About Dr. Shekarabi
Licensed Clinical Psychologist & Workplace Mental Health & Wellbeing Specialist
Dr. Shekarabi is a licensed clinical psychologist (PSY#23356) with an MA and PsyD from Pepperdine University. She has 15 years of experience in higher education mental health and workplace wellbeing. She served as the California Mental Health Services (CalMHSA) Mental Health Initiative Grant coordinator for UC Irvine from 2012-2016 helping the campus strategize, plan and implement key mental health programs and initiatives to promote mental health and suicide prevention, fight stigma, and train faculty and staff to recognize and respond to mental health. She was appointed as the inaugural Coordinator for Faculty and Staff Support Services at UC Irvine in 2016 where she provides oversight and coordination for faculty and staff mental health resources and programs enterprise-wide. Dr. Shekarabi works with institutions of higher education throughout the country to provide consultation and training on mental health in academia with a particular focus on faculty and staff mental health and wellbeing.