Gitu Bhatia, Psy.D.
Dr. Bhatia has extensive experience working with individuals, couples and families. She provides psychotherapy, marital therapy, co-parenting, and mediation. Having worked as a family mediator for the Superior Court of Los Angeles for over 10 years, Dr. Bhatia has worked passionately to make the process of divorce, for the children and families, as humane and as emotionally safe as possible. Dr. Bhatia has co-developed an app (Divorceworks) for people going through divorce and separation to navigate their emotional journey.
Besides her private practice, she is an adjunct faculty member in the Graduate School of Psychology at Pepperdine University and volunteers as a Clinical Instructor at the David Geffen School of Medicine UCLA. She enjoys teaching and has conducted trainings for therapists, teachers, family law attorneys and judges on several subjects related to human development. Dr. Bhatia served as the President of Los Angeles Psychological Association in 2015 and completed 10 years of serving on the Board of Directors of LACPA in 2019. She has been a passionate supporter of raising awareness regarding issues of diversity.