors. Dr. Neal’s holistic approach provides healing from the past, living in the present, and looking forward to the future.

**Dr. Neal is currently supervised by Dr. Puff and is a registered Psychological Assistant (PSB# 35820)**

Contact Dr. Neal:
(425) 829-5435
drtarynneal@gmail.com
(Voice mail, please leave a number where Taryn can call you back.)

Dr. Neal’s services:

Addictions
ADHD
Adjustment Disorder
Adoption Issues Alcoholism
Anger Management
Anxiety
Attachment Disorder
Bipolar Disorder
Blended Families
Body Dysmorphic
Child and Adolescent
Counseling
Child Abuse
Crisis Counseling
Coaching
Codependency
Cognitive Disorders
Communication Disorders
Conduct Disorder
Couples Counseling
Dissociative Disorders
Divorce Counseling
Eating Disorders
Ethnic/Cultural Issues
Family Issues
Gay/Lesbian
Gender Identity
Grief/Loss
Guided Imagery/Relaxation
HIV/AIDS-related Issues
Impaired Professionals
Impulse Control Disorders
Individual Counseling
Infidelity
Intimacy Issues
Learning Disabilities
Men’s Issues
OCD
Oppositional Defiant Disorder
Pain Management
Parenting Issues
Panic Disorders
Personal Growth
Personality Disorders
Phobias
PTSD
Relationship Issues
Religious Issues
Schizophrenia and/or Other Psychoses
Self-Actualization
Self-esteem/Growth
Sexual Abuse
Sexual Dysfunction
Sleep Disorders
School Transition
Smoking Cessation
Somatoform Disorders
Spiritual Issues
Stress
Substance Abuse
Teenage Life Transitions
Terminally Ill
Trauma
Women’s Issues



Dr. James Seghers, M.S., Ph.D. (PSB # 36493)
Dr. Seghers holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Kent State University, and is a registered Psychological Assistant* with the California Board of Psychology. He has practiced counseling and psychotherapy since 2004. He has a background in psychological research, and has published scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals and presented at international conferences. Clinically, he has been affiliated with the Rehabilitation Institute of Southern California, Straight Talk Inc., Summa Health System, and, most recently, the Cleveland VA Medical Center.

Dr. Seghers has diverse therapeutic and assessment experience. He has worked with children, adolescents, adults, seniors, couples, families, and groups from a variety of ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds. He is experienced in addressing clinical issues related to anxiety, traumatic stress, depression, substance addiction, and psychosis. In addition, he has successfully worked with an extensive range of presenting concerns, including work/career dissatisfaction, bereavement, chronic pain, relationship problems, parenting difficulties, sexual and combat trauma, and generalized malaise.

Dr. Seghers is a holistic psychotherapist, adhering to an integrative approach based on empirical science. He emphasizes psychological factors (thoughts, emotions, behaviors), interpersonal connectedness, healthful eating, and physical activity. He adopts a contextual perspective in conceptualizing psychological concerns, while emphasizing here-and-now experiences, choices, meanings, and beliefs. Dr. Seghers views human experience as an inherently creative process, and works to empower his clients to create meaningful and fulfilling lives through committed action based on personal values. He is an avid photographer, nature enthusiast, and meditation practitioner, and has been happily married for seven years.

*Dr. Seghers is supervised by Dr. Puff, and is a registered Psychological Assistant (PSB # 36493).

Contact Dr. Seghers:
(949) 892-7065
DrSeghers@gmail.com