Cara comes from a diverse therapeutic background with experience working in private practice settings, with the San Bernardino Drug Court, and in multiple school settings. She has been practicing for over 13 years, and is certified in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing) as well as Transgender Care Therapy. In addition, she is an EMDRIA Consult in Training, providing consultation to other therapists interested in becoming certified in EMDR. She is also a Clinical Supervisor to Associate clinicians working towards their licensure. Cara is also in the process of getting certified in Brainspotting Therapy (BSP).

She specializes in treating trauma, complex trauma, PTSD, mood disorders such as depression and anxiety, and victims of abuse. In addition, she has extensive experience working within the field of substance abuse, dependence and recovery, as well as, eating disorders and disruptive behaviors.

Cara's approach to therapy is collective and she utilizes, EMDR, BSP, Equine assisted psychotherapies, CBT (Cognitive behavioral therapy), SFT (Solution Focused therapy), Motivational Interviewing, as well as IFS (Internal Family Systems Therapy), as she collaboratively works with clients to reach their treatment and life goals. She is a certified Yoga instructor and incorporates mindfulness, meditation, relaxation, breathing exercises, and somatic experiences into treatment to increase self-awareness, self-control, and self-acceptance. She works with clients to identify what and how they would like to improve mood, social relationships, family dynamics, self-worth, self-control, and overall functioning, while decreasing unhealthy behaviors, thoughts and relationships.

She provides therapy to adolescents and adults in both individual and family settings.

Cara graduated Suma Cum Laude in 2005 from California State University San Marcos, with a Bachelor degree in Psychology and a minor in Criminology. In 2008, she graduated Suma Cum Laude with a Master's degree in Counseling Psychology from California Baptist University, specializing in Marriage and Family Therapy. She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California, Florida, and Texas.

Hi, I'm Dr. Raina Moosa and I'm a licensed psychologist. I believe that everyone deserves to live a life worth living and that it can be achieved by working through challenges, being mindful and present, and having the willingness to do the necessary work. And if you allow me to, I'll be here to support you through your journey to a happier healthier you.

I earned my Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University in 2008 and have over 10 years of professional experience working in the mental health field. These opportunities have allowed me to work with clients who were diverse in age, ethnicity, diagnosis, and severity.

I now provide telehealth therapy services for individuals seeking support to push through life's roadblocks so they can achieve a life they find fulfilling. I believe that we are better together and that no one needs to struggle alone.