Golby Rahimi, M.S., MFT
Golby Rahimi is a Vice President of Clinical Services at Mental Health Systems, Inc., currently overseeing Children Youth and Families Programs, and Employment programs in San Diego County. Ms. Rahimi serves as a Lecturer at San Diego State University. A licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Ms. Rahimi has over 17 years of experience working in county-funded programs in San Diego and Santa Clara counties, with the majority of her experience focusing on children’s mental health services. She currently serves as a board member for A Reason to Survive a creative youth development organization focusing in utilizing the power of creative and the arts to inspire youth to become compassionate catalysts for positive change.
Ms. Rahimi’s 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 teaches Law and Ethics at SDSU with a focus on identifying cultural and institutional values and biases as a critical factor within an ethical decision-making model.