Tara Samiy, PsyD


Specialties: Developmental trauma, psychosis and spiritual emergence, somatic therapy, movement therapy, bi-cultural issues

Services Offered: Individual, psychedelic integration (individuals), pre- and post-ritual counseling, trauma-focused psychotherapy, treatment planning, holistic approaches, mind-body therapy, psychodynamic therapy, somatic therapy, mindfulness training, yoga therapy

Sessions: Teletherapy (CA only) and In Person (San Francisco, CA)


Dr. Tara Samiy is a licensed psychologist located in San Francisco. She has special interests in non-ordinary states of consciousness, psychosis/extreme states and spiritual emergence, culturally sensitive and trauma informed care, stress resilience, embodied transformation, and the therapeutic applications of entheogens, as well as how they may inform our understanding of consciousness. Dr. Samiy earned a Bachelor’s in Psychobiology from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a Psy.D. in clinical psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies. For over two decades, Dr. Samiy has also studied and practiced somatic approaches to well-being, including body-oriented therapies, yoga and other movement arts, and meditation. She enjoys using somatic awareness techniques to help people open to their inner landscapes, as well as navigate challenging or stressful experiences.



Licensed Psychologist, California PSY 27422


2006 – 2012 California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS), San Francisco, Psy.D., Clinical Psychology (APA Accredited) 1996 -1997 University of Toulouse, Le Mirail, Toulouse, France, Psychology, Year-long Education Abroad Program 1994 -1999 University of California, Los Angeles, B.S., Psychobiology and French (double major)


English, Conversational Farsi


Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Level 1 training: “Training in Affect Dysregulation, Survival Defenses, and Traumatic Memory” NARM (Neuro Affective Relational Model) for Healing Development Trauma, Level 1, Laurence Heller, PhD (June 2016)

Online Sessions


Location California, San Francisco

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