Golby Rahimi, M.S., MFT
Golby Rahimi Saylor is the Clinical Director of Operations at The Chadwick Center at Rady Children’s Hospital, overseeing the Children’s Advocacy Center’s clinical programs. A licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Ms. Rahimi Saylor has over 19 years of experience working in county-funded programs in San Diego and Santa Clara counties. The majority of her experience has focused on children’s mental health services, most recently in her role as Vice President of Clinical Services at a local San Diego agency overseeing its Children Youth and Families programs, and Employment programs. Ms. Rahimi Saylor participates in various workgroups, including Mental Health Contractor’s Association Executive Board – Secretary; the BHS Children Youth and Families System of Care Council- MHCA Alternate; the CYF SOC Training Academy; and QI Leadership.
Ms. Rahimi Saylor received her Masters of Science in Marriage and Family therapy from San Diego State University in 2007, and has been a licensed MFT since 2010. Her theoretical approach is rooted in social constructionist orientation. Her approach in supervision, teaching, and training is focused on how cultural values and beliefs impact how we experience and understand our challenges, and how the cultural lens of clients and therapists intersect, align, or conflict. She has taught Law and Ethics at SDSU’s MFT program with a focus on identifying cultural and institutional values and biases as a critical factor within an ethical decision-making model.