Tiffany Modica

Tiffany Modica

Registered Psychological Assistant, PSB 94025497
Supervised by Bill Fiala, PSY 17213

PsyD Clinical Psychology, Azusa Pacific University
M.A. Clinical Psychology, Azusa Pacific University
B.M. Music Therapy (BM, MT-BC), Chapman University
EMDR Training Certificate of Completion

Dr. Tiffany Modica uses an integrative, compassionate approach in working with and empowering individuals through growth and challenges. Her main focus is in supporting those who have endured trauma, grief and loss, anxiety, transitions, attachment needs, foster youth/adoption, and in utilizing integration of faith, EMDR, and mindfulness coping.

She has supported individuals of different ages and stages of life, in a variety of settings including: corrections, university counseling centers, non-profit organizations, schools, and crisis centers. Her dissertation examined: Promoting the Cultivation of Resilience Resources During the Transitions in Foster Care and Beyond. She is currently authoring an autobiography of her life story and resilience.

Dr. Modica has taught at APU in the Undergraduate Psychology Department for 2 1/2 years. During her free time, she enjoys her two cats, being outdoors and active with her kids, singing and playing guitar, and traveling.

  • Attachment-based
  • Christian Counseling
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • EMDR
  • Family Systems
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Person-Centered
  • Play Therapy
  • Psychodynamic
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Trauma-Focused

  • Anxiety
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • Grief
  • Life Transitions
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Spirituality
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues

  • Adult
  • Child (6 to 10)
  • Adolescent / Teenager (14 to 19)
  • Elder (65+)
  • Preteen / Tween (11 to 13)

  • Costa Mesa
  • Mission Viejo

  • Female

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