Meet Dr. Reynolds
My name is Dr. Akilah Reynolds (pronouns: she/her/hers), founder of RPS. I am a licensed psychologist in California with close to ten years of clinical experience. I am passionate about helping clients transform their lives by promoting psychological health and wellness. I see my role as mental health educator, consultant, and advocate, helping busy people prioritize self care, self expression, and social support.
I use an integrative approach to therapy offering culturally competent, trauma informed, and evidence based practices (e.g., CBT, DBT) to process emotional distress, change thinking patterns, and build coping skill. I also consult with organizations and host workshops on topics related to mental health, parenting, and future planning.
Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, I consider myself tri-coastal having called California, New York, and Texas home. I currently reside in Los Angeles, CA where I enjoy the sunshine, hiking trails, beach days, watching movies, writing, and traveling.
Education and Training:
Doctor of Philosophy
University of Houston
Master of Education
Teachers College, Columbia University
Bachelor of Arts
University of California, Berkeley
Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
University of Southern California
University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
Monrovia Intensive Outpatient Program
Academic medical center, VA Medical Center, hospitals, psychiatric inpatient facilities, community mental health, schools, juvenile probation, private practice, foster care,