Dr. Robert Puff Top Ranked Clinical Psychologist in the USA

Dr. Robert Puff, Ph.D., is an internationally recognized clinical psychologist based in Newport Beach who brings a holistic approach to marriage and couples counseling, individual therapy, and family, teenager & child counseling.
Dr Robert Puff

Certified Newport Beach Psychologist

Are you struggling with anxiety, or facing any emotional trauma? Contact Dr. Robert Puff, a certified clinical psychologist in Newport Beach. Overcome your life’s challenges with renewed confidence and clarity.
  • Expert Therapist Network
  • 30+ Years of Experience
  • Personalized Counseling Approach
  • Online & Offline Consultation

Meet Dr. Robert Puff, Ph.D.- Top Ranked

Licensed Clinical Psychologist in Newport Beach USA.

Meet Dr. Robert Puff has been at the forefront of clinical psychology for more than 30 years by now. His clientele includes couples, individuals, families, and organizations in all parts of Orange County and Southern California.
  • Internationally recognized professional
  • Worked as an adjunct professor at Rosemead Graduate School of Psychology.
  • Worked as a staff psychologist at Trenton Psychiatric Hospital, Sepulveda V.A. Medical Hospital, La Puente Mental Health, and St. Jude’s Medical Hospital.
  • Bestselling Author (Amazon): Authored 13 books on topics of relationships, anger management, holistic healing, and happiness.
  • Visit us in Newport Beach, just south of Hoag on PCH. You can also schedule an appointment with our online psychologist via Skype, FaceTime, and phone.

Newport Beach Psychologist Specializes In


We help people through counseling by providing emotional support and problem-solving assistance. Learn to manage stress, enhance self-awareness, and develop healthier relationships and coping strategies.

Find A Purpose

We help you discover your true purpose in life by encouraging self-exploration, assisting in goal setting, and facilitating value clarification. So you experience a profound sense of fulfillment by the end of the coaching session. .

Anger Management

We first assist in identifying triggers, managing stress, and cultivating constructive approaches. Our evidence-based techniques build coping strategies to foster healthier responses to anger.

Relationship Counseling

We identify and address negative patterns and attachment styles in your behavior. Providing communication skills training, conflict resolution strategies,foster empathy and understanding between couples to build healthier relational dynamics.

Business Coaching

By leveraging goal setting, stress management, and resilience training, our psychologist in Newport Beach promotes a growth-oriented mindset, improved decision-making and enhanced performance. Support team building, conflict resolution, and employee well-being.

Marriage Counseling

We can help couples develop healthier relationships and foster trust, intimacy, and understanding within the marriage. Focus on improving communication, conflict resolution, and emotional connection to rebuild trust after breaches.

Certified Mental Health Psychologist in Newport Beach

Dr. Puff is a highly-rated Newport Beach psychologist for mental health issues. Committed to helping our clients achieve mental peace and fulfillment in their life. Count on us for overcoming
  • Anxiety and Panic Disorders
  • Depression
  • Stress
  • Relationship and Family Issues
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Grief and Loss
  • Poor Self-esteem and Confidence
Raising Healthy Children

Share your deepest fears and emotions in a safe and compassionate environment with Dr. Puff. Our goal is to provide you with the resources and knowledge necessary to conquer real-life challenges.

Whether you’re dealing with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, or any other mental health concerns, we’re here to support you.

Our Team

Dr. James Seghers, M.S., Ph.D.

Dr. Seghers holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Kent State University, and is a licensed clinical psychologist (PSY 27484) in the state of California. 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. 

Dr. James Seghers
Kimberly Pollard Johnson

Kimberly (Kim) Pollard Johnson

I take a holistic approach to counseling working with the whole person helping one understand their life’s journey, the past, dreams and what brings them to present, I believe that being fully present and understanding, brings forth life change. I enjoy working with couples, families, adults, teens, and groups of all ages, ethnicities, cultures and religions.

Different Psychotherapy Approaches

Dr. Puff works on different approaches depending on the needs of the client. From individuals, couples, families to even business groups. We are up for the challenge!


We focus on unconscious thoughts and past experiences influence present behavior. Focusing on unresolved conflicts and childhood experiences. Gain insight into current emotional and relational challenges.


Our psychologists examine the relationship between thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. Aimed to identify and modify negative thought patterns and behaviors to promote positive changes and improved mental well-being.


We emphasize self-awareness, personal growth, and individual potential. Values the client’s subjective experience and focuses on promoting self-actualization and self-acceptance with top psychology techniques.

Eclectic Theories

Our psychologists draw various therapeutic approaches based on the client’s needs and goals with Eclectic. They combine elements from different theories to create a tailored and flexible treatment plan for each individual.

How It Works

Schedule A Phone Consultation

Dial (714) 337-4889 to connect with our professionals

Meet In-Person for Consultation

Get personalized support in a one-on-one counseling session.

Frequently Asked Questions

Dr. Puff provides a safe and confidential space to discuss your personal thoughts, feelings, and concerns. Through active listening and empathy, we help you gain insights, develop coping strategies, and foster positive changes for personal growth. Our goal is to empower you to navigate life’s obstacles with resilience and achieve a more fulfilling and balanced life.
Our team of certified clinical psychologists in Newport Beach utilize a person-centered and evidence-based approach. Our therapeutic techniques include
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • mindfulness practices
  • solution-focused interventions.
We tailor counseling based on your unique needs.
Dr. Puff offers business coaching services to managers and leaders in Newport Beach and across the USA.
  • Clarity over business goals and objectives
  • Develop leadership skills
  • Boost confidence and self-esteem
  • Managing organizational changes
  • Building high-performing teams
Our counseling strategies lead to improved organizational performance, better employee engagement, and positive work culture. Let’s work together.
We prioritize confidentiality and privacy by strictly adhering to professional ethical guidelines and legal obligations. The personal information shared during counseling sessions is kept 100% confidential. Disclosure to others requires explicit client consent, except in legally mandated circumstances.
You can expect a professionally guided, safe, and non-judgmental environment to address relationship issues with our psychologists in Newport Beach. Our team facilitates open communication, identifies underlying problems, and works collaboratively. The duration of the process varies depending on
  • The complexity of your issues
  • The individual progress
  • Let’s hop on a call and workout the best solution